・Wholesale. retail, and export and import of nonferrous metal products, chemical products, metal processing products, high technology-related equipment and parts (transportation, communications, medicine，energy, etc.), housing environment-related equipment, and plumbing materials
・Life insurance agent
・Nonlife insurance agent
・Activities incidental to those mentioned above
Kinsaku Kodama established the company with 200,000yen in capital in order to sell products of Mitsubishi.
A laboratory for high-class inorganic pigments was built to streamline quality control.
The pigment laboratory was separated as an independent company, starting ASAHI KASEI KOGYO CO., LTD.
Asahi Colors Co., Ltd. was established to perform production and distribution of oil colors.
A special contact was made with NIBCO INC. in the United States regarding Copper Tube Fittings, etc.
The Taiwan Branch opened in Taipei, Taiwan.
An overseas subsidiary was established in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (ASAHI SANGYO [MALAYSIA] SDN. BHD.)
President Kinsaku Kodama became Chairman. Executive Vice President Mikio Kodama became President.
An overseas subsidiary was established in Bangkok, Thailand. (ASAHI SANGYO [THAILAND] CO., LTD.)
China Tsingtao Office was moved to Shanghai, and renamed Shanghai Office.
The company acquired ISO9001:2000 certification. (Headquarters, Tokyo Head Office, Fabricated Metals Department, Nagoya Branch, Hamamatsu Branch, and Shizuoka Office)
The company acquired ISO14001:1996 certification. (Nagoya Branch, Hamamatsu Branch)
The company acquired ISO14001:1996 certification. (Headquarters, Tokyo Head Office, Sapporo Branch, Sendai Branch, Kitakanto Branch, Osaka Branch, Fukuoka Branch, and Toyama Office)
The company acquired ISO9001:2000 certification. (Non-ferrous Metals & Chemicals Department in Tokyo Head Office, and Niigata Office)
ISO14001: 1996 certifications were upgraded to ISO14001: 2004 certifications, and the certification given to the Shizuoka Office was expanded.
An overseas subsidiary was established in Shanghai, China. (SHANGHAI ASAHI TRADING CORPORATION)
An overseas subsidiary was established in Jakarta, Indonesia. (PT. ASAHI SANGYO INDONESIA)
An overseas subsidiary was established in Georgia GA, United States. (ASAHI SANGYO AMERICA, INC.)
An overseas subsidiary was established in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. (ASAHI SANGYO VIETNAM CO., LTD.)
The company acquired ISO14001:2004 certification. (Chushikoku Branch)
Established ASAHI ASIA CASTING CO., LTD. in Thailand. (Aluminum die-cast Manufacturer)
The Yangon Branch opened in Yangon, Myanmar.
■By expanding our network, we will strengthen our ability to support our customers.