mandom corp.

Group Company Information

Mandom Group History

Overall Management

Research, Product Development
and Marketing

2000

5
Mr. Ikuo Nishimura, Director and Corporate Advisor of Mandom Corporation, passed away on May 23
8
Mandom Corporation's share trading unit lowered from 1,000 shares to 100 shares
11
Fukusaki Factory and Logistics Center certified to ISO14001, the international standard for environmental management systems

2001

3
Commenced operations at PT Mandom Indonesia Tbk's Cibitung Factory
3
Launched Gatsby Hair Color series, developing a market for men's hair color products
6
Adopted Executive Officer system
8
Repurchased 2.33 million shares of Mandom common stock on the open market

2002

1
Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
3
Completed construction of the Mandom Group's Tokyo Nihonbashi Building
3
Gatsby Hair Color commercial voted best overall in a survey carried out by CM Databank in the Tokyo metropolitan area
4
Commenced 7th 3-year Middle-Range Planning
5
Started marketing Gatsby and Lúcido-L simultaneously overseas

2003

1
Honorary Advisor Hikoji Nishimura passed away on January 25
2
Launched Lúcido-L Prism Magic Hair Color series, entering the market for women's hair color products
2
Featured Namie Amuro as the model for Lúcido-L
3
Designated for listing on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Capital increase effected through public offering of 1.65 million shares
5
Featured Nakamura Shidō as the new model for Lúcido
9
Launched men's hair color for gray hair in the Lúcido brand
10
Achieved "zero emission" status at the Fukusaki Factory
PT Mandom Indonesia Tbk won the Economic Value Added (EVA) Award in Indonesia

2004

2
Recalled Gatsby Ex Hi-Bleach, a Mandom product, due to a burn injury accident (the first product recall in the Company's history)
3
Acquired Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001) certification at the Fukusaki Factory, Logistics Center, and Production Engineering Division
10
Outsourced logistics operations to Nippon Express Co., Ltd.

2005

2
Acquired M-ZA Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary
3
Transferred all the stocks of Mic Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary, to BHL SA.
4
Commenced 8th 3-year Middle-Range Planning
6
Terminated retirement benefits for directors and corporate auditors
11
Developed a preservative-free product incorporating "alkanediol"
11
Launched Perfect Assist 24, Mandom's first proprietary cosmetic product for women

2006

1
Featured Moe Oshikiri as the new model for Lúcido-L
8
Launched Gatsby Moving Rubber and featured Takuya Kimura as the new model for Gatsby
8
Repurchased 330,000 shares of Mandom common stock on the open market
11
R&D building completed on Mandom headquarters site

2007

1
Revised work rules in response to the introduction of the citizen judge system scheduled to start from 2009
2
Received a 12th (2006) Best Disclosure Award from the Tokyo Stock Exchange
12
PT Mandom Indonesia Tbk achieved annual sales of 1 trillion rupiah

2008

4
Commenced 9th 3-year Middle-Range Planning
5
Established Mandom China Corporation (a consolidated subsidiary) in China
8
Commenced full-scale renewal of the Lúcido-L brand

2009

3
Changed name of Mandom Business Service Corporation to mbs Corporation
Nihonbashi Building and Mandom Nihonbashi Bakurocho Building
4
Absorption-type merger of Beaucos Corporation and mbs Corporation
7
Acquired 88,000 shares of treasury stock