THE KIICHI TOOLS CO., Ltd. A trading company specializing in imported TOOLS and domestic TOOLS

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History of company

1943
Establishment of Tanaka Kiichiro-shop by Kiichiro Tanaka
1950
Establish THE KIICHI TOOLS CO.,LTD.
The founder,Kiichiro Tanaka becomes the president.
1955
Set UP Export Section for the expansion of international trade.
1958-1967
Domestic offices open ;Tokyo,Nagoya, Fukuoka,Kanazawa,and Takamatsu
1970
Head office Builiding completed.Open Rotterdam office.
1972
Establish the sister company,ESCO Excellent Co.,Ltd.
1973
Kiichiro Tanaka becomes the Chairman of THE KIICHI TOOLS CO.,LTD.
Kozo Tanaka succeeds president.
1976
Set up EDP sec.for intensive control of computer data system
1977
Expansion of ESCO Sales distribution
1980
Capital increase to JPY95,000,000(95mil.)
Receive the award/third times as a superior Company from Osaka-Nishi Tax-office
1981
Open Sendai Office
1983
Chirman,Kiichiro Tanaka is chosen as the OJYUHOSHO-AWARDEE by Japanese government to appreciate his long year's contribution to internationl trade.
1990
Open Northern Tokyo Office
1991
Mid-Term Sales Strategy plan starts Okayama Logistic Center opens
1993
50th Year Business Anniversary Do various activities for social contribution
1997
Office-IT link starts
2000
Construction of New CRM System/Coustomer Relation Management on the basis of products data satars Establish KW Tools B.V a joint company in Netherlands
2001
Strengthen the CRM in Shanghai,China.
Receive the award/7 times as a suprerior company from Osaka-Nishi Tax Office
Development of IT/ESCO-Web,FAXCOR System
2002
Reorganization into three departments/Marketing Sales,Sales Center,and Co-operate Center.
Obtain ISO 14001 certificate
KODAMA SHOJI,LTD.joins the group.
2003
OGAWAZEN,LTD.joins the group.
Open THE KIICHI TOOLS(Shanghai)CO.,
2004
New Office Building next to Head Office completed.
KODAMA and OGAWAZEN move to Head Office Building.
Completion of centralization for Joyful-Cube Group
2008
Kozo Tanaka takes office as the Chirman and Ken Tanaka suceeds to the President
2014
Established Joyful Kiichi Holding Co., Ltd.
Established operating company Kiichi Tool Co., Ltd.
Yoshinori Nakayama suceeds to the President
2017
Yoshinori Nakayama takes office as the Chirman and Kouyu Tsubaki suceeds to the President
2019
Kouyu Tsubaki takes office as the Chirman and Shinji Kajimoto suceeds to the President