SHOFU DENTAL Mfg. Co., Ltd. established
Began research and manufacture of articial teeth
|1955||Opened TOKYO SALES OFFICE|
|1963||SHOFU shares registered as over-the-counter stocks|
|1965||Opened OSAKA SALES OFFICE|
Established SHOFU DENTAL CORPORATION in the United States
|1973||Established SHIGA SHOFU INC.|
|1975||Began manufacturing in Taiwan|
Established the SHOFU DENTAL Club
|1978||Established SHOFU DENTAL GmbH in Germany|
|1979||Opened FUKUOKA SALES OFFICE|
|1980||Opened NAGOYA SALES OFFICE|
|1983||Changed company name to SHOFU INC.
Acquired stake in SHOKEN INC.
|1985||Opened SENDAI SALES OFFICE|
Opened branch oﬃce in Singapore
|1988||Hybrid resin teeth Endura recognized by the Japanese health insurance system|
|1989||Listed our shares on the Second Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange and on the Kyoto Stock Exchange|
|1992||Opened our second European sales base in the United Kingdom, SHOFU DENTAL PRODUCTS LTD. (now SHOFU UK)|
|1996||Established PROMECH INC.|
|1997||Acquired CE Marking certiﬁcation
Completed new research center, the most advanced in the industry
|1999||Began selling Johnson & Johnson’s products|
|2000||Completed manufacturing control center|
|2002||Acquired ISO 14001 certiﬁcation|
|2003||Established Shanghai Shofu Dental Material Co. Ltd., in Shanghai, China|
|2005||Established SHOFU DENTAL TRADING (SHANGHAI) CO. LTD., in Shanghai, China
Took on SHOKEN INC. as a wholly owned subsidiary
|2006||Completed training center at our Kyoto headquarters|
|2007||Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange|
|2008||Converted NAIL LABO CORPORATION and NAIL LABO, INC., of the United States to subsidiaries|
|2009||Business alliance and capital participation with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and Sun Medical Co., Ltd.|
|2012||Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange|
|2013||SHOKEN INC. succeeded dental business of Promech Inc. NAIL LABO CORPORATION merged with Promech Inc.
Established SHOFU DENTAL ASIA-PACIFIC PTE.LTD. in Singapore
|2014||Completed SHOFU S-WAVE CAD/CAM processing center
SHOKEN INC. relocated its headquarter and changed corporate name to SHOFU PRODUCTS KYOTO INC.
|2017||Established SHOFU DENTAL BRASIL COMERCIO DE PRODUTOS ODONTOLOGICOS LTDA in Brasil.
Established SHOFU DENTAL INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED in India.
|2019||Opened KYOTO SALES OFFICE|
|2020||Enhanced business alliance and capital participation with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and Sun Medical Co., Ltd.
Established SHOFU PRODUCTS VIETNAM CO., LTD. in Vietnam