|Corporate Name||H.E.C. Group Corporation|
|Established||September 1, 1979|
|Head Office||10th floor, Umeda Yachiyo Building, 2-22 Taiyuji-Cho, Kita-ku,
Osaka 530-0051, Japan
|Subsidiary||Astra Japan Corporation|
|Member of Professional Institutions||
|April, 1965||Founded H.E.C. English School in Kyoto|
|1972||Launched overseas trade business.
Providing worldwide information and materials to customers.
|1973||Established Osaka Executive Office
Established Education Department and Overseas Department
|1979||Registered Osaka Executive Office as a corporation (Banzai-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka) and gradually shifted the focus of business to the Overseas Department.|
|1982||Established a local business office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Launched the sale of organic agricultural fertilizers made from Chitosan.
|1992||Launched manufacturing and sale of health foods made from Chitosan.
Export mainly to South Korea and Southeast Asia.
Reached an agency agreement with Pollyanna Co., Ltd. In South Korea, and launched the business of health care products.
|1994||Revealed Chitosan cosmetics at the Tokyo Health Industry Show.|
|1996||Launched the importation of household goods and automotive supplies from European companies.|
|1998||Launched the import of household goods and foods from Australia.|
|2002||Relocated the Executive Office to the current address (Taiyuji-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka)|
|2004||Developed and activated a Domestic Sales Department.|
|2005 4||Established Astra Japan Corporation as a subsidiary for online business and cosmetics import and export services.|
|2006||Launched importation and domestic sales of nursing care items.|