HISTORY

  • 1918

    Mr. Masajiro Ueno founded UENO & Company.

  • 1935

    From our efforts on research and development on an antifungal agent for soy sauce, “Mekkins®”, the first food additives was launched.

  • 1953

    Mr. Masajiro Ueno founded UENO FINE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY, LTD.

  • 1972

    Dr. Ryuzo Ueno was inaugurated as the 2nd Generation President and CEO of UENO FINE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY, LTD.

  • 1975

    “Prebest®TP”, quality improver for frozen surimi (fish paste), was first introduced to Japan’s market.

  • 1988

    UENO FINE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY (THAILAND), LTD. was established and started constructing a factory at Bangpoo Industrial Estate, Samut Prakan.

  • 1989

    Sorbitol Compound “Prebest®TP” which was the first product of UENO FINE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY (THAILAND), LTD. was manufactured and distributed.

  • 1990

    The Grand Opening Ceremony for Bangpoo Factory was held.

  • 1991

    Maltitol and Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysates Syrup (MU Series) was first manufactured and distributed.

  • 1992

    Premix Sorbitol Compound was manufactured and distributed.

  • 1994

    Sorbitol Powder and Premix Sorbitol (NSS-17) was manufactured and distributed.

  • 1996

    Our company participated the Royal Project in Thailand and started the test cultivation of Azuki bean (Japanese red bean).

  • 1997

    Our company succeeded in planting Azuki bean (Japanese red bean) in highland of Thailand as the Royal Project.

  • 1998

    “TP2”, new sorbitol powder production line, was equipped.

  • 2000

    The quality management system was qualified and certified as
    ISO 9002:1994.

  • 2001

    Dr. Ryuzo Ueno was conferred the commander (Third Class) of the Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn from H.M. King Rama IX.

    Premix Maltitol products (MS-17) was manufactured and distributed.

    The environmental management system was qualified and certified as ISO 14001:1996.

  • 2002

    Quality management system certification was upgraded from ISO 9002:1994 to ISO 9001:2000.

  • 2003

    Mr. Masaya Ueno was inaugurated as the 3rd Generation President and CEO of UENO FINE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY, LTD.

  • 2004 – 2005

    GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice), HACCP and HALAL Certification were granted.

    Maltitol Powder was manufactured and distributed.

  • 2006

    DCS (Distributed Control System) was equipped to improve and control process in powder plant.

    Environmental management system certification was upgraded from ISO 14001:1996 to ISO 14001:2004.

  • 2007

    New Sanitary Product “CIDALLY®” was manufactured and distributed.

    KOSHER certification was granted to sweetener products.

  • 2008

    The company celebrated 90th Anniversary of UENO Group and 20th Anniversary of UENO FINE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY (THAILAND), LTD.

    The 1st UENO Food Safety Seminar was held in Thailand.

    New Sanitary Product “KILLBACT®” was manufactured and distributed.

    A new warehouse equipped with an automated control system was constructed.

  • 2009

    The 2nd UENO Food Safety Seminar was held in Thailand.

    Quality management system certification was upgraded from ISO 9001:2000 to ISO 9001:2008.

  • 2010

    UENO SCIENCE TECH LABORATORY (THAILAND), LTD. (USTL) was established.

    The 3rd UENO Food Safety Seminar was held in Thailand.

  • 2011

    The 4th UENO Food Safety Seminar was held in Thailand.

  • 2012

    UENO SCIENCE TECH LABORATORY (THAILAND), LTD. (USTL) held grand opening ceremony.

  • 2013

    The company introduced “KEEP LONG Series”, a shelf life extension product, to the market.

    The 5th UENO Food Safety Seminar “Shelf Life Extension of Food” was held in Thailand.

  • 2016

    FSSC 22000 and ISO 22000:2005 certification were granted to guarantee the food safety management system.

    UENO FINE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY, LTD. spun off the food division and UENO FOOD TECHNO INDUSTRY, LTD. was established.

  • 2017

    UENO FINE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY (THAILAND), LTD. organized UENO SCIENCE TECH LABORATORY (THAILAND), LTD. as research and development division.

  • 2018

    The FSSC 22000 certification was upgraded from version 3.2 to version 4.1.

    Environmental management systems was upgraded from ISO 14001:2004 to ISO 14001:2015.

    100th Anniversary of UENO Group and 30th Anniversary of UENO FINE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY (THAILAND), LTD.

  • 2019

    The company launches a New Research and Development building at Bangpoo Factory.

    The 6th UENO Food Safety Seminar “Sweetener with more function in food” was held in Thailand.

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