History

1996 January Established MTG BLAZE Corporation.
Started the business of selling used cars.
1998 May Developed and launched our first product.
1999 August Changed the company name to MTG Co., Ltd. (written in katakana).
2002 April Established a group company, BLAZE Corporation.
2003 November Moved our headquarters to the MTG HIKARI Bldg.
2004 December Launched our Kirala home water delivery business.
2005 March Exhibited Kirala at Aichi Expo.
September Changed the company name to MTG Co., Ltd. (written in alphabetical letters).
2006 September Opened the Kirala Factory.
December Obtained the SIAA mark of approval from the Society of Industrial Technology for Antimicrobial Articles.
2009 February Launched ReFa, a brand that pursues new values in beauty care.
Acquired approval for the manufacture and sale of cosmetics.
July Acquired HACCP water treatment system.
2010 February ReFa appointed for the 52nd GRAMMY Awards Gift Lounge.
March ReFa appointed for the 82nd Academy Awards Celebrity Gift Lounge.
August Opened the Research and Development Center.
2011 February Appointed for the 53rd GRAMMY Awards Gift Lounge.
Appointed for the 83rd Academy Awards Celebrity Gift Lounge.
July Opened Shanghai Fudan University Office.
December Established a group company, TWELVE Inc.
2012 February Appointed for the 54th GRAMMY Awards Gift Lounge.
Appointed for the 84th Academy Awards Celebrity Gift Lounge.
September Opened Tokyo Office
October Established a group company, MTG (SHENZHEN) TRADING CO.,LTD.
2013 February Appointed as a main sponsor of the 55th GRAMMY Awards Official Backstage Gift Lounge.
March Appointed for the 85th Academy Awards Celebrity Gift Lounge.
April Moved the R&D center to headquarters.
May Opened Shiga R&D Office.
Opened Tokyo Sales Office.
Established a group company, MTG TAIWAN CO., LTD.
June Established a group company, MTG ( SHANGHAI ) TRADING CO., LTD.
August Acquired M&Live Co.,Ltd. (currently MTG PROFESSIONAL Co., Ltd.) as a group company.
2014 January Appointed as a main sponsor of the 56th GRAMMY Awards Official Backstage Gift Lounge.
February Launched MDNA SKIN, a brand developed jointly with Madonna.
April Received the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's 2014 Intellectual Property Achievement Award.
Established a group company, MTG PACIFIC PTE.LTD.
July Launched a collaborative project with Cristiano Ronaldo.
December Opened Fukuoka Sales Office.
Opened Osaka Sales Office.
2015 January Appointed as a main sponsor of the 57th GRAMMY Awards Official Backstage Gift Lounge.
July Launched SIXPAD, a new brand that employed football player Cristiano Ronaldo as a development partner.
2016 May Strengthened the partnership with Alibaba Group.
June Opened Customer Service Center.
October ReFa and Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd.’s BENEFIQUE jointly developed the esthetic device.
November Opened Kirala Mt.Fuji Factory.
2017 February Appointed as a main sponsor of the 59th GRAMMY Awards Official Backstage Gift Lounge.
May Established a group company, MTG USA,INC.
April Released the first IoT products in our “SIXPAD” line.
Commenced service for “Kirala”, our new water server brand, with Mao Asada as a brand partner.
Changed our corporate logo.
August Developed ReFa collagen drink jointly with FUJIFILM Corporation.
Established a group company, MTG KOREA CO.,LTD
September Opened Tokyo R&D Center.
Opened Fukuoka Sales Office/ R&D Center.
Opened Global and Retail Business HQ.