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Corporate Name Hokusay Rubber Industry Co., Ltd.
Address Postal code: 938-0054
362-14, Oka, Kurobe City, Toyama Prefecture
Foundation July 20, 1930
Capital 46,000,000.- yen
Number of Employees 480 (as of August 2009)
Membership of Societies The Society of Rubber Science and Technology, Japan, and
Manufacturers Association of Building Gasket
Granted contractor's license License number: 12958 (general-17) granted by Governor of Toyama Prefecture
ISO Management System Certified according to ISO-9001 and ISO-14001.
Board Members
Chairman and Representative Director
Masahiro Komeya
President and Representative Director
Shinichi Komeya
Senior Adviser
Masuo Fukushima
Chief Executive Officer
Factory General Manager
Satoshi Nojima
Chief Executive Officer
Administration Department General Manager
Yuji Komeya
Chief Executive Officer
Sales Department General Manager
Kuniji Kikuchi
Akira Komeya


1930 Founded under the name of Hokusei Rubber Material Industry
Started production of the general footwear made of all rubber
1948 Renamed to Hokusay Rubber Industry, and set up the Footwear Division and the Industrial Rubber Products Division
1960 Received certification as the JIS Certified Plant, and started marketing of the traffic safety rubber cone (Safety Rubber Cone)
1972 Stopped operation of the Footwear Division, and converted entirely the business category into the industrial rubber products
industrial rubber products
1974 Received PM (Plant Maintenance) Award from Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance, and from Japan Management Association
1976 Started manufacturing of building material rubber products
building material rubber products
1986 Moved to the newly constructed headquarters building and the main plant at the present location
headquarters building and the main plant
1989 Constructed the Building Material Testing Center
1990 Constructed the new office building
new office building
1992 Constructed the second rubber manufacturing plant at Kine, Nyuzen-machi, Toyama Prefecture
1993 Introduced the Synergy (of PM, QC and TPS) movement
1997 Certified as the authorized manufacturer of the Fire Retardant CR Rubber Gasket for the Class-B fire door by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
1998 Certified as the authorized manufacturer of the Fireproof Cyclic Gasket by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. (Certification number WN1196-C2116-G2106 for Pca version)
2000 Cerebrated 70th anniversary
2003 Constructed the new Technical Center
2004 ISO 9001:2000 Certified (February)
ISO14001:2004 Certified (December)

Selected by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry as the "300 Active Small and Medium Manufacturing Enterprises in 2007"
Transferred production of the Safety Rubber Cone

300 Active Small and Medium Manufacturing Enterprises in 2007
2009 Renewed the Corporate Identity (CI)
2011 Constructed the new welfare building according to the construction of bypass for the National Highway Route 8