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The Founder, Chuji Koshiro's Apprenticeship at a Medicine Wholesaler in Osaka
  
 
April 1915 Started working as an apprentice for a medicine wholesaler Ozaki Yakichi Shoten
located at Doshomachi 1-chome 14, Higashi-ku, Osaka City.
  
 
  
  
  
  
April 1918
Promoted to the head clerk and started exploring the industrial chemicals market.
  
 
  
  
  
April 1925 Started importing and distributing petrolatum produced by Pennsylvania Refining Company, a US company which is currently known as Calumet Refining, LLC.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 
  
Founding: August 1, 1930
Chuji Koshiro allowed to be independent of Ozaki Yakichi Shoten at the age of 30.
Company founded at Kokumachi 1-chome 20, Higashi-ku, Osaka City.
  
  
  
  
Medicine Trading Company, Koshiro Chuji Shoten Started the sales and production of raw materials for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
November 5, 1932 An office established in Doshomachi 2-chome 33, a historical medical quarter.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
1938 The Establishment of Toyonaka Plant Started the production of beeswax.
  
  
  
  
The 2nd Entrepreneurship
  
  
January 1, 1946
Made a fresh start at Doshomachi 2-chome 26 for the postwar reconstruction.
  
  
  
  
  
  
March 25, 1947 C. Koshiro & Co., Ltd. incorporated.
Chuji Koshiro became the president of the company.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
December 1949 The Establishment of Osaka Plant Started the production of menthol at Tokui-cho 2-chome 56, Higashi-ku, Osaka City.
August 28, 1949 The head office moved to the current location of Doshomachi, 3-chome 5, Higashi-ku, Osaka City.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
June 1955 Refining and bleaching facilities for beeswax newly established at Osaka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
July 2 to August 24, 1957 The business trip around the world by the Founder Chuji Koshiro to USA, UK, Germany, France, Iran, India, Pakistan, Hong Kong and Taiwan
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
October 15, 1957 Took part in the second China Import and Export Fair (the Canton Fair) as one of the first Japanese companies.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
December 1962 The Establishment of Mino Plant Mino Plant established at Ina 1141, Mino City, Osaka Prefecture.
Started the extraction business of natural plants.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
April 30, 1968 The R&D Building constructed in Mino Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
 
  
September 1974 Gas-liquid chromatography analyzing devise introduced.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
June 1976
The spray drying facility introduced in Mino Plant.
  
  
October, 1976
Quadruplet extract equipment introduced.
  
  
  
  
December 18, 1978
Chuichi Koshiro named the president of the company.
  
  
  
  
  
  
February 1981
Liquid chromatograph analyzing device introduced.
  
  
December 1981
Global compaction equipment introduced.
  
  
  
  
May 7, 1982 The Establishment of Kameoka Plant A master plan for Kameoka Plant announced: Consolidation of production
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
August 15, 1982
Extraction facilities newly established at Kameoma Plant.
  
  
  
  
May 1983
The facilities for refining and bleaching beeswax transferred from Mino Plant to Kameoka Plant.
  
  
July 1, 1985 Renaming of the company The 55th anniversary of the founding of the company
The company name changed to Koshiro Company Limited.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
May 31, 1987 The R&D Building constructed in Kameoka Plant. The R&D function transferred from Mino Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
February 13, 1989
Higashi-ku and Minami-ku of Osaka City were merged, and the address of headquarters was changed to Doshomachi 2-5-8, Chuo-ku, Osaka City.
  
  
  
  
December 7, 1989 Completed the 1st pharmaceutical production facility in Kameoka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
August 1, 1990 The 60th anniversary of the founding of the company
  
  
August 1990 Aerial photo of Kameoka Plant
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
December 21, 1991 Completed the employees building in Kameoka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
December 25, 1992 Opened the Midosuji Boulevard and the Central Eastern Boulevard which serve as Kameoka Plant's main streets.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
February 21, 1994 Completed the raw material warehouse in Kameoka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
November 30, 1998 Completed the 2nd pharmaceutical production facility in Kameoka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
May 23, 2000 Completed the finished product warehouse in Kameoka Plant.
August 26, 2000 The 70th anniversary of the founding of the company
  
  
  
  
  
  
January 1, 2001
Tadaaki Koshiro named the president of the company.
  
  
  
  
January 15 - February 9, 2001 Completed the 1st extraction facility and the beeswax production facility in Kameoka Plant.
Completed the 1st spray drying facility in Kameoka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
June 25, 2005 Completed the 2nd extraction facility in Kameoka Plant.
August 1, 2005 The 75th anniversary of the founding of the company.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
May 7, 2007 The 25th Anniversary The 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of Kameoka Plant
Held a cerebration party in commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of Kameoka Plant.
Completed the entrance
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
The 50th Anniversary of Taking Part in Canton Fair
  
  
The Announcement the 2nd Master Plan
  
  
  
  
  
  
April 8, 2008 Planted a meta sequoia in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Kameoka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
May 30, 2008 Completed the 1st and 2nd raw material warehouses and the reception building.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
April 8, 2010 The dream of the founder of the extraction business: Further growth
Cherry tree planting
  
  
  
  
  
  
May 2010 Completed the 2nd phase construction of the 2nd extraction facility in Kameoka Plant
  
  
  
  
  
  
August 1, 2010 The 80th anniversary of the founding of the company
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
February 26, 2012
A ginko tree planted in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the extraction business.
  
  
February 26, 2012 Completed the 5th extraction facility.
May 7, 2012 The 50th anniversary of the extraction business.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
April 8, 2013 The 30th anniversary The 30th anniversary of the establishment of Kameoka Plant.
Planting ceremony of One Thousand Pine Trees at the Toshitani River in Shino-cho, Kameoka City.
  
  
  
  
May 2013 Completed the second phase construction of the 1st extraction facility in Kameoka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
September 2013 Completed the 3rd phase construction of the 2nd extraction facility in Kameoka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
The 100th Anniversary of the Founder Chuji Koshiro’s Apprenticeship in Osaka
(1915-2015)
  
  
First Stage(2015-2020)
  
  
2015 First Stage: Before Construction
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
May 18, 2015 Kameoka Half Marathon Inflatable arches donation ceremony
The 60th anniversary of the municipality of Kameoka City
The 60th anniversary of the relocation of headquarters
July 1, 2015 The 30th anniversary of the renaming of the company
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
August 1, 2015
The 85th anniversary of the founding of the company
  
  
August 7, 2015 The 64th Kameoka Peace Festival Hozu River Fireworks Display
The number of fireworks launched: 5,000 pieces
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
April 8, 2016 The First Stage Groundbreaking ceremony
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
March 2017 Completed the 3rd phase construction of the 1st extraction facility.
March 25, 2017 The 70th anniversary of the incorporation of Koshiro Company Limited
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
March 26, 2017 Completion ceremony of the 2nd phase construction of the R&D Building in Kameoka Plant
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
May 2017 Completed the 2nd phase construction of the 5th extraction facility in Kameoka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
June 1, 2017 (May 7 by lunar calendar) Plant tour held in commemoration of the 35th anniversary of the establishment of Kameoka Plant.
June 30, 2017 The 70th anniversary of incorporation In Commemoration of the 70th anniversary of incorporation Completed the headquarters' gate and stone pavement.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
December 21, 2017 The 35th Anniversary The 35th Anniversary of the Establishment of Kameoka Plant. Held planting ceremony of metasequoia trees in Shino-cho, Kameoka City.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
February 26, 2018 The First Phase Construction The First Phase Construction of the First Stage. Introduction of city gas to Kameoka Plant. Completed the conversion of the energy source.
  
  
  
  
  
  
August 1, 2018 The 88th anniversary of the founding of the company
  
  
August 1, 2018 The Second Phase Construction The Second Phase Construction of the First Stage. Held ground breaking ceremony for the redevelopment of the north western area in Kameoka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
January 17, 2019 Completed Logistics Base and Dangerous Object Warehouses.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
April 8, 2019 The Third Phase Construction The Third Phase Construction of the First Stage. Held ground breaking ceremony for the redevelopment of Midosuji Boulevard of Kameoka Plant.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
February 22, 2020 The environmentally friendly administration building where the geothermal hybrid air-conditioning system and the green roof are introduced
Completed the 2nd spray drying facility.
  
  
  
  
  
  
April 8, 2020 The full opening of the Central Main Street
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
The 3rd Entrepreneurship
  
  
August 1, 2020 The 90th anniversary of the founding of the company
  
  
2020 The First Stage after Completion
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
2030
  
The 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Company (1930-2030)
  
  
  

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