HISTORY

2016

February Selected for project of constructing efficient collection system and establishing recycling business for plastic goods support from the Ministry of the Environment. We implemented the 5th PLA-PLUS project.

2015

December Capital increased to 1.492 billion yen (including capital reserves).
October Organized project known as FUKU-FUKU x BTTF GO! Derorean Project on “Back to the Future 30th Anniversary” in collaboration with NBC Universal Entertainment Japan.
During this period, the DeLorean running events were organized.
September Adopted by Tokyo Metropolitan as the company whose model is based on sustainable use of resources.
June Adopted by the Ministry of the Environment as the company who provides E-waste recycling business in Bangladesh, subject to the Japan circulation industry overseas business promotion.
Capital increased to 792 million yen (including capital reserves).
April Won the Excellence Award in the 2nd BTMU business support program “Rise Up Festa” sponsored by The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
February Selected for project of constructing efficient collection system and establishing recycling business for plastic products support from the Ministry of the Environment. We implemented the 4th PLA-PLUS project.
January Capital increased to 692 million yen (including capital reserves).
Merger of cotton Recycling Inc. and mobile recycling company.

2014

December Won the highest award at Tohmatsu Venture Support sponsored by Nomura Securities: “The year-end extra-large version of Morning pitch”
Capital increased to 592 million yen (including capital reserves).
August Capital increased to 542 million yen (including capital reserves).
April Capital increased to 20 million yen.

2013

November Selected for project of constructing efficient collection system and establishing recycling business for plastic goods support from the Ministry of the Environment. We implemented the 3rd PLA-PLUS project.
February Selected for project of constructing efficient collection system and establishing recycling business for plastic goods support from the Ministry of the Environment. We implemented the 2nd PLA-PLUS project.

2012

August Adopted by NEDO (National Research and Development Institute of the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) as the technology which produces bio-ethanol from cotton fibers under new energy venture innovation business phase C.
March Enhanced the processing capability of a small commercial plant to produce bio-ethanol from cotton fibers.
February Selected for project of constructing efficient collection system and establishing recycling business for plastic goods support from the Ministry of the Environment. We implemented the 1st PLA-PLUS project.

2011

November A small commercial plant to recycle the mobile phone was completed and operation started in Imabari, Ehime.
August Adopted by NEDO (National Research and Development Institute of the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) as the technology which produces bio-ethanol from cotton fibers under new energy venture innovation business phase B./td>
June Transfer of company’s headquarters to Chiyoda City, Tokyo.
Selected for feasibility studies for overseas promotion venous industry related to recycling business utilizing our E-waste recycling technology support for the Ministry of the Environment.
May Selected for textile collection project as the Strategic Foundational Technology Improvement Support Operation by the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency

2010

November Adopted by NEDO (National Research and Development Institute of the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) as the project for resource-saving and environment-friendly resource recycling.
June “FUKU-FUKU project”, which is encouraging consumers to bring clothes in retail stores and proceed to recycle these clothes, started based on the project.
Receive the certification of the early bird projects in DMIC project (India Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor) from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) for fiber-recycling business and E-waste recycling business.
May Imabari, Ehime, E-waste recycling (mobile phone) bench scale plant was completed and operation started.
April Imabari, Ehime, a small commercial plant to produce bio-ethanol from the cotton fiber was completed and operation started.
January Started E-waste such as a mobile phone recycling technology development in collaboration with NTT DoCoMo.

2009

August Selected for textile recycling research project support from the Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation.
July Established Mobile Recycling, Inc. in Shinagawa City, Tokyo for encouraging mobile phone recycling.
May Completed bench scale project to produce bio-ethanol from the cotton fiber and started operations.
January Won the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation sponsored Award, ECO JAPAN CUP 2008.

2008

December Capital increased to 10 million yen.
December Established Cotton Recycling, Inc. in Shinagawa City, Tokyo for dealing with recycling business for cotton goods and sale of recycled products.
June Succeeded in the development of recycling technology to produce bio-ethanol from cotton fibers through joint research with Osaka University.

2007

June Started technological development related to cotton fiber recycling with Osaka University.
April Started consulting business on uniform recycling.
January Established JEPLAN, Inc. in Shibuya City, Tokyo with 1.2 million yen in capital.