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May, 1943
Established in Motomachi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo with the purpose of selling industrial chemicals, oils and fats products, fuels, insulation materials, etc.
May, 1950
Opened Osaka Sales Office (now Osaka Branch).
Oct, 1952
Opened Fukui Sub-branch (now Fukui Sales Department).
Dec, 1958
Opened Nagoya Sub-branch (now Nagoya Branch).
Oct, 1959
Opened Sapporo Sales Office (now Hokkaido Sales Office).
1960~
Started handling non-ferrous metals, construction materials, various machinery, and sundries.
Apr, 1967
Opened Kyushu Sales Office.
Aug, 1968
Constructed and relocated the head office building in Akasaka, Minato-ku.
Apr, 1980
Opened Toyama Sales Office (now Toyama Sales Group).
May, 1988
Opened the Matsumoto Sales Office.
Apr, 1990
Opened Hokuriku Branch.
Feb, 1997
Showa Kosan (Thailand) Co., LTD. established in Bangkok.
Dec, 2003
Showa Kosan (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. established in Shanghai, China.
Oct, 2005
Head Office and Nagoya Branch acquired ISO14001 certification.
Dec, 2006
Net sales exceeded ¥70 billion.
Apr, 2007
Established the Showa Kosan Group Declaration of Corporate Behavior.
Mar, 2010
Osaka Branch acquired ISO14001 certification.
Jun, 2014
PT. SHOWA KOSAN INDONESIA established in Cikarang, Indonesia.
Apr, 2016
Showa Kosan(Shanghai) Co.,Ltd opened a representative office in Guangzhou, China.
Dec, 2019
Showa Kosan(Thailand) opened a representative office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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