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KAMINOMOTO HOMPO

KABSHIKIKAISHA KAMINOMOTO HOMPO

Kaminomoto Company Limited was founded in 1908, and it is one of the most experienced manufactures of cosmetics and drugs in Japan.
We are unique in that we have been cultivating markets for hair growth
preparations in the world, combing high technology and traditional
wisdom concerning the power of natural medicinal herbs, roots and plants.
We are now widely known to the world outside Japan.
 
Brand
KAMINOMOTO, 加美乃素, 髪之素
Head office
3-25 Kumochibashi-dori, 3-chome, Chuo-ku, Kobe, 651-0055 Japan
TEL
TEL (078)231-1455 FAX (078)231-8265
Tokyo branch
24-6, 3-chome, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0033 Japan
TEL (03)814-0211 FAX (03)814-0216
Factory
1-11 Kumochibashi-dori, 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Kobe, 651-0055 Japan
Founded in
Aug-1908
Capital
134,000,000 Japanese Yen
Sales route
Kaminomoto→Agents→Retailers
Bank
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. Sannomiya branch,
Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Sannomiya Corporate Business Office
Representative
President Norihira Nakamura
His native place
Kobe
His public office
Chairman of Hyogoken Keshouhin Seizou Yunyu Hanbai Kyoukai,
Vice Chairman of Cosmetic Industrial Association of Japan,
Vice Chairman of Cosmetic Industrial Association of West Japan
Constitution of Products
Hair products 80%, Others 20%

History(in Japan)

1908 August Established in Kobe.
1932 April Launched Hair Restorer "KAMINOMOTO".
1953 November Established a joint-stock company KAMINOMOTO HOMPO.
1960 April Won a prize of Invention for "KAMINOMOTO".
1961 April Won a prize of Invention for Hair Liquid "POMADOL".
1962 June Carried out a system of Registered Sale for retailers.
1964 June Reported our unique ingredient "KAMIGEN" for Alopecia at The 3rd International Federation of Societies of
Cosmetic Chemists in New York.
1965 March Launched New Hair Restorer "KAMINOMOTO A" series with Kamigen E and Kamigen K.
1967 April Launched Hair Restorer "BLACK KAMINOMOTO A" and Hair Liquid "BLACK POMADOL".
1968 April Reported our unique ingredient "NEO TAKANAL Derivative" for Alopecia at The 5th International Federation of
Societies of Cosmetic Chemists in Tokyo.
1968 May Launched Hair Restorer "KAMINOMOTO MEN'S KAMINOMOTO" and "KAMINOMOTO LADIES' KAMINOMOTO".
1974 December Launched Hair Liquid "KAMINOMOTO MEN'S POMADOL" and "KAMINOMOTO LADIES' POMADOL".
1977 August HAIR CARE ADVICE system opened.
1983 July Launched Hair Restorer "MEDICATED KAMINOMOTO" and "MEDICATED KAMINOMOTO S".
1985 September Launched "KAMINOMOTO MEDICATED SHAMPOO".
1987 September Launched "Ladies' HAIR ACCELERATOR".
1988 June Launched "BIKOSEI-KAMINOMOTO A".
1988 September Launched "BIKOSEI-HIGHER STRENGTH KAMINOMOTO A".
1990 February Launched "KAMI-COOL RINSE IN TONIC".
1990 July Reported about "incentive to Melanocyte" at The World Congress of Pharmacology in Amsterdam.
1993 January Launched "BIO-SIGNAL" foundation (lotion) series for ladies.
1993 March Launched Hair Restorer "MEDICATED TURF HAIR GROWTH LOTION NZ"
and "MEDICATED TURF HAIR GROWTH LOTION SZ".
1994 March Launched Hair Restorer "BIKOCHO KAMINOMOTO A".
1996 March Launched "ELASTECT" Skin Care Series 4 types, "Yakuyou Kaminomoto S-II"
and "LADY CHIC" Hair Lotion for ladies.
1997 February Launched a new "ELASTECT" Skin Care Cream.
1997 March Launched "HERB KAMINOMOTO AD" Hair Restorer.
1997 September Reported our unique ingredient "AA-2G" at The International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists in
Acapulco.
1998 March Launched new "LADIES' KAMINOMOTO HAIR ACCELERATOR" and
ACCELERATOR HERB HAIR ESSENCE, "H-KAMINOMOTO A
HATSUGEN", "S-KAMINOMOTO A HATSUNOTIKARA" Hair Restorers,
MAYUGLOW ESSENCE Beauty Lotion for Eyebrows and "CHARGING FOR
VIRGIN LEG" series for beautiful womens legs.
1999 March Launched "OTE WO DOZO" Hand Cleansing Gel.
2000 March Launched Non Fragrance "Kaminomoto A", "Colour Nuance" Hair Care Series
and 2 Step Sensitive Skin Care Series.
2001 February Launched New typed Hair Manicure "Kaminomoto Colour Again".
2001 March Launched New "ELASTECT" for body. (3 items)
2002 March Launched Renewal Hair Manicure "Kaminomoto Colour Again". (5 items)
2003 February Launched New Hair Restorer "Medicated Hair Growth Trigger" with Oil-soluble Masaki Extract which is extracted from Masaki leaf and stem, rebuilds the network of capillary vessels around hair roots by the vascular function.
2006 September Launched New Hair Manicure "Kamikrone" with double coloring effects and methods, which are hair manicure and the coloring effect of natural light.
2007 March Launched Renewal Hair Restorer "Tokusei Kyouryoku Kaminomoto A (Non Fragrance)".
2008 March Launched Renewal Hair Restorer "Kyouryoku Kaminomoto A (Non Fragrance)".
2009 September Launched Renewal Hair Lotion "Ladies Kaminomoto EX (Non Fragrance)".
2011 February Launched New Hair Oil "Pomadol Olive Hair Emollient Series".
2011 September Launched New Hair Restorer "Black Kaminomoto NEO".
2012 March Launched New Hair Manicure "Color de eco".
2013 February Launched New Hair Restorer "Medicated Bihatsugen".
2013 August Launched New Hair Restorer " Ladies Dark Brown".
2014 February Launched New Brand " Hairie".

History(in the world)

1959 Launched in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Ceylon, Okinawa.
1961 Launched in Italy.
1962 Exhibited in the International Trade Fair in Milan, Italy.
Launched in Thailand, Australia, Kuwait and Mexico.
1963 Launched in Ethiopia, Viet-Nam, Switzerland, Denmark, Panama.
1964 Launched in Indonesia, Philippines, France, West Germany and Finland.
Announced new ingredient "KAMIGEN" in the Third "International Federation of Societies
of Cosmetic Chemists" in New York, U.S.A
1965 Launched in South Africa, Mauritius, South Islands, Taiwan, Gaum, Curacao and U.S.A.
1966 Launched in Nigeria.
1967 Launched in Mozambique.
1968 Announced new ingredient "NEO-TAKANAL derivatives" in the fifth International
Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists in Tokyo, Japan.
Launched in Sweden.
1970 Launched in Angola, Laos, Yemen, Portugal, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
1971 Launched in Kenya and New Hebrides.
1972 Launched in Suriname.
1975 Launched in Dominican Republic and Canary Islands.
1978 Launched in Seychelles.
1981 Launched in Muscat.
1985 Launched in Korea.
1995 Launched in Canada.
1997 Launched in Nepal.
2000 Launched in Bangla Desh.
2003 Launched in Kazakhstan.
2006 Launched in Qatar, Oman and Bahrain.
2007 Launched in Afghanistan.
2008 Launched in Holland.
2009 Launched in Egypt.
2010 Launched in Sudan, Vietnam, Indonesia and Myanmar.
2013 Launched in Russia.
2014 Launched in Yemen.
 
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