company info

Foundation December, 1959
Established April, 1966
Paid-in Capital 50,000,000 yen
President Nobu Kawaguchi
Number of Employees 200 (as of Oct, 2011)
Business Contents research & development, manufacturing, sales of orthodontic appliances
Tokyo Head Office 3-16-7 Midori-cho, Fuchu-city, Tokyo, 183-0006 Japan
Phone:042-363-1151 (from overseas:81-42-363-1151)
Yumoto Factory 100-1 Bessyo, Jobanfujiwara-machi, Iwaki-city, Fukushima, 972-8326 Japan
Phone:0246-42-3883 (from overseas:81-246-42-3883)


Dec. 1959 Founded a business.
  1961 Succeeded in trial manufacture of brackets.
Jul. 1962 Organized Tomy Institute.
Apr. 1966 Established Tomy Ltd. in 4-11-2, Tamagawa, Chofu-shi, Tokyo.
Jan. 1974 Registered the branch establishment in 818, Shinmachi, Ohkuma-machi, Futaba-gun, Fukushima-ken.
Mar. 1974 Moved a factory to the above address.
  1975 Introduced Micro-Loc bases.
  1978 Launched AccuArch brackets.
Sep. 1981 Changed an organization status from Tomy Ltd. to Tomy Inc..
May 1983 Built a north building (N factory).
Dec. 1983 Established Tomy International Inc..
  1985 Launched the first ceramic brackets in the world.
  1985 Produced super elasticity NiTi arch-wires.
  1986 Launched MicroArch brackets.
  1987 Released MIM buccal tubes.
  1989 Developed plastic brackets.
Nov. 1989 Furnished SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope) made by JEOL.
Feb. 1992 Completed a Tomy’s day-care center "KOARA NO MORI".
  1997 Released Ovation brackets.
Sep. 1997 Awarded ISO9001, ISO13485 and CE Mark certification.
Oct. 1998 Furnished ICP(Inductively Coupled Plasma) analyzer made by SII.
May 1999 Built a south building (S factory).
Nov. 1999 A delivery center moved to 2-26-3, Yahata-machi, Fuchuu-shi, Tokyo.
  2000 Exported In-Ovation self-ligation brackets.
Aug. 2000 Furnished EPMA (Electron Probe Micro Analyzer) made by SHIMADZU.
Apr. 2001 Head office registration was transfered to Ohkuma-machi, Futaba-gun, Fukushima-ken from Chofu-shi, Tokyo.
Sep. 2003 Awarded ISO13485:2003 certification.