- Kakuko Asakawa Shoten, a wholesaler of pharmaceuticals, is founded in Tokyo, Japan by Mr. Kobei Asakawa.
- The company name changes to Tokyo Kasei Kogyo Co., Ltd. with a concentration in manufacturing and marketing organic laboratory chemicals.
- Tokyo Kasei Kogyo Co. issues the first catalog.
- Tokyo Kasei Kogyo Co., Ltd. opens a factory in Fukaya, Japan to expand production capacity.
- American Tokyo Kasei Inc. (now TCI America) opens in Portland, Oregon.
- The Oregon Research Center (ORC) in Portland, Oregon opens to develop new and innovative reagents.
- Tokyo Kasei Kogyo Co., Ltd. opens a repacking center in Tsukuba, Japan.
- TCI opens a sales office in New York, N.Y., to support customers on the East Coast.
- TCI MAIL (Our quarterly journal featuring the latest breakthroughs) is first published.
- TCI Europe N. V. is established in Antwerp, Belgium.
- Our Fukaya factory is certified for ISO9001:2000 (JQA-QM8374) and IQ Net (JP-JQA-QM8374)
- Tokyo Kasei Kogyo Co., Ltd. opens a distribution center in Kawaguchi, Japan.
- TCI (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is established in Shanghai, China.
- TCI relocates East Coast sales office to Waltham, Massachusetts.
- TCI (Shanghai) Development Co., Ltd. is established in Shanghai, China.
- Tokyo Kasei Kogyo Co., Ltd. changes the company name to Tokyo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
- TCI Deutschland GmbH is established in Frankfurt, Germany.
- Our 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.
- Koji Asakawa is appointed Chairman.
- Seiichiro Asakawa is appointed President and CEO.
- Distribution center opens in Tianjin, China.
- Branch office opens in Beijing, China.
- East Coast warehouse and distribution center opens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Branch office opens in Pudong, China
- Distribution center opens in MEPZ-SEZ, Chennai, India.
- TCI relocates East Coat team to Cambridge, Massachusetts to better serve the biotechnology and academic community.
- TCI opens new GMP facility for Custom Synthesis in Fukaya, Japan.
- Distribution center opens in Hyderabad, India.
- Naoyuki Asakawa is appointed President and CEO.
- Seiichiro Asakawa is appointed Chairman.
- Koji Asakawa is appointed Counselor.