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History

History

1951 Towa Pharmaceutical Company establishes at Awaji-cho, Higashi-ku, Osaka.
1957 Upon relocation to Dosho-machi, Higashi-ku, Osaka, Towa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (abbreviated as Towa) is established and incorporated.
The Gamo Plant is constructed at Gamo-cho, Jyoto-ku, Osaka.
1964 Neyagawa Plant is constructed at Kamikamida, Neyagawa, Osaka.
Gamo Plant is closed and unified to Neyagawa Plant.
1974 Towa moves its corporate headquarters to new office in Matsuo-cho, Kadoma, Osaka.
1975 The Kadoma Plant is constructed at Kuwazai-shinmachi, Kadoma, Osaka.
1978 The Osaka Plant is constructed at the headquarters site.
Neyagawa Plant is unified to Osaka Plant and Kadoma Plant.
Kadoma Laboratory is constructed at Kuwazai-shinmachi, Kadoma, Osaka.
Distribution Center is constructed in Fukata-cho, Kadoma, Osaka.
1982 Osaka Plant Annex is constructed at Yanagida-cho, Kadoma, Osaka.
Kadoma Laboratory enlarges to conform to GLP.
1983 The Okayama Plant is constructed at the Shoo Industrial Park in Okayama.
1984 Towa acquires Beppu Hot Spring Science Institute Ltd., renames it Oita Plant, and starts manufacturing injections there.
1987 Kadoma Plant is closed and unified to Osaka Plant and Okayama Plant.
1989 Three sales company, Towa Pharmaceutical Sales Co., Ltd., Hanshin Towa Pharmaceutical Sales Co., Ltd., and Towa Pharmaceutical Tokyo sales Co., Ltd. are consolidated.
1994 Towa's shares are listed on the over-the-counter market of the Japan Securities Dealers Association.
1995 Distribution center is constructed in the Okayama Plant site.
1997 Towa moves its corporate headquarters to newly built office in Shinbashi-cho, Kadoma, Osaka.
1998 Osaka Research Center and Osaka Distribution Center are constructed at Ichiban-cho, Kadoma, Osaka.
Towa purchases Mect Co., Ltd.'s Tohoku Plant, re-opens it as Yamagata Daiichi Plant.
2003 Towa purchases J-Dolph Co., Ltd., and makes it subsidiary.
2004 Towa's shares are listed on the second of Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).
2005 Listing of Towa's share transfers to the first section of TSE.
2006 Osaka Daini Plant is closed and unified to the Osaka plant which is constructed at Matsuo-cho, Kadoma, Japan.
2009 Oita Plant is closed and unified to the Okayama plant.
2010 Towa purchases Daichi Kasei Co., Ltd., and makes it subsidiary.
2012 Yamagata Plant is constructed at Kaminoyama, Yamagata.
East Japan Distribution Center is constructed at Kaminoyama, Yamagata.
West Japan Distribution Center is constructed at the Shoo Industrial Park in Okayama.
Osaka and Okayama Distribution Center are closed.
2014 Yamagata Daiichi Plant is closed.
2016 Established Greencaps Pharmacetical Co.,Ltd. JV with Sankyo Co., Ltd.
2017 East Japan Distribution Center is moved and constructed at Yamagata, Yamagata.
2018 Established T Square Solutions CO., LTD. JV with TIS Co., Ltd.

Awards

2009 "Amlodipine OD tablet 'Towa'"wins the Generic Drug of the Year 2009 Award.
2010 "Levofloxacin oral solution 25mg/mL 'Towa'" wins "2010 Excellent Generic Promotion Award."
"RACTAB Technologies" wins "Asahi Kasei Encouragement Award of Pharmaceutics" from Academy of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology.
2012 "Elpinan DS for pediatric 1%" wins the Generic Drug of the Year 2012 Award.
"RACTAB Technologies" wins the Good Design Award 2012.
2013 "Paroxetine OD tablet 10mg/20mg 'Towa'" wins "2013 Excellent Generic Promotion Award."