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About AS ONE

History

1933

Established as Iuchi Seieido Store.

1962

Incorporated as Iuchi Seieido Co., Ltd. in Kita Ward, Osaka City for the sale of scientific instruments.

1963

Began publishing catalog for research under realization of the importance of catalogs for marketing and the potential of plastic components in the physical and chemical fields.

1970

Established Tokyo Office (now the Tokyo Branch Office) with the expansion of business in the Tokyo region.

1982

Began to sell dedicated clean room gloves, fully entered the semiconductor-related product market.

1985

Started catalogs for nursing products for hospitals, fully entered the hospital / care fields.

1989

Set up Osaka Logistics Center in Konohana Ward, Osaka City to develop our logistics system.

1990

Adopted online systems for the entire company, integrated order receiving / making, warehousing / dispatching and inventory management systems.

1991

Established Wakayama CIC in Nokami, Kaiso District, Wakayama Prefecture to fully enter into the special surface washing field. Began sale of high-quality dust-proof products.

1993

Shifted headquarters to Tenma, Kita Ward, Osaka City.

1995

Established Tokyo Logistics Center in Iwatsuki City, Saitama Prefecture (now Iwatsuki Ward, Saitama City). Installed automated equipment to streamline logistics.
Registered over the counter shares with the Japan Securities Dealers Association.

1997

Set up website, began interactive information communication over the Internet.

1998

All sites in Japan gained the international standard for quality assurance ISO9002 certification (revised to ISO9001 in 2003).

1999

Listed in the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange.

2001

Listed in the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Changed the company name to AS ONE Corporation.
Shifted the Tokyo Logistics Center to Kitakatsushika District, Saitama Prefecture.

2002

Shifted headquarters to Edobori, Nishi Ward, Osaka City.

2004

Shifted Osaka Logistics Center to Yodogawa Ward, Osaka City.

2005

Made Ernst Hansen Co. Ltd (now the consolidated subsidiary Nikko Hansen & Co., Ltd.) a subsidiary (ownership percentage of 90%).

2007

Established AS ONE SHANGHAI Corporation in Shanghai, China (100% capital subscription).

2008

Acquired environmental ISO14001 certification.

2010

Made Nikko Hansen & Co., Ltd. a full subsidiary.

2011

Established Kyushu Logistics Center in Asakura City, Fukuoka Prefecture.

2012

Adopted ASCA core system.