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 ASCA 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.