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2005.05

Heesu Kim, then a renown physical therapist and now the president of the Kanuda Research Institute, initiates the Kanuda projects, which was to improve the quality of sleep for his patients through development of at-home physical therapy tools and products

2006.10

Creates the original version of the ‘Head Nap’ and supplies to medical and acupuncture clinics around the country

2007.04

Registers the 'Kanuda' brand

2007.11

Registers the first patent under the Head Nap's original name, ‘HEAD RESTER’

2011.10

Develops the next version of the Head Nap traction pillow. Registers 2nd patent under Medical treatment Device, Fascia Releaser

Registers with CE Europe (Medical Class 1)

2012.02

Received endorsement and certification from the Korea Physical Therapist Association

2012.04

Certifies ISO 14001:2004, ISO 9001:2008.

2013.01

Registers trade mark ‘Kanuda’

2013.08

Kanuda launches and sells out on CJ O Shopping (Korea's largest home shopping channel)

2013.12

Registers with US FDA (Classification: Medical treatment Device)

2014

Expands orthopedic pillow line-up, pelvic nap, and leg pillow.

2015

Flagship store opens in Chungdam

2016

Launches in China, Japan, and Taiwan

2017

Flagship store #2 opens in Busan

2019

Launches in Russia

2021

Launches Kanuda USA in the U.S.