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Company Name Kawasaki Trading Co., Ltd.
Establishment June 28, 1951
Head office

[Kobe Head Office]

8, Kaigan-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, 650-0024 Japan
Tel:+81-78-392-1131 Fax:+81-78-391-1520

[Tokyo Head Office]

13, Kanda-nishikicho 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0054 Japan
Tel:+81-3-6744-1000 Fax:+81-3-6744-1100
President Shigehiko Kiyama
Contents of Business
  • Sale of various types of industrial machinery/equipment, air conditioners, petroleum products, and steel products.
  • Contracting of construction works
  • After-sales maintenance service
Sales 91,672 million yen (result for the fiscal year ended March 2017)
Employees 326(as of March 31,2017)

Ownership Percentage

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. 70%
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.  10%
JFE Steel Corporation 10%
Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. 10%

Main Banks

  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.

Board Members

As of Jul. 1.2017

Directors
President Shigehiko Kiyama
Managing Director Yoshio Arai
Managing Director Yoshio Sanjo
Director Takeshi Takano
Director Hideyuki Matsubara
Director Tatsuo Shigeto
Director Tadashi Kamihigoshi
Director Hisashi Yamaji
Auditors
Corporate Auditor Yoshiaki Miyamoto
Corporate Auditor(part-time) Masahiro Oota
Corporate Auditor(part-time) Goro Takahashi
Executive Officers
Executive Officer Tatsuo Shigeto*
Executive Officer Tadashi Kamihigoshi*
Executive Officer Tomoshige Hirose
Executive Officer Tadayuki Matsuda
Executive Officer Yasuki Oonishi
Executive Officer Ikuo Ogata
Executive Officer Masaki Yamamoto

*Corporate officer also serving as a director.

Corporate History

1951 Takara Sangyo Co., Ltd. is established.
1953 Company name is changed to Kawasaki Shoji Co., Ltd.
1957 Kawasaki Shoji becomes affiliated with Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
1974 Kawasaki Shoji is merged with Kawasaki Bussan Co., Ltd. an affiliated company of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Company name is changed to Kawajyu Shoji Co.,Ltd.
1979 Kobe/Tokyo dual headquarters structure is introduced.
1997 Kaohsiung Office (Taiwan) is established.
1999 Shanghai Office (China) is established.
2004 ISO 14001 Certification is granted.
2006 Nantong Office (China) is established.
2008 Ho Chi Minh Office (Vietnam) is established.
Singapore Office is established.
Beijing Office (China) is established.
Dalian Office (China) is established.
2009 Changed English company name to Kawasaki Trading Co.,Ltd.
Kawasaki Trading do Brasil Ltda. is established.
2010 Kawasaki Trading (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd. is established.
Bangkok Office (Thailand) is established.
2012 Hong Kong Office (China) is established.
2015 Manila Office (Philippines) is established.
2016 Kawasaki Trading (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. is established.
Detroit Office (USA) is established.

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As of Oct. 1.2017

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