As a young researcher at the Faculty of Medicine in Osaka University, Shozo Akazawa (Honorary chairman) began conducting pharmaceutical research.
Began the research and manufacture of chlorine compounds. Began the manufacture of fatty acid chloride.
FUSO CHEMICAL CO.,LTD. was established in The Osaka City.
Began the manufacture of the food additive “malic acid.”
Established the Kanzakigawa Factory in Osaka.
Began the manufacture of the isobutylene derivative “PTBBA” through the use of air oxidation.
Began exporting “malic acid”.
Received the Outstanding Exporter Award from the Minister of International Trade and Industry.
Completed the research laboratories at the Kanzakigawa Factory.
Moved the Head Office to the current Shin-Osaka Office.
Completed the first stage of the Sakai Factory.
・Developed and began the manufacture of “Malic acid salt” (malic acid derivative). ・Developed Malic acid in compliance with FDA standards. Began the stable production of high-purity malic acid.
・Opened the Osaka Business Office (currently the Head Office). ・Established laboratories under the Sales Dept. to start product development.
Developed and began the manufacture of “Sodium dl-Malate” (malic acid derivative).
Opened the Tokyo Branch Office.
Began marketing “W-Clean” alga expellent to the seaweed culture industry.
・Received an award from the Director-General of the Science and Technology Agency for the applied and development engineering of malic acid derivatives. ・Completed the first stage of the Fukuchiyama Factory.
Began the refinement of “Citric acid”.
・Began full-scale sales of “Trisodium citrate”. ・Super-high purity “Colloidal silica” adopted by semiconductor manufacturers as a principal material in the final polishing slurry for silicon wafers.
・Moved the Head Office to the present site. Closed the Osaka Business Office. ・Established Fuso Kosan Co., Ltd. (currently FUSO CORPORATION CO.,LTD.)
Opened the Fukuoka Business Office.
Established Qingdao Fuso Refining & Processing Co., Ltd.
Established Qingdao Fuso Trading Co., Ltd.
・The Tokyo Branch Office,the Fukuchiyama Factory,and the Sakai Factory are changed and the name is changed to each the Tokyo Branch,the Kyoto First Factory,and the Osaka Factory. ・Began over-the-counter trading of stocks on JASDAQ.
・Established FUSO CHEMICAL QINGDAO CO.,LTD.
・Purchased the domestic chemical business and the total shares of its subsidiary “PMP Fermentation Products, Inc.” in the United States from Astellas Pharma Inc.
・Completed the first period works (warehouses) of Kyoto Second Factory. ・Established Qingdao Fuso Refining & Processing Co., Ltd. Shanghai Branch.
The Electronic Materials manufacturing equipment of the Kyoto First Factory is reinforced.
Moved its Tokyo Office to Nihonbashi-Honcho.
The Electronic Materials manufacturing equipment of the Kyoto Second Factory is constructed.
・Established FUSO (THAILAND) CO., LTD.
・Established KAIYO CHEMICAL CO.,LTD.
Established the Tokyo Head Office(previously the Tokyo Branch)
・Constructed the new factory of FUSO (THAILAND) CO., LTD. ・Moved its Tokyo Head Office to the present site.
Established the Tokyo R & D in Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa Science Park（KSP).
Started marketing maleic anhydride and fumaric acid, taking over the organic acid business from Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Selected as one of the “Global Niche Top Companies Selection 100” from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Altered the Listing Market Division of Tokyo Stock Exchange from JASDAQ Standard to 1st Section.
Established the Kashima Plant.
・Transition to a Company with an Audit and Supervisory Committees.
・Excluded KAIYO CHEMICAL CO., LTD. from a consolidated company by whole transfer of stock.