UTAX CO.,LTD

HISTORY

MOVING FORWARD TO THE NEXT 50 YEARS
Keep bringing what's splendid new to the world, this is our commitment.

1950

  • 1956,OCT
  • IZUMI HOKO CO.,LTD. Founded.

1960

  • 1967,APR
  • HOJOSENI CO.,LTD. Established.
    Inaugurated as an accesory manufacture
  • 1968,MAR
  • Started production of HOOK & EYE TAPE,Developed Snap tape

1970

  • 1975,SEP
  • Started production of Seamless cup
  • 1976,MAR
  • Developed the machine for producing sholder strap
  • 1977,JUN
  • Started production of Wire and Adjuster
  • 1978,APR
  • Branch office opened in Tokyo
    Started production of Crotch Tape
  • 1979,SEP
  • Started production of Front Hook and Film bone

1980

  • 1980,OCT
  • Trading division established
  • 1985,JUL
  • Extended a building of head office
  • 1985,OCT
  • HOJOSENI CO.,LTD. renamed to UTAX CO.,LTD.
  • 1986,JUL
  • Started production of shape memory wire
  • 1989,APR
  • Started an operation in Nishiwaki factory
  • 1989,DEC
  • New dyeing factory completed

1990

  • 1991,
  • SYOHEI UTAKA assumed the position of president
  • SYOHEI UTAKA

    SYOHEI UTAKA

  • 1992,MAY
  • UTAX HONG KONG CO.,LTD. established
  • 1992,OCT
  • Started an operation in Hong Kong factory
  • 1993,MAR
  • Taiwan office opened
  • 1993,JUL
  • Held the exhibition of "Advance Talk’93"
  • 1994,OCT
  • Bangkok office opened
  • 1995,JUN
  • France office opened
  • 1997,APR
  • TAIWAN UTAX.CO.,LTD. established
  • 1997,JUL
  • UTAX F.M.CO.,LTD. established
  • 1998,AUG
  • Started an operation in F.M. factory (Chiangmai/Thailand)

2000

  • 2000,FEB
  • Held the exhibition of "JIMS".
  • 2003,JAN
  • DALIAN UTAX HIGH-TECH MATERIAL CO.,LTD. established (Dalian/CHINA)
  • 2003,APR
  • UTAX ZONGSHAN FASHION MATERIAL CO.,LTD. established (Zongshan/CHINA)AUGDeveloped Seamless production technology
  • 2003,AUG
  • Developed seamless intimate apparel production
  • 2003,SEP
  • PT. UTAX INDONESIA established
  • 2003,DEC
  • Kasai factory merged into Nishiwaki factory
  • 2004,SEP
  • UTAX U.S.A.INC. established
  • 2007,AUG
  • 2nd factory in Chiangmai/Thailand completed
  • 2007,SEP
  • Head office moved to Nishiwaki city
    Relocated Indonesia Factory

2010

  • 2010,MAY
  • Started Seamless shorts production
  • 2011,AUG
  • Shanghai office opened
  • 2013,AUG
  • Started Seamless bra production
  • 2014,AUG
  • Extended a building of 2nd factory in Chiangmai/Thailand
  • 2014,OCT
  • UTAX SHANGHAI CO.,LTD. established (Shanghai/CHINA)
  • 2016,AUG
  • New Nishiwaki Factory completed.
  • 2017,
  • DAISUKE UTAKA assumed the position of president
  • DAISUKE UTAKA

    DAISUKE UTAKA

  • 2018,MAR
  • New welfare facilities / Cafeteria completed
  • 2018,JUL
  • Extended a building of 2nd factory in Chiangmai/Thailand
  • 2019,SEP
  • Registered as Medical Device Manufacture
  • 2019,OCT
  • Corporate Logo changes
    Relocated Bangkok office