Mr. Kobei Asakawa founded Kakuko Asakawa Shoten, a wholesaler of pharmaceuticals in Tokyo.
Company name changed to Tokyo Kasei Kogyo Co., Ltd. The business specializes in manufacturing and marketing organic laboratory chemicals.
First catalogue issued.
Fukaya factory is inaugurated to expand production capacity.
American Tokyo Kasei Inc. (now TCI America) is established in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., to improve customer service in that country.
Sales office is opened in New York, U.S.A., to support customers on the East Coast.
TCI MAIL (Quarterly Newsletter) is first published.
TCI Europe N. V. is established in Antwerp, Belgium.
Fukaya factory is certified for ISO9001:2000 (JQA-QM8374) and IQ Net (JP-JQA-QM8374).
Distribution center is opened in Kawaguchi, Japan.
TCI (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is established in Shanghai, China.
TCI (Shanghai) Development Co., Ltd. is established in Shanghai, China.
The English company name is changed to Tokyo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
TCI Deutschland GmbH is established in Frankfurt, Germany.
Fukaya factory is certified for ISO14001:2004 (JQA-EM5386) and IQ Net (JP-JQA-EM5386).
Tokyo Chemical Industry UK Ltd. is established in Oxford, United Kingdom.
TCI Chemicals (India) Pvt. Ltd. is established in Chennai, India
Distribution center is opened in Tianjin, China.
Sales office is opened in Pudong, China.