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Company Overview

HEART CORPORATION is a manufacture of fun-themed confectioneries and candy toys and enriches inspiration for children in daily life through our creation.

Company Overview

Company Name HEART CORPORATION
Headquartered 3-14-2 Kinshi, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, Japan
TEL +81 3 3622 5655
FAX +81 3 3622 5650
Ehime Office 3-150-8 Okaga, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan
TEL +81 89 952 0810
FAX +81 89 952 8101
Founded 1952
Established 1963
Paid-in Capital 93 million yen
Annual Sales 5.6 billion yen (2019)
Headcount Full time 71, Part time 84
Product Lines Candy toys, Fancy goods, Seasonal gift sets for Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s day and other Japanese festival.
Main Clients Wholesalers of confectionaries and groceries, national chain stores
Local Offices Sendai, Gifu, Osaka, Kyoto, Tokushima, Fukuoka, Miyazaki

Board Member

President Shinya Sugizaki
Chairman Akira Horiuchi
Senior Managing Director Yasushi Komoda
Director(Outside) Nobuhiko Momoi
Hidetoshi Kikuchi
Audit(Outside) Shinya Sato
Executive Officer Tetsuya Kameoka, General Manager of Operation
Yoshihiro Suzuki, General Manager of Administration
Hiroaki Hayashi, General Manager of Sales
Daisuke Kanagu, General Manager of Corporate Planning

History

January 1952 Founded in Matsuyama city, Ehime.
July 1963 Established as Ikawa Shoten Ltd.
June 1966 Opened Tokyo office. .
January 1970 Set up corporate headquarter in Matsuyama.
November 1971 Received a commendation as a good corporate tax payer Matsuyama Tax Office
September 1973 Appointed Fukuoka local sales rep, set up Tokyo office
February 1974 Received a commendation for a long time contribution to the regional development from Matsuyama Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
September 1974 Appointed Osaka local sales rep.
November 1976 Received a commendation as a good corporate tax payer
November 1978 Started as Ikawa Co., Ltd. upon corporate organization change.
November 1980 Set up new premises at the Matsuyama headquarter.
April 1983 Established Heart Corporation as an associated company.
May 1983 Received a commendation for the 30 years long contribution to the regional development from Matsuyama Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
November 1983 Received a commendation as a good corporate tax payer
September 1985 Appointed Saga local sales rep.
April 1986 Appointed local sales reps in Kanazawa, Wakayama and Okayama.
September 1987 Appointed Oita local sales rep.
January 1988 Appointed Shimonoseki local sales rep.
March 1988 Appointed Tokushima, Kochi local sales reps.
April 1988 Appointed Kurume, Kagoshima local sales reps.
November 1988 Received a certificate of commendation as a good corporate tax payer.
September 1989 Appointed Matsue local sales rep.
March 1992 Set up Carnival Co., Ltd. as an affiliated company.
September 1992 Set up Matsuyama Logistic Centre, Nishi Habu, Matsuyama
November 1992 Received a certificate of commendation as a good corporate tax payer.
September 1993 Completed the second term of construction for Logistic Centre
April 1994 Set up Asuka Co. Ltd. as an affiliated company.
March 1995 Launched 3C of corporate campaign to maintain better corporate culture.
June 1996 Installed ICAS sales networking system.
October 1997 Set up PC networking system to all employees.
November 1998 Received a certificate of commendation as a good corporate tax payer.
April 2000 Integrated affiliates as Heart Corporation.
November 2001 Entered to toy market with mysterious animal figures for the MU
November 2003 Received a certificate of commendation as a good corporate tax payer.
September 2004 Qualified ISO9001
March 2005 Set up Heart Creation Hong Kong.
June 2006 Incorporated Ikawa Corporation to Heart Corporation
December 2006 Launched the gum pot series
July 2008 Qualified ISO9001 to whole operation
June 2010 Streamlined operation by relocating two separated operation sites (Matsuyama, Matsumae) to newly set up Okaga office.
May 2012 Received a certificate of commendation for the 60 years anniversary of business from Matsuyama Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
December 2012 Completed construction of new Logistic Centre adjoining to Okaga office.
August 2014 Expanded Logistic Centre.
May 2015 Participated with international trade shows, Bangkok, Singapore, San Francisco.
June 2017 Set up NEXUS department.
November 2019 Became a subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings Inc.