||E. Horibata & Co., Ltd. was established.
Started mainly with trading in German chemical companies, and also sales
and import & export of various types of chemical intermediates for
dyeing, pigments, and etc.
||As part of the re-organization strategy, the Company name, E. Horibata
& Co., Ltd. was changed to Chukan Butsu Ltd. with Shinichi Mitake as
Representative director, an initial capital of 20million Yen and 18employees.
||Yashiro Distribution Center was established in Hyogo prefecture.
||A representative office was established in Nantong, China.
||Head Office and Yashiro Distribution Center obtained ISO 9001:2000.
||A representative office was established in Pune, India.
||Tokyo Office was established.
||Chukan Butsu Exim Pvt. Ltd. was established in Ankleshwar, India.
||A representative office was established in Minsk, Belarus.
||China representative office moved to Shanghai.