1919
Ms. Soyo Ishii established [Izumiya Art Supply Store] in Shibuya, Tokyo
1931
Relocated the store near Atelier Village at the west exit of Ikebukuro
1950
Incorporated Izumiya Limited Company
Ms. Hideko Ishii became CEO
1957
Opened the Shinjuku Store in Tokyo
1961
Commenced importing "Industrial Clays."
1965
Started export of art supplies to Europe and the U.S.
1967
Relocated headquarters to Sendagaya in Shibuya, Tokyo
1968
Established [Magic Marker Corporation of Japan] (current [Too Marker Product]), a joint venture with Magic Marker Corporation in the U.S.
1969
Opened the Osaka Branch
Opened the Umeda (Osaka) Store
Established [bonny Corporation](current [bonnyColArt]), a joint venture with ColArt in Britan.
1970
Reorganized into Izumiya Corporation
1972
Opened the Ochanomizu Store in Tokyo
1973
Opened the Nagoya Office
Opened the Yokohama Store
1974
Opened the Sapporo Local Office
1977
Opened the Sendai and Fukuoka Offices
1979
Relocated headquarters to Ebisu, Tokyo
1981
Commenced domestic production of "Industrial Clay J-525."
1984
Eiichi Ishii became the new president
1985
Opened Presen House Shinjuku, Tokyo
1986
Developed "Clay Modeling Film" and released
1987
Developed the design marker, COPIC, and started the sales
Opened the Kyoto Office
1991
Established the [Izumiya Software International Corporation] (current [SOFTWARE Too Corporation]) for software development business
1992
Renamed Izumiya Corporation to Too Corporation
Established Presen House Too Corporation
1993
Developed COPIC SKETCH and started sales. Won the Good Design Award
Established Font Too Corporation for sales of digital fonts and software
1999
Sales department for art supplies, clay, educational materials, equipment, design and modeling materials grouped up into an organization and separated from Too Corporation as a new entity "TOOLS Corporation."
2000
Opened the web shopping site dedicated for design and creative tools, NetShop.Too
Established Too Staff Service INC. for temporary help business
Established Too Service & Support INC. for support business
2002
Relocated headquarters to Setagaya, Tokyo
2007
Obtained the certification of ISO27001, the international standard for information security management system
2009
International sales department for selling clays, modeling materials, equipment, educational materials for automotive design separated from TOOLS Corporation. This entity became the "TOOLS INTERNATIONAL Corporation."
2011
Eiichi Ishii became CEO Chairman and Gota Ishii became CEO President
2012
Relocated headquarters to Toranomon, Tokyo
2013
Established G-Too Corporation

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