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Corporate Summary

Corporate Name Kuno Sangyo Co., Ltd.
Locations Tokyo Office (sales): Tateishi 3-6-7, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo, 124-0012
Tokyo Office, Yashio Warehouse: Kizone 1231-1, Yashio City, Saitama Prefecture, 340-0813
Osaka Head Office and warehouse: Shimanouchi 2-10-27, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 542-0082
Founded November 1919
Incorporated December 1940
Capital 20,000,000 yen
Business Objective Sale of non-ferrous metals (copper alloy products, light metal products, stainless steel products)
Sales 7,000,000,000 yen
Number of employees 55
  • Head Office: 2,300㎡ premises, 1,860㎡ floor space
  • Yashio Warehouse: 1,920㎡ premises, 1,270㎡ floor space
  • Tateishi Warehouse: 500㎡ premises, 528㎡ floor space
Principal Banks Mizuho Bank Minamisemba Branch, Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Semba Branch, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Nippon-Ichi Branch, Mizuho Bank Yokoyama-cho Branch, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Odenma-cho Branch, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Horidome Branch
Principal Suppliers
(random order)
Copper Alloy
Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.; Nippon Shindo Co., Ltd.; San-Etsu Metals Co., Ltd.; Mitsui Sumitomo Metal Mining Brass and Copper Co., Ltd.; Mitsubishi Shindoh Co., Ltd.; Kitz Metal Works Corporation, Shin Nihon Brass Co., Ltd., Hitachi Alloy Co., Ltd.; Dowa Metaltech Co., Ltd.; Ohki Brass & Copper Co., Ltd.; Mitani Rolled Copper Co., Ltd.
Light Metal
Nippon Light Metal Co., Ltd.; Nikkeikin Aluminium Core Technology Company Ltd.; Nikkei Extrusions Company Ltd.; Showa Denko K.K.; Katagi Aluminum Products Ltd.; Sankyo Tateyama, Inc.; Sumikei Techno Co., Ltd.
Stainless Steel Products Nippon Kinzoku Co., Ltd.; JFE Steel Corporation; Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.
Lead Products Nitto P&M Engineering Co., Ltd.
Principal Customers
(random order)
Sumitomo Precision Products Co., Ltd.; Tiger Corporation; Yazaki Corporation; MIWA Lock Co., Ltd. (Approximate number of corporate customers: 600 compa nies)

Company History

Nov. 1919 First president: Yasuo Kuno founds Kuno Brothers Trading at Kozu 4-chome in Minami-ku, Osaka and starts selling non-ferrous metals.
Mar. 1930 Head Office moved to its present location
Nov. 1936 Tokyo Office opened
Dec. 1940 Corporate reorganization
Nov. 1945 Company name changed from Kuno Brothers K.K. to Kuno Sangyo Co. , Ltd.
1951-1956 Yasuo Kuno becomes chairman of the Osaka Brass and Copper Products Wholesalers’ Association
1960-1963 Yasuo Kuno becomes chairman of the Osaka Light Metals Wholesalers’ Association
Oct. 1977 Tokyo Office, Tateishi Warehouse opened
Aug. 1980 Toshio Kuno becomes representative director and president
Feb. 1989 District changes in Osaka mean that head office address changes from 2-10-27 Shimanouchi,
Minami-ku, to 2-10-27 Shimanouchi, Chuo-ku
May 1993 100 million yen private debt placement (repaid May 2000)
Dec. 1995 Tokyo Office, Yashio Warehouse opened
Feb. 2001 Nobuo Kuno becomes representative director and president
Oct. 2003 Tokyo Office moves from Chuo-ku to 3-6-7 Tateishi, Katsushika-ku
Mar. 2005 Minoru Kuno becomes representative director and president
Nov. 2009 Tokyo Office adopts Eco-Action 21, an environmental management system recognized by the Ministry of the Environment
Nov. 2010 On Nov. 16, Osaka Head Office acquires both ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 certification
May 2011 Tokyo Office, New Yashio Warehouse opened
Nov. 2011 Kuno Sangyo receives a Good Taxpayer Award from the Osaka Minami Tax Office (for the 8th time)
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Copper alloy products
Stainless steel
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