History

1921
With the aim of becoming a petroleum retailer, Risuke Takahashi founds Takahashi Shoten (capital of 2,000 yen) (in Shikanjima, Konohana-ku, Osaka)
1947
Takahashi Shoten CO., LTD. incorporated (capital of 150,000 yen)
Risuke Takahashi becomes the President
(In Ebie, Fukushima-ku, Osaka. Later moved to Kinukasa-cho, Kita-ku)
1948
Capital increased by 2 million yen
Company name changed to SANYU KOGYO CO., LTD.
1954
Capital increased by 10 million yen
1958
Capital increased by 50 million yen
1959
Completion of synthetic resin factory that was the predecessor to SANYU RESIN
(Tsukuda-cho, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka)
1962
Capital increased to 100 million yen (Tsukuda-cho, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka)
Headquarters building completed and headquarters moved (Nishitera-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka; now Togano-cho)
Gas station opened in front of headquarters
1963
SANYU RESIN CO., LTD. established (capital of 30 million yen)
1969
Yasuaki Takahashi becomes President
1984
JAPAN REC CO., LTD. established (capital of 30 million yen)
1985
SANYU GIKOU CO., LTD. established (capital of 30 million yen)
1995
Yasuaki Takahashi takes on the roles of both Chairman and President
1998
Yasuaki Takahashi becomes Chairman and President, and Zenzou Yomezawa becomes President
2000
Company name changed to SANYU INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
Tokyo Branch Office obtains ISO 9001
2001
SANYU RESIN CO., LTD. and JAPAN REC CO., LTD. are merged,
and the name is changed to SANYU REC CO., LTD. (Capital of 75 million yen)
2003
Masaaki Tamura becomes President
2004
Headquarters and Osaka Branch Office obtain ISO 14001
2007
SANYU (HONG KONG) CO., LTD. established (capital of HK$100,000)
2008
SANYU TRADING (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. established (capital of US$200,000)
2010
Capital of SANYU TRADING (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. increased by US$300,000 (83.3% equity)
2011
Headquarters and Osaka Branch Office moved (Dojimahama, Kita-ku, Osaka)
2013
Yoshiaki Takahashi becomes President
2014
Capital of SANYU TRADING (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. increased by US$200,000 (Post-increase capital of US$500,000)
Employee dormitory built in Takasaki City, Osaka (Reinforced concrete 7 floors, total of 33 units)
2017
Company name of SANYU (HONG KONG) CO., LTD. changed to SANYU TRADING (HONG KONG) CO., LTD., capital increased to HK$200,000 (52.0% equity)
Capital of SANYU TRADING (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. increased by US$1 million (52.0% equity)
2018
SANYU HOLDINGS CO., LTD. established (capital of 100 million yen)

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