Nov 1935 Established in Ibogawa-cho, Ibo-gun (today’s Ibogawa-cho, Tatsuno City) in Hyogo Prefecture as the Wool Research Institute of the current Kanematsu Corporation.
Feb 1939 Kanematsu Wool Research Institute was spun off into an independent corporation under the name of Kanematsu Woolen Mills, Ltd. capitalized at 2.5 million yen.
Feb 1942 Under the wartime Guideline for Curtailment of Companies, companies in the Kanematsu and Kurihara groups were merged to establish Daido Worsted Mills, Ltd. capitalized at 6.7 million yen.
Oct 1949 Under the Company Reorganization Ordinance, former Kanematsu companies were separated from former Kurihara companies to establish Kanematsu Wool Manufacturing Co., Ltd. The Tatsuno and Warabi Plants, Tokyo Branch, and Osaka Sales Office were brought under the Kanematsu umbrella. Capital: 15 million yen
Feb 1951 Listed on Osaka Securities Exchange.
Capital increased to 100 million yen.
Oct 1964 Capital was increased several times to reach 703.31 million yen to date.
Jan 1983 Merged with the fur department and jewelry department of Shiron Ltd. to establish Shiron Business Division.
Apr 1987 Separated the spinning division at Tatsuno Plant into a subsidiary company, Kaneyo-Tatsuno, Ltd. (Dissolved in March 1996)
Oct 1987 Merged with Kanematsu Shinso, Ltd. to establish Kaneyo’s Bedding Division.
Jul 1988 Relocated company headquarters to Kawaramachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka City.
Apr 1994 Established new Interiors Trading Department and entered the interiors sector.
Dec 1995 Established Kaneyo Corporation (current Kanex Corporation) and launched real estate management and logistics business.
Apr 1997 Established new Lifestyle Products Department and entered environment and health-related sectors.
Oct 1999 Took over the Living Department from Kanematsu Corporation. to launch the No. 4 Business Division.
Opened Tokyo Sales Office in Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
Oct 2000 Changed company name to Kaneyo Co., Ltd.
Jan 2001 Relocated company headquarters to Awajimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka City.
April 2008 Relocated Tokyo Sales Office to current address.
May 2011 Relocated company headquarters to Kyutaromachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka City.
Jul 2013 Due to the integration of the cash equity market of Osaka Securities Exchange into the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the company’s listing was transferred to the second section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Oct 2017 With the acquisition of part of the business of Forward Apparel Trading Limited, established a new Textile and Material Trading Department and Middle East Trading Department.
Mar 2020 Became a subsidiary of Kanematsu Corporation
Delisted on Tokyo Stock Exchange
Capital: 100 million yen
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