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Year Organization History World Events
2013
Nov. Patent to be granted for Recycle board ”katamaru”
Aug. Established Manila Office
Aug. Established Papua New Guinea Office
Jun. Established CHODAI KOREA Co., Ltd.
Jun. Established Istanbul Office
Sep. Tokyo 2020 has received the honour to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games!
Jun. Mt Fuji granted World Heritage status
2012
Jul. Invested and Participated Mini-Hydropower business in Philippines
Apr. Established InfraX Inc. with Joint Capital Investment

 

Dec. Change of Government to The Democratic Party of Japan from Liberal Democratic Party
2011
Jul. Acquired 100% ownership of Kiso-Jiban Consultants Co., Ltd.
Feb. Technical cooperation tie-up with National University of Civil Engineering of Vietnam (NUCE)
Feb. Technical cooperation tie-up with Vietnam Railways (VNR) and Institute of Environmental Technology (IET)

 

Mar. Great East Japan Earthquake

 

2010
Apr. Merged with “ARCOM” and ARCOM Construction Project Department was established
Mar. Started management and operation of the ”Ibukiyama Driveway”

 

2009
Oct. Developed business promotion strategy
Aug. Business and capital tie-up with Nippon Koei Co., Ltd.
Jun. Initiated Eco-Products business.

 

Aug. Political power transition from the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan to the Democratic Party of Japan

 

2008
May. Technical cooperation tie-up with POSCO Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd(Korea)

 

Sep. Global recession due to Lehman shock

 

2007
Jan. Chodai-Kouzougijutsu-Center Co., Ltd. was established as a subsidiary company
Jan. Junpuzi Co., Ltd. was established as a subsidiary company

 

Oct. Privatized postal service

 

2006
Oct. Organized into Branch and Project Division, Administrative Division was established
Jul. Established Vietnam Office (Hanoi Office)

 

Oct. Japan moved into population decline

 

2005
Apr. Offering road information by terrestrial digital data broadcast.

 

Nov. Earthquake-resistance disguised case
Mar. The Aichi Exposition opened
Feb. The Kyoto Protocol took effect

 

2004
Oct. SO14001 was acquired (all offices).

 

Dec. Sumatra Earthquake
Oct. Niigata Chuetsu Earthquake

 

2003
Jan. Beijing Office was established.

 

2002
Nov. Chodai-Tec Co., Ltd. was established as a subsidiary company.

 

May. Soccer World Cup opening by South Korea and Japanese co sponsorship.

 

2001
Jul. Starting PFI business in Japan
Jan. Receiving orders for PFI business in Korea.

 

2000
Dec. Offering road information by cellular phone.

 

1999
Jan. ISO14001 was acquired in the West Japan business headquarters.

 

1998
Nov. ISO14001 was acquired. (Tokyo Branch).
Oct. ISO9001 was acquired.

 

Feb. Nagano Winter Olympic

 

1997
Aug. ISO9001 was acquired (Tokyo Branch).

 

1996
Apr. Receiving orders for Construction Management in Korea.

 

1995
Jan. Earthquake occurrerd in Hanshin and Awaji area.

 

1994
May. Seoul Office was established.
Apr. Stocks were registered into Securities Dealers Association of Japan.

 

1992
Jun. Headquarters Office (Tokyo Branch) was established.

 

1991
Nov. Kobe Office (Kobe Branch) was established.
Apr. Registered as a claims consultant.

 

1989
Nov. The Berlin Wall collapsed.
Jan. The name of era changed into Heisei.

 

1988
Apr. Sendai Office (Sendai Branch) was established.

 

1987
Jan. Takamatsu Office (Takamatsu Branch) was established.

 

Apr. Govemment railway was privatized.

 

1986
Jul. Registered as a geological survey company

 

1985
Apr. Hiroshima Office (Hiroshima Branch) was established.
Feb. Engineering & Computer Technology Center (General Institute) was established.

 

Apr. Public corporation for telegram and telephone was privatized.
Mar. The Exposition,Tsukuba,Japan

 

1984
Nov. Company name was changed to CHODAI CO., LTD.

 

1983
Nov. Sapporo Office (Sapporo Branch) was established.

 

Apr. Tokyo Disney Land opening

 

1982
Feb. Starting of road information business.

 

1981
Sep. Starting business in the field of development and sale of software packages.
Apr. Nagoya Office (Nagoya Branch) was established.

 

1980
Oct. Tsukuba Office (Ibaraki Branch) was established.
Jul. Registered as an Accredited Measurement Laboratory.
Jun. Registered as an office of a first-class qualified architect.
May. Receiving overseas orders and starting roads business.
Feb. Starting urban and regional planning business.

 

1978
May. Starting sewer design business.

 

1976
Mar. Starting river improvement planning business.

 

1975
Jan. Starting information services business.

 

1973
Oct. Starting traffic planning business.
Registered as a survey company.
Jun. Starting environmental assessment business.
Apr. Fukuoka office (Fukuoka Branch) was established.

 

1972
May. Okinawa pref.was returned to Japan.
Feb. Sapporo Winter Olympic

 

1971
Oct. Received an order for a major project from Honshu-Shikoku Bridge

 

1970
Oct. Expressway Company Limited.

 

Mar. The Exposition,Osaka,Japan

 

1969
Apr. Osaka  (Osaka Branch) was established.

 

1968
Nov. Trade name was changed from "limited company" to "stock company"
Nov. Starting business in the field of general structures and bridges.
Apr. Company was registered as a consultant.
Feb. Long-span-bridge Design Center limited company was established.

 

Dec. USA Apollo No.8's landfall on the moon.

 

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