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1990 Aug Launched an integrated hematology system that fully automated the entire process from the counting of blood cells, leukocytes, and reticulocytes through preparation of smear samples.

hematology system

1991 Feb Established Ono Factory (presently Sysmex International Reagents Co., Ltd. Ono Factory) in Ono, Hyogo Prefecture and relocated the Reagent Production Division.
  May Established the UK subsidiary TOA MEDICAL ELECTRONICS (UK) LTD. (presently Sysmex UK Limited).

Ono Factory

1992 Jul Established Sysmex TMC Co., Ltd.
1993 Jul Completed construction of the Neumunster Factory to serve as the reagent production base for Europe.
  Dec Established the US subsidiary SYSMEX CORPORATION. (presently Sysmex Reagents America, Inc.)
    Launched the automated hematology analyzer SE-9000.
1995 Mar Established the German subsidiary SYSMEX GMBH DEUTSCHLAND. (presently Sysmex Deutschland GmbH).
    Concluded a business collaboration agreement with Dade International Inc. (presently Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.) for coagulation product lines.
  Jun Established the joint venture JINAN DONGYA MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (presently Jinan Sysmex Medical Electronics Co., Ltd.) in China.
  Jul Obtained ISO9001 certification, ensuring global standards in quality assurance.
  Nov Listed on the 2nd Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
  Dec Launched the UF-100, the world's first analyzer of tangible constituents of urine, with fully-automated inspections of urinary sediments.
1996 Jul Listed on the 2nd Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1997 Feb Established the US subsidiary SYSMEX INFOSYSTEMS AMERICA, INC.(presently Sysmex America, Inc.)
1998 Feb Established the Singaporean subsidiary SYSMEX SINGAPORE PTE LTD.(presently Sysmex Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.)
  Apr Established the Malaysian subsidiary Sysmex (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.
  May Signed a basic agreement for a global alliance concerning marketing and join research and development with F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd.
  Jul Established the joint venture SYSMEX TRANSASIA BIO-MEDICALS PRIVATE LTD. (presently Sysmex India Pvt. Ltd.)
    Obtained ISO13485 certification, a global standard in quality assurance of medical devices, and EN46001, a similar European standard.
  Oct Changed the company name to Sysmex Corporation on the 30th anniversary of the company’s establishment,and relocated the head office to east of Kobe.
  Dec Established the Brazilian subsidiary Sysmex Do Brasil Industria e Comercio Ltda.
1999 Feb Launched the XE-2100, an automatic multi-item blood cell analyzer.
   Apr Launched the world's first peripheral blood vessel monitoring device, ASTRIM.
  Jul Established the Thai subsidiary Sysmex (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
  Dec Established the Hong Kong subsidiary Sysmex Hong Kong Limited.



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