Company Profile

Company Profile

沿革

1954
Kanegafuchi Gomu Kako Co.,Ltd.founded
1954
Manufacturing of industrial rubber products started
1960
Company Name changed to Nippon Kouki Gomu Co.,Ltd.
1960
Development of pharmaceutical rubber closures launched
1964
Butyl rubber closures commercialized
1965
Company name changed to Daikyo Gomu Seiko,Ltd.
1969
Sano Plant 1 completed
1969
Formulation D21 series developed
1973
Capital and technology cooperation with West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. in U.S.
1975
Coating method of rubber closures developed
1977
Basic research of laminated closures started
1978
Sano Plant 2 completed
1978
Formulation D713 series developed
1980
B1 silicone coating developed
1982
Sano Plant 3 completed
1982
Laminated rubber closures introduced to market
1988
Sano Plant 4 completed
1985
Fully laminated piston developed
1990
Daikyo Resin CZ® developed
1991
Formulation D777 series developed
B2 silicone coating developed
1993
Company name changed to Daikyo Seiko,Ltd.
1993
Full-scale production started for tip laminated piston
CZ Vial developed
1994
RS (Ready-to-Sterilize) rubber closures introduced to market
1995
ISO 9002 certified at Head Office and Sano Plants 1,2,3
1996
ISO 9001 certified at Head Office and Sano Plants 1,2,3
Sano Plant 4 Building B completed
Medical device marketing authorization obtained at Sano Plant 4
1996
CZ Prefillable Syringes introduced to market
Closures for infusion bottles introduced to market
1997
ISO 9001 certified at Sano Plant 4
1997
Closures for infusion bags introduced to market
1998
Sano Plant 4 Building C completed
1998
Formulation D21-7S developed
2001
Sano Plant 5 completed
2001
CZ Light resistance vial developed
CZ Dual Chamber Syringe developed
2002
ISO 9001 certified at Sano Plant 5
2002
Plastic Flip-Off Cap developed
2005
Medical device marketing authorization renewed at Sano Plant 4
2005
CZ Sequential syringe developed
Inserted needle syringe developed
2006
Sano Haneda Plant II completed (ISO 9001 certified)
Plant names changed to the current names as follows:

Sano Plant 1: Sano Koena Plant

Sano Plant 2: Sano Sakae Plant (integrated with Sano Plant 4)

Sano Plant 3: Sano Daicho Plant

Sano Plant 4: Sano Sakae Plant (integrated with Sano Plant 2)

Sano Plant 5: Sano Haneda Plant I

2006
RSV® Process of Sano Haneda Plant I filed at FDA DMF Type V (No.19418) and Health Canada DMF Type II (No.2006-089)
2008
Sano Sakae Plant expanded (New Building A completed)
2008
Hybrid rubber closures developed
2010
PLASCAP® developed
2011
Sano Haneda Plant II expanded (New Building B completed), introduced high-pressure steam sterilizer
2011
SmartDose® Cartridge full-scale production started ※1
2012
Research and Development Center completed Sano Haneda Plant I expanded (New Building B completed)
2012
RSV® Process of Sano Haneda Plant II filed at FDA DMF Type V (No.26412) and Health Canada DMF Type II (No.2012-194)
2014
Sano Sakae Plant New Building D completed, introduced high-pressure steam sterilizer
2014
RUV® Process of Sano Haneda Plant II filed at FDA DMF Type V (No.28305) and Health Canada DMF Type II (No.2014-099)
2015
Formulation D22 developed
2016
ISO 15378 certified at Sano Sakae Plant, Sano Haneda Plant I and Sano Haneda Plant II
2016
Head Office relocated to Sano City, Tochigi Prefecture
Tokyo Sales Office relocated to Kinshi, Sumida-Ku, Tokyo
※1・・・ SmartDose® is a registered trademark of Medimop Medical Projects, a subsidiary of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

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