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November 1948

Takamiya Mengyo Industries Co., Ltd. founded

April 1956

Daifuku Hifuku Co., Ltd. founded


January 1959

Takamiya Mengyo's Tokyo Sub-Branch founded

November 1962

Takamiya Mengyo name changed to Takamiya Co., Ltd.

August 1973

Kurabo Apparel Co., Ltd. founded

October 1973

Murakami and Takeda Plants taken over from Soei Sangyo

June 1976

Takamiya became an affiliate of Kurabo Industries, Ltd.

May 1983

TSS (Toyota Sewing System) production system adopted at the Murakami Plant

January 1984

Daifuku Hifuku Co., Ltd. name changed to Uprise. Main office moved to its current location at the Fukuyama Business Office

February 1991

Increased its capital to 100 million yen and became a wholly owned subsidiary of Kurabo Industries.

October 1991

Takamiya name changed to Kurabo Textiles Co., Ltd.

November 1995

CAD System adopted at the Murakami Plant

March 1998

Head Office moved to the Kurabo Head Office Building in Kyutaro-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka

October 1999

Capital increased to 200 million yen.

August 2000

CAM system adopted at the Murakami Plant

January 2002

Shanghai Business Office opened

August 2005

Shanghai Business Office opened

August 2005

Head Office moved to the Kurabo Annex Building in Kyutaro-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka

May 2008

Head Office moved to the Kurabo Head Office Building in Kyutaro-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka

November 2009

With the founding of Kurabo Shanghai Co., Ltd., the Shanghai office operations of Kurabo Textiles and Kurabo Apparel merged under this new trading company

July 2010

Kurabo Apparel, Kurabo Textiles, and Uprise merged

February 2011

Tokyo Branch Office moved to Kodenma-cho, Shin Nihonbashi in Chuo-ku, Tokyo

October 2011

Joint investment made with Kurabo Industries in PT. AKURABENITAMA sewing plant in Indonesia

January 2012

Capital increased from 200 million yen to 350 million yen

February 2012

Ho Chi Minh Local Representative Office opened

November 2013

Chittagong Representative Office opened

April 2014

Jakarta Representative Office opened

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