Company Profile

Company Data

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 Atsushi Tanizawa
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 100,555 million yen (result for the fiscal year ended March 2013)
Employees 281 (as of March 31,2013)

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 July 1.2013.

President Atsushi Tanizawa
Managing Director Takashi Kawashima
Director Yoshio Arai
Director Takeshi Takano
Director Hideyuki Matsubara
Director Munehiro Takawa
Corporate Auditor Koji Takata
Corporate Auditor(part-time) Osamu Isono
Corporate Auditor(part-time) Tsuyoshi Mishina
Executive Officers
General Manager of West Japan Sales Division Yoshio Arai*
General Manager of East Japan Sales Division Takeshi Takano*
General Manager of Petroleum Sales Division Yoshiro Miyamoto
General , Human Resources and Strategy Toshio Goto
General Manager of Kobe Sales Division Tatsuo Shigeto
General Manager of Control Division Yoshiaki Miyamoto
General Manager of Global Sales Division Tadashi Kamihigoshi
General Manager of New Business Development Division Yoshio Sanjo
General Manager of Chubu Sales Division Tomoshige Hirose

*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.

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As of May 27.2013.

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