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Management philosophy

Produce reliable products meeting customer’s requirement as a preffered supplier.
Develop company culture and people who can work on their own initiative.
Improve ourselves to glow as a innovative and competitive company.

Message from the Chairman

Hikari Corporation<br />
Chairman Masatomo Tazuhara

Thank you very much for your continued patronage.

We are a company that aims to solve the wire problems and grow with customers.

With the purpose of growing together with shareholders, customers, suppliers, partner companies, employees working at Hikari, and everyone involved in Hikari, with the purpose of "connecting" joy and happiness, We will work hard to create good things and things.

Thank you in the future.Hikari Corporation
Chairman Masatomo Tazuhara

Message from the President

Hikari Corporation<br />
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President and CEO Mikio Matsushita

We would like to thank all of you for your continued patronage.

We have been steadily facing wires for half a century since our founding.

We will continue to work hard to pass on the commitment to "manufacturing" inherited from our predecessors to the next generation.

In addition, we would be happy if we could build a partnership where we can learn and grow together with many people while flexibly responding to the trends of the times and taking on various new challenges.

We look forward to your continued guidance and encouragement. Hikari Corporation

President and CEO Mikio Matsushita

Director greeting

  • Director Sales Manager
Tsuyoshi Asano

    Based on the management policy of "Making reliable products that meet the needs of our customers", we have been manufacturing in good faith.
    We will continue to work with our customers in the future by creating new value utilizing our proprietary technologies.Director Sales Manager
    Tsuyoshi Asano

  • Board of Directors Management Planning Division
Quality Control & Development General Manager
Takeshi Yasukawa

    We want to contribute to the happiness of our employees and their families and stakeholders.
    Create a 100-year-old corporate culture with good manufacturing and human resource development.Board of Directors Management Planning Division
    Quality Control & Development General Manager
    Takeshi Yasukawa

Company Profile

EstablishmentMarch 5, 1969
Capital272.0 million yen
Annual Sales3.5 billion yen (for year 2023)
Group Sales4 billion yen (for year 2023)
Number of Employees80
Managing DirectorMatsushita Mikio
ShareholdersOsaka Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation Co.,Ltd(SBIC West Japan)
Max Corp., Ltd.
Masatomo Tazuhara
The Nanto Bank, Ltd.
Main BanksMUFG Bank, Ltd.
The Nanto Bank, Ltd.
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Corporate history

1969March 5Established HIKARI CORPORATION in Osaka Japan, with capital at 2.5 million yen.
AugustOpened Nara Factory to produce staple wires.
1976AugustMoved head office to Nara factory.
1983DecemberEstablished an integrated production system from wire rod.
1990DecemberStarted Nylon coated wire production with NV Bekaert SA under shareholder and technicalcontract.
Increased the capital to 120 million yen.
1996JulyStarted a Team Work Management with profit dividend system.
2002DecemberTerminated shareholder and technical contract with NV Bekaert SA.
2006AprilOpened Gunma factory to produce tying wires.
NovemberInstalled patenting heat treatment furnace to produce high carbon steel wires.
2008JuneIncreased the capital to 256.5 million yen.
2009MarchCompleted the 2nd construction plan at Gunma factory to strength the Nylon coated wire production.
2011NovemberCollaborated with Chao Pao Metal Co., LTD., started to produce air-bag wire in Thailand.
2012MarchEstablished Hikari (Thailand) Co.LTD.
2018AprilHikari Monozukuri University (in-house academy) established
2019March50th anniversary of the founding
2021MarchIncreased the capital to 272.0 million yen.
2022MarchMasatomo Tatsuhara appointed Chairman of the Board
Mikio Matsushita appointed as President and Representative Director
2023AugustStarted selling Hikari original brand “LUCE RING”
AugustBunshi MESSE Grand Prize Functionality Category Grand Prize Winner


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