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History

  • 1889
  • A.R.Brown, McFarlane&Co., Ltd. Established in Glasgow, UK.
  • 1949
  • A.R.Brown, McFarlane&Co., Ltd. Opened Tokyo branch.
  • 1950
  • Exclusive representativeship in Japan of Dow Corning,silicone Resin granted.
  • 1957
  • Exclusive representativeship in Japan of UK Atomic Energy Authority, Radio Chemical Center (Radioisotope) granted.
  • 1959
  • Commenced import of Electorodynamic & hydraulicdynamic vibration test machine.
  • 1966
  • Participated in Environment Test Machine business as a representative of AVCO, USA.
  • 1969
  • Exclusive representativeship of Chase Corp., USA granted.
  • 1970
  • Bokusui Brown Co., Ltd, established.
  • 1973
  • Participated in Laboratory-ware and Biotechnology field as exclusive representativeship of Wheaton Industry, USA.
  • 1979
  • Tokyo head office moved to present location.
  • 1982
  • Participated in Specialty & Fine Chemical field as representativeship of Arizona Chemical, USA, Koch Chemical USA, The Shepherd Chemical USA.
  • 1985
  • Opened a liaison office in New York.
  • 1988
  • Opened Nagoya Sales office.
  • 1989
  • Capital increased to 50 million yen.
  • Osaka sales office moved to present location and become Osaka branch.
  • Celebration ceremony of 40th anniversary.
  • Exclusive representativeship in Japan of Lansmont Corp. USA and IST Inc. USA granted.
  • 1990
  • BBK-Gurney established in Brighton, UK. UK liaison office opened.
  • 1992
  • Technical Center established.
  • 1995
  • Company renamed AR BROWN Co., Ltd.
  • 1997
  • Capitalized in HOJYO PTE LTD. Singapore.
  • 2000
  • Celebration ceremony of 50th anniversary.
  • 2001
  • Started dealing in the digital video monitoring system to enter into security field business.
  • 2006
  • KESEEnvironment Management System Standard Step2 approval.
  • 2008
  • Nagoya sales office become Nagoya branch.
  • 2010
  • Celebration ceremony of 60th anniversary.
  • Osaka sales office moved to present location.
  • Nagoya sales office moved to present location.
  • 2011
  • AR BROWN (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. was established in China.
  • 2014
  • AR BROWN(THAILAND)Co.,Ltd. was established in Bangkok

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