History

2017
April Commenced service for “Kirala”, our new water server brand, with Mao Asada as a brand partner. [Click here for Release]
Released the first IoT products in our “SIXPAD” line.
Changed our corporate logo. [Click here for Release]
February Appointed as a main sponsor of the 59th GRAMMY AWARDS Official Backstage Gift Lounge (For the fourth time)
In the JAPAN SPORTING GOODS AWARDS 2016, SIXPAD won 1st place as the most sold product in the training goods division.
Reached total sales of half a million units of FACIAL FITNESS PAO
2016
December ReFa CARAT was inducted into the Hall of Fame and FACIAL FITNESS PAO won 1st place in the best fitness division at the @cosme The Best Cosmetics Award 2016.
ReFa CLEAR won an award in the health/beauty home appliance division of the All About Home Appliances Award 2016.
SIXPAD supported the Chuo University men’s volleyball team and Yuki Ishikawa in their worldwide challenge.
November ReFa CLEAR won 2nd place in the beauty home appliance division of the All About Best Cosmetics Award 2016.
SIXPAD supported FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 as its official event sponsor.
October ReFa and Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.’s BENEFIQUE jointly developed the esthetic device.
September Reached 1 million total sales of Style.
Established group company MTG PROFESSIONAL Co., Ltd.
August Reached 5 million total sales of ReFa.
July Opened Customer Service Center.
June Partnership with Cuore, founded by Japanese soccer player Yuto Nagatomo.
Total sales of our training gear "SIXPAD" reached 500 thousand units.
Started selling the "SIXPAD" training gear in 29 European countries.
April In the JAPAN SPORTING GOODS AWARD 2015, SIXPAD won 3 different awards, including the category for "Most Innovative Product".
February Released 3 new MDNA SKIN cosmetics items, professional body care collection and MDNA SKIN signature treatment menu.
Opened the world's first MDNA SKIN solo counter at Harvey Nichols, Hong Kong Pacific Place.
2015 October Opened ReFa Brand web site. http://www.refa.net/
July MTG × Cristiano Ronaldo " BODY REVOLUTION PROJECT "
Launched SIXPAD, a new brand that employed football player Cristiano Ronaldo as a development partner
June Opened FORMA VITA at Hankyu Hakata
April Reached total sales of 300,000 units of FACIAL FITNESS PAO
February Opened MDNA SKIN/ReFa shop at Chubu Centrair International Airport
January Appointed as a main sponsor of the 57th GRAMMY AWARDS Official Backstage Gift Lounge
(For the third consecutive year)
2014 December ReFa CARAT received 1st place and ReFa for BODY won 2nd place in the beauty home appliances division at the @cosme The Best Cosmetics Awards 2014.
Opened Fukuoka Sales Office
Opened Osaka Sales Office
November Opened FORMA VITA at Ginza Mitsukoshi
Exceeded 3 million total sales of the ReFa Series
October Opened FORMA VITA at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
September Opened FORMA VITA at Matsuzakaya Nagoya
Exhibited at Tokyo Runway 2014 Autumn/Winter
August Exhibited at Kobe Collection 2014 Autumn/Winter
July Started MTG × Cristiano Ronaldo
Football player Cristiano Ronaldo is appointed to promote 5 new products within the ReFa ACTIVE and FACIAL FITNESS PAO brands.
June Held MTG World Japan 2014
April Received the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's 2014 Intellectual Property Achievement Award
MTG PACIFIC Pte, Ltd. established
March Exhibited at Kobe Collection 2014 Spring/Summer &
Tokyo Runway 2014 Spring/Summer
Opened a direct sales shop in Haneda Airport Duty Free area
Opened FORMA VITA at Daimaru Tokyo, Osaka Takashimaya and SOGO KOBE
February Opened FORMA VITA at Isetan Shinjuku, JR Nagoya Takashimaya, and Hankyu Umeda Main Store
Launched MDNA SKIN, a new product developed jointly with world beauty icon Madonna
January Appointed as a main sponsor of the 56th GRAMMY AWARDS Official Backstage Gift Lounge
2013 November ReFa for BODY won 1st place in the Beauty Goods division for “BITEKI 2013's Best Cosmetics Selected by 50 BITEKI Sages”
August Exhibited at the 17th Tokyo Girls Collection 2013
June Conducted a ReFa brand renewal and commodity presentation
Established group company MTG ( SHANGHAI ) Trading Co., Ltd.
May Opened the Shiga R&D Office
Opened the Tokyo Sales Office
Opened group company MTG TAIWAN Co., Ltd.
April Moved the R&D center to headquarters
Reached 2 million in sales of Platinum Electronic Roller ReFa
March Appointed for the 85th ACADEMY AWARDS Celebrity Gift Lounge
February Appointed as a main sponsor of the 55th GRAMMY AWARDS Official Backstage Gift Lounge
January Korean girls band, KARA, appointed to promote the product of CUVILADY
2012 November Won 1st place for both Overall and for the Beauty Goods Division in BITEKI 2012’s Best Cosmetics Product Selected by 42 beauty Sages
October Won 2012 Good Design Awards for the Platinum Electronic Roller ReFa CARAT
and for the balance chair CUVILADY
September Opened Tokyo Office
June ReFa CARAT won 1st place for both Overall and for the Beauty Goods division
for BITEKI First Half of 2012's "Best Cosmetics that Changed Me!" Selected by 50 Beauty Sages.
February Platinum Electronic Roller ReFa appointed for the 84th ACADEMY AWARDS Celebrity Gift Lounge.
Platinum Electronic Roller ReFa appointed for the 54th GRAMMY AWARDS Gift Lounge.
2011 December Established group company TWELVE Corporation.
July Set up Shanghai Fudan University Office as an R&D base
April Achieved 1 million sales of Platinum Electronic Roller ReFa
Held 1st global congress
February Platinum Electronic Roller ReFa appointed for the 83rd ACADEMY AWARDS Celebrity Gift Lounge.
Platinum Electronic Roller ReFa appointed for the 53rd GRAMMY AWARDS Gift Lounge.
2010 November Concluded a partnership with Toyota Tsusho Corporation
August Opened the Research and Development Center as an R&D base
March Increased capitalization to 100 million yen
Platinum Electronic Roller ReFa formally appointed for the 82nd ACADEMY AWARDS Celebrity Gift Lounge.
February Platinum Electronic Roller ReFa formally appointed for the 52nd GRAMMY AWARDS Gift Lounge.
2009 July Acquired HACCP water treatment system for Kirala business
February Acquired approval for the manufacture and sale of cosmetics
2008 February Won Honorable Mention for entrepreneurs in the National Forum on Entrepreneurship
and Venture Business Japan Venture Awards 2008
2007 September Launched our Cosmetics Series
March Embarked on joint research with the University of Tokyo
2006 December Obtained the SIAA mark of approval from the Society of Industrial Technology for Antimicrobial Articles
September Opened the Kirala Factory
2005 March Exhibited at Aichi Expo
January Started developing spa and fitness products
2004 December Launched our Kirala home water delivery business
August Embarked on joint research with Nagoya University
2003 November Moved our headquarters to the MTG HIKARI Bldg.
2002 April Started the development of ceramics with high thermal conductivity
March Started the development of household appliances
2001 May Started the development of commercial equipment
1998 December Increased capitalization to 35 million yen
1996 January Incorporation with capitalization of 10 million yen