Company

 Company information
Company name Yamaka Shoten Ltd.
President and Representative Director Daiki Kato
Found in 1913
Established in 1947
Capital 87,820,000yen
170 employees
Products Tableware products
Head office Kujiri 547 Izumi cho Toki city Gifu 509-5142 Japan
TEL +81-572-54-3111
Export office
Distribution center
Izumi Kitayama cho 10-5 Toki city Gifu 509-5171 Japan
TEL +81-572-55-5536
Branch

Sales office
Kujiri 547 Izumi cho Toki city Gifu 509-5142 Japan
TEL +81-572-54-3115


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Tokyo office
Tsune bld 2F Botan 3-9-7 Koutou ku Tokyo 135-0046 Japan
TEL +81-3-5245-5080

Osaka office
Nagahori Yachiyo bld 5F Minami Funaba 1-11-9 Chuo ku Osaka city Osaka 542-0081 Japan
TEL +81-6-6125-1519

 Corporate History
1913 Sukekuro Kato start ceramics wholesale business for Japanese and Chinese market at Toki city Gifu pref.
1935 Kotaro Kato was installed as president
1947 Incorporate company with capital 198,000yen and name Yamaka Shoten Ltd..
1950 Kenzaburo Kato was installed as president.
1961 Set up ceramic factory. Head office was moved to Kujiri Izumicho Tokicity Gifu.
1966 Establish sales company in US. (International China Company) (Closed in 2001)
1973 Capital was increased to 20,000,000 yen
1975 Capital was increased to 45,500,000 yen
1978 Set up sales office in Tokyo.
1980 Set up sales office in Osaka. Build distribution center in Toki Minoyaki Orosi Center.
1981 Kosuke Kato was installed as president.
1984 Build ceramic painting factory in Toki Minoyaki Orosi Center.
1988 Install automated storage system in distribution center. Capital was increased to 91,000,000 yen.
1996 Build Inglaze printing factory.
1998 Start to sell gMoominh design tableware. Capital was decreased to 87,200,000 yen.
2005 Establish joint venture factory in China.
2007 Built shuttle kiln in factory and start manufacturing reduction ceramic.
2011 Takero Kato was installed as president
2013 A centenary
Start to produce gCeCerah
2014 MM700 series won gJAPAN PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2013h prize.
2015 Start to sell gPEANUTSh design tableware
2017 Start to sell gHello Kittyh design tableware
2018 Daiki Kato was installed as president.