History before the establishment of the company
Sano Maruka Shoten, the predecessor of Envipro Holdings Inc., was established in March 1950 by Katsuyoshi Sano (the father of Tomikazu Sano, Representative Director of Envipro Holdings Inc.) as a ferrous scrap wholesaler in Yodogawa-cho, Fujinomiya-shi, Shizuoka.
In July 1978, it transformed into a joint-stock company with the aim of strengthening its management base, and in July 2010, became a pure holding company.
Following the transition to a pure holding company, it was listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in September 2013 and the First Section in June 2018.
The following is its history since its reorganization into a joint-stock company in July 1978.
|Reorganized into SANO MARUKA SHOTEN Co., Ltd. with capital of 20 million yen.
|Launched a trading business in Yamamiya,Fujinomiya-shi, Shizuoka.
|established a stock yard of ferrous scrap in Fuji-shi, Shizuoka.
|Installed a large shredding machine in the factory at head office.
|established a non-ferrous manufacture plant in Yamamiya,Fujinomiya-shi,Shizuoka.
|Launched car recycling business in Yamamiya,Fujinomiya-shi, Shizuoka.
|Established Fuji Eco Cycle Co., Ltd. as a joint venture with FUJITSU GENERAL LIMITED in Yamamiya,Fujinomiya-shi, Shizuoka.
|Renamed the company from SANO MARUKA SHOTEN Co., Ltd. to SANO MARUKA Co., Ltd.
|FUJI ECO CYCLE Co.,Ltd. built a household electric appliances recycling plant in Yamamiya,Fujinomiya-shi,Shizuoka.
|Launched a plastic recycling business.
|Established an RPF factory (Refuse Paper and Plastic Fuel production factory)in Yamamiya,Fujinomiya-shi, Shizuoka.
|Opened a plastic recycling plant in Yamamiya,Fujinomiya-shi, Shizuoka.
|Established ARBIZ Corporation as a joint venture with USS.
|Authorized by the Minister as a resource recovery plant for automobile shredder residue pursuant to the Act on Recycling, etc. of End-of-Life Vehicles.
|Established 3WM Co.,Ltd.through aiming at exporting used cars and parts of used cars.
|Renamed the company from SANO MARUKA Co., Ltd. To ECONECOL Inc.
|3WM Co., Ltd. established JAPAN COAST USED CARS AND SPARE PARTS TRADING (UAE).
|Acquired a 100% stake in KURODA RECYCLE Co., Ltd., making it a subsidiary.
|3WM Co., Ltd. established 3WM CHILE IMPORT EXPORT LIMITADA (Chile).