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- Establishment of Asahi Mini Rope Co., Ltd.
Start of sales of ultra-fine stainless steel ropes
- Asahi Mini Rope Sales Co., Ltd. changes name to Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd.
- Establishment of Asahi Intecc Thailand Co., Ltd. (now a wholly-owned overseas subsidiary) in Thailand as an overseas production base to enhance price competitiveness
- Opening of the Medical Development Headquarters to start R&D of medical devices
- Completion and start of operation of the Seto Medical Factory (company approved for the manufacture of medical devices) (Seto, Aichi Prefecture); Changed location of head office to same location due to business reasons
- Approved as a medical device manufacturer by the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare (now Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) (current approval No.: 23BZ0510)
Succeeded in Japan’s first commercialization of guiding catheters and PTCA guide wires for myocardial infarction treatment
- Establishment of Asahi Intecc (HK) Co., Ltd. as the overseas sales base in Hong Kong (changed to Hong Kong branch of Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd. in September 1999)
- Absorption merger with Asahi Fine Tecc Co., Ltd. (a wire drawing company established in June 1992)
- Established Atecc Co., Ltd. (now Filmecc Co., Ltd.) (Takaishi, Osaka Prefecture) for the manufacture and sale of medical products
- Seto Medical Factory authorized by Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare (now Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) for import and sale of medical equipment (approval No.: 23BY0071)
- Absorption merger with Intertect Co., Ltd. (stainless steel rope processing company established in October 1989)
- PTCA guide wires acquire CE marking certification under the EU quality standard.
- Absorption merger with Asahi Mini Rope Sales Co., Ltd. (ultra-fine stainless steel rope producing company established in April 1972)
- Change of registered head office address to Moriyama-ku, Nagoya.
Establishment of the US representative office of the Medical Division in California, USA (changed to local company Asahi Intecc Group USA, Inc. in July 2004 (wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary))
- Completion and start of operation of dedicated medical factory of Asahi Intecc Thailand Co., Ltd.
- Started cooperation with DongGuan Shilong Asahi Precision Steel Wire Factory in China for production of terminal products (consignment factory) (closed June 2010)
- Opening of the Kobe Research Center (Chuo-ku, Kobe) for the development of delivery devices for various cells (for regenerative medicine) (closed June 2006)
- Establishment of Europe representative office in Amsterdam, Netherlands (changed to EU branch in August 2005)
- Initial public offering with Japan Securities Dealers Association (currently, the JASDAQ Securities Exchange) (delisted in April 2012)
- Listing on Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Second Section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange.
- Establishment of Asahi Intecc Hanoi Co., Ltd., in Vietnam (wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary) as the second overseas manufacturing base
- Establishment of Singapore representative office (changed to Singapore branch in August 2009)
Establishment of CompassMed Integration Co., Ltd. (now Asahi Intecc J-sales, Inc.) (wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary) in Shinjuku, Tokyo, to strengthen medical device sales
- Established Osaka R&D Center in Izumi, Osaka as a center for materials research and development of the next-generation advanced medical devices
- Introduced new logo mark to build Asahi brand worldwide
- Established Beijing representative office（closed November 2016）
- Acquired GMA Co., Ltd. at Fukuroi, Shizuoka to become wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary for the purpose of strengthening polymer technology
- Renamed GMA Co., Ltd. as Asahi Intecc GMA Co., Ltd. (acquired by Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd. in October 2013)
- Established Asahi Intec Scientific (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary) as a business base for the Chinese market (business permit obtained in March 2013)
- Established Middle East branch
- Acquired all shares of Toyoflex Co., Ltd. (now in Shinjuku, Tokyo), making Toyoflex Co., Ltd. and Toyoflex Cebu Corporation wholly-owned consolidated subsidiaries and Toyoflex (H.K.) Co., Limited and Toyo Precision Industry (Huizhou) Limited non-consolidated subsidiaries.
- Established India branch
- Established Korea branch
- Made Y.K. Meisen (Kishiwada City, Osaka) a wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary and absorbed the company with a merger on the same day to strengthen stainless steel processing technologies.
- Transferred non-consolidated subsidiary Toyoflex (H.K.) Co., Limited and Toyo Precision Industry (Huizhou) Limited.
- Established Asahi Intecc Latin Ltda （wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary） as a business base for the Central and South America market.
- Acquired Nihon Chemical Coat Co., Ltd. at Sagamihara , Kanagawa to become wholly-owned subsidiary for the purpose of strengthering resin coating technology.
- Established Tohoku R&D Center (Hachinohe, Aomori prefecture) as a central base for development of high-precision processing techniques such as casting and injection molding.
ASAHI INTECC USA, INC., a consolidated subsidiary of Asahi Intecc, acquired shares of RetroVascular, Inc. owning plasma energy technology and made RetroVascular its subsidiary (sub-subsidiary of Asahi Intecc/ consolidated subsidiary).
Acquired Ficas Co., Ltd. (Nagoya, Aichi prefecture) to make Ficas Co., Ltd wholly-owned subsidiary for the purpose of contributing society from the view point of welfare for the handicapped.
- Listing on First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and First Section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange.