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Corporate Mission

To provide customers with hygiene-efficient & eco-friendly products.
To create new products and develop & improve existing merchandise from the viewpoint of "Easiness to handle" and "Cleanliness".
To be a reliable partners with our customers.
To assist customers in leading a hygiene-friendly life.

Main Products

Oral care goods・・・toothbrush, toothpaste
Biodegradable plastic goods・・・toothbrush, and towels
Adhesive types of mousetraps
Detergent for medical/physics and chemical apparatus
Nursing equipment
Jelly Gum candy
Baby care goods

Profile

Name: Fine Company Limited
Phone:81-3-3761-5147
Address: 3-8-17 Minami-ohi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0013 Japan
Establishment: October 1, 1973
Capital: 20 million yen
Paid-up capital: 20 million yen
Representative: Representative Director, Kazue Shimizu
Foundation: 1948
Business offices/works
Iga works: 377-1 Kuranawate, Ueno City, Mie Prefecture, 518-1147
Mie works: 2500-13 Nishihara-cho, Nabari City, Mie Prefecture, 518-0603

History

1948Established the Wakamatsu Yushi Kagaku Kogyo-sho in Joto-ku,Osaka,and started to manufacture/sell candles.
1958Started to manufacture/sell tooth brushes. Corporate organization was established.Company name was changed to Wakamatsu Sangyo Co., Ltd.
1965Opened the Nagoya business office.
1965Opened the Tokyo office in Kojiya, Ohta-ku.
1966Changed the name to the Tokyo business office, and moved to Hatanodai, Shinagawa-ku.
1969Changed the name to Tokyo branch, and moved to 6 chome, Minami-ohi, Shinagawa-ku.
1971Moved Headquarters, business office and works to 5-7, Tokuan-cho, Konoike, Higashi-Osaka city.
1973Changed the nature of our business operations. Separated the tooth brush division and candle division, and established new companies for each.
1973Started a new tooth brush company with capital of 2.5 million yen.
1973Registered the address of Headquarters at 3-8-17, Minamioi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, and Mr. Masuo Shimizu assumed position as representative director of Wakamatsu Sangyo Co., Ltd.
1973Moved the tooth brush works to Hishiya, Higashi-Osaka city.
1974Increased capital to 4.5 million yen in October.
1975Name changed from Wakamatsu Sangyo to Fine Co., Ltd., in September.
1978Set up the development, manufacturing and sales divisions for clinical equipment and medical environmental hygiene materials in April.
1978Increased capital to 6 million yen in October.
1979Move to Kounoike-Tokuan, Higashi-Osaka city in order to strengthen the Osaka business office and works in February.
1979Introduced computers in order to rationalize the business office interior and strengthen the management organization.
1982Started to develop, manufacture and sell materials for household environmental hygiene goods(adhesive type mouse traps) in June.
1983Moved to 3-124 in Yao city in order to strengthen the Osaka business office and works in March.
1985Opened the 2nd Osaka works in 1-56, Yuge-cho, Yao city in November.
1989Moved to 2590-13, Nishihara-cho, Nabari city, Mie prefecture in March in order to expand the 2nd Osaka works, and changed the name to the Mie works.
1991Extend the Mie works in September in order to strengthen works facilities.
1991Increased capital to 10 million yen in October.
1994Kazue Shimizu assumed position as representative director in October.
1996Increased capital to 20 million yen in March.
1996Joined the Japan Health and Welfare tools industrial association in October.
1997"Ring-shaped Toothbrush" was acknowledged as a good design product by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry.
1997Released "Revo series" as the nursing goods in July.
1998Launched our home page on the Internet in August.
1998Opened Iga works in September.
1999Acknowledged by the Small and medium-sized enterprise creation activity promotion act on May 6.
1999"Mushiba 0-gumi" was acknowledged by the tooth friendly association in July.
2000Released the tooth brush -Epoch:21 series- in April, in which the aim model is designed to be environment friendly. (biodegradable resin tooth brush) Acquired the WWF acknowledgement mark. 'U-cup' and -Epoch:21- acknowledged as GOOD DESIGN products by the Osaka Design center in May.
2000Exhibited at "Naidex" in England.
2000"Acquired the land & building of "Iga Works" in Mie prefecture."
2002Was selected for a grant of developing nursing products by "NEDO"
2002Released "Titanium Spoon & Fork" in April.
2003Released "Snoopy Everyday Use"
2004Exhibited at "Rehacare" in Germany.
2005Exhibited at -ADA Market Place- in Philadelphia,USA.
2006Exhibited at -ADA Market Place- in Las Vegas,USA.