Company History

Mar 30,1989
Mr. Kiminao Satomi established Satomi Industries, Ltd. The Company launched development, manufacture and sales of an innovative sake brewing system, “HIMEII-Tsukuri”, which is a integration of traditional sake brewing method and advanced factory automation (FA) technology.
Sep. 1997
Establishment of U-Tec Energy Department within the company.
Nov. 1997
Dispatch of full-time researcher of the company to the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Saga University (accepted in to the seminars of Prof. Uehara).
Apr. 1999
Opening of the U-TEC Saga Research Office in Saga City.
Feb. 2000
Signing of an agreement with Saga University in Japan for the exclusive execution right to government owned patents: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) and Thermal Energy Conversion systems (For use in Japan, U.S.A. and *EPC). * U.K., France, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland
Jan. 2001
Opening of Tokyo Branch Office. (Tokyo, Japan)
Oct. 2001
Change of the company name to Xenesys Inc.
Jan. 2002
Completion of Enzan Works in Enzan-shi, (present Koshu-shi), Yamanashi Pref., Japan.
May 2002
Contract awarded by Saga University to construct an integrated institute for ocean energy, the first of its kind in the world (contract value of approx. JPY 3 billion). The contract is comprised of the following facilities : Uehara Cycle OTEC experimental pilot plant (30kW) / Seawater desalination pilot plant (10 tons per day) / Hydrogen production and storage experimental pilot plant /Lithium recovery experimental pilot plant / Deep ocean water environment simulation pilot plant. The construction of the institute to be completed in March 2003.
Jun. 2003
Transfer of the entire business relating to the manufacture and sales of brewing machinery, etc. to Satomi Industries, Ltd. in order to focus on the energy business.
Mar. 2004
Acquisition of ASME (the American Society of Mechanical Engineers) U-Stamp, plant certificate.
Oct. 2004
Establishment of joint venture “Xenesys Arabia”. (Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
Jan. 2005
Acquisition of ISO 9001 certificate. (Enzan Works)
Mar. 2006
Acquisition of ISO 9001 certificate. (Tokyo Branch)
Aug. 2007
Establishment of joint venture “Xenesys Kuwait”. (Kuwait, Kuwait)
Aug. 2007
Acquisition of the Non-governmental Accreditation of Product Certification of Welding Process Controls of Electrical Facilities. (Enzan Works)
Nov. 2007
Opening of OTEC R & D Center and Xenesys Imari Plant. After completion of the plant as mentioned above, the Enzan Works was closed down after facilities transference.
Nov. 2007
Grand prize awarded in the category of environmental business venture open of “eco japan cup 2007”.
Aug. 2008
Establishment of joint venture “Xenesys Pacific Research & Services S.A.S.” (Tahiti, French Polynesia)
Sep. 2008
Relocation of the head office of Xenesys Inc. from Akashi-shi, Hyogo Pref. to Minato-ku, Tokyo.
May 2010
Relocation of the head office of Xenesys Inc. from Minato-ku, Tokyo to, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.
Jul. 2011
Relocation of the head office of Xenesys Inc. from Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo to Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
Nov. 2016
Relocation of the head office of Xenesys Inc. from Chuo-ku, Tokyo to Minato-ku, Tokyo.