COMPANY PROFILE

会社概要

Location
Head Office
15-7, Nishitemma 5-Chome, Kita-Ku, Osaka 530-0047, Japan
TEL: (06) 6361-5351 (Main number)
FAX: (06) 6365-8846 (Main number)
Email: info@hosoda-jp.co.jp
Founding
Taisho 7 (1918) founded "Hosoda Takashi Store"
Showa 2 (1927) February "Hosoda Trade Co., Ltd." established
Heisei 30 (2018) March: Holding Company was established
Capital
Paid-in amount 36 million yen (authorized capital 60 million yen)
Annual sales
FY2017 domestic and overseas group total 9,040 million yen
Sales composition by market
Hong Kong · China 30%
Southeast Asia 30%
Middle East Africa 27%
Japan 10%
Americas and Europe 3%

ORGANIZATION

組織図

HOSODA HLDGS GROUP

グループ会社について

Hosoda
15-7, Nishitemma 5-Chome, Kita-Ku, Osaka 530-0047, Japan
TEL: (06) 6361-5351 (Main number)
FAX: (06) 6365-8846 (Main number)
Hosoda Trading
15-7, Nishitemma 5-Chome, Kita-Ku, Osaka 530-0047, Japan
TEL: (06) 6361-5351 (Main number)
FAX: (06) 6365-8846 (Main number)
Bangkok
HOSODA(THAILAND)CO., LTD.
43 Thai CC Tower, 5th Floor, South Sathorn Road, Yannawa, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120, Thailand.
TEL:66-2-210-0711,0712,0713
FAX:66-2-210-0714
Hong Kong
HOSODA (HONG KONG) LTD.
Room 609-610,Tower 2,Silvercord 30 Canton Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
TEL:852-2722-7331
FAX:852-2311-9884
Singapore
HOSODA (SINGAPORE) PTE., LTD.
No.20, Kramat Lane, #04-08, United House, Singapore 228773
TEL: 65-6737-5144/5
FAX: 65-6732-6256
Taiwan
Banrock Trading Limited
3F-1, NO.52, SEC.2, ZHONGSHAN N.RD., ZHONGSHAN DIST., TAIPEI CITY 10448, TAIWAN, R.O.C.
TEL: 886-2-2567-2858
FAX: 886-2-2531-8912
Cairo
Hosoda Trading Co., Ltd. Cairo Liaison Office
14th Floor, Abu El Feda Office Building, 3 Abu El Feda Street, Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt.
TEL / FAX: 20-2-2737-2026
Vietnam
Hosoda Trading Co., Ltd. Hanoi Representative Office / Service Center
Rm 401, Hong Thuy Bldg., 88 Pham Ngoc Thach St., Dong Da Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam.
TEL : 84-4-2242-2209
Myanmar
L K & M Engineering and Trading Co., Ltd.
Building No.7, Room No.302, Moe Kaung Condo, Moe Kaung Road, Yankin Township, Yangon, Myanmar
TEL : 95-1-579600
Dubai
Hosoda(Hong Kong) Limieted DMCC Branch
Suite 3807-5, Open Business Center, Mazaya Business Avenue, Tower AA1, 38th Floor, Jumeirah Lake Towers,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
TEL : 971-4278-4705 F A X: 971-4278-4730

HISTORY

沿革

1910
1918
Kozaburo Hosoda, the youngest brother of “Erisemi”, Kyoto, established “Hosoda Ko Store”.
Started business, acquiring sales rights for Osaka area, of tungsten streak,
Mallory Corp, of USA.
1919
Acquired exclusive import distributorship from Mallory Corp.

Took first step of “Electrical Hosoda”, expanding business of electrical appliance
1920
1927
Established “Hosoda Trading Co., Ltd.”
Mr Kozaburo Hosoda became first president.

Started trading business by establishing export division.
Succeeded in export big volume of fans.
1930
1934
Established Thai branch office.
Established “Toa Yakin”, for manufacturing/sales of domestic tungsten streak
1936
Established Shanghai branch office.
Regular trades were at a standstill, by expanding wars. 
Managed operation of telephone factory, in Shanghai, by corporation with Oki Electric Industry.
All the foreign facilities confiscated by defeating.

Re-established the company by Mr Tsukuda, Senior Managing Director.
1940
1944
Transferred “Toa Yakin” to “Nippon Mining”, due to difficulties to obtain raw materials of tungsten streak and marine intervene.
Started manufacturing/sales of telephone, in Shanghai, with corporation with Oki Electric Industry.
Started manufacturing of electrical cable, battery and communication equipment in Thailand
1945
Shanghai and Thai branch offices requisitioned by defeat.
1946
Mr Tsukuda acceded as 2nd president
Moved head office to 15-7, Nishitemma 5-Chome, Kita-Ku, Osaka.
Started handling electrical wire and light bulb, and supplying to occupation forces.
1948
Recovered demands by Indian buyers and encouraging priority foreign currency system via re-activation of private trading.
1950
1952
Established Tokyo branch office
Fully in progress for export business of electrical parts/home appliance, general electrical appliance, electrical wire and light bulb
1954
Agreed with agency of electrical parts with Argentina leading buyers.

Established sales routes for Middle/South America, by setting agent in Peru, Chile Venezuela.
1955
Re-established Thai branch office, a pioneer of foreign market bases, expanding to 8 countries.
1959
Started export paint by corporation of Thai agent establishment with Kansai Paint Co., Ltd.
1960
1963
Established “Manila Liaison Office”.
1964
Established “Hong Kong Liaison Office”.
1966
Re-named to “Banwa Trading Ltd, Partnership”, local corporate, from Thai branch office.
1967
Mr Takei acceded as 3rd President
1968
Established “Taiwan Liaison Office”.
Established a joint venter, “Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd”, in Thailand, by with “Kansai Paint Co., Ltd.” and Thai local partner.
1969
Established “Tehran Liaison Office”.
1970
1970
Established a joint venture, “Siam Electric Industry. Co., Ltd”, in Thailand, with “Mitsui & Co”, “Sumitomo Electric Industries” and Thai local partner, for enamel wire manufacturing.
Established a joint venture, “Aiphone USA Inc.”, in USA, with Joint Venture of “Aiphone Corp” American and Canadian local partners, for sale intercoms.
1971
Re-named “Bansei Trading Co., Ltd”, local corporate, from “Hong Kong Liaison Office”.
Re-named to “Banrock Trading Co. Ltd”, local corporate, from “Taiwan Liaison Office”
1972
Established “Singapore Liaison Office”
1974
Re-named to “Banshing & Co., (PTE) Ltd), local corporate, from “Singapore Liaison Office”.
1977
Sold shared stock of Siam Electric Industry Co. Ltd to “Sumitomo Electric Industries”
1978
Re-named to “Hosoda (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.” from “Banshing & Co (PTE) Ltd”.
1979
Re-named to “Hosoda (Thailand) Co, Ltd” from “Banwa Trading Ltd. Partnership”
Established a joint venture, “Mahajak International Electric Co. Ltd.” With Fuji Electric Co, “Lucky Gold Star” and Thai local partner for watt meter manufacturing.
1980
1980
Re-named to “Hosoda (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd” from “Bansei Trading Co, Ltd”.
Established “Buenos Aires Liaison Office” in Argentina.
1982
Mr Okada accede as 4th President.
1985
Closed “Manila Liaison Office”, due to unstable political & economy situation.
Established “Guangdong Liaison Office”, under Hosoda (Hong Kong) Co.”
Started plant export business.
1987
Re-named to “Hosoda Taiwan, Ltd.” from “Banrock Trading Co. Ltd.”
Changed to “Aiphone Corporation” by limiting Aiphone and Hosoda for investors.
Closed “Buenos Aires Liaison Office” due to economy situation
1988
Established a joint venture, “Iwasaki Electric Singapore Pte Ltd”, in Singapore, with “Iwasaki Electric” and Singapore local partner for lighting products sales.
1990
1992
Mr Ishizu acceded as 5th President
Established a joint venture “Iwasaki Electric (Hong Kong) Ltd.”, in Hong Kong, with “Iwasaki Electric” and Hong Kong local partner for lighting product sales.
Closed “Teheran Liaison Office”, due to economy situation.
1994
Sold shared stock of “Iwasaki Electric Singapore Pte. Ltd” to “Iwasaki Electric”.
1996
Mr Wada acceded as 6th President
1999
Established “Cairo Liaison Office” and expanded export business of home appliance and AV products to Egypt.
Re-named to “EYE Lighting (Hong Kong)” from “Iwasaki Electric (Hong Kong)”.
2000
2002
Mr Tomiyama acceded as 7th President.
Established “Hosoda Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.”
2005
Established Shenzhen office, branch of Hosoda (Hong Kong) Co.”
2006
Mr Nagatsuka acceded as 8th President.
2007
Closed “Hosoda Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.”.
Established “Hanoi Liaison Office”, starting SMT service center business
2010
2010
Mr Hatai acceded as 9th President
2011
Closed “Shenzhen office, branch of Hosoda (Hong Kong) Co.”
Integrated Tokyo branch into Osaka Head office
2012
Established “Hosoda International Co Ltd.”
Established “Yangon Liaison Office”.
2014
Established a joint venter, “El Araby International Ltd” in Thailand, with El Araby Holding Co., Egypt, and All Brillant Co., Ltd, Hong Kong for IPO to El Araby, Egypt.
2015
Established “Dubai Liaison Office”.
Established “Kanto Sales Office” in Shin-Yokohama, Yokohama
2016
Started import/assembly/sales of smart meters to electric power companies.
2018
March Incorporation of holding company
September Split-up into HOSODA LTD. And Hosoda Trading Co., Ltd.
2020
2020
Mr Nakamura acceded as 11th President of Hosoda Trading Co., Ltd.
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