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Corporate History

1947
  • Shimizu Kanamono Co.,Ltd. was established in Nishinari-ku, Osaka as a head office, with 180,000 yen in capital,
    and Shinichi Shimizu took up the post of the president.
1951
  • Head office was relocated to a new building at Hardware wholesale district (Minani-ku, Minamiwataya-machi, Osaka).
1964
  • Tokyo branch office opened in Arakawa-ku, Tokyo.
  • Nagoya branch office opened in Nishi-ku, Nagoya.
1967
  • Niigata branch office opened in Sanjo-shi, Niigata.
  • Head office building was constructed in Kanamono-cho("Kanamono-danchi", a hardware park), Higashiosaka.
1968
  • Shimizu Kousan Co.,Ltd, an affiliate corporation, was established in Chuo-ku, Osaka with 30,000,000 yen in capital, and Shinichi Shimizu became the president.
1973
  • Shinichi Simizu received "Medal with Blue Ribbon" from the Government of Japan.
1974
  • Nagoya branch office opened in Nakagawa-ku, Nagoya.
1975
  • Fukuoka branch office opened in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka.
1977
  • Banshu branch office opened in Miki-shi, Hyogo.
1978
  • DIY department opened in Kanamono-cho ("Kanamono danchi"), Higashiosaka.
1979
  • Shimizu Kousan Co.,Ltd. increased its capital to 60,000,000 yen.
1980
  • Tokyo branch office building was constructed in Adachi-ku, Tokyo.
1982
  • Shimizu Kanamono Co.,Ltd. increased its capital to 10,000,000 yen.
  • Sendai sales branch office opened in Aoba-ku, Sendai.
  • DIY department office building was constructed in Kanamono-cho, Higashiosaka.
  • Shimizu Kanamono Co.,Ltd. changed its name to Shimizu Co.,Ltd.
1985
  • Shimizu Kanamono Co.,Ltd. changed its name to Shimizu Co.,Ltd.
1986
  • Shinichi Shimizu took up the post as the Chairperson, and Hirosuke Shimizu became the president.
1990
  • Sapporo branch office building was constructed in Shiraishi-ku, Sapporo.
1991
  • Shinichi Shimizu took up the post as the Chairperson, and Hirosuke Shimizu became the president.
1993
  • Niigata branch office building constructed in Sanjo-shi, Niigata.
1994
  • Interior department opened.
1996
  • Shimizu Co.,Ltd. started an in-house company system.
1997
  • The 50th anniversary celebration was held.
  • The 50th anniversary overseas trip were carried out on the company.
2000
  • Shimizu catalogue"Kanamono-Hyakka", a hardware-pedia, released.
2002
  • Our original product "Omsorg bracket" won the METI Minister's Prize in the new product competition at the DIY HC Show.
2003
  • Sapporo branch office made extensions to the building.
2004
  • Head office and the warehouse were renovated.
  • DIY department building was renovated.
  • Sapporo branch office made extensions to the warehouse.
2005
  • Shimizu catalogue"Kanamono-Hyakka U"released.
2007
  • The 60th anniversary new year party was held.
  • Sendai sales branch moved to Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai.
  • New operating system was introduced and started from Aug 1st.
2008
  • Shimizu started to distribute cylinder padlocks "SOL HARD" as a sole agent.
2009
  • E-mail newsletter"SHIMIZU information mail" was started to deliver.
  • Teleconference system was introduced.
2011
  • Shimizu catalogue"Kanamono-Hyakka V"released.
2012
  • The 65th anniversary bowling tournament was held.
2013
  • Hirosuke Shimizu took up the post as the Chairperson, and Osamu Shimizu became the president.
2014
  • Shimizu catalogue"Kanamono Hyakka W"released.
1951
Former head office in Minami-ku
(1951)
1964
Former Nagoya branch office
(1964)
1967
"Kanamono danchi"in Higashiosaka
(1967)
1967
Former Niigata branch office
(1967)
Former head office under construction
Former head office under construction
1975
Fukuoka branch office
(1975)
New Niigata branch office
New Niigata branch office
New head office
New head office
Shimizu catalogue'Kanamono-Hyakka'
Shimizu catalogue
"Kanamono-Hyakka"
The 60th anniversary new year party
The 60th anniversary new year party
     
SOL HARD,  cylinder padlocks
SOL HARD, cylinder padlocks
Shimizu catalogue'Kanamono HyakkaV'
Shimizu catalogue
"Kanamono HyakkaV"
The chairperson and the president
The chairperson and the president
Shimizu catalogue'Kanamono HyakkaW'
Shimizu catalogue
"Kanamono HyakkaW"
Shimizu Fair
Shimizu Fair
 
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Recruit
 
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