History of Takasago 1920-1969

1920

  • Tadaka Kainosho (First President of Takasago)

    Tadaka Kainosho (First President of Takasago)

  • Headquarter at Kamata

    Headquarter at Kamata

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Tadaka Kainosho established Takasago Perfumery Company.

1926

  • Ozone generating equipment

    Ozone generating equipment

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Vanillin production apparatus using ozonization reaction was completed.

1928

  • “The Takasago Times”

    “The Takasago Times”

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

1929

  • Vanillin

    Vanillin

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

1932

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

1936

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

1938

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

1939

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Takasago Perfumery Company changed the name to Takasago Chemical Company.

1940

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

1945

  • Taipei Factory

    Taipei Factory

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

1948

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

1951

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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

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

1955

  • Synthetic Menthol

    Synthetic Menthol

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

1957

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A new type of powdery flavor, called “Takasago Micron,” was developed and production was started.

1958

  • Re-issued “The Takasago Times”

    Re-issued “The Takasago Times”

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

1959

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

1960

  • Office in Paris

    Office in Paris

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Offices in New York and Paris were established.

1961

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

1962

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Headquarter moved to Hacchobori, Tokyo.

1963

  • Takasago Amazon’s Perfumery Research Center

    Takasago Amazon’s Perfumery Research Center

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

1964

  • Sadakichi Hiraizumi

    Sadakichi Hiraizumi

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

1966

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Takasago S.A.R.L. Paris was established.

1968

  • Takasago USA

    Takasago USA

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Takasago USA, INC was established in New York.

1969

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