President's Message

President Koichi Takashima

Takashima&Co.,Ltd. has been established in 1915, as a wholesale merchant in the textile industry.
In October of 2015, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of our founding. Having this milestone would not have been possible without any support from everybody’s contribution. We would like to express our gratitude to all the people who have supported us over many years.

Eight years after our establishment, we were severely hit by the Great Kanto Earthquake and lost almost everything. Nevertheless, we devote ourselves only with hope to save our own country and the people, and provided 500 sets of tents, the shelters for victims of the disaster, in a very limited term. The credibility we have gained through this experience have built the foundation of our development today.
After the Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923, we had encountered many trials and tribulations, such as World WarⅡ in 1940’s. Everytime we faced with those difficulties, however, we have always tried to find the new fields which predict the trends of changes for the future, and overcome with the power of unity by every company members.
We are confident that our corporation mission is to meet each demands of the age and “contribute to society through our business activities”. Furthermore, we believe that our past century is the history of an accumulation of the mind: “achieve everything with creativity and effort, and follow through on all promises”. In other words, this stands in our corporate value, “Sincerity”, which is created at the time of establishment.
This endless efforts of precursor and consistent philosophy lead us to overcome various challenges. And by always keeping our promises, we uphold and value our corporate philosopy for years to come.

After moving into the 21st century, the increased realization of sustainable society becomes one of the important challenges on every corner of the world. Especially, stable securement and efficient utilization of energy resources become even more significant. In this global context, we believe that it is high time to achieve our corporate mission, by making use of many years of experiences throughout our history, and dedicating all our strength for the conversion of society to “Sastainability”.

By focusiong on the fields of energy saving, weight saving, and labor saving, we will strengthen our specialized function and proactively contribute to society to become sustainable. With providing our unique and useful function with customers, we will contine to evolve as a ”Leading Trading Company in Sustainability”.

I would like to thank each and every one of you for your loyal patronage and look forward to a long and fruitful relationship.

President

Koichi Takashima

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