January, 1920 Enterprise inaugurated as Watanabe factory in Taito-ku, Tokyo. Manufacturing and selling various ampoule and glass instruments for laboratories
January, 1946 Enterprise organized as a corporation under the name of Japan Glass Industry Co., Ltd. (capital of 180,000 yen). Head office established in Nihombashi-Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (its present location), the factory in Kikukawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, and Uichi Watanabe inaugurated as the representative director president
April, 1968 Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays awarded to Uichi Watanabe, the president
December, 1971 Capital was increased to 15 million yen
June, 1972 Uichi Watanabe resigned as representative director president and Hiroh Watanabe was named as the new representative director president
August, 1975 Capital increased to 25 million yen
March, 1976 Shizuoka factory (GMP factory) built in Yaizu-shi, Shizuoka. Plant site is 4,949.14 m2
March, 1981 The No. 2 building constructed at the Shizuoka factory.
August, 1982 Capital increased to 37.5 million yen
August, 1983 Vial washing business started
October, 1991 DMF (FDA) registration
September, 1992 Small size packaging business started
November, 1996 ISO9002 attestation acquired
October, 1998 Japanese patent No. 2133010 for manufacturing method of glass ampoules or vials acquired
March, 2000 Lot (874m2) next to the Shizuoka factory acquired. Factory total plot 5,823.14 m2
November, 2002 ISO9001 (2000 version) attestation acquired
March, 2003 Shizuoka factory No.3 building completed
March, 2004 ISO14001(1996 version) attestation acquired
December, 2004 Accreditation of Drug Manufacturer acquired
February, 2005 Accreditation of In vitro Diagnostics Manufacturer acquired
December, 2006 ISO13485 attestation acquired
March, 2007 Accreditation of Animal Drug Manufacturer acquired
November, 2007 Capital increased to 50 million yen
December, 2007 Shizuoka factory No.4 building completed