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History 1781-1944

Based on the corporate philosophy of "Takeda-ism" (Integrity: Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance) developed over its long corporate history of more than 230 years, Takeda conducts activities according to the corporate mission to "strive towards better health for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine."

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  • 1781-1944
  • 1945-1984
  • 1985-1999
  • 2000-

1781-1944

  • Founding

  • Chobei III demolished the old mansion in the southeast of...

  • Import of Western medicines begins

    Chobei Takeda IV led other medicine retailers in turning his attention to Western...

  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing business....

    In 1895, the Company acquired Uchibayashi Drug Works to establish its own factory in...

  • Research activities begin with establishment of a research...

  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Company established.

  • Takeda Store before the shortening of the eaves

  • Incorporated as Chobei Takeda & Co., Ltd.

  • From factory of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company to...

  • Takeda Garden for Medicinal Plant Conservation (Kyoto)...

  • Institute for Fermentation, Osaka Established

    For more than 60 years, this institute has been devoted to the preservation of...