Co., Ltd., is established. Begins sales of specialized gases.
||Leads the industry
by supplying liquid oxygen to Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., Kawasaki
with Hitachi Ltd., Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd., and Komatsu
Electronic Metals Co., Ltd., supplying liquid nitrogen using
the latest methods.
of propane gas.
Chofu (Sales Office), Yokohama (Sales Office), Hiratsuka
with Tokyu Land Corp.; begins supplying propane gas to large-scale
ready-built residential complexes, etc. Attracts industry
attention for achieving liquid nitrogen handling volumes
of 150,000 tons/month.
a broad range of gases to the Japan Atomic Energy Research
Chiba (Sales Office), Tokai (Sales Office)
and sales of helium gas from Airco, America's largest helium
company to sell liquid helium in the Kanto region, accounting
for 50% of domestic demand.
of hydrocarbon gases. Receives supply of silane gas from
Komatsu Electronic Metals Co., Ltd., for commercial sales.
||Succeeds in commercializing
gases for sterilization in cooperation with Showa Tansan
Co., Ltd. Establishes Johnan Kyodo Sanso K.K. with joint
capital from Nippon Sanso Corp.
Osaka (Sales Office)
laboratory in Yokohama, and builds Propane gas filling station
at the same time.
Yokohama (Business Office)
and sales of Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) from Imperial Chemical
Industries (ICI) in the UK.
Shizuoka (Branch Office), Akita (Branch Office)
Helium Center with joint capital from Nippon Sanso Corp.
and America's Airco, and begins helium filling operations
in Japan. Establishes Niigata Hydrogen Co.,Ltd. with joint
capital from Shin-Etsu Chemical Co.,Ltd. and Showa Denko
K.K. and Nagano Ekisan Kogyo K.K. with joint capital from
Nippon Sanso Corp. and Okaya Sanso Co., Ltd.
Takasaki (Sales Office), Naoetsu (Sales Office), Himeji (Branch
plant in Omori, Ota-ku.
Ohmori (Business Office), Gakuen-toshi (Sales Office)
sales of chlorofluorocarbons as a primary distributor for
Showa Denko K.K.
||Builds Gas Terminal
Nagoya (Contact Office)
first helium trailer.
begins on a large-scale plant in Tsukuba's Gakuen Toshi (Academic
City), and Tomoe Shokai begins supplying various types of
types of high-pressure gases with start of full-scale testing
of new reactors for nuclear power generation.
Supplies hydrogen gas required for engine combustion testing
at National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA)
Higashi-Matsuyama (Branch Office)
office in Isehara City; begins production of dry ice.
Establishes Tomoe Puropan Co.,Ltd. to expand the company's
Household Propane Division.
Isehara (Business Office)
and deodorant butane at Isehara Business Office. Establishes
K.K. Jyoban Helium Supply Center.
Johtoh (Sales Office), Miyazaki (Branch Office), Nakamachi
Gas Center with joint capital from Showa Denko K.K., and
begins production of nitrogen.
Kofu (Sales Office)
Hydrogen Inc, with joint capital from Nippon Sanso Corp.
and Kureha Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. Establishes Kotobuki
Sangyo Co., Ltd.
Yamaguchi (Branch Office), Matsumoto (Branch Office)
Gas Center with joint capital from Showa Denko K.K. and Taiyo
Toyo Sanso Co., Ltd.
Chitose (Sales Office), Toyama (Sales Office), Nagasaki (Branch
Office), Shirakawa (Contact Office)
Gas Co.,Ltd. Houes Laboratory to Yokohama.
Sendai (Contact Office)
Office), Miyagi (Branch Office), Utsunomiya (Contact Office)
||Builds new Japan
Gas Haneda Plant.
Establishes Thai-Japan Gas Co., Ltd., in Thailand.
Kyoto (Branch Office), Kawasaki (Branch Office)
Gas Center Co.,Ltd. with joint capital from Nippon Sanso
Corp. and Showa Denko K.K.
Aomori (Sales Office), Ishikawa (Contact Office)
computer room in Haneda, and begins online system operations.
Okinodaira (Branch Office), Izumi (Branch Office), Tama (Sales
Office), Hachioji (Branch Office)
Gas Service K.K.
Rokkasho (Contact Office), Nara (Branch Office), Nirasaki
(Representative Office), Shonan (Sales Office)
Office), Aizu (Representative Office), Tonami (Sales Office)
Gas Center Co.,Ltd. with joint capital from Taiyo Toyo Sanso
Co.,Ltd., and Ohme Gas Center with joint capital from Showa
Denko K.K., Osaka Sanso Kogyo Ltd. and Nippon Sanso Corp.
Opens Dallas Representative Office in the U.S. Establishes
Pilipnas Total Gas Inc. in the Philippines with joint capital
from Ingasco, Inc.
Saijo (Branch Office)
Japan Gas Co., Ltd., in Vietnam with joint capital from Nissho
Iwai Corp. Establishes Irving Gas Center Co., Ltd., in the
US with joint capital from Nippon Sanso Corp.
Hitachinaka (Sales Office), Iwate (Representative Office),
Tateyama (Representative Office)
Act Inc. Establishes Tampines Gas Centre Pte., Ltd. in Singapore
with joint capital from NOX and Nippon Sanso Corp.
Totsuka (Branch Office), Nagano (Branch Office)
Transtech Specialty Gases Pte. Ltd. in Singapore with joint
capital from Spectra Gases Inc. and Transtech Electronics
Sasebo (Business Office)
||Head office and
Gas Terminal acquire ISO14001 certification.
Hamamatsu (Representative Office), Nasu (Representative Office)
Spins off Isehara Business Office; establishes Shonan LPG
Iijima (Contact Office), Kumamoto (Branch Office)
Office) Arai (Sales Office)
Acquired the ISO 9001:2000 certification at Technical Department
Establishes Sterile Service (Singapore) Pte Ltd. In Singapore
Establishes Shanghai Tomoe Gases Co.,Ltd in China
ISO 14001certification at Hitachinaka and other 35 branch
Inaugurated a FC project in May