Cosmo's Timeline

Ever wondered how Cosmo started?

Cosmo Founded in Tokyo

Founded in Machida, Tokyo, as a manufacturer and a distributor of measurement instruments for industrial use, primary Air Leak Testers.

New Building Constructed

Built a new building for office and plant in Takakura, Hachioji, Tokyo, in order to expand its business. Accordingly, sales of Air Leak Testers increased remarkably, and Cosmo became the leading company in the leak test industry.

New Office Established

Established the Nagoya Sales Office.

New Office Established

Established the Osaka Sales Office.

Expanded Building

Built a larger building for office and plant in Ishikawa, Hachioji, Tokyo in order to expand its business.

Expanded into South Korea

Concluded an agent contract with Diafriend Corporation in Taiwan.
Established the Hiroshima Sub-Branch.
Established the Korea Branch Office, and launched its overseas business.

Expanded into the US

Established the Detroit Resident Office in the United States.
Established the Urawa Sales Office.

Expanded HQ

Expanded its headquarters building.
Upgraded the Detroit Resident Office in the United States to a Branch Office in order to expand the overseas business.

Upgraded Hiroshima Sub-Branch

Upgraded the Hiroshima Sub-Branch to a Sales Office and aimed to expand sales in the Chugoku and Kyushu area.

Constructed New Office

Established the Hamamatsu Sales Office.

Second Expansion of HQ

Commenced construction work for the second expansion of the headquarters building as one of the events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the founding of the company.

New Branch Established

Established the Tohoku Sales Office in Sendai.

Expanded into Malaysia

Concluded an agent contract with Wave Electronics & Electrical System Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia.

Acquired ISO Certification

Acquired ISO9001 certification. (Registration certificate number: JQA-QM3681)

Acquired ISO Certification for Detroit Branch

Acquired ISO9001certification for the Detroit Branch Office.

Expanded into Thailand

Established Cosmowave Technology Co., Ltd., a local subsidiary in Thailand. (Wave group)

 

Major Company Shift

Closed down the Detroit Branch Office in the United States and established COSMO SOLUTIONS TECHNOLOGY, INC. (CST, INC.), a local subsidiary in the United States.
Transitioned to ISO9001:2000 edition and acquired the new certification.
Closed down the Korea Branch Office and established COSMO KOREA, a local subsidiary.

Expanded into China

Established the Shanghai Office in China.

Signed a Contract with Australia

Concluded an agent contract with Industrial Research Technology Pty. Ltd. in Australia.

Expanded into Indonesia

Wave Electronics & Electrical System Sdn. Bhd. established an office in Jakarta, Indonesia, and concluded an agent contract with Cosmo.
Acquired ISO14001 certification. (Registration number: JQA-EM5044)

New Factory Constructed

Constructed a new factory next to the main building. 

Expanded into India

Honored by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry・Small and Medium Enterprise Agency for being “300 brisk small and medium manufacturer”
Urawa sales office moved to Oyama, Tochigi prefecture.
Opened Cosmo (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd.
Opened India office.

Established New Office

Established the Kyushu Sales Office in Fukuoka.

Accredited

Cosmo Group Calibration Laboratory is accredited as a calibration institution able to perform pressure calibrations in accordance with ISO/IEC17025. (Registration number RCL00350)
Completed transition to ISO9001:2008 edition.

India Branch Closed

Closed down the office in India and established COSMO INSTRUMENTS INDIA PVT. LTD., a local subsidiary.
Concluded a sales and service agent contract with TEX Equipamentos Eletronicos Ind. Com. Ltda. in Brazil.

Signed Contract with Germany

Concluded a sales and service agent contract with P+K GmbH in Germany.

Accredited Again

Cosmo Group Calibration Laboratory is accredited as a calibration institution able to perform flow calibrations in accordance with ISO/IEC17025.

Received Award

Received the “TAMA Brand Grand Prix” in the Sales Channel Development and Overseas Expansion category from the Greater Tokyo Initiative.

Concluded contract with Germany

Concluded a sales and service agent contract with Cosmo EU Solutions Technology GmbH in Germany.

Concluded a sale in Mexoco and Taiwan

Concluded a sales and service agent contract with COSMO DE MEXICO in Mexico.
Concluded a sales and service agent contract with TAIWAN COSMO INSTRUMENTS CO., LTD. in Taiwan R.O.C.

Transition to new ISO

Completed transition to ISO9001:2015 edition.
Completed transition to ISO14001:2015 edition.