Company History

Company History

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1931
Kenjiro Iwase started as an independent cosmetics materials dealer.
1935
Began selling denaturated ethanol to the cosmetics industry.
1947
Office moved to its current location in Dosho-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka.
1948
Officially established as a company: Iwase Kenjiro Shoten Co., Ltd.
1957
Began importing cosmetics ingredient from Europe and the U.S.
1958
Tokyo Office was established in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
1974
Kenjiro Iwase was appointed the first Chairman of the Kinki Cosmetics Materials Association.
1977
Dainihon Kasei Co., Ltd. was established.
1985
Company name was changed to Iwase Cosfa Co., Ltd.
Kenji Iwase was appointed as new President.
1992
Kenji Iwase was appointed Chairman of the Kinki Cosmetics Materials Association.
1993
Tokyo Delivery Center was moved to Tsukuba (Ibaraki Prefecture) and renamed Tsukuba Delivery Center.
1998
New Osaka Main Office building renovation.
Shanghai and Guangzhou offices were established.
1999
Beijing office was established.
2002
Acquired ISO9001 certification.
2003
Cosfa International Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. was established.
Tokyo Office was moved to its current location in Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
Korea Office was established.
Acquired ISO14001 certification.
2005
Cosfa International Trading (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. was established.
2009
Paris office was established.
2010
The Cosfa International Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Beijing Office was established.
2012
Joint venture Chemico Cosfa Vietnam was established.
2015
Iwase Cosfa Europe was established in Paris.
Yoshinori Iwase was appointed as new President.

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