History

1908 Morito Shoten founded (sale of eyelets, hooks, shoelaces started)
1935 Morito Shoten Corporation established
1963 Morito Shoten Corporation renamed MORITO & Co., Ltd.
1976 Morito & Co., Ltd. renamed Morito Co., Ltd.
1977 Morito Industrial Co., (H.K.) Ltd. established (consolidated subsidiary, China)
1983 Kane-M Inc. established (consolidated subsidiary, U.S.A.)
1985 Morito (Europe) B.V. established (consolidated subsidiary, Netherlands)
1987 Ace Industrial Machinery Co., Ltd. established (consolidated subsidiary, Japan)
1988 Taiwan Morito Co., Ltd. established (consolidated subsidiary, Taiwan)
1989 Stock listed on the second section of the Osaka Securities Exchange
1997 Zama Logistics Center opened
2001 Through M&A arrangements and as subsidiaries of Morito Industrial Co., (H.K.) Ltd.
  • Wah Kin Metal Products Mfg. Co., Ltd. acquired (consolidated subsidiary, China)
  • Morito (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. acquired (consolidated subsidiary, China)
2003
  • Kane-M Shanghai Co., Ltd. established (consolidated subsidiary, China)
  • Three Runners Co., Ltd. acquired through M&A arrangements (consolidated subsidiary, Japan)
2005 Bao'an Factory of Morito Industrial Co., (H.K.) Ltd. and Morito (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. relocated and expanded (China)
2007 Wah Kin Metal Products Mfg. Co., Ltd. acquired by Morito Industrial Co., (H.K.) Ltd. through M&A arrangements (China)
2008 "Business/capital partnership with the Kuraray Group started Kuraray Fastening Co., Ltd. transformed as equity-method affiliate"
2009 Dalian Office of Kane-M Shanghai Co., Ltd. established
2010
  • Kane-M Shanghai Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Office opened
  • KANE-M DANANG Co., Ltd. established (Vietnam)
2011 Kane-M (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established (Thailand)
2012
  • The Representative Office Of Morito Co.,Ltd. In Myanmar(Yangon) opened (Myanmar)
  • Kane-M,Inc. Michigan Branch opened
2013 Stock listed on the second section of the Tokyo Securities Exchange
2014
  • Matex Inc. acquired through M&A arrangements (consolidated subsidiary, Japan)
  • Kane-M,Inc. Tennessee Branch opened
  • GSG Fasteners,LLC dba Scovill Fasteners acquired through M&A arrangements (consolidated subsidiary, U.S.A.)
2016 Stock listed on the first section of the Tokyo Securities Exchange

History

AMERICA

KANEーM,INC.

GSG FASTENERS,LLC

 
EUROPE

MORITO (EUROPE) B.V.

   
ASIA

MORITO INDUSTRIAL CO.,(H.K.)LTD.

KANE-M SHANGHAI CO.,LTD.

TAIWAN MORITO CO.,LTD.

MORITO(SHEN ZHEN)CO.,LTD.

MORITO ISHIHARA AUTO PARTS(SHENZHEN) CO.,LTD.

KANE-M DANANG CO., LTD.

KANE-M (THAILAND) CO., LTD.