|HARA TRADING CO., LTD.|
|Head Office||4-33-1, Matsumoto-cho, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama, Japan 221-0841|
|Contact||TEL:+81-45-317-2251 / FAX:+81-45-317-2252|
|Established:||July 16, 1955|
|MUFG Bank, Ltd., Yokohama Chuo Branch
Mizuho Bank, Yokohama Nishiguchi Branch
|History of Company|
|Edo era||Hara Shoten (shop name: Kameya) started a silk and silk fabric business in the Edo era after Hara Tomitaro (Hara Sankei) joined the Hara’s family, and later changed its organization to an unlimited partnership.|
|In 1942||Hara Sangyo Co., Ltd. was established in response to the Textile Control by government, later to spin off and inherit the import business as Hara Trading Co., Ltd. in 1955 and exported silk products to overseas.|
|In1955-1975||Hara Trading exported silk scarves to Europe and the U.S. Hara Trading had its sole distributor, MARVIN in New York, and co-established a printing factory for scarves in Japan.|
|In1975-1998||Hara Trading started exporting white cloth for typewriter and computer ribbons to Europe and the U.S. Its German business partner expanded the ribbon business together with one of the Japanese leading manufacturer’s nylon white cloths throughout the whole Western Europe.
Hara Trading started an apparel and business, and established a subsidiary specializing in knit products in Yokohama. Hara Trading was one of the directors of both The Japan Silk Textiles Importers Association and The Japan Fiber Products Association.
|In1989-2008||As typewriters gave way to laser printers, Hara Trading began providing components of printer cartridges for the the imaging aftermarket, and scientifically sourced components used in cartridge remanufacturing.
Hara Trading supports remanufacturers and end users who use remanufactured toner cartridges.
|Now||As Hara Trading has a textile business background, Hara Trading’s textile division has specialized in the baby& kids baby gear business and expanded its business worldwide.
Hara Trading will continue focusing on its textile and printing related business and continue to make a great contribution to the industries and markets.