Kajo Shofu III established SHOFU DENTAL MFG.CO., LTD. for the manufacture and sale of artificial teeth and R & D on dental materials.
Opened the Tokyo Sales Office to strengthen the sales base for the east Japan area.
Completed a new research building in order to strengthen the Research Department.
Shofu shares were registered as over-the-counter stocks in the Osaka District of the Japan Securities Dealers Association.
Released, Shofu Spherical Amalgam, the first dental spherical amalgam in the world.
Established SHOFU DENTAL CORPORATION in California, USA.
Established SHIGA SHOFU INC. in Shiga Prefecture, as a factory for resin teeth.
We invested capital and established a new enterprise in Taiwan,transferring part of artificial resin teeth.
The SHOFU DENTAL CLUB was established and started to recruit members.
Established SHOFU DENTAL GmbH in Duesseldorf, Germany.
Established SHOFU DENTAL SINGAPORE PTY.LTD. (In 1987, it became SHOFU INC. SINGAPORE BRANCH.)
Changed the company name to SHOFU INC. Introduced managerial and organizational restructuring.
Began sales of the first Japanese-made light-cured composite resin, SHOFU LITE-FIL.
Changed the Taiwan company's name to SHOFU DENTAL TAIWAN CO., LTD. and received the right to use the JIS mark for resin teeth produced here.
Began sales of ENDURA, our new hybrid resin teeth.
Completed a new office building and implemented a new computer system.
Hybrid resin teeth, ENDURA were recognized by the Japanese health insurance system.
Listed our stocks on the Second Section of the Osaka Stock Exchange and on the Kyoto Stock Exchange.
Purchased a British dental material manufacturer, ADVANCED HEALTHCARE LTD. in preparation for EU integration.
Established SHOFU DENTAL PRODUCTS LTD. in the UK. Established the Institute for Life Technology Inc. as a developmental base for dental equipment computer software.
Began selling SOLIDEX, the light-cured hard composite resin material for crown & bridge.
Issued Swiss franc bonds with stock warrants.
Established SHOFU INC., SHANGHAI REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE in Shanghai, China.
Established PROMECH INC., to manufacture articulators.
Acquired CE certification.
Completed a new research building, the most advanced facilities in the dental industry.
Began cooperative management of our first dental technician education and training center in China.
Began selling Johnson & Johnson’s products.
Completed manufacturing control center.
Entered the dental laser equipment business.
Acquired ISO 14001 certification.
Established overseas manufacturing subsidiary, SHANGHAI SHOFU DENTAL MATERIAL CO., LTD., in China.
Established overseas sales subsidiary, SHOFU DENTAL SUPPLIES (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD., in China.
Took on SHOKEN INC. as a wholly owned subsidiary.
Completed training center at our Kyoto headquarters.
Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Took on NAIL LABO CORPORATION., Ltd. as a subsidiary.
Business alliance with Mitsui Chemicals Inc. and Sunmedical Co. Ltd.,.
Withdrew from Osaka Securities Exchange
Established SHOFU DENTAL TRADING (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD
Closed SHOFU DENTAL PRODUCTS LTD.
Established SHOFU UK（BRANCH）
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