History

1918 Established as Nippon Camphor Co., Ltd. [headoffice in Kobe City] with 6 million yen in capital
1954 Kobe Plant newly built
1969 Kakogawa Plant [currently Kakogawa-nishi Plant] newly built
1970 Takasago Plant newly built
1971 Renamed Nippon Fine Chemical Co., Ltd.
1976 Head Office newly built in Osaka City and moving of corporate headquarters to Osaka
1979 Listed in the Second Section of the Osaka Stock Exchange
1989 Acquisition of the management right of Environmental Biological Life Science Research Center Inc.
1990 Acquisition of the management right of Arbos Co., Ltd.
1992 Listed in the First Section of the Osaka Stock Exchange
1994 Acquisition of the management right of Yoshikawa Oil and Fat Co., Ltd.
1995 Merger with Yoshikawa Oil and Fat Co., Ltd. [now Kakogawa-Higashi Plant]
1996 Establishment of Sichuan Nipo Fine Chemical Co., Ltd. in China
Production of fatty acid mono-amide accredited with ISO 9002
1997 Listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
1998 Production of cholesterol accredited with ISO 9002
2000 Kakogawa-higashi Plant accredited with ISO14001
Presome was approved by FDA and EMEA.
2001 Takasago Plant accredited with ISO14001
Production plant for diagnostic chemicals was completed.
2003 Establishment of Taicang Nikka Fine Chemical Co., Ltd. in China
Establishment of Oleotrade International Co., Ltd.
2005 Establishment of Nisesei Bilis Co.,Ltd. by merging Nissei Trading Co., Ltd. and the Environmental Biological Life Science Research Center Inc.
2007 Acquisition of the management right of Custom Serve Corporation
2008 NISSEI PLAS-TECH CORPORATION renamed from Custom Serve Corporation
2009 Establishment of Zillion Fine Chemicals International Co.,Ltd. in Taiwan
2012 Newly built an advanced multi-purpose plant for fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.