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Company Name FUJI TRADING CO., LTD.
President Yu Fukada
URL http://www.fujitrading.co.jp/english/
Established May 12, 1953
Paid-up capital 100 million yen
Bankers Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
The Iyo Bank, Ltd.
MUFG Bank, Ltd.
Employee 210
Employee (overseas) 910

History

1953 Founded by Chuhei Koike in Kobe, Japan with a capital of 250 thousand yen.
1959 Yokohama branch office opened.
1960 Moji branch office opened.
1964 Oslo, Norway branch office opened.
1967 Head office moved to Yokohama, Kobe branch office opened.
1970 Machinery Department established in Yokohama to build the foundation for Fuji's business of ship's machinery and spare parts.
Computerization of company began with installment of IBM S/3 computers.
1971 New office and warehouse completed in Kobe (on the site of the current Kobe office). Kobe branch office moved.
1972 Capital increased to 100 million yen. Machinery Department moved to Kobe. Engineering Department established in Kobe to render technical services.
1973 Rotterdam branch office opened. New premises completed in Yokohama (on current site). Head office and Yokohama branch office moved in.
1974 Tokyo branch office opened. Rotterdam office reorganized to establish Fuji Trading (Marine) B.V. as a wholly-owned subsidiary. Online computer system linking Yokohama and Kobe offices started.
1975 Head Business Department moved to Tokyo from Yokohama.
1978 Ship Stores Catalogue edited and published by Fuji Trading was established by ISSA as the standard reference catalogue, using Fuji Trading's codes. Building of headquarters and Yokohama office expanded.
London and New York branch offices opened.
1979 New York office reorganized to establish Fuji Trading (America) Inc. as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
1982 Fuji Trading (Singapore) Pte., Ltd established as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
1983 Kobe office rebuilt. Hong Kong branch office opened.
1989 Hong Kong office reorganized to establish Fuji Trading (Marine) Co., Ltd. as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Provided services to LNG tanker fleet involved in 80% of the whole LNG import to Japan.
Supply services to passenger ships started in earnest with QE2.
1992 A new divisional structure adopted. Marine Logistics Headquarters / Import & Sales Headquarters established.
IMPA adopted Fuji Trading’s catalogue, which was issued as “IMPA Guide Book”.
1993 The Guide Book renamed to “IMPA Marine Stores Guide”.
1994 Machinery Services Division acquired ISO9002 certification.
1995 Dubai office opened.
1997 Yukinobu Fujimoto appointed as president.
1999 Shanghai office opened.
2000 Capital participation made in local companies in South Korea and Dubai.
Fuji Horiguchi Engineering Pte., Ltd. established in Singapore.
2002 Fuji Transport Systems (Korea) Co., Ltd. established in South Korea as a subsidiary of Fuji Transport Systems Co., Ltd.
2003 Shanghai office reorganized to establish Fuji Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Machinery Services Division acquired ISO9001 certification.
The 50th anniversary celebrated.
2004 Our No.2 Building completed in Naka-ku, Yokohama; space leased to Yokohama Tsusho Co., Ltd. and other marine-related companies.
2008 Yukinobu Fujimoto appointed as chairman and Masaharu Ono appointed as president.
Middle East Fuji Khimji's Co., L.L.C. established in Oman.
2010 Fuji Marine Logistics (Hong Kong)Ltd. established to render store supply service in Hong Kong.
2011 Greece office opened.
San-Ai Fuji Co., Ltd. established in Imabari, Japan.
Manila office opened.
2012 Fuji Metalock Brasil S.A. established in Brasil.
2016 Milano office opened.
Masaharu Ono appointed as chairman and Yu Fukada appointed as president.
2018 GSM-Fuji, L.L.C. established in USA.
FUJI TRADING CO., LTD.
YOKOHAMA | 3-9-3, Shinyamashita, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0801, Japan
KOBE | 6, Fukaehamamachi, Higashinada-ku, Kobe, 658-0023, Japan

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