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Chronological Table

Chronological Table

1917

ASAHI DENKA K.K Founded.

~ 1950

Listed on part of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

~ 1990

Formation of the Pollution Control Measures HQ.

~ 2000

  • •The Mie plant gains OHSAS 18001 compliance.
  • •ADEKA KOREA CORP. gains ISO 9001 certification.
  • •Kashima, Chiba, Mie, Fuji, and Soma plants, Oxirane Chemical Corp. and ADEKA CLEAN AID CORPORATION acquire certification under ISO 9002.
  • •The Mie plant gains BS 8800 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System).
  • •Formation of the Environment and Safety Measures HQ.
  • •Foundation of the Japan Responsible Care Council and membership at the same time.
  • •Acquire ISO 14001 for all ADEKA plants.
  • •Publication of the first environmental report.
  • •Making of environmental reports starts at the all plant.

2001

  • •AMFINE CHEMICAL CORP. gains ISO 9001 certification.
  • •OXIRANE CHEMICAL CORP. gains ISO 14001 certification.

2002

  • •The Kashima plant gains HACCP approval of the Food Oils and Fats Inspection Agency.
  • •Formation of the Compliance Promotion Committee.
  • •The Kashima and Soma plant gain OHSAS 18001 compliance.
  • •ADEKA ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION CORP. gain ISO 9002 certification.
  • •Reports begin based on the PRTR.

2003

  • •ISO 9001 Completed certification for migration for all ADEKA plants.
  • •Making and distribution of compliance action guidelines.
  • •Establishment of an action charter.
  • •Acquire OHSAS 18001 certification for all ADEKA plants.
  • •TOKYO ENVIRONMENTAL MEASUREMENT CENTER CO., LTD. gains ISO 14001 certification.

2004

  • •The ratings of the Rating and Investment Information Center improve from BBB+ to A-.
  • •KUKDO CHEMICAL (KUNSHAN) CO., LTD. gain ISO 9001 certification.
  • •The Soma plant gained certification in Integrated Management Systems (IMS).
  • •Inspection of the RC inspection sensors. (Environmental Report 2003 Edition) Examination.
  • •Held the first "Four Areas of Safety" presentation seminar.

2005

  • •Issue a CSR Report.
  • •Making and distribution of a compliance casebook.
  • •Privacy policy and personal information management regulations are established.
  • •The internal audit office is set up and the internal audit system is strengthened.
  • •TOKYO ENVIRONMENTAL MEASUREMENT CENTER CO., LTD., UEHARA FOODS INDUSTRY CO., LTD., ADEKA FINE CHEMICAL (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. and ADEKA FINE CHEMICAL (CHANGSHU) CO., LTD. gain ISO 9001 certification.

2006

  • •The company name is changed from ASAHI DENKA KOGYO K.K to ADEKA CORP. and HQ functions are transferred to the HQ building in Higashiogu, Arakawa ward.
  • •The number of shares for 1 unit changed from 1000 ro 100 shares.
  • •Revision of the Action charter, Action guidelines and Compliance regulations.
  • •Internal reporting rules established.
  • •ADEKA FINE CHEMICAL TAIWAN CORP., ADEKA FINE CHEMICAL (THAILAND) CO., LTD., BHD. and ADEKA (SINGPORE) PTE. LTD. gain ISO 9001 certification.
  • •ADEKA KOREA CORP. and ADEKA FINE CHEMICAL (CHANGSHU) CO., LTD. gain ISO 14001 certification.

2007

  • •Establishment of the Committee for the Promotion of Internal Control.
  • •Establishment of the Independent Committee.
  • •Establishment of an Expert Committee for Promoting CSR.
  • •ADEKA FOODS (CHANGSHU) CO., LTD. gains ISO 22000 certification.
  • •ADEKA FINE CHEMICAL TAIWAN CORP. gains OHSAS 18001 certification.
  • •ADEKA FINE CHEMICAL TAIWAN CORP. and AMFINE CHEMICAL CORP. gain ISO 14001 certification.

2008

  • •OHSAS 18001 of 1999 version is updated to OHSAS 18001 of 2007 version.
  • •Akashi plant gains ISO 22000 certification.
  • •Kashima plant gains Integrated Management System (IMS) certification.

2009

  • •Fuji plant acquired certification for integrated management systems (IMS).
  • •Developed an action plan for new influenza strains.
  • •Established BCMS Committee.
  • •ADEKA FINE CHEMICAL (SHANGHAI) CO.,LTD. and ADEKA FOODS (CHANGSHU) CO., LTD. acquired certification under OHSAS 18001.
  • •ADEKA (SINGPORE) PTE. LTD. gains ISO 22000 certification.
  • •ADEKA FINE CHEMICAL (SHANGHAI) CO.,LTD. and ADEKA FOODS (CHANGSHU) CO., LTD. acquired certification under ISO 14001.

2010

  • •ADEKA acquires the right to display "the Kurumin mark" signifying active support of parenting.
  • •Head Office and Soma plant acquire certification under BCM Standard BS 25999 for business continuity management system (BCMS) implementation.
  • •ADEKA KOREA CORP. acquired certification under OHSAS 18001.
  • •ADEKA FINE CHEMICAL (THAILAND) CO., LTD. and ADEKA PALMAROLE SAS acquired certification under ISO 14001.

2011

  • •ADEKA FINE CHEMICAL TAIWAN CORP. receives ISO 14064-1 inspection for quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and removals.
  • •Kashima plant-West acquired certification under FSSC 22000.

2012

  • •ADEKA AL GHURAIR ADDITIVES LLC gains ISO 9001 certification.
  • •Developed ADEKA Group Biodiversity Policy.

2013

  • •ADEKA PALMAROLE SAS acquired certification under OHSAS 18001.
  • •AM STABILIZERS CORP. gains ISO 9001 certification.
  • •Completed new research center at the Urawa R&D Laboratory.
  • •ADEKA Group established "Basic Policy Regarding Prohibition of Bribery" and "Social Media Policy".

2014

  • •Head Office relevant departments and Soma Plant acquire certification under ISO 22301.
  • •Kashima plant acquired certification under FSSC 22000.
  • •ADEKA FOODS (ASIA) SDN. BHD. acquired halal certification from Malaysian government organization.

2015

  • •Akashi plant acquired certification under FSSC 22000.
  • •ADEKA FOODS (ASIA) SDN. BHD. acquired HACCP approval from Malaysia's Ministry of Health.
  • •Established the "ADEKA Group Corporate Governance Guidelines".
  • •"Support Plan for Nurturing the Next Generation" formulated.
  • •"Basic policy on the stress-check system" formulated.

2016

  • •ADEKA FINE FOODS CORP. , ADEKA (SINGPORE) PTE. LTD. and ADEKA FOODS (CHANGSHU) CO., LTD. acquired certification under FSSC 22000.
  • •"Plan to Promote the Active Participation of Women" formulated.

2017

  • •ADEKA named to MSCI Japan Empwering Woman Index that have been issued by MSCI, a world's largest provider of ESG research and indexes.

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