Company
History

1914

Ruizaburo Miura established Miura Case in Shitaya-ku, Tokyo Started manufacturing the boxes and cases for comb and ornamental hairpin

1919

Moved to Asakusa-ku, Tokyo and started manufacturing the cases for jewelry

1933

Changed the company's name Miura Hoshokubakoseisakujyo

1935

Started the business with Shiseido Co., Ltd.

1937

Domestic business division separated as Kyowaseisakujyo Limited Company

1941

Closed Miura Hoshokubakoseisakujyo due to all employees’ participation in war

1944

Established Kyowaheiki Co., Ltd. (Capital JPY180,000) for producing the camouflage nets, cases and boxes for medals, emblems, tools and others.
Took over Kyowaseisakujyo’s business

1946

Changed the company's name to Kyowaseikan Co., Ltd. and restarted the business Started manufacturing the storage box for accessary jewelry

1950

Started selling the storage box for jewelry, personal goods, and miscellaneous goods and general paper boxes

1954

Completed the headquarters’ factory

1956

Established Kyowakinzokuyoki Co., Ltd. in Sumida-ku, Tokyo

1961

Started the production in Nish Izu-cho, Shizuoka Prefecture

1962

Completed the headquarters building in 2-10-10 Higashi Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo
(Capital JPY4,000,000)

1966

Awarded the cosmetic category prize at Packaging Exhibition (Sponsored by Printing Association of Japan)

1967

Completed the company building in Higashi Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Started manufacturing the bags and related accessory items

1969

Launched the made to order manufacturing of medals of honor for Prime Minister’s Office

1974

Started the business with Japan Monopoly Corporation and manufacturing the boxes for Imperial Cigarette

1975

Capital increase up to JPY20,000,000
Awarded the Minister of International Trade and Industry prize at Packaging Exhibition (Sponsored by Printing Association of Japan)

1976

Changed the Kyowakinzokuyoki company’s name to Kyowa Co., Ltd.
Awarded the Minister of International Trade and Industry prize at Packaging Exhibition

1977

Took over the outsourcing business from Tago Case and started the production as Tago factory

1978

Completed the Arari factory in Nishi Izu, Shizuoka Prefecture
Awarded the Stationery & Household goods category prize at Packaging Exhibition

1981

Capital increase up to JPY40,000,000

1984

Completed the Tago factory in Nishi Izu, Shizuoka Prefecture

1989

Completed the Kyowa annex building

1990

Moved the headquarters address to 1-23-9 Higashi Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo

1991

Started the overseas production

1995

Established the Kuni International (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Started the production at Kyowaseikan China factory in Shenzhen

1998

Won the rigid box category prize (4 items) at Paper Products & Cardboard Box Contest by Tokyo Shiki Kogyo Association

1999

Participated the Basel Fair in Switzerland

2002

Awarded the Special Acknowledgement by Shiseido Co., Ltd. at Thanksgiving Gathering

2003

Absorption merger of Kyowa Co., Ltd. and renamed as Nishi Izu factory under Kyowaseikan

2004

Awarded the Special Acknowledgement by Shiseido Co., Ltd. at Thanksgiving Gathering

2012

Established the Kyowaseikan (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Localized the Kyowaseikan China factory and reorganized as Kyowaseikan (China) Co., Ltd.

2013

Awarded the cosmetic category prize at Japan Packaging Competition

2014

Closed the Nishi Izu factory Celebrated the 100 years anniversary

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