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President's message


President's message

We achieved 70 year anniversary on 2011 since Shigeji Takauji started selling welding rods and secondary steel products. We would like to express our deepest gratitude to our stakeholder and customers.
 
Now our business extend from selling secondary steel products such as wire rope to steel wire, steel strand, construction material and machinary, rental, import and export of competitive goods etc.However our motto " customer first policy" has not changed. We always make a best effort to meet our customers' needs.
 Now we carry out third medium term management plan
from 2011. Contribution to recovery from the earthquake on March 11th 2011 and carrying out global management to respond globalization are our higher priority. Anyway We would like to respond properly for this rapid business environmental changealthough we face difficulty. What we have to do most is building trust among our company and our customers . We hope we could support our customers from now and on.


Corporate history

1941
Founded by founder Shigeji Takauji for selling welding rods and secondary steel products       
1947
As Kabushiki kaisha, Kabushiki kaisha Shitaya Kinzoku Manufacturing was established and production department was merged
1953
Changed company name to current name. The company set up a fund 3 million yen and discontinued production department. Moreover, national wide selling net was built as wire whole sale store and established Shitaya-kai(association constructed by its customers).
1960
Osaka sales branch opened.
1963
Expanded its market to South East Asia since designated as China's friendly trading company.
1967
Became the chairman's company of Tokyo Wire Rope Association.
1968
Increased capital to 9 million yen.
1971
Started to cooperate with Nissho Iwai to establish Wire Rope Centre East Japan and being a matchless organization in wire rope supplying.
1974
Increased capital to 18 million yen.
1976
Became All Japan Wire Rope Association first chairman's company. Increased capital to 36 million yen.
1982
Became the first company introduced 2,000 ton machine press enabled to lock until 100 millimeter. In addition, Inventory management system was introduced to efficiently manage inventory, sales and finance
1984
Moved head office to where Ex-Mitsui Bank Ueno Branch was built for establishement of First Shitaya Building.
1986
All Japan Galvanised Steel Strand Sales Association was established and being first chairman's company. Established Sapporo sales office.
1987
nvited to opening celemony of Shengli Oil Field's Shengli Big Bridge and supplied cables for the cable-stayed bridge, in addition received the leader's gratitude for cooperation of the engineering guidance. Admired as excellent corporation by the head of Shitaya Tax Office.
1992
Established head office Shitaya Building.
1993
Established wire rope indstry's biggest products centre in Matsudo-City and integrated each product centre.
1995
Separated wire rope manufacturing department and got independent as Shitaya manufacturing with capital 10 million yen.
1996
Moved head office to first Shitaya building.
1998
Established Kashiwa manufacturing centre in Chiba to reinforce manufacturing department.
2000
Introduced annealing machine at Kashiwa Manufacturing Centre.
2001
Opened office in Changzhou city.
2002
Established Fasten Tokyo as a joint concern with Fasten group China.
2004
Established Toko wire rope east with Tokyo Rope Manufacturing as joint concern.
2007
Opened Morioka office.
2012
Transffered Morioka office to Sendai.