History

1955 Apr Nippon Dry-Chemical established in Hamamatsu-cho, Minato-ku, Tokyo, with main business activities of manufacturing and sales of dry-chemical fire extinguishers, dry-chemical fire protection system and automatic fire alarm systems.
1955 Jul Dry-chemical fire extinguisher type 20 obtains national approval.
1956 May Opens Osaka sales office (current Osaka Branch).
1957 Mar Headquarters moves to Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
1957 Mar Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. takes a stake in management.
1957 Apr Establishes a factory in Hanno-shi, Saitama Prefecture.
1957 Oct Joins NFPA (National Fire Protection Association).
1958 Sep Sells air foam fire extinguisher, and subsequently develops and launches a variety of other fire extinguishing equipment.
1958 Dec Opens Nagoya sales office (current Nagoya Branch) and Sapporo office (current Sapporo Branch and Hokkaido Dry-Chemical Co., Ltd.)
1959 Feb Opens Sendai office (current Tohoku Branch)
1962 Feb Supplies air foam system and dry chemical system to Pertamina, Indonesia’s national oil company. (the 1st overseas project)
1963 Oct Opens Fukuoka office (current Kyushu Branch).
1965 Apr Develops Dry-Chemical Agent using mono-ammonium phosphate as main ingredient, develops and launches sales of the ABC Dry-Chemical fire extinguisher.
1968 May Installs sprinkler system in Mitsui Kasumigaseki Bldg., Japan’s first skyscraper.
1969 Oct Receives order for fire protection equipment for the Mihama reactor nuclear by Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.
1970 Apr Commences operation at a new factory in Iruma-shi, Saitama.
(Hanno factory was closed.)
1971 Feb Opens Chiba factory in Matsuo-cho, Chiba, and establishes experiment center in the premises.
1973 Nov “XTN Association Chairman’s Group” a nationwide organization of authorized distributors belonging to the “XTN Association” launched.
1974 Jul Head office moves to Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
1975 Jun Establishes Keiyo Shobo Hoshu Center.
(current Nippon Dry Maintenance Co., Ltd.)
1978 Jan Receives order for fire protection equipment at Okinawa oil storage facility.
1980 Jul Builds facilities to manufacture fire engines at Chiba factory and starts production.
1981 Jun Receives order for tunnel fire extinguishing equipment from Japan Public Highway Corporation.
1982 Jun Receives order for fire protection system from Mutsu Ogawara Crude Oil Storage Co.
1984 Jun Corporate head office moves to Higashi Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
1985 Jan Delivers access control system to Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company in Bahrain.
1990 Apr Delivers ID card security system for an intelligent building. (Mitsubishi Warehouse Co., Ltd.)
1991 Sep Lists the second section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1992 Jul Headquarters moves to Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.
1994 Jun Lists the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1996 Sep Launches sale of “INERGEN extinguishing system.”
1997 Jun Obtains No.1 evaluation of sprinkler systems with water discharge Type head and starts its business.
1998 Mar Develops and starts selling large chemical fire engine with a pump of 5,000 lit./min.
1999 May Develops and launches the “PAN Series”, a type of ABC fire extinguisher using an aluminum container.
1999 Oct Contracting division of corporate head office obtains ISO9001 accreditation.
2000 Sep Becomes a member of Tyco.
2000 Dec De-lists from Tokyo Stock Exchange.
2001 Jun Corporate head office moves to Katsushima, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.
2002 Oct Acquires Tyco Fire & Securities Japan.
2005 May Launches the “NDC Eco-Aluminum Series”.
2008 Feb The shareholder is changed from Tyco to an associated company of Daiwa Securities SMBC Principal Investments.
2008 Dec Participates in Carbon Offset program.
2009 Mar Obtains ISO9001 accreditation; Chiba Factory’s Fire Extinguisher Production, Fire Engine Production and Fire Engine Sales organization.
2011 Jun Re-Lists the second section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
2012 Mar Obtains Environmental Management System ISO14001 accreditation.
2012 May Concludes the Strategic Partnership Agreement with Hatsuta Seisakusyo Co., Ltd
2012 Aug Establishes “Inert Gas Center” in Chiba Factory.
2012 Oct Acquires stocks of Oki-Denki Bousai Co., Ltd. (made a subsidiary)
2013 Feb Concludes the Business Alliance Agreement with Shin Nippon Air Technologies Co., Ltd.
2013 Oct Headquarters move to Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
2013 Dec Lists the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
2016 Feb Concludes the Business Alliance Agreement with Sohgo Security Service Co., Ltd.
2016 Oct Acquires Subsidiary Husec Co., Ltd.

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