Fujifilm was established in 1934 with the aim of producing photographic film. Over the decades we have diversified into new markets and build a strong position worldwide.

1934 Jan. Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd., established, based on the government’s plan to establish a domestic photographic film manufacturing industry. The new company inherited the photographic film activities separate from Dainippon Celluloid Company Limited.
Feb. Ashigara Factory (currently the Kanagawa Factory Ashigara Site) began operating, producing photographic film, photographic print paper, dry plates, and other photosensitive materials
1938 June Odawara Factory (currently the Kanagawa Factory Odawara Site) established
1944 Mar. Business activities obtained from Enomoto Kogaku Seiki Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and Fuji Photo Optical Co., Ltd. (Now Fujinon Corporation), established
1946 Apr. Natural Color Photography Co., Ltd. (Name changed to Fuji Color Photo Co., Ltd., in June 1953 and subsequently transformed into Fujicolor Service Co., Ltd.).
1963 Oct. Fujinomiya Factory established
1965 Apr. Name of Fuji Color Photo Co., Ltd., transformed into Fujicolor Service Co., Ltd., and marketing activities of Fuji Color Photo Co., Ltd., split to establish Fujicolor Trading Co., Ltd.
Dec. Fuji Photo Film USA, Inc. (Now FUJIFILM USA, Inc.) was incorporated in the state of New York ntuk manage business in North America in a comprehensive manner
1966 June Fuji Photo Film (Europe) GmbH (currently FUJIFILM Europe GmbH) established in Düsseldorf to manage businesses in Europe to comprehensively
1972 Dec. Yoshida-Minami Factory established
1982 Aug. Fuji Photo Film BV based in the Netherlands (now FUJIFILM Manufacturing Europe BV) established as a major manufacturing company Fujifilm Group in Europe
1987 Mar. Fuji Magnetics GmbH based in Germany (a recording media manufacturing company, now FUJIFILM Recording Media GmbH) established
1988 July Fuji Photo Film, Inc. based in the United States (now FUJIFILM Manufacturing USA, Inc.) established in South Carolina as the Fujifilm group’s main manufacturing companies in United States
1993 Oct. Acquired 51% of outstanding shares in Chiyoda Medical Co., Ltd.
1995 Oct. FUJIFILM Imaging Systems (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., was established in Suzhou, China
1996 June Hong Kong Fuji Photo Logistics, Ltd. based in Hong Kong (now FUJIFILM Hong Kong Limited), established
1997 Dec. Acquires Eurocolor Photofinishing GmbH & Co. KG based in Germany
2001 Oct. Enovation Graphic Systems, Inc. based in the United States (a graphic arts marketing company, is now FUJIFILM Graphic Systems USA, Inc.), established
2003 Apr. Acquire additional shares in Process Shizai Co., Ltd., (now FUJIFILM Graphic Systems Co., Ltd.), transforming the company into a consolidated subsidiary
2004 Apr. Chiyoda Medical Co., Ltd., merged into FUJIFILM MEDICAL CO., LTD.
Apr. FUJIFILM Battery Co., Ltd., merged into FUJIFILM AXIA Co., LTD.
Oct. FUJIFILM IMAGING Co., Ltd., was founded. Fujicolor Imaging Service Co., Ltd., and FUJIFILM AXIA Co., Ltd., merged into the new company, which also took over the domestic marketing activities of four photographic product distributors to unify domestic imaging solutions marketing activities of the Fujifilm Group.
Nov. Acquired microelectronic materials business Arch Chemical, Inc., based in the United States, along with 100% of shares in joint venture FUJIFILM ARCH Co., Ltd. (Now FUJIFILM Electronics Materials Co., Ltd.)
2005 Feb. Acquires Sericol Group Limited based in the UK (now FUJIFILM Sericol Limited), a company with extensive activities in the field of screen printing inks, packaging printing inks and inkjet printer ink that is used by the industry.
2006 Jan. Transforming Sankio Chemical Co., Ltd. (Now FUJIFILM FINECHEMICALS CO., LTD.), Into a wholly owned subsidiary
Feb. Acquired Avecia Inkjet Limited (currently FUJIFILM Imaging Colorants Limited)
Apr. FUJIFILM Advanced Research Laboratories established
July Acquires maker of industrial inkjet printer heads, Dimatix, Inc. based in the United States (now FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc.)
Oct. Fujifilm Group switched to the holding company structure centering on the holding company FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, which controls both the group’s largest companies – FUJIFILM Corporation and Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Oct. Acquired Daiichi Radioisotope Laboratories Ltd., which is transformed into a wholly-owned subsidiary (now FUJIFILM RI Pharma Co., Ltd.).
Dec. Acquires Problem Solving Concepts, Inc., based in the USA, a manufacturer of imaging information systems for cardiology
2007 Feb. The functions of the central office of FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, FUJIFILM Corporation and Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. relocated to the Tokyo Midtown Building
July Found FUJIFILM Business Expert Corporation and concentrate on human resources and administrative
2008 Jan. Acquires IP Labs GmbH based in Germany, a developer of online photo service systems
Mar. Found FUJIFILM India Private Limited as a subsidiary in India
Mar. Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd. become a consolidated subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation through an acquisition of shares conducted
Nov. Acquires empirical Systems, LLc, which is based in the USA, a manufacturer of radiology information systems
Dec. Acquired FUJIFILM-RU, an independent Russian distributor for imaging and medical products, from Marubeni Corporation
2009 Apr. Fujinon Toshiba ES Systems Co., Ltd. integrated into FUJIFILM Medical Co., Ltd.
May Acquire and transform the Hungarian FUJIFILM Co., Ltd., a distributor in Hungary, into a subsidiary (FUJIFILM Hungary Ltd.)
June FUJIFILM Drug Discovery Research Laboratories established
2010 Jan. FUJIFILM USA, Inc. and FUJIFILM Graphic Systems USA Inc. integrate to establish FUJIFILM North America Corporation
Feb. FUJIFILM Pharma Co., Ltd., was founded.
Aug. FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc. Solving unify Concepts Inc. and empirical Systems, LCC
Oct. Found FUJIFILM Middle East FZE as a subsidiary in Dubai
Dec. Transforming the semiconductor CMP slurry manufacturer / distributor of Planar Solutions, LLC, based in the United States, into a wholly owned subsidiary
2011 Feb. Acquires Turkish sales representative for endoscopy products, Filmed Tibbi CIHAZLAR TICARET VE PAZARLAMA AS
Mar. Acquires a service provider contract for the development and manufacture of biopharmaceutical industry, Diosynth RTP, LLC, and MSD Biologics (UK) Limited