Corporate history

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NiGK Corporation has been one of the core members of NOF Corporation Group, since its establishment in December 1980. We provide various niche-market-oriented products a ranging from the ocean floor to outer space, most ingenious and unique. You can see the history of our company in the table below.

Brief history of NiGK Corporation


Year Topics
Dec. 1980 Nichiyu Giken Kogyo Co., Ltd was established by NOF Corporation.
Sep. 1982 By capital increase, capital become JPY450 million.
Feb. 1992 By capital increase, capital become JPY1,080 million.
Dec. 1995 Went public. By capital increase, capital become JPY1,478 million.
Nov. 1999 Concluded a sales agreement regarding Chemical Indicators for Sterilization with Ansell S.A. (France).
Nov. 2001 Established Cactus Co., Ltd. (wholly owned subsidiary).
Nov. 2004 Environmental activity program was certified to EcoAction 21 formulated by the Ministry of the Environment.
Dec. 2004 Listed on JASDAQ Securities Exchange.
Mar. 2005 Acquired ISO 9001 certification.
Apr. 2007 Introduced a ERP system.
Sep. 2009 Concluded a mutual distributorship agreement regarding temperature indicators with Temptime Corp. (USA).
Sep. 2010 Became a wholly owned subsidiary of NOF Corporation by exchange of shares. Delisted from JASDAQ.
Apr. 2013 Our English corporate name was changed to NiGK Corporation.
Mar. 2014 Acquired ISO 14001:2004 certification.
Sep. 2019 Returned ISO 14001:2015 certification - moving to self-declaration  
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