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Company History


May 1928
Ryutaro Kuwamura started manufacturing "Shimamitsuaya(2/1 twill)" for exportable fabrics at the current head office. He established a foothold in the Bansyu-Ori industry by switching to produce tablecloths for the U.S.A.
Dec. 1943
The company forced out of business due to the act for industrial adjustment in wartime
May 1st 1947
Toshiro Kuwamura reopened and restored the jacquard cloth factory with 12 weaving machines.
Oct. 1st 1950
Kuwamura Syokufu Co., ltd. was established with JPY 1,500,000 capital.
Apr. 1955
The Osaka office was established.
Dec. 1956
The capital was increased to JPY 4,500,000 and Nishiwaki branch was established.
Nov. 1958
The Nishiwaki branch was separated from the head office.
Dec. 1960
The capital was increased to JPY 9,000,000.
Nov. 1961
The livestock center was established.
May 1963
The livestock center was separated from the head office. (The start of Kuwamura Foods.,ltd.)
Nov. 1963
The capital was increased to JPY 30,000,000.
Nov. 1966
The capital was increased to JPY 40,000,000.
Nov. 1966
The Kamigawara factory was established.
Jan. 1970
A trade name was changed for "Kuwamura Co., ltd.
Aug. 1972
The capital was increased to JPY 97,500,000
Oct. 1975
The Fuhaku division was separated from the head office. (The start of Kuwamura Fuhaku Co., ltd.)
May 1978
The 50th anniversary ceremony.
Oct. 1979
The Tokyo office was established.
Oct. 1981
Kuwamura Kosan Co., ltd was established.
May 1982
The new head office building completed.
Apr. 1984
The capital was increased to JPY 150,000,000.
May 1988
The 60th anniversary ceremony.
Apr. 1989
The capital was increased to JPY 200,000,000.
May 1993
The 65th anniversary ceremony.
Oct. 1995
The Tokyo branch was established.
May 1998
The 70th anniversary ceremony.
Apr. 2002
The Nishiwaki office was established.
Apr. 2002
The capital was increased to JPY 210,000,000.
May 2003
The 75th anniversary ceremony.
Apr. 2004
The overseas textile division was established.
Dec. 2006
Shanghai Kuwamura Co., ltd was established
May 2008
The 80th anniversary ceremony.
May 2013
The 85th anniversary ceremony.
Apr. 2018
The 90th anniversary ceremony.
May 2018
The Osaka office was transfer.
Oct. 2020
The Tokyo office was transfer.