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History - General Group

1914 Toyo Fukusha-Shi Limited Partnership founded; production and sales of carbon paper begun.
1960 Name changed to General Co., Ltd.
1970 Company listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange, Second Section
1980 Production and sales of thermal sensitive ribbons and thermal sensitive date foils begun.
1990 General Imaging Technology (UK) Ltd. established.
1991 Shiga Plant constructed. General OA Supplies Co., Ltd. established in Hong Kong. E&G Electronics (Shengzhen) Ltd. established in China.
1999 Texas Imaging Supply Inc. established in the US.
2001 Second Shiga factory and distribution center constructed. Qingdao General OA Supply Co., Ltd. established in China.
2005 General Co., Ltd. reorganized; core business (production and sales of OA equipment supplies) transferred to General Technology Co., Ltd. IQ2392 inkjet cartridge for industrial printing released to market. Third Shiga factory constructed.
2007 Manufacturing and sale of dye sublimation ribbons business transferred.
2009 General Co.,Ltd (formerly:General Supply Co.,Ltd) starte business as our parent company, at the same time the sales department in General Technology was transferred to General Co.,Ltd. We General Technology was re-established and start as the manufacturing and development company.
2010 General Technology Co., Ltd. is General Co., Ltd became a subsidiary.
2011 General Co., Ltd is a General Technology Co., Ltd. to the merger, the new "General Co., Ltd" was.
General Nippon India Pvt.Ltd established in india.
2015 From 5 May, 2015, IS Industries changes its name to ‘General Imaging (M) SDN. BHD.’.
2016 GENERAL ASIA PACIFIC MARKETING SDN. BHD. established in Malaysia.