History

1927
Company founder Eitaro Miyamoto launches a patented
address book and seal impression book.
1948
MEIKANDO CO., LTD. is established.
The company produces and launches loose-leaf notebooks,
binders, and files.
1953 The Osaka branch (current sales office) opens.
1961 The company name is changed to KING JIM CO., LTD.
The Nagoya branch (current sales office) opens.
1964
The KING FILE G is launched.
1981 The Fukuoka branch (current sales office) opens.
1984 The Tokyo Distribution Center opens.
1987 The company’s shares are listed on the over-the-counter section of
the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1988
The TEPRA label printer is launched.
1993 Cumulative sales of KING FILE G reaches 100 million units.
Cumulative sales of TEPRA reaches 1 million units.
1996 P.T. KING JIM INDONESIA is established in Indonesia.
1998 KING JIM (MALAYSIA) SDN. BHD. is established in Malaysia.
2001 The company’s shares are listed on Section 2 of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The company acquires NAGASHIMA & CO., LTD.
2002 SHANGHAI KING JIM MAKINO TRADING CO., LTD. is established in China.
2003 Cumulative sales of TEPRA reach 5 million units.
The company acquires GODO CO., LTD.
2005 The company’s shares are listed on Section 1 of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
2007 KING JIM (VIETNAM) Co., Ltd. is established in Vietnam.
2008
The company acquires ASKA COMPANY, LTD.
The POMERA digital memo is launched.
2010
The Toffy SHIODOME opens.
2011 The SHOTNOTE is launched.
The Toffy LANDMARK PLAZA opens.
2012 KING JIM (HK)CO.,LIMITED is established in Hong Kong.
The Toffy ODAIBA opens.
2013 Smart phone application program making service "appsta" beginning.
2014 The company acquires BON FURNITURE & CO., LTD.