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Company Overview

Heart Corporation designs, develops and sells a fun range of candies and toy candy for children's enjoyment stimuration and enrichment. (The Internet is not sold.)

Company Overview

Capital ¥93,000,000
Chairman Ikawa Junichi
President Horiuchi Akira
Director Komoda Yasushi (Director, Development)
Director Kameoka Tetsuya (Director, Business Operations)
Director Suzuki Yoshihiro (Director,General affairs)
External Director Kaneda Ouna
External Director Kuramoto Kenichi
Number of Employees (including part-time) 137
Banks Mizuho Bank Matsuyama branch
Japanese policy finance corporation Matsuyama branch Resona Bank Asakusa branch Iyo Bank headquarters
The Ehime Bank central expert branch
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Oshiage branch office Awa Bank Matsuyama branch Shikoku Bank Matsuyama Hommachi branch
Head Office 3-14-2 Kinshi, Sumida-ku, Tokyo. 130-0013
Tel: +81 3 3622-5655  Fax: +81 3 3622-5650
Ookaga Office 3-150-8 Ookaga, Matsuyama, Ehime. 791-791-8505
Tel: +81 89 952-0810  Fax: +81 89 952-8101
Branch Offices Sendai, Takaoka, Gifu, Osaka, Kyoto, Wakayama, Matsue, Tokushima, Kochi, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, and Miyazaki
Product Line Candy toys and fancy candies
Valentine's Day and White Day merchandise
Gift candies for merchandise at Christmas and other occasions
Main Distribution Sources [Western Japan]
Nationwide chains of mass retailers
Regional chains of mass retailers
Convenience stores
Family restaurants
Tourist gift and souvenir outlets
Route sales to stores
Other
[Eastern Japan]
Wide-area and local candy wholesalers
General merchandise wholesalers
Convenience stores
Other
Affiliated Company Heart Creation Ltd.
Flat 507,5/F,New Mandarin Plaza Tower A,14 Science Museum Road,
T.S.T East,Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2311-7810 Fax: +852 2301-4810
Annual Sales 4.7 billion (2009)
In-house Information System
All employees are closely linked through a computer information system (Lotus Notes/Domino).
Each section actively makes available external information obtained by the individual departments and the progress status and level of achievement of departmental projects, promoting reciprocal information sharing.
Also, head office, Ookaga office, and the Hong Kong office are connected via a teleconferencing system which helps facilitate quick decision making.

Company History

January 1952 Founded in Matsuyama.
July 1963 Ikawa Shoten Ltd. established.
June 1966 Tokyo branch opened.
January 1970 Headquarters building built.
November 1971 Received Superior Reporting Corporation commendation from the
Takamatsu Regional Taxation Bureau's Matsuyama Tax Office.
September 1973 Fukuoka branch office opened. Tokyo branch building built.
February 1974 Received an award from the Matsuyama Chamber of Commerce and
Industry for long-term contribution to regional industry promotion.
September 1974 Takatsuki (Osaka) branch office opened.
November 1976 Received Superior Reporting Corporation commendation.
November 1978 Company name changed to Ikawa Co., Ltd. after restructure.
November 1980 New headquarters annex built.
April 1983 Affiliate, Heart Co., Ltd., established.
May 1983 Received an award from the Matsuyama Chamber of Commerce and
Industry for a 30-year contribution to regional industry promotion.
November 1983 Received Superior Reporting Corporation commendation.
September 1985 Saga branch office opened.
April 1986 Kanazawa, Wakayama and Okayama branch offices opened.
September 1987 Oita branch office opened.
January 1988 Shimonoseki branch office opened.
March 1988 Tokushima and Kochi branch offices opened.
April 1988 Kurume and Kagoshima branch offices opened.
November 1988 Received Superior Reporting Corporation commendation.
September 1989 Yonago branch office opened.
March 1992 Affiliate, Carnival Co., Ltd., established.
September 1992 Distribution center built.
November 1992 Received Superior Reporting Corporation commendation.
September 1993 Second stage of the distribution center construction work completed.
April 1994 Affiliate, Aska Co., Ltd., established.
March 1995 Initiated the 3Cs campaign to build a positive corporate culture.
June 1996 ICAS business computer network installed.
October 1997 Commenced computer network operations for all employees.
November 1998 Received Superior Reporting Corporation commendation.
April 2000 Subsidiaries consolidated into a single company, Heart Co., Ltd., to
standardize the manufacturer's brands to the Heart brand.
November 2001 Entered the figure toy market [UMA (unidentified mysterious animal)
figures appearing in Mu Magazine].
November 2003 Received Superior Reporting Corporation commendation.
September 2004 ISO-9001 certification obtained by Heart Co., Ltd.'s development and
production subsidiary.
March 2005 Subsidiary, Heart Creation Ltd., established in Hong Kong.
June 2006 Name changed to Heart Corporation after amalgamation.
December 2006 Chewing gum jar release in the series beginning
July 2008 Is the acquisition at ISO9001 certification developed?Even distribution expands to all companies.
June 2010 Move integration of three bases (Matsuyama office, Masaki commodity center, and living thing of Nishigaki style center) into large [ka**] office of new establishment for workforce optimization
December 2012 Completed a new logistics center at next to Okaga office