Company Information

Company History

1952

Daito Shoji Co., Ltd. was founded in Kita-ku, Osaka with a capital of 300,000 yen.
Focused on sales of tape recorders, which was not common in those days, as a distributor of Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation, now known as Sony Corporation.

In the office right after foundationIn the office right after foundation
1954

Moved the head office to 141 Doyama-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka to respond to expanded business.
Enhanced the purchasing devision for Sony products and started sales of transformers of TAMURA Corporation and connectors of Hirose Shokai Co., Ltd. (now Hirose Electric Co., Ltd.) and Tajimi Electrics Co., Ltd.

In front of the Daito Shoji building in Doyama-choIn front of the Daito Shoji building in Doyama-cho
1957

Moved the head office to 3-21 Oimatsu-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka for expanding business.

The building in Oimatsu-choThe building in Oimatsu-cho
1958

Established a Tokyo Branch at 39 Hanazono-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo.

Early days of Tokyo BranchEarly days of Tokyo Branch
1959

Started to import and sell wear testing instruments and measuring instruments, etc. of US Taber Industries as its Far-Eastern distributor.

Catalog of Taber wear testing instrumentsCatalog of Taber wear testing instruments
1964

Executed a nationwide distributorship agreement with SPC Electrics Coporation and started to sell its high-frequency ultrasonic applied equipment.

Ultrasonic cleanerUltrasonic cleaner
1967

Started the Kojirin employee training at Hieizan, which was to continue for subsequent nearly 30 years).

Applied for the Daitron trademark.

Executed a nationwide distribution agreement with Hitachi, Ltd. and started to sell clean benches and clean rooms, which was to function as a beachhead for the precision machinery market.

Former head office buildingFormer head office building
1969

Executed an exclusive distributorship agreement with the U.S. Bendix and started to sell its connectors in Japan.

Moved the head office to 1-3 Shima-machi, Higashi-ku, Osaka.

The Daitron trademark registered

Daitron logo in those daysDaitron logo in those days

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