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History

1939
Inauguration with the business name of "Kuriyama Rubber Company".
1940
Establishment of Kuriyama Rubber Co., Ltd.
1941
Opening of Kyushu Branch Office and Hiroshima Sales Office.
1948
Opening of Tokyo Branch Office.
Rubber and plastic products export starts with newly established overseas department.
1952
Capital fund increases to JY10 million.
1956
Opening of Nagasaki Sales Office.
1957
Sales and application contract concludes with "Dunlop Semtex" of the United Kingdom.
1964
Capital fund increases to JY50 million.
Establishment of a new R&D department to promote new product developments.
1969
Corporate name changes to Kuriyama Rubber Corporation.
Capital fund increases to JY100 million.
New corporate building commemorating the 30th anniversary of business' inception is completed.
Opening of Nagoya Branch Office.
1973
Preferred trading company in China designated.
Sales contract concludes for hose bands with "ABA Bolagen" (Present:NORMA GROUP) of Sweden.
1979
Opening of Shikoku Sales Office.
1980
Capital fund increases to JY300 million.
1981
Capital fund increases to JY400 million.
Sales contract concludes for Taraflex with "BAT" (Present:Gerflor) of France.
1982
Capital fund increases to JY460 million.
Sales contract concludes with "Mondo" of Italy.
1983
Corporate name changes to Kuriyama Corporation.
1984
Opening of Kagoshima Sales Office.
1985
Opening of Sannan Center.
1986
Opening of Kanazawa Sales Office.
1990
Start of new corporate organization under Chairman Kuriyama and President Yoneuchi.
1996
Opening of Sendai Sales Office and Matsuyama Sales Office.
2002
Began sales on Mondoturf, artificial turf made by "Mondo" of Italy.
Sales contract concludes for Resin Floor with "API" of Italy.
2003
Obtain ISO 9001:2000 Certification.
2004
Company is listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
2005
Start of new corporate organization under Chairman Yoneuchi and President Hattori.
2007
Start of new corporate organization under President Hattori.
2008
Update ISO 9001:2008 Certification.
2010
Obtain ECO Action Certification.
2011
Opening of Akashi Branch Office, Yokohama Sales office, and Sagamihara Distribution Center.
2012
Kuriyama Japan Corporation is newly established as the successor company and changes its corporate name to Kuriyama Corporation.
2013
Start of new corporate organization under Chairman Hattori and President Fukui
2015
Start of new corporate organization under President Ashida
2017
Start of new corporate organization under Chairman Ashida and President Nose
2017
All shares of Kuriyama Consort Co., Ltd. transferred