1980 ~

  • 1980

    Paul Broman (Masaru Iwasa) founds “Bunka Orient Corp. (BOC),” an import and sales company of arts and crafts.

  • 1983

    Launched the LeySer business (development and sales of business systems for school corporations)

  • 1988

    Launched the Developer Solutions business (development and sales of software development support tools)

2001 ~

  • 2002

    Company name changed to “GrapeCity, Inc.”

  • 2003

    Relocated the head office to its current location at Murasakiyama, Izumi-ku, Sendai-shi
    Launched the WINEstudios business (total planning of various video productions)

  • 2008

    Signed an agreement to acquire Data Dynamics products in the U.S.

  • 2009

    Launched the GrapeSEED business (development and sales of English education solutions for young children)
    Signed an agreement to acquire FarPoint Technologies products in the U.S.

2011 ~

  • 2012

    Signed an agreement to acquire ComponentOne products in the U.S.

  • 2017

    Launched the Enterprise Solutions business (development and sales of business improvement solutions)

  • 2018

    Signed an acquisition agreement with Serve Co., Ltd. (development and sales of business support systems for social welfare facilities)

  • 2019

    Merged with Serve Co., Ltd.

  • 2020

    40th anniversary of the establishment of GrapeCity, Inc.

2021 ~

  • 2022

    Acquisition of Information Security Management System (ISO27001/ISO27017) certification

  • 2023

    Formed capital and business alliance with iSigma Capital Corporation
    Company name changed to “MESCIUS inc.”

  • 2024

    GrapeSEED Business was spun off into GrapeSEED Incorporated.