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Company Name KURABE INDUSTRIAL CO.,LTD
Established February 11, 1938
Incorporated June 25, 1939
Capital Stock 23,100 million yen
Capital Paid-up; 780million yen
Employee 1,000
Settlement December
Annual Turnover 29,200 million JPY
One's Bank Hamamatsu Branch, Mizuho Mank
Members of the Board and Auditors
  Yasuto Kanazawa, Chairman & CEO
Takenobu Kanazawa, President & COO
Toru Ohishi, Director
Tomokazu Ishiyama, Director
Satoru Suzuki, Director
Yoshikazu Yasukawa, Director
Yoshihiro Morimoto, Director
Akio Harada, Auditor
Takahisa Tabata, Auditor
Shohei Adachi, Auditor

Company History

Feb. 1938 Kurabe electric factory (600 ㎡ on the site and 250 ㎡ at the factory) established in 2-660 Kojiya-cho Kamata-ku Tokyo. Manufacturing and sales of an electric insulating material (chiefly varnish tube) began.
Jun.1939

1939 Shinkou electric factory in 1231 Shinowara Shinowara-mura Hamana-gun Shizuoka annexed and named Hamamatsu factory.

Mar. 1946

The headquarters moved to the Hamamatsu factory.

May 1946

The trade name changed to KURABE INDUSTRIAL CO.,LTD

1951

Shinohara Factory received the specification of the JIS display permission factory from Ministry of International Trade and Industry.

1960

KURABE started the special electric wire manufacturing. Sales of heat resistant electric wire began on the brand name of WEISER wire and SIEGER wire.

1962

Manufacturing of code-type heating elements began. These elements was adopted for the frost removing device of the refrigerator in our country at first.

1965

Kurabe started manufacturing the synthetic rubber electric wire. Sales of flame retardant EPDM electric wire began on the brand name of "CROWN wire".

Apr. 1968

Absorption amalgamates the Kinki electric wire company. The capital increased to 40,000,000 yen.

Apr. 1970

The trade name changed to KURABE INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.

1970

KURABE started manufacturing and sales of the fluorocarbon resin electric wire with the brand name of "FLUBON wire" began.

July 1972

The capital increased to 104,250,000 yen.

Jan. 1973

The first stage construction of Hamakita Factory completed and operation begans.

July 1973

The Yuto factory construction completed. The operation begans as a second processing factory.

Jan. 1975

Hamakita Factory received the specification of the JIS display permission factory from Ministry of International Trade and Industry.

Apri. 1979

The second stage construction of Hamakita Factory completed.

Jun. 1981

The capital increased to 200,000,000 yen.

1981

KURABE started manufacturing and sales of the crosslinked polyethylene electric wire with the brand name of "EAGLE wire".

Mar. 1984

The first stage construction of head office building completed. Head office moved to the building from Shinohara Factory.

Jun. 1985

The capital increased to 290,000,000 yen.

Oct. 1985

The third stage construction of Hamakita Factory completed.

Feb. 1986

Sales of the brand name of "NEO SIEGER wire" began.

May 1986

The thermister element developed and sales began as a temperature sensor.

Oct. 1986

The polymer film electrostatic capacity type humidity sensor developed.

Mar. 1987

PTC Heater developed.

Jun. 1987

Start operation of Kanagawa Sales Office and saitama Sales Office.

Jan. 1988

Start operation of yokkaichi Sales Office.

Jun. 1988

Start operation of Fukuoka Sales Office.

Jun. 1988

1988 The capital increased to 380,000,000 yen.

Mar. 1989

"FLUBON wire FRW" developed and sales began. The first stage construction of Shounai factory completed and operation begans.

Apr. 1989

Start operation of Higashi-Osaka Sales Office and Utsunomiya Sales Office.

Jun. 1989

Start operation of Fuji Sales Office.

July 1989

Start operation of Kashiwa Sales Office.

Oct. 1989

Business and research building of Hamakita factory completed.

Nov. 1989

Start operation of Niigata Sales Office.

Dec. 1989

The capital increased to 499,000,000 yen.

Jan. 1992

Business and research building of Hamakita factory completed.
The FLUBON building of Hamakita factory extension construction completed.

Feb. 1993

The X-1 building of Hamakita factory extension construction completed.

Aug. 1994

The first stage construction of Miyakoda Factory completed and operation begans.

Mar. 1995

The capital increased to 700,000,000 yen.

Apr. 1996

The Higashiosaka office moved to the Kyoto City. Kyoto office was established.
Start operation of Himeji Sales Office

May 1996

Start operation of Nagoya Sales Office.

May 1998

ISO9001 registard at "FLUBON Wires".

Aug. 1998

Start operation of Hachioji Sales Office.

Dec. 2000

Establish KURABE Industrial (Vietnam) Co.,Ltd.

June 2001

ISO14000 registard at Yuto Factory.

July 2001

Complete new factory at Hamakita Factory.

Feb. 2002

Complete phase one construction of KURABE Industrial (Vietnam) Co.,Ltd.

Nov. 2002

Establish KURABE Industrial (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd.

Dec. 2002

ISO9001 registard at Shinohara Factory and Hamakita Factory.

Mar. 2003

Establish KURABE Trading (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd.

Apr. 2003

Establish KURABE Trading (Hong Kong) Limited

Dec. 2003

ISO9001 registard at Yuto Factory, Shonai Factory and Miyakoda Factory.

Feb. 2004

Complete phase one construction of KURABE Industrial (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd.

Apr. 2005

Supplementary acquirement for ISO14001 at Hamakita Factory, Shonai Factory and Miyakoda Factory.

July 2006 Established KURABE (GUANGZHOU) Representative Office
Sep. 2006

Established KURABE AMERICA CORPORATION

Mar. 2012

Established KURABE INDUSTRIAL BAC NINH CO.,LTD.

Dec. 2014

The capital increased to 780,000,000 yen.