Message / COMPANY PROFILE
Origin of Our Company - Raw Silk -
Before the Second World War, raw silk and silk fabrics were the largest exportation goods in Japan and naturally key products for the acquisition of foreign exchange. Fukui was a center of raw silk/silk fabrics manufacturing and our company as well was originated from raw silk marketing. We enjoyed a successful business development while the whole of the Fukui silk industry continued to grow.
Development Afterwards - Synthetic Fiber -
After the war, as synthetic fibers emerged and rapidly grew their share in the textile industry, we also entered this market and started to deal with rayon, acetate and polyester. Since then, we have been striving to develop new products and their sales have brought about further business prosperity to us. Fukui, nowadays, is said to be one of the largest manufacturing spots of synthetic fibers in the world.
Japanese Traditional Beauty - Kimono -
As well as the most advanced fabric materials, we have been engaged in the marketing of clothing for the Japanese traditional costume called Kimono, such as its lining, Uraji and underwear, Juban. To our users, we are making innovating proposals for high-end, large variety of products for Kimono clothing.
The Role as a Manufacturing Trader
- Planning, Development, Manufacturing and Marketing -
As a manufacturing trader, we are responsible for planning, developing and manufacturing quality products here in Fukui, and selling them to apparel retailers in distributing centers such as Tokyo and Osaka. We have continued to plan a variety of new products and offer new proposals to our clients. Recently, we also suggested projects through these new products.
From Japan to the World - Market Overseas -
Not only with the Japanese apparel industry, but with overseas buyers as well, we, as a converter of high quality fabrics for women’s dresses, are keeping in communication through trade shows and business talks and have received high evaluations. These include those in the US, Europe, China, Korea and other Asian countries.
Pioneering New Sectors - Challenge toward New Usage -
Based upon accumulated know-how and experience in the development of innovative fabric products, we have been working on completely new products used in non-apparel sectors such as materials, stationeries, bags, etc.
The Elect Few Professional Group - Management Capability -
With the total of 20 or more staff members, we are aiming at the elite few professional companies with a maximum use of capability, responsibility and management ability of each individual staff.
Nature Friendly Fabrics - Consideration for Environment -
The products we are dealing with are mainly silk or triacetate based. Triacetate fiber is made from wood pulp which of course is a natural material, needless to say, silk as well. “Environmentally friendly” is now a “must” in all the industrial sectors and our products can be said to fully comply with the current social requirements; friendly to nature, friendly to human beings and touch.
Kihachiro Kumazawa, C.E.O.