About Kuriyama

Corporate Data

Company Name
KURIYAMA HOLDINGS CORPORATION
JPX
Establishment <Establishment> April 5th, 1939 <Incorporation> December 21st, 1940
Location Matsushita IMP Building, 25th floor, 3-7 Shiromi 1-Chome, Chuo-Ku, Osaka 540-6325 Japan
TEL: 06-6910-7013 (main) FAX: 06-6910-7031 (main)
Representative CEO Hironobu Nose, President and Chief Executive Officer
Paid-in Capital JP¥783,716,600
Main Business Description Manufacturing, sales and the application of industrial, construction and sports facility product made primarily of rubber and plastics
Consolidated Sales JP¥49.95 billion (for fiscal year 2020)
Number of Employees Consolidated: 1,141 (as of December 31st, 2020)
*excludes part-time employees
Fiscal Year Every December 31st

List of Directors

President and Chief Executive Officer Hironobu Nose
Director (Managing Executive Officer) Shigehiko Konuki
Director Nobuhiko Omura
Director (Audit Committee Member) Hisato Miyachi
Director (Audit Committee Member) Tetsuya Izumoto
Director (Audit Committee Member) Seigaku Nanayama
Executive Officer Yuzo Motoki
Executive Officer Brian Dutton

Management Philosophies

  • 01
    A company that unceasingly develops based on customer's trust
  • 02
    A company that builds a prosperous lifestyle for employees and is loved by them and their families
  • 03
    A company that always seeks innovation of products and technologies

Corporate Mottos

  • 01
    Trust that has been constructed by tradition is the foundation of the company.
  • 02
    The essence of the company is sustained by employees' growth and development.
  • 03
    The company benefits from the collective pursuit of achievements.
  • 04
    Mutual trust is the very essence of corporate management.

Corporate Vision VISION

Strive to be a corporate group that grasps the needs of its customers
and contributes to building a sustainable society
☆Towards a prosperous future where everyone can shine and grow together☆

Kuriyama Group Basic Policy

  • 1.Capitalize on the value of employee diversity to facilitate community-based global business
  • 2.Draw upon "Kuriyama Value" to achieve industry-defining innovation
  • 3.Ensure that corporate behavior takes into consideration environmental concerns and the needs of all stakeholders

Guiding Principles PRINCIPLES

  • 1.Don't rule out possibilities you haven't tried. Achieve your goals through improvement, ingenuity and cooperation.
  • 2.Boldly seek out challenges rather than shrink from responsibility.
  • 3.Prioritize interpersonal connections, and be open to learning from others.
  • 4.Pursue 6S (5S + Smile).
  • 5.Act on behalf of our communities, shareholders, customers, employees and families.

History

1939
Kuriyama is established under the trade name "Kuriyama Rubber Company."
1940
Kuriyama Rubber Co., Ltd. is incorporated.
1952
Paid-in capital is increased to JP¥10 million.
1957
Ohji Rubber & Chemicals Co., Ltd. is incorporated and begins manufacturing industrial-use rubber products.
1964
Paid-in capital increased to JP¥50 million.
A research and development department is established to develop new products.
1969
Company name is changed to Kuriyama Rubber Co., Ltd.
Paid-in capital increased to JP¥100 million.
1972
Kuriyama Consort Co., Ltd. is incorporated and begins hotel business.
1979
Kuriyama Kousan Corporation (now Kuriyama Pulizia Corporation) is incorporated and launches real estate and building management business.
1980
Paid-in capital increased to JP¥300 million.
1981
Paid-in capital increased to JP¥400 million.
1982
Paid-in capital increased to JP¥460 million.
1983
Company name is changed to Kuriyama Corporation.
199
New management structure begins under Chairman Kuriyama and President Yoneuchi.
199
Outdoor sports supplier Scarpa Giappone Corporation (now Airmonte Corporation) is incorporated and begins selling mountain climbing and outdoor sports supplies.
199
Kuriyama Research & Development Inc. is incorporated.
2003
ISO9001:2000 certification is acquired.
2004
The company is listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Paid-in capital increased to JP¥780 million.
2005
New management structure begins under Chairman Yoneuchi and President Hattori.
2007
New management structure begins under President Hattori.
2008
NORMA Japan, Inc. is incorporated.
ISO9001 certification is updated for version 2008.
2012
Transition to a holding company structure is accompanied by a change in trade name to Kuriyama Holdings Corporation.
Following a corporate spin-off, all business (excluding Group company business management functions) is inherited by Kuriyama Corporation.
2015
New management structure begins under CEO Ashida.
2015
Kuriyama Corporation undertakes development, manufacturing, and sales of urea quality sensors and fuel quality sensors.
Following acquisition of its corporate shares, SUN-A Corporation becomes a Kuriyama subsidiary.
2017
All shares of Kuriyama Consort Co., Ltd. are ceded.
2018
New management structure begins under CEO Nose.
2018
The Head Office is relocated to Shiromi in the Chuo Ward in Osaka City.
1948
Rubber and plastic products export starts with newly established overseas department.
1957
Sales and application contract concludes with "Dunlop Semtex" of the United Kingdom.
1968
Establishment of Kuriyama of America, Inc., local subsidiary at Chicago in the United States.
1973
Preferred trading company in China designated.
Sales contract concludes for hose bands with "ABA Bolagen" (Present:NORMA GROUP) of Sweden.
1978
Establishment of joint venture, "Tigerflex Corporation" in the State of Illinois in the U.S.A. and manufacture of plastic hoses begins.
1981
Sales contract concludes for Taraflex with "BAT" (Present:Gerflor) of France.
1982
Sales contract concludes with "Mondo" of Italy.
1984
Establishment of Kuriyama Canada, Inc., local subsidiary at Brantford in Canada and manufacture of plastic hoses begins.
1989
Acquisition of Accuflex Industrial Hose, Ltd., in Canada.
1990
Establishment of sales company, Kuri Tec Corporation in Canada.
1992
Establishment of joint venture company, Jingjiang Ohji Rubber Co., Ltd., in China and manufacture of rubber lining, etc., begins.
1996
Establishment of Kuriyama (Shanghai) Corporation.
1997
Acquisition of Hose Technology, Inc., in the U.S.A.
1998
Establishment of Kuri Tec Manufacturing, Inc., in the U.S.A.
2002
Began sales on Mondoturf, artificial turf made by "Mondo" of Italy.
Sales contract concludes for Resin Floor with "API" of Italy.
2003
Establishment of joint venture company in the State of Iowa in the U.S.A. with Italian company, "ALFAGOMMA AMERICA , INC."
2005
Acquisition of Piranha Hose Products, Inc., in the U.S.A.
Establishment of Kuriyama de Mexico, S.de.R.L.de.C.V.
2007
Establishment of joint venture company IR (Foshan) Building Materials Trading Co., LTD. in China.
2008
Kuri Tec Manufacturing , Inc. consolidated Hose Technology, Inc.
2012
Establishment of Kuriyama (Thailand)Co., Ltd.
2015
Establishment of "Kuriyama Europe Cooperatief U.A."in the Netherlands
Acquisition of "Lyme Gro", the parent company of TIPSA Grpupe which has manufacturing and sales bases of rubber hoses in Spain, the USA and Argentina.