History

1981
1981

Established as Kohjin Co., Ltd.

Established as Kohjin Co., Ltd. at Suginami-ku, Tokyo, with the capital of JPY 10,000,000.
Started on manufacture of animal blood/sera and culture media for bacterial test.

1982
1982

Built a factory at Hanakage-cho, Sakado, Saitama and the manufacturing base moved there.

1986
1986

Increased the capital to JPY 20,000,000. Built a new factory at Asabano, Sakado and started the manufacture of tissue culture media.
Obtained permission as “Poisonous and deleterious substances manufacturing permit.”

1989
1989

Renamed to Kohjin Bio Co., Ltd.

Increased the capital to JPY 28,000,000.
Launched on production service of customer-oriented monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies.

1991
1991

Increased the capital to JPY 48,000,000.
Started manufacturing in vitro diagnostic agents.
Obtained Medicine manufacturing permit.

1996
1996

Moved the head office to Asabano.
Increased the capital to JPY 70,000,000.

1997
1997

Received the authorization on “Promotion of a creative action by small- and medium-sized businesses” from Saitama Prefecture.
1998
1998

Received the commendation for “Technology development” from the Technology Development Foundation.
2000
2000

Received the authorization on “Small- and medium-sized business innovation” from Saitama Prefecture.
2001
2001

Built a new factory at the present address (Chiyoda, Sakado) and the manufacturing base moved there together with the head office.
2005
2005

Increased the capital to JPY 98,000,000.
Obtained cosmetics manufacturing permit.

2006
2006

Acquired ISO 13485.
Launched on development and manufacture of normal human dermal keratinocytes.

2007
2007

Establishment of Osaka branch.
2008
2008

Increased the capital to JPY 105,000,000.
2009
2009

Obtained medical equipment manufacturing permit, the third-class medical equipment manufacturing sales permit, and the third-class medical equipment manufacturing sales permit.
Establish Kohjin Japan Medical Biology Technological (Beijing) Co., Ltd as 100% subsidiary company in Beijing China.

2011
2011

Establishment of Tokyo branch.
2012
2012

Establishment of Fukuoka branch.
2013
2013

Purchase all of En Bio’s outstanding shares and acquire ownership.
Kohjin Bio Co., Ltd. has been awarded Saitama Challenge Business Award from Saitama Industrialists Club.
Increased the capital to JPY 140,000,000.

2014
2014

Established Kohjin Bio Holding(Hong Kong)Limited in HongKong

Established Kohjin Bio Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China
Raised capital by 335,000,000 Yen

2015
2015

Raised capital by 387,500,000 Yen
2017
2017

Selected as “A Driving Company for the Regional Future” by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
2018
2018

Established a joint venture company”Ajinomoto Kohjin-bio Co., Ltd.”