Corporate History

November 1953 Established under the name of Watanabe Shoten Ltd. with capital of 400,000 yen for sales of automobile parts
April 1955 Reorganized into a joint-stock company and renamed Fujiura Gomu Shoji Co., ltd. Capital increased 800,000 yen to 1,200,000 yen.
May 1955 Appointed agent for NAGOYA RUBBER CO., LTD. (renamed TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD. in 1973)
November 1955 Established Osaka Branch for development of new market
October 1957 Capital increased 800,000 yen to 2,000,000 yen
January 1958 Established Fukuoka Sales Office for development of new market
May 1959 Capital increased 2,800,000 yen to 4,800,000 yen
May 1963 Fujiura Gomu Shoji Co., ltd. was renamed FUJIURA LTD.
March 1967 Established Moriguchi Warehouse for enhancement of logistics management system
February 1969 Capital increased double to 9,600,000
September 1971 Moved Osaka Branch to a newly built building in Moriguchi
June 1975 Capital increased 10,400,000 yen to 20,000,000 yen
November 1976 Established a sales office in Hiroshima for development of new market
September 1977 Commenced export of hydraulic brake parts for automobiles
October 1980 Commenced internal manufacturing of automobile cup kits for enhancement of parts of export
April 1985 Hiroshima Sales Office was merged into Tokuyama Sales Office for rationalization
October 1987 Sadao Watanabe, the founder, was dead
December 1989 Capital increased 10,000,000 yen to 30,000,000 yen
January 1991 Moved the Headquarter to Moriguchi City
October 1992 Moved Tokuyama Branch to a newly built building
June 1997 Established Nagoya Factory
May 2002 Established living ware division
March 2003 Established an office in Nha-Trang City of Vietnam
April 2004 Closed Tokuyama Sales Office due to stop of sales of repair parts for domestic automobiles
January 2005 Moved Fukuoka Sales Office
June 2008 Established the representative office in HoChiMinh City of Vietnam
January 2010 Closed Nha-Trang Office and then established a local company
April 2011 Closed Fukuoka Sales Office
September 2012 ISO9001 certified (Nagoya Factory)
August 2014 Established Shizuoka office
June 2015 Established the liaison office in Yangon City of Myanmar