History of Takasago 1920-1969

1920

February 9
Takasago Perfumery Company Limited was founded.

1926

 
Vanillin production apparatus using ozonization reaction was completed.

1928

 
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry subsidized the industrial research of Safrole production.
The Takasago Perfumery Times was published for the first time.
Takasago won a Golden Prize trophy for the production of Vanillin and Heliotropin, receiving the best praises in home-made products.

1929

 
The first three (3) tons of Safrole was traded with Swiss Allondon Trading Company.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry subsidized the industrial research of Vanillin production.

1932

 
The Imperial Patent Donation was awarded to Dr.Toshiki Horiuchi and Dr.Sadakichi Horiuchi for the production of Protocatechualdehyde.
 
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry subsidized the industrial research on the use of Ho-Oil.

1936

 
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry subsidized the industrial research of Benzyl Alcohol production.

1938

 
The Takasago Headquarters was moved to Taipei, while the office in Kamata became a Tokyo office.
 
The production of fruit essences, doress ores agents and paints were started.

1940

 
A Chinese Camphor company was established in Shanghai, China. A branch office and a factory were set up as annexes.

1945

 
Taiwan took over Takasago Headquarters and it's factory in Taipei.
 
China took over the Shanghai Office and the Shanghai-Takasago Chemical Company.

1948

 
The Ministry of Education subsidized the industrial research of Phenylacetaldehyde production.
 
The Takasago Perfumery Company established a company specializing in sales.

1951

 
Takasago Chemical Company in Taipei was closed and a new company was established under the name Takasago Chemical Industry Company. This company name was later changed to Takasago Perfumery Industry Company, merging with Takasago Perfumery Company.

1952

 
The Agency of Industrial Science and Technology subsidized the production of plastics using ozonization cleavage of olefinic acids.

1955

 
The production of Musk T, Ambrone T and Synthetic Menthol was started.

1957

 
A new type of powdery flavor called "Takasago Micron", was developed. At the same time, production was started.

1958

 
"The Takasago Perfumery Times", suspended since 1943, was re-issued in 1958.

1959

 
President Hiraizumi, a representative of Japan, lectured in the 2nd International Congress of Essential Oils, which was held at Grasse, France.

1960

 
Offices in New York and Paris were established.

1961

 
Ho-Leaf Oil containing Linalool, was exported to France for the first time.

1962

 
The Head Office moved to Hatchoubori 2-11, Chuo District.

1963

 
Takasago Company Limited was listed in the Tokyo 2nd Stock Market under the Chemical Industries Group.
 
Takasago Amazon's perfumery research center was established in Tome-Asu, Brazil.
 
A perfumery research center was established in Paris, France.

1964

 
President Hiraizumi became the first president of Japan Perfumery Association.
 
The Japanese Government awarded Takasago a certificate, in recognition for it's contribution to the export industry.

1966

 
Takasago's Paris Office supported itself as Takasago S.A.R.L. Paris.

1968

 
Takasago's New York Office supported itself as Takasago USA.

1969

 
Takasago Company Limited was listed in the Tokyo 1st Stock Market under the Chemical Industries Group.