Moji Office burnt down by the air-raid in WWⅡ

The photo on above shows the company's Moji head office before the World WarⅡ, which was burnt down by the U.S. air-raid during the war. 

Brief History

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1892

In the port of Moji, Japan, which was the gateway to the Asian Continent in trade and transport at that time, Mashin Shokai's marine supply business commenced by the founder, Kamesaburo Inoue.  

1901

1937

1938

1945

 

1948

1949

1966

1976

1977

1978

1984

1994

The company was formed into a " limited partnership." 
The founder sold Mashin Shokai to Gotoh Zaimokuten.  

Establishment of Dalian Branch for the area distribution

of paint for Nippon Paint Co. Ltd. 
Dalian Branch was forced to close in this year

due to WWⅡ.  

Establishment of Wakamatsu (Japan) Office. 
Establishment of Fukuoka (Japan) Office.  
Establishment of Yokohama (Japan) Office. 
Establishment of Osaka (
Japan) Office.
Establishment of Hong Kong Office.
Establishment of Singapore Office.
The company was reorganized into a "limited company."

Establishment of Shanghai (China) Office. 

Moji Office built in the ruins right after WWⅡ

The photo above shows the wooden buildi-ng of the former Moji head office which was built in the ruins of the destruction in World War Ⅱ. It was used until after other port offices (Wakamatsu, Fukuoka, Kobe and Yokohama ) were built during 1948 through 1966 to cope with the post war economic recovery.

2003

2004

2006

2008

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

 

2019

Establishment of Sharjah (U.A.E.) Office. 
Establishment of Rotterdam (Netherlands) Office. 
London Representative Office reopened.
Establishment of New Jersey (U.S.A.) Office. 
Establishment of Kobe (Japan) Office. 

Establishment of Houston (U.S.A.) Office. 
Establishment of Philippine Representative Office.
Establishment of Imabari (Japan) Office.
Establishment of Qingdao (China) Office.  
Establishment of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Office.  

Establishment of Dalian (China) Office.

Establishment of Philippine Regional Headquarters. 
Establishment of Tianjin (China) Office.

Establishment of Shenzhen (China) Office.

Establishment of Zhoushan (China) Office.

Singapore Office became ISO 9001:2015 certified.

Rotterdam (Netherlands) Office became

ISO 9001:2015 certified. 

​Crane- Mashin Shokai

​The company named Mashin Shokai was located in lwaimachi Kaigan-Dori Street. It was dealing with various industrial machinery equipment and general ships stores since 1892. The owner of the company imported the crane, shown in the photo-graph, from Rhudon & Co.,Ltd. (Phonetic) of England and installed onto the private wharf of Mitsubishi Co., Ltd. for lifting the booty of war in 1894 and 1895 at the request of Moji Armoury Headquarter. It was one of the new facilities in the early stage of modernization of Moji harbour.

Old Mashin Shokai's Dalian Office

The photo joined to is the front door of old Mashin Shokai's Dalian Branch in China, which was opened in 1938.
The company had been dealing with marine stores and paints in the port of Dalian.

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