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October 1971
Established as “Ichikawa Cleaning Center” (Capital: 5 million yen)
June 1975
Capital was increased to 15 million yen
July 1976
Moved to new headquarters
May 1978
Opened Matsudo sales office
July 1978
Capital was increased to 30 million yen
October 1978
Opened Urayasu sales office
October 1978
Opened Gyotoku Plant as Resource Reuse Processing center
May 1979
Capital was increased to 45 million yen
September 1980
Capital was increased to 50 million yen
October 1981
Opened Baraki Industrial Waste Transshipment and Storage Facility
June 1982
Opened Chiba sales office
June 1982
Opened Maihama service office
January 1983
Opened waste incinerator at Maihama service office
February 1985
Opened Tokyo sales office
September 1985
Capital was increased to 70 million yen
April 1986
Opened solid fuel plant
July 1986
Changed company name to “Ichikawa Kankyo Engineering Co., Ltd.”
August 1988
Chiba service office became the Chiba branch
December 1989
Opened Makuhari service office
December 1990
Opened waste paper distribution center at Makuhari service office
January 1992
Established Toshi Kankyo Engineering Co.,Ltd, Ltd. with EMCO (subsidiary company of Kajima Corporation) (Capital: 50 million yen, Acquired 50.0% of shares)
October 1993
Opened Saitama sales office
January 1994
Received “Research Development for Specific Chlorofluorocarbon Destruction Process Technology” project from “Clean Japan Center”
April 1994
Capital was increased to 140 million yen
November 1994
Urayasu sales office became Urayasu branch
December 1994
Opened chlorofluorocarbon destruction facility testing plant
March 1995
Opened Baraki car allocation center
June 1995
Received “Research for Collecting Chlorofluorocarbon from Discarded Refrigerator” project from “Home Electronic Appliances Association”
September 1995
Opened bottle and can recycling center
April 1996
Opened Niigata work office for the project received from Niigata prefecture
July 1996
Opened waste soft plastic volume reduction facility at Gyotoku plant
August 1996
Opened PET bottle recycling center
February 1997
Opened Yokohama branch
May 1997
Acquired E-Stage Co., Ltd., with six companies, including IKE (54.5% of shares)
April 1998
Acquired 71.3% of shares of Tokusan Engineering Co., Ltd. by M&A
May 1998
Established Hyper Cycle Systems Corporation with Mitsubishi Electric and other companies (Capital: 440 million yen, Acquired 11.4% of shares)
December 1998
Established Kazusa Clean System Co., Ltd. by using the joint public-private venture with four local governments, Nippon Steel Corporation, EMCO, and IKE (Capital: 2 billion yen, Acquired 6.1% of shares)
March 1999
Tokyo sales office became Tokyo branch
May 1999
Acquired 20.4% of shares of Hyper Cycle Systems Corporation by increasing capital
March 2000
Closed Niigata work office upon completion of project received from Niigata prefecture
January 2001
Capital was increased to 160 million yen
December 2002
Acquired 25% of shares of Chiba Kosan Co., Ltd.
December 2002
Opened Electronic Products Recycling Center
May 2003
Completed remodeling in solid fuel manufacturing plant
July 2003
Established Bio Energy Corporation with Kaname Kogyo and 3-R Company as part of Tokyo Super Eco-town project (Capital was 490 million yen, acquired 66% of shares. Later, we received investment from Toshi Kankyo Engineering and acquired share rate was changed to 51%. )
November 2003
Acquired ISO14001:1996 (At Headquarters and Narashino Recycling center)
November 2003
Invested 50 million yen (3.2% of shares) in Chiba Omiya School Lunch Service Co., Ltd. as part of Omiya School Lunch Center project by Chiba-shi using the PFI method
March 2004
Acquired 60% of the shares of Chiba Kosan Co., Ltd.
May 2005
Established New Energy Supply Inc. with other 11 waste management companies located in Shutoken metropolitan area (Capital: 22 million yen, 11.1% of shares)
July 2006
Opened container and packaging plastics compression packing center
September 2006
Capital was increased to 250 million yen
February 2007
Completed renewal of Baraki office
June 2007
Opened Sayama service office
December 2007
Received request from M M Plastic Co., Ltd., which is an affiliate of Mitsubishi Corporation,we participated in as a co-investor (Capital was 2.1 billion yen,acquired 10% of shares).
January 2008
Established Biogas Net Japan LLC.(Capital 1.1 million yen, acquired 9.1% of shares) along with other 10 companies that have renewable energy supply technology.

March 1985
“Director of Industrial Location and Environmental Protection Bureau Award”(from Ministry of International Trade and Industry, JPN)
October 1993
“Recycle Promotion Incentive Project Award”(from Council of Recycling)
October 1990
“Best Entrepreneur Award” (from New Business Council)
October 1995
“Ozone Layer Protection Award”(from US Environmental Protection Agency)
June 1996
Received letter of appreciation for “Recycling and Destruction of CFCs”(from Hyogo Association)
October 1996
“Regional Environmental Technology Award” (from Nihon Keizai Shimbun)
November 1997
“Chiba Governor Award (Environmental Award)” (from Chiba Prefecture)
November 1998
“Ecology Award” as part of the 4th Annual Regional Business Ecology Awards (from Regional Business Development Institute)
June 2000
“Health and Welfare Minister Award (Life Environment Improvement Award)” (from Ministry of Health and Welfare, JPN)
November 2000
“Year 2000 Special Chairman Award” (from Wastec)
February 2002
“Creative Technology Promotion Award” (from Ichikawa-City)

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