FOUNDATION AND HISTORY
April,1969F Voluntarily incorporated by industrial initiatives.
March,1970F Authorized as a public corporation under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry, (currently, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries) and the Ministry of International Trade & Industry (currently, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).
M a y,2002F Authorized as a public corporation under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and the 
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
April,2012F Re-registered as General Incorporated Association.