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History

December 1940 Established as Hokkai Canning and Drying Co., Ltd.
May 1949 Changed trade name to Toyo Wood Products Co., Ltd. and commenced the manufacture and sale wooden boxes for canned goods (inauguration of the business)
January 1956 Inaugurated Otaru Paper Container Works and commenced the manufacture and sale of Corrugated Packaging boxes
May 1959 Inaugurated the Yokohama Works
August 1961 Inaugurated the Sapporo Works and closed Otaru Paper Container Works
February 1962 Inaugurated the Osaka Works
August 1963 Transferred head office functions to Tokyo
March 1965 Inaugurated the Komaki Works
May 1968 Inaugurated the Niigata Works
July 1968 Inaugurated the Yamagata Works
November 1970 Inaugurated the Kyushu Works
January 1971 Changed trade name to Tomoku Co., Ltd.
  Inaugurated the Iwatsuki Works and Central Research Laboratory
April 1974 Listed on the 2nd Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Sapporo Stock Exchange
August 1974 Inaugurated the Sendai Works
September 1979 Inaugurated the Hamamatsu Works
February 1981 Listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
  Inaugurated the Tatebayashi Works
April 1981 Inaugurated the Shimizu Works
February 1984 Established SwedenHouse Co., Ltd. (Consolidated subsidiary)
September 1985 Purchased Aomori Danboru Co., Ltd. and Inaugurated the Aomori Works
February 1986 Acquired Hokuyo Koeki Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary through the acquisition of shares
September 1986 Inaugurated the Printing Works
November 1987 Transferred head office to Tokyo and changed the account settlement period (new period ending on the last day of March)
October 1990 Established Southland Box Company as a consolidated subsidiary in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
May 1991 Established Tomoku Hus AB as a consolidated subsidiary in Insjon, Sweden
February 1995 Relocated the Sapporo Works
April 1995 Formed Tohun Service Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary through the merging of Toyo Transportation and Warehousing Co., Ltd., Toyo Transportation Co., Ltd., Iwatsuki, Toyo Transportation Co., Ltd., Yokohama, and Kiyama Transportation Co., Ltd.
April 1998 Purchased folding carton business from Kyoshinsha Co., Ltd. and inaugurated the Chiba folding carton Works
May 2000 Acquired Sendai Shiki Kogyo Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary through the acquisition of shares.
January 2003 Capital participation in Nichiei Shiko Co., Ltd.
March 2004 Purchased Nisshin Shiko Co., Ltd.
January 2006 Inaugurated the Atsugi Works
  Established Ota Danboru Co.,Ltd.(Consolidated subsidiary)
February 2006 Commercial and Insurance sectors of Hokuyo Koeki Co., Ltd., transfer to Hokuyo Co., Ltd.
March 2006 Sweden House acquired Hokuyo Co., Ltd. as a company subsidiary
January 2009 Business restructuring for Sweden House Co., Ltd. and Hokuyo Koeki Co., Ltd. (Business activities at Sweden Hills were merged into Sweden House Co., Ltd.)
February 2009 Changed trade name to Sweden Hills Golf Club from Green Hill Country Club.
April 2009 Extended 3rd finishing area to the Tatebayashi Works
March 2011 Sendai Works and Sendai Shiki Kogyo affected by the Great East Japan Earth quake
  Developed and installed the world-fastest corrugator at Tatebayashi Works
April 2011 Extended the finishing area to the Niigata Works
September 2011 Sweden House Reform Co., Ltd. and Yamazen Traffic Co., Ltd. became consolidated subsidiary
March 2012 Acquired Daiichi Container Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary through the acquisition of shares
December 2012 Acquired Prime Trust Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary through the acquisition of shares
March 2013 Acquired Sweden House Co., Ltd. as a complete consolidated subsidiary
April 2013 Established Tomoku Vietnam Co., Ltd.
March 2015 Inaugurated the Kobe Works
October 2015 Estabulished Tohun Logitem Co.,Ltd
March 2016 Inaugurated the Nagano Works
April 2016 Tohun Logitem Co.,Ltd became consolidated subsidiary
August 2016 Acquired Tohun Service Co.,Ltd as a complete consolidated subsidiary
April 2017 Acquired TOMOKU VIETNAM CO.,LTD. became consolidated subsidiary