History

COMPANY

1963 April Company is established.
1977 September Zushi branch of 'AMATARO' Izakaya (Japanese-style pub) opens, featuring home-style cooking.
1986 November Head office moves to Fujisawa city. Food processing plant established in Zushi city.
1994 April 'AMATARO' Kamata branch and 'DAY TRIPPER' Kamata branch simultaneously launched in Tokyo.
October Zushi plant closes and a 13.3 acres kitchen distributing center is newly established in Kamakura city to reinforce the central distribution center and launch central kitchen operations.
1997 July Central Kitchen Center in Osaka established for store development in the Kansai district
November Urawa Kitchen Center established to expand market area to include Chiba and Saitaima.
1999 October COLOWIDE shares issued for over-the-counter trading (now on JASDAQ)
2000 October Shares listed on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
2002 January Head office moves to Yokohama city COLOWIDE acquires HEISEI FOOD SERVICE Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary
August COLOWIDE acquires W.P.JAPAN Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary
September Shares listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
December COLOWIDE acquires MEIJI CONFECTIONERY RETAIL Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary, and changes its name to AD IN PRA Co., Ltd.
2003 March AD IN PRA Co., Ltd. assumes the business rights of 27 shop branches of DREAM FOOD Co., Ltd.
June Hokkaido factory established.
2004 March COLOWIDE acquires HIIKIYA Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.
August COLOWIDE HOKKAIDO Co., Ltd. assumes business rights of 14 shop branches owned by YUMEQUITOUS LINK Co., Ltd. in Hokkaido.
October COLOWIDE splits its businesses into regional groups and transitions to a holding company system.
HIIKIYA Co., Ltd. changes its name to COLOWIDE WEST JAPAN Co., Ltd.
COLOWIDE acquires AMZE Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.
AMZE Co., Ltd. is made a consolidated subsidiary.
2005 June COLOWIDE acquires GANKOEN Co, Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.
October COLOWIDE acquires ATOM CORPORATION as a consolidated subsidiary.
COLOWIDE acquires Worldpicom Corporation as a consolidated subsidiary.
Gifu factory established
2006 July COLOWIDE acquires MIYA Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.
October ATOM CORPORATION and GANKOEN Co., Ltd. amalgamate. The surviving company is ATOM CORPORATION.
COLOWIDE acquires SILSMARIA Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.
2007 February COLOWIDE CK Co., Ltd. changes its name to COLOWIDE MD Co., Ltd.
March AMZE Co., Ltd. amalgamates with MIYA Co., Ltd. and renames it ZICT. Inc.
October Tochigi factory established
December Cocot Co., Ltd. Special Subsidiary Company established.
2008 February AD IN PRA Co., Ltd. changes its name to BEE LINE Co., Ltd.
March COLOWIDE assumes business rights of Bannou Suisan Co., Ltd., acquires it as a consolidated subsidiary, and renames it Bannou Suisan.
June COLOWIDE EAST JAPAN Co., Ltd. amalgamates with COLOWIDE HOKKAIDO Co., Ltd. The surviving company is COLOWIDE EAST JAPAN.
2009 March ATOM CORPORATION amalgamates with ZICT. Inc. The surviving company is ATOM CORPORATION.
March COLOWIDE EAST JAPAN Co., Ltd. amalgamates with COLOWIDE WEST JAPAN Co., Ltd. The surviving company is COLOWIDE EAST JAPAN Co., Ltd.
September COLOWIDE Co., Ltd. increased capital to 10.282 billion yen.
2010 March COLOWIDE Co., Ltd. increases capital to 14.03 billion yen.
December COLOWIDE ASIA Co., Ltd Hong Kong is established as locally-incorporated subsidiary.
2011 September Construction of Kanagawa CK factory completed
September Food radiation measurement system introduced at Kanagawa CK factory / Hokkaido CK factory / Gifu CK factory
2012 March On-site power generator installed at Kanagawa CK factory
June Work completed on fully-enclosed vegetable-growing facility within the Kanagawa factory.
October COLOWIDE acquires REX HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.
2013 January Following the merger of Reins International Inc. by REX HOLDINGS Co., Ltd., the corporation is renamed as Reins International Inc.
March Food Table Co., Ltd. established.
September REINS INTERNATIONAL(THAILAND)CO., LTD. established.
October ATOM HOKKAIDO CORPORATION established.
2014 August Vietnam-based affiliate, COLOWIDE VIETNAM., JSC. established.
October COLO Cafe Co., Ltd. established.
December Kappa Create Holdings Co., Ltd. is acquired as a consolidated subsidiary.
2015 January Reins International Inc. became wholly owned company.
April COLOWIDE MD Co., Ltd. and COLOWIDE EAST JAPAN Co., Ltd. are merged with COLOWIDE MD Co., Ltd as surviving company. Indonesia-based affiliate, PT. REINS MARINDO INDONESIA established.
October Absorption merger of Kappa Create Co., Ltd. into Kappa Create Co., Ltd. Company name changed to Kappa Create Co., Ltd.
2016 February Establishment of Taiwan local subsidiary,REINS INTERNATIONAL TAIWAN CO.,LTD
December Reins International Inc. acquires Freshness Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.
Reins International Inc. acquires Reins International (USA) Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.
2017 May Construction of the Shizuoka factory of Bannou Suisan Co., Ltd. completed.
July Completion of COLOWIDE MD Shiga Nagahama CK
2018 March REINS INTERNATIONAL INC. converted Kappa Create Korea Co., Ltd. into its wholly owned subsidiary
  • CK denotes Central Kitchen, a food factory designation