History

History

1934

Kyutaro Okamoto is founded in Nara Prefecture Koryo-cho

岡本久太郎が奈良県広陵町で創業

1948

Okamoto Hosiery Company established

1974

Changed its name to Okamoto Corporation.

1981

Pile socks knitting machine development of computer control (after the international patented knitting machine)

1994

Okamoto Hosiery Zhangjiagang Co., Ltd. established in China

Okamoto Hosiery Zhangjiagang Co., Ltd. established in China

1997

Tetsuji Okamoto the President appointed

1999

Okamoto Textile(Thailand) Co., Ltd. established in Thailand

Okamoto Textile(Thailand) Co., Ltd. established in Thailand

2000

First ISO9001 acquisition in the domestic sock industry

2002

Corner expansion started in the shop format of the original brand "moisok"

Corner expansion started in the shop format of the original brand moisok

2003

Expand the retail stores of the original brand "soeru" in Shanghai, China
The business support in Bron Doll Co., Ltd., was in the group companies.

2004

Original brand "SUPER SOX" released nationwide

Original brand SUPER SOX and released nationwide

2005

Okamoto Textile(Thailand) Co., Ltd. is ISO14001 certification
Okamoto International Co., Ltd. established

2007

Okamoto USA Inc. established in New York

2008

Okamoto America Holding Corp. established in New York
Okamoto Corporation acquires ROYCE TOO LLC management rights

2010

Headquarters relocated from Koryo-cho, Nara Prefecture to Nishi-ku, Osaka City.
Rotary knitting machines awarded Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Kansai Branch Technology Award.
SUPER SOX used as clothing onboard “ Discovery“ Space Shuttle

2011

OKAMOTO USA, INC. A OKAMOTO AMERICA HOLDING CORP. To integration

2012

The headquarters of ROYCE TOO LLC, was moved to North Carolina,
Winston-Salem City from New York City.

2013

Blondoll Co., Ltd. headquarters relocated from Harajuku to Shibuya.

2015

Original brand "KUROPAN," "SOCKS SUPPLEMENT" released nationwide

2018

Original brand "KOKOPITA" released nationwide