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.
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.
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.
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
Listed on Osaka Securities Exchange.
Capital increased to 100 million yen.
Capital was increased several times to reach 703.31 million yen to date.
Merged with the fur department and jewelry department of Shiron Ltd. to establish Shiron Business Division.
Separated the spinning division at Tatsuno Plant into a subsidiary company, Kaneyo-Tatsuno, Ltd. (Dissolved in March 1996)
Merged with Kanematsu Shinso, Ltd. to establish Kaneyo’s Bedding Division.
Relocated company headquarters to Kawaramachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka City.
Established new Interiors Trading Department and entered the interiors sector.
Established Kaneyo Corporation (current Kanex Corporation) and launched real estate management and logistics business.
Established new Lifestyle Products Department and entered environment and health-related sectors.
Took over the Living Department from Kanematsu Corporation. to launch the No. 4 Business Division.
Opened Tokyo Sales Office in Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
Changed company name to Kaneyo Co., Ltd.
Relocated company headquarters to Awajimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka City.
Relocated Tokyo Sales Office to current address.
Relocated company headquarters to Kyutaromachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka City.
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.
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.