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SRL History and Backgroud
6/1970Tokyo Special Reference Laboratories, Inc. is established.
9/1975The company name is changed to Special Reference Laboratories, Inc.
7/1982SRL starts the clinical trial test business.
12/1983SRL establishes SRL Tokyo Laboratories, Inc. (latter SRL Tokyo Medical.)
10/1987SRL receives accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
12/1988JML, Inc. (latter SRL Nishi-Nihon, Inc. JML, Inc.) becomes a subsidiary of SRL.
7/1989The company name is changed to SRL.
8/1990SRL is listed on the Second Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
7/1993Taiyo Kosei Laboratories, Inc.(latter SRL Hokuriku, Inc.) becomes a subsidiary of SRL.
5/1994Nanshin Clinical Laboratories, Inc. becomes a subsidiary of SRL.
10/1994SRL establishes Human Health Promotion, Inc..
7/1995Ogyu Clinical Laboratories, Inc. of Sapporo (latter SRL Hokkaido, Inc. ) becomes a subsidiary of SRL.
1/1997SRL establishes SRL Teijin Bio, Inc. (current SRL Medisearch Inc., shareholding: 66.7%), a venture for clinical testing services for the pharmaceutical industry.
1/1998SRL establishes Rejoice Pharmacy, Inc..
2/1998SRL establishes SRL Shizuoka, Inc..
10/1998Teijin Bio Laboratories, Inc. (latter TSL, Inc.) joins the SRL Group.
 SRL establishes Rejoice, Inc..
12/1998SRL establishes Techno Soleil, Inc.. (latter SRL Technosystem,Inc,)
2/1999SRL establishes Health Service Nagano, Inc. jointly with Health Science Research Institute Co., Ltd. to provide consigned clinical testing services.
6/1999SRL establishes SRL Laboratory Create, Inc.
12/1999SRL establishes Care'x, Inc., a rental company of welfare articles, jointly with Mitsui & Co., Ltd..
1/2000Sumitomo Metal Bio-Science Co., Ltd (latter. Sumikin Bio-Science Co., Ltd.) becomes a subsidiary of SRL. by using the share exchange scheme..
3/2000Life Information Analysis Center, Inc. becomes a subsidiary of SRL.
4/2000Nippon Stery Corporation and Sumikin Sterile Kyushu Co., Ltd.( latter Kyusyu Stery Corporation) become subsidiaries of SRL.
9/2000SRL establishes WELL Clinics Inc., a venture for supporting the opening and management of clinics.
12/2001SRL is listed on the First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
4/2002Participates in the management of Shionogi Medical Service.(latter Shionogi Biomedical Laboratories)
6/2002Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Mitsui Fudosan, and SRL jointly contribute capital to establish Medivance Co., Ltd., which is to develop and manage medical malls.
3/2003Participates in management of Japan Clinical Pharmacology Laboratories, Ltd.(current Asmo Clinical Pharmacology Laboratories Ltd.), which assists medical organizations in conducting studies.
11/2004SRL becomes 66.57 % owned subsidiary of Fujirebio by Fuirebio's TOB.
12/2004SRL concludes a stock swap agreement with Fujirebio by which SRL becomes wholly owned subsidiary of Fjirebio.
4/2005Two subsidiaries, SRL Tokyo Medical, Inc. and SBS, Inc. are merged into SRL.
 All the shares of Rejoice, Inc. and Rejoice Pharmacy, Inc. are sold.
 SRL becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujirebio through the stock swap.
7/2005Fujirebio, SRL's parent company splits itself into two corporations; new Fujirebio, Inc. and Miraca Holdings Inc., a holding company of the new Fujirebio, Inc. and SRL.
1/2006Mediwing, Inc. is merged into SRL.
4/2006Seven subsidiaries, SRL Hokkaido, Inc., TSL, Inc., Nanshin Clinical Laboratories, Inc., SRL Shizuoka, Inc., SRL Hokuriku, Inc., Life Information Analysis Center, Inc. and SRL Nishi-Nihon, Inc., are merged into SRL.
12/2006Diagnostic reagent business of SRL is merged into TFB, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujirebio, Inc.
6/2007Shionogi Biomedical Laboratories(latter SRL Kansai,Inc.) becomes a subsidiary of SRL.
4/2008SRL Kansai,Inc. are merged into SRL.
10/2009Care'x Inc becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of SRL.
11/20094 subsidiaries are rebuild.
 Kyusyu Stery Corporation becomes a subsidiary of SRL.
4/2010Kyusyu Stery Corporation are merged into Nippon Stery Corporation.
 Japan Clinical Laboratories, Inc. becomes a subsidiary of SRL.
4/20114 subsidiaries are merged into Japan Clinical Laboratories, Inc.
5/2011Tsuchiya Enterprise, Inc.(latter HOKUSHIN Clinical Laboratory, Inc.) becomes a subsidiary of SRL.
12/2011GUNMA Clinical-Laboratory Information Center Inc. becomes a subsidiary of SRL.
5/2012Gunma Clinical-Laboratory Information Center Inc becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of SRL.
10/2012SRL moved the headquaters to Shinjuku.
7/2013SRL Technosystem,Inc. are merged into SRL.
10/2013SRL Laboratory Create, Inc. are merged into SRL.
1/2014Subsidiary is merged into Japan Clinical Laboratories, Inc.
10/2014Human Health Promotion, Inc. are dissolved.
3/2016Well Clinics, Inc. are dissolved.
7/2017Fornet,Inc. are merged into SRL.
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