history / organization
|1955||Kaga Co., Ltd. was established.|
|1960||Kaga changed its name to Sankei Co., Ltd.|
|1976||Sunline Sankei (Hong Kong) Co.,Ltd was established as a first step in advancing into overseas markets.|
|1982||Sunline Industries Co., Ltd., a button producing factory in Ishioka, Ibaraki Prefecture, was established as a first step into the manufacturing business.|
|1988||Daiichi Textile Co., Ltd. was absorbed as a consolidated company, and a men’s apparel business was started. Fukusen Co., Ltd. was established in the city of Fukui, Fukui Prefecture, as a dye works for lining materials.|
|1996||The Mikuni Logistics Center was established as a logistics base for domestic shipments and exports.|
|1997||Sankei (Vietnam) Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Sankei Trading Co., Ltd. in Shanghai were established.
Mikuni Plant started operations and began producing not only lining materials and interlinings, but also garment accessories including various types of tapes, and elastics.
|2008||Itochu Corp. acquired 90.3% of Sankei’s shares.|
|2009||The head office moved to its current location (1-7-12 Shinonome, Koto-ku, Tokyo).|
|2011||Became a 100% subsidiary of Itochu Corp.|
|2013||Acquired shares in Yokohama Tape Co., Ltd. and its three overseas subsidiaries, making them Sankei group companies.|