Dai-ichi Shoji Co., Ltd. History
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December 12, 1952

Founded as a trading company mainly dealing with silk products and gradually have started to deal with electronic products.

July, 1959

Moved to Nishi-shinbashi, Minatoku, TOKYO.
As a trading company specialized in electronic products, Dai-Ichi Shoji was recognized as an import contribution company.

1965 Established Sports products department.
August, 1973 Established Dai Ichi Shoji Hong Kong
April, 1995 ELAN JAPAN established as a consequence of company split-up.
September, 1998 Moved to Toranomon, Minato-ku, TOKYO
May, 2003

Established subsidiary DAI ICHI SHOJI (SHANGHAI) to empower sales force in Shanghai, China

December, 2006 Established Representative Office in Hanoi, Vietnam
February, 2007 Moved back to the Minatomirai, Nishi-Ku, Yokohama where is the place of origin.
January, 2009 Established Dai Ichi shoji (Shenzhen) in Shenzhen, China
November, 2010 Established Joint Venture Dai Ichi Shoji (Dailian)
April, 2011 Opened Osaka Office
February, 2013 Opened Tokyo Office