Corporate History

2004 April
•Sales On Demand Corporation was established.
•Exclusive agency agreement concluded with iRobot Corporation (US).
•Started the iRobot Roomba business in Japan.
November
•Roomba Discovery, an automatic vacuum cleaner, launched.
2005 May
•Along with business expansion, the head office was relocated to Honcho, Nakano-ku, Tokyo.
2006 March
•Along with business expansion, the Nagoya office opened.
2007 September
•Along with business expansion, the head office was relocated to Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
October
•Roomba 500 Series, the automatic vacuum cleaner, launched.
November
•Along with business expansion, the West Japan sales office opened in Osaka.
2009 September
•Along with business expansion, the Kyushu office opened in Fukuoka.
December
•Along with business expansion, the Nagoya office was reorganized as the Chubu sales office and the Kyushu office as the Kyushu sales office.
2010 January
•The West Japan sales office was reorganized as the Kansai sales office.
•Exclusive agency agreement signed with Blueair AB (Sweden), the manufacturer of air purifiers.
•Blueair Air Purifiers (650E, 450E, 270E) launched.
April
•Along with business expansion, the Sapporo office opened.
October
•Along with business expansion, the head office was relocated to Shimomiyabi-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo.
2011 May
•Along with business expansion, the Hiroshima office opened.
September
•Roomba 700 Series, the robot vacuum cleaner, launched.
2012 April
•Along with business expansion, the Sendai office opened.
May
•Blueair Mini Air Purifier launched.
September
•Roomba 600 Series, the robot vacuum cleaner, launched.
2013 February
•ISO27001 (information security management) certification obtained.
October
•The total number of Roomba shipments in Japan exceeded 1 million.
November
•Blueair Sense Air Purifier launched.
2014 February
•Roomba 800 Series, the robot vacuum cleaner, launched.
April
•The company celebrated the 10th anniversary of the foundation.
June
•Exclusive agency agreement signed with Romotive, a robot manufacturer in the United States.
•Educational robot, Romo, launched.
July
•Braava Mopping Robot launched.
2015 September
•Roomba 900 Series, the robot vacuum cleaner, launched.
October
•Blueair air purifier Blueair Sense+, smart air quality monitor Blueair Aware, and app Blueair Friend launched.
2016 August
•Braava jet Mopping Robot launched.
September
•Blueair Classic and Blue by Blueair, Blueair air purifiers, launched.
2017 April
•The iRobot products sales business in Japan was sold to iRobot Corporation (US).
November
•The head office was relocated to Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
2018 January
•WINDOWMATE RT Series, the window cleaning robot, launched.