SINANO CO.,Ltd. Corporate Profile

杖ステッキ、登山杖、トレッキングポールの株式会社シナノ



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SINANO Company■Corporate Profile
Corporate Name SINANO COMPANY
Address 1104-1 Iwamurada, Saku-shi, Nagano-ken 385-0022, Japan
Tel: +81-267-67-3321 Fax: +81-267-67-3326
URL: www.sinano.co.jp
Established 1919
Annual Sales 99,000,000 yen
President Mitsuhiro Yanagisawa
Main Bank The Hachijuni Bank, Ltd.


Business Overview
Business Overview Manufacturer of ski poles, trekking poles, walking sticks,
ski and snowboard tuning machines and FRP pultrusion moldings
Importer and distributor of surfboards, bodyboards and other marine sports goods
Facilities A range of facilities to manufacture aluminum and composite tubes; testing machines for properties such as strength, gloss and hardness


■History
1946 Founder Mitsuhiko Yanagisawa establishes the company under the name Shinano-Sangyo
Company begins producing bamboo ski poles and wooden furniture
1957 Plywood bamboo ski pole designed and achieves a market share of over 50% in Japan
1968 Company name changed to SINANO COMPANY
1976 Production line extended to manufacture of aluminum ski poles from swaging to final assembly
Manufacture of outdoor leisure goods begun
1980 Technical tie-up entered into with Fontaine Metal Products of the U.S.
Sale of ski tune-up machines begun
1995 Manufacture of composite ski poles begun
1998 Company merges with Arisawa Manufacturing Co. and capital increased to 400 million yen
1999 Manufacture of FRP pultrusion moldings begun
Plant SG mark is awarded by the Consumer Product Safety
Association of Japan (CPSA) for walking sticks
2000 Mitsuomi Yanagisawa becomes president
2005 Plant SG mark is awarded by CPSA for trekking poles
ASG Division transferred to the company from Arisawa Sporting Goods Inc. and sale of marine sports goods begun
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