History

1896

  • Mar.

    Established Fuji Spinning Co., Ltd.

1898

  • Sep.

    Newly constructed Oyama Factory in Shizuoka and began operations.

1906

  • Sep.

    Merged with Tokyo Gas Spinning Co., Ltd. and
    Changed the company name to Fuji Gas Spinning Co., Ltd.

1921

  • Dec.

    Merged with Oita Spinning Co., Ltd.

1929

  • Nov.

    Newly constructed Washizu Factory.

1939

  • Jan.

    Established Yanai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.

1941

  • May

    Merged with Meisei Spinning and Weaving Co., Ltd.

1945

  • Aug.

    Overseas assets were seized after the end of the Pacific War.

  • Dec.

    Changed the company name to Fuji Spinning Co., Ltd.

1949

  • May

    Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange.

1951

  • Oct.

    Newly constructed Kozakai Factory.

1961

  • Jul.

    Established Fujichemicloth Co., Ltd.

1970

  • Jun.

    Newly constructed Electronic Equipment Business Office.

1972

  • Apr.

    Newly constructed Wakayama Factory.

1973

  • Nov.

    Established Fuji Elas Co., Ltd.

1975

  • Oct.

    Merged with Teikoku Seishi K.K.

  • Dec.

    Established Fujibo Apparel Corporation.

1976

  • Apr.

    Entered into a licensing agreement with B.V.D. in the United States.

1977

  • May

    Nyugawa Plant spun-off to establish Fujibo Ehime Co., Ltd.

1979

  • Jul.

    Kozakai Factory spun-off to establish Fujibo Kozakai Co., Ltd.

1981

  • Apr.

    Established Takada Fujibo Apparel Co., Ltd., Tsuruga Fujibo Apparel Co., Ltd. and Sado Sewing Co., Ltd.

1984

  • Dec.

    Wakayama Factory spun-off to establish Fujibo Wakayama Co., Ltd.

1985

  • Jan.

    Established Nakatsu Fujibo Apparel Co., Ltd.

1986

  • Dec.

    Established Fujibo Katan Co., Ltd.

1991

  • Sep.

    Established Thai Fujibo Textile Co., Ltd. in Thailand.

1995

  • Sep.

    Electronic Device Business Office (former Electronic Equipment Business Office) spun-off to establish Fujibo Denshi Co., Ltd.

  • Dec.

    Merged with Fujibo Kozakai Co., Ltd.

1999

  • Sep.

    Shut down Yao Factory.

2000

  • Jul.

    Shut down Washizu Factory.

2001

  • Jun.

    Established Korea Fujibo Co., Ltd. in South Korea.

  • Aug.

    Established Fujibo (Changzhou) Apparel Co., Ltd. in China.

  • Oct.

    Changed the company name of Fuji Elas Co., Ltd. to Fujibo Oyama Co., Ltd. and transferred the operation of the Processing Department of Oyama Factory to Fujibo Oyama Co., Ltd.
    Established Jintana Fujibo Corporation in Thailand.

2002

  • Jan.

    Established Fujibo (H.K.) Co., Ltd. in Hong Kong.
    Dissolved Takada Fujibo Apparel Co., Ltd.

  • Mar.

    Established Fujibo Taiwan Corporation in Taiwan.

2005

  • Jul.

    Fujibo Textile, Inc. (the trade name was changed from Fujibo Oyama Co., Ltd. in May of the same year) merged with Fujibo Wakayama Co., Ltd.

  • Sep.

    Major business groups spun-off to establish Fujibo Fiber, Inc. and Fujibo Kozakai, Inc.
    Changed the company name to Fujibo Holdings, Inc. with the transition to a holding company system.

  • Dec.

    Nakatsu Fujibo Apparel Co., Ltd. merged with Tsuruga Fujibo Apparel Co., Ltd.
    Changed the company name to Fujibo Sewing Co., Ltd.

2007

  • Jul.

    Fujibo Ehime Co., Ltd. newly constructed Oyama Plant.

  • Sep.

    Fujibo Textile Inc. transferred its textile products business to Fujibo Apparel Corporation by an absorption-type company split and then, merged with Fujibo Fiber, Inc.
    Fujibo Fiber, Inc. changed its company name to Fujibo Textile, Inc.

  • Dec.

    Dissolved Korea Fujibo Co., Ltd.

2010

  • Oct.

    Fujibo Textile, Inc. merged with Fujibo Katan Co., Ltd.

2011

  • Sep.

    Established Fujibo Shanghai Co., Ltd. in China.

2012

  • Jun.

    A company split made to split Fujibo Apparel Corporation and
    Established Fujibo Trading Co., Ltd.

  • Jul.

    Acquired all shares of Angle Miyuki Co., Ltd. and
    Changed company name to Angle Co., Ltd.

  • Oct.

    Fujibo Ehime Co., Ltd. merged with Fujibo Kozakai, Inc.

2013

  • Apr.

    Yanai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. succeeded from Toyobo Co., Ltd. its businesses of manufacturing pharmaceutical intermediates and intermediates of agricultural chemicals, and other chemical products through a company split.

  • Nov.

    Dissolved Fujibo (H.K.) Co., Ltd.

2014

  • Mar.

    Dissolved Fujibo Denshi Co., Ltd.

2016

  • Mar.

    Began the operation of a large-scale solar power plant (mega solar) at the former site of Toyohama Factory.
    Dissolved Fujibo Taiwan Corporation.

  • Oct.

    Fujikako Co., Ltd. merged with Fujichemicloth Co., Ltd. and
    Changed company name to Fujichemi Co., Ltd.

2017

  • Mar.

    Established Taiwan Fujibo Precision Materials Co., Ltd. in Taiwan.
    Dissolved Sado Sewing Co., Ltd.

2018

  • Apr.

    Fujichemi Co., Ltd. merged with Santai Trading Co., Ltd.

  • Oct.

    Acquired all shares of Tokyo Molding Co., Ltd.

2019

  • Apr.

    Fujibo Apparel Corporation merged with Fujibo Trading Co., Ltd.

  • Dec.

    Dissolved Fujibo (Changzhou) Apparel Co., Ltd.

2020

  • Jan.

    Acquired all shares of Fujioka Mold Co., Ltd.

  • Mar.

    Dissolved Fujibo Sewing Co., Ltd.

  • Apr.

    Tokyo Molding Co., Ltd. merged with Fujioka Mold Co., Ltd.

  • Oct.

    Fujibo Ehime Co., Ltd. newly constructed Oita Plant.
    Fujibo Apparel Corporation merged with Angle Co., Ltd.

2021

  • Jan.

    Fujibo Textile, Inc. took over the synthetic fiber division and the stainless fiber division of Fujibo Ehime Co., Ltd.