An introduction to Masugi Ltd. the Kyoto based manufacturer, wholesaler and marketer of products made from Japanese kimono cloth (woven-thread cloth).

About Masugi Ltd.

Comapny Profile

Company name Masugi Ltd.
Head office Zenchojicho 143, Ayanokoji dori, Muromachi nishi-iru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
TEL: +81-75-361-7391 FAX: +81-75-361-7394
Affiliated company Amami Textiles Ltd.
Nagasesaiwai-cho 4-1, Amami-shi
Business Manufacture and wholesale of textiles, textile production, building management, chiropractic clinic
Products All types of products relating to authentic Oshima pongee
Establishment: 1 April, 1950
Capital \22 million
President Shinzo Ueda
Employees 10 (6 men/4 women)

Timeline

April 1950 Yoshizo Ueda established Masugi Trading Ltd. at Takeya-cho dori, Koromonotana higashi-iru in Nakagyo-ku.
In the beginning the main line of business was the processing and wholesale of lining for kimono.
May 1951 Company name changed from Masugi Trading Ltd. to the current name of Masugi Ltd.
The company relocates to its current address.
1969 The company moves into the wholesaling of rolls of cloth, mostly Oshima pongee and lining for the insides of kimono.
1981 Completion of new head office premises.
1990 Shinzo Ueda becomes president of the company.
1995 Production of Oshima pongee is reduced, and the company starts to produce clothing products.
The foundations are laid for the Masuyagihei textile brand.
2005 "Hoo" Chiropractic Clinic opened on 4th floor of the Masugi Building.
2006 Establishment of Amami Textiles Ltd.
2008 "M" gallery opened on 3rd floor of the Masugi Building.
Amami Textiles Ltd. receives the "Best Menswear Product" prize at the "2008 Authentic Amami Oshima Tsumugi Silk Pongee Grand Prix" sponsored by the Authentic Amami Oshima Tsumugi Silk Pongee Cooperative.
2009 Amami Textiles Ltd. receives a prize at the "2009 Authentic Amami Oshima Tsumugi Silk Pongee Grand Prix" sponsored by the Authentic Amami Oshima Tsumugi Silk Pongee Cooperative.
2011 Amami Textiles Ltd. receives a prize at the "2011 Authentic Amami Oshima Tsumugi Silk Pongee Grand Prix" sponsored by the Authentic Amami Oshima Tsumugi Silk Pongee Cooperative.

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Zenchojicho 143, Ayanokoji dori Muromachi nishi-iru,
Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi Kyoto-fu JAPAN
TEL/+81-75-361-7391 FAX/+81-75-361-7394