Hosoda Trading Co., Ltd was split to HOSODA LTD.
And Hosoda Trading Co., Ltd. with Hosoda Group reorganization.

OUR COMPANY HAS BEEN OPERATED FOR 100 YEARS SINCE “HOSODA KO STORE” , PRIVATE FIRM, WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1918, AND RE-NAMED HOSODA TRADING CO., LTD, ON FEBRAURY IN 1959. WE HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED AS A SPECIALIZED TRADING
COMPNAY, HANDLING WITH ELECTRONIC/ELECTRICAL PARTS, MACHINES AND RLATED MATERIALS.

WE FACED TRAGIC DOOM, BY LOSING ALL THE OVERSEA FACTORIES AND OFFICES, AS WELL AS IN DOMESTIC OFFICES BY WORLD WAR II. HOWEVER, AFTER THE WAR, WE STRIVED TO REBUILD THE CAOMPNAY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BY CONSOLIDATING THE REMAINING EMPLOYEES AND STRENGTHENED IN SPECIALIZED FILES ON ELECTRONICS/ELECTRINCAL PARTS, MACHINES, STEEL, COPPER AND CHEMICAL MATERIALS, ALONG WITH JAPAN’S RESTART OF TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION, AND LAID THE FOUNDATION AS IT IS.

ABOUT

会社概要

Location
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
Capital
Paid Capital: JPY 50,000,000.-(Authorized capital: JPY 100,000,000.-)
Annual sales
JPY 4,500,000,000.-
Sales composition by market
Hong Kong · China 30%
Southeast Asia 30%
Middle East Africa 27%
Japan 10%
Americas and Europe 3%

OVERSEA OFFICES

海外事務所

Vietnam
HOSODA TRADING CO., LTD. HANOI REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE
Rm 401, Hong Thuy Bldg., 88 Pham Ngoc Thach St., Dong Da Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam.
TEL:84-4-2242-2209
Egypt
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

GROUP

グループ会社

SUPPLIERS

取引先

ISIS Co., Ltd.
Aiphone Co., Ltd.
Alps Electric Co., Ltd.
Antom Co.,Ltd.
Iwasaki electric Co., Ltd.
EXEN Corp.
SMK Corporation
Otowa Electric Co., Ltd.
Kansai Paint Co., Ltd.
Canon Inc.
Kurabe Industrial Co.,Ltd.
Shiken Corporation
Sharp Corporation
Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd.
Yamato Denki Co., Ltd.
Zojirushi Corporation
Totoku Toryo Co., Ltd.
Towa Kagaku Co., Ltd.
Toshiba Carrier Corporation
Toshiba Home Appliances Corporation
Nakamura Shoji Co., Ltd.
Nagaki Seiki Co., Ltd.
Nidec Copal Corporation
Nippon Carbide Industries Co.,Inc.
Panasonic Ecology Systems Co., Ltd.
Hidaka Engineering Co., Ltd.
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
Fuji Electric Wire Industries Co., Ltd.
Fuji Electric Indesutry Co., Ltd.
Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
Maruichi Steel Tube Ltd.
Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Yukita Electric Wire Co.,Ltd.
Yotai Refractories Co., Ltd.

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.

CONTACT

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Telephone: (Week Day: 9:30 – 17:00)

TEL 06-6361-5351

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