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Company’s Outline

Trade name
ZIP code
4-6-21 Kamikita, Hirano-ku, Osaka-shi
Date of foundation
January 10, 1970
Date of establishment
December 5, 1973
10 million yen
Product line
Steel pipes, stainless steel pipes, drawing pipes, special shaped steel, nets, steel and stainless steel slit pipes, general steel products, stainless steel products, steel and stainless steel sheets
Cutting, chamfering, slitting, drilling, bending, barrel processing, milling, plating, paint coating, laser processing, and planer processing
Hirokuni Higuchi, President and CEO
Number of employees
Fulltime employees: 60 (including nine Vietnamese trainees and two part-timers)
Corporate history
• January 1970 Shoho Higuchi, current Senior Corporate Adviser, founded the company.
• December 1973 The company was reorganized into a corporate organization with a capital of 5 million yen, and a new factory was established at 9-3-27 Kamikita, Hirano-ku, in Osaka.
• February 1987 The capital was increased to 10 million yen.
• March 1989 The headquarters was relocated to the current location with a new factory established in the current location.
• July 2001 Hirokuni Higuchi assumed the presidency, and he has been serving as President and CEO since then.
• March 2009 The third factory was newly established.
• November 2015 The site was expanded to an area of 792 m2 behind the headquarters.

Main Factory
4-6-21 Kamikita, Hirano-ku, Osaka-shi
(Site) 1630 m2
(Building) 2455 m2

Second factory
9-3-27 Kamikita, Hirano-ku, Osaka-shi
(Site) 238 m2
(Building) 429 m2

Third Factory
1-21-22 Kamikita, Hirano-ku, Osaka-shi
(Site) 1032 m2
(Building) 1412 m2

Machinery and Equipment
4-ton trucks: 7
2-ton trucks: 3
Maruichi Steel Tube Ltd., Araya Special Metal Co., Ltd.,
Sanwa Metal Industrial Co., Ltd., Hanwa Co., LTD., Marukin Pipe, Ltd.,
SUGIE Co., Ltd., Sankin Corporation, Seiwa Corporation,
Komoshita Youdan Co., Ltd., and Kyoei-Kozai Co., Ltd.
Line Banks
Minami Osaka Branch of Awa Bank,
Higashi-Osaka Branch of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation,
Kamikita Branch of Osaka City Shinkin Bank,
and Ikuno Branch of Resona Bank


A steel distribution revolution of town factories HIGUCHIKOUKAN Inc.

4-6-21 Kami-Kita, Hirano-ku, Osaka 547-0001 Japan Phone: +81-6-6791-7788 / Fax: +81-6-6791-8588

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