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History 1985-1999

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-

1985-1999

  • 1985

    TAP Pharmaceuticals Inc. established, begins sales of...

  • 1988

    Tsukuba Research Laboratories

  • 1989

    Lupron Depot® launched

  • 1991

    Lansoprazole (proton pump inhibitor and anti-peptic ulcer...

  • 1992

    "Basic Principles on the Environment" Formulated

  • 1995

    LI Takeda Ltd. Established

    Established as a special subsidiary, LI Takeda operates under the management...

  • 1997

    Candesartan Cilexetil (angiotensin II receptor antagonist and...

  • 1997

    Takeda UK Limited , a wholly owned pharmaceutical...

  • 1997

    Takeda Ireland Limited , a pharmaceutical manufacturing...

  • 1997

    Takeda America Research & Development Center Inc. established

  • 1997

    Takeda America Holdings, Inc. , a holding company for our U.S. pharmaceutical business, established

  • 1998

    Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. (now Takeda...

  • 1998

    Takeda Europe Research & Development Centre Ltd.,...

  • 1999

    Actos® (Pioglitazone Hydrochloride) launched in the...