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1973

Mar.
Incorporated as a joint venture of Medi-Physics, Inc.,USA., Sumitomo Chemical Co.,Ltd. and Sumitomo Corporation

1974

May.
Construction of Takarazuka Facility completed
Dec.
The first cyclotron installed

1975

Mar.
Shares formerly owned by Medi-Physics, Inc. taken over by Nippon Roche K.K.

1980

Apr.
The first New Town Conference (symposium on cardiovascular nuclear medicine) held

1983

Oct.
Construction of Chiba Facility completed

1987

Jul.
Business diversified into in vitro diagnostics field

1990

Jul.
Construction of Hyogo Facility completed
Aug.
Headquarters moved from Takarazuka to Nishinomiya

1991

Oct.
Construction of Central Research Laboratory (currently Research Centre) completed

1994

Mar.
Termination of shareholding by Nippon Roche K.K.
Dec.
Capital participation by Amersham International plc, U.K.

1996

Sep.
Healthcare businesses of Amersham K.K. integrated into Nihon Medi-Physics
Oct.
Sumitomo Corporation ceased to be a shareholder, and fifty-fifty shareholding between Sumitomo Chemical and Amersham International established

2000

Mar.
NMP Business Support Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary established

2001

Jun.
Hyogo Facility qualified for "ISO14001"
Sep.
Chiba Facility qualified for "ISO14001"

2004

Jan.
Construction of Sapporo Laboratory completed
Feb.
Construction of Aichi and Kyoto Laboratories completed
Apr.
Shares formerly owned by Amersham taken over by GE Healthcare as a result of Amersham acquired by General Electric Company
Nuclear Medicine Imaging R&D Centre opened
Jun.
Construction of Fukuoka and Tokyo Laboratories, and Tokyo Head Office (currently Head Office) completed
Jul.
Construction of Okayama Laboratory completed
Sep.
Construction of Kanagawa Laboratory completed
Oct.
Construciton of Kobe Laboratory completed

2005

Jul.
Approval for the FDGscan injectable obtained
Aug.
Enter into the PET diagnostics business
Distribution of FDGscan injectable commenced

2007

Feb.
Customer Service Group of Sales Promotion Dept. (currently Sales Administration Dept. ) qualified for "ISO9001"
Construction of Tohoku Laboratory completed

2008

Feb.
Headquarters moved from Nishinomiya to Tokyo

2010

Jan.
Kansai Office opened

2012

Oct.
Construction of Cyclotron Bldg. at Chiba Facility completed

2014

Aug.
Construction of Kitakanto Laboratory completed

2018

Mar.
Construction of Hokuriku Laboratory completed

Members of Sumitomo Chemical who visited MPI for the negotiations of establishing a joint-venture company(1972)

Cyclotron No.1 in operation

Ceremony to celebrate the completion of the first phase of construction of the Hyogo Facility

JQA ISO 14001JQA-EM1767 Chiba Facility

Completed PET Laboratory

Diagnostic agent for PET procedure

DNV GL ISO 9001ISO9001 Certification obtained by Customer Service Group

Completed new cyclotron building at Chiba Facility

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