Company

History

JUL1962Kansai Medical Laboratories Ltd. established in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto. ereafter, six companies were established independently in Hirakata City, Osaka City, Nagoya City, Kyoto City, Nara City, and Kobe City, formed the Kansai Medical Laboratories Group.
MAR1988FALCO biosystems Ltd. established in Kuze-gun, Kyoto Prefecture.
NOV1989Central Laboratory constructed at Kuze-gun, Kyoto as the core Laboratory for the Kansai Medical Laboratories Group.
MAR1990Companies of the Kansai Medical Laboratories Group renamed FALCO biosystems Ltd. and a merger was completed between 1992 and 1993.
MAY1993Corporate headquarters relocated from Kuze-gun to Sakyo-ku, Kyoto.
APR1997Shares listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange 2nd section.
APR1999Entered the dispensing pharmacy business.
JAN2000Agreement signed with Genetic ID Inc. (US) enabling FALCO to entere GMO testing on food and food materials.
FEB2000Agreement signed with Myriad Genetics Inc. (US) enabling FALCO to entere the human genetic testing business.
OCT2001Central Laboratory was accredited CAP certication.
FEB2002Central Laboratory was accredited ISO9001 certication for quality control management.
JAN2003Corporate headguarters relocated to Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto.
FEB2003Okayama Laboratory established as the regional main laboratory in Okayama.
OCT2004Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section.
JUL2005Agreement signed with MRC-Holland b.v, (Holland).
SEP2005Shares listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st section and the Osaka Securities Exchange 1st section.
DEC2005Agreement signed with AnGes MG, Inc. (Japan) and GenomIdea, Inc. (Japan).
FEB2006Hitz Cosmic is becoming a group company, strengthening our medical Information technology business.
AUG2006Central Laboratory was accredited ISO15189 certication.
AUG2006Agreement signed with Gentris Corporation (US).
JAN2007Established FALCO Pharmacies, Ltd. (Holdings).
FEB2007Agreement signed with Genzyme Corporation (US).
JUL2007Tokai Chuo Laboratory established as the regional main laboratory in Nagoya.
NOV2007Start of support services for the Japan Medical Association standard receipt software, "ORCA".
AUG2008@ home Dr. (Medical chart) for medical clinic institutions are beginning sell.
OCT2008Publication of research result on "Cancer science" of clinical ecacy of BRCA1/2 genetic testing for Japanese patients.
MAR2010FALCO biosystems Ltd., changed its trade name to FALCO SD HOLDINGS Co., Ltd., and shifted to a holding company. At the same time, FALCO Communications, Ltd., changed its trade name to FALCO biosystems Ltd.
APR2010Business merger with Simeno Drug Co., Ltd., developing drugstores in the Hokuriku region.
AUG2010Established FALCO Business Support Co., Ltd.
MAR2011FALCO biosystems Ltd. absorbed FALCO biosystems Fukui, Ltd. and FALCO biosystems HIDA, Ltd.
APR2011Acquired all shares of ATTEST, inc. and established it as a wholly owned subsidiary.
APR2012FALCO Clinical Plan, Ltd. absorbed FALCO Pharmacies, Ltd. and changed its trade name to FALCO Pharmacies, Ltd.
FEB2012FALCO biosystems Ltd. absorbed FALCO biosystems HYOGO Ltd.
DEC2012Transferred all shares of SIMENO Co., Ltd.