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Company History

May
1935
Company enters the lumber business in Yoshiwa-mura, Saeki-gun, Hiroshima.
April
1952
Nakamoto Ringyo Company Inc. is established with ¥700,000 in capital.
October
1956
Main office and factory are relocated to Hatsukaichi.
May
1957
A new flooring factory is constructed and degins production of domestic beech flooring.
August
1962
Production of flooring made of apitong, ramin, and other South Sea woods begins.
July
1967
A new plywood factory is constructed, Japan's first plant capable of producing four-meter plywood sheets. The factory also beings production and distribution of "Flong" long plywood strip flooring.
March
1969
Nakamoto Ringyo Co., Ltd. is renamed Juken Sangyo Co., Ltd.
October
1970
The Gamagori Factory is constructed and begins production of long plywood for scaffolding.
September
1973
The Toyohashi Factory is constructed and begins production of structural materials for wooden houses made of American lumber.
December
1978
Company goes public on the second sections of the Osaka Securities Exchange and the Hiroshima Stock Exchange.
November
1979
Company goes public on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
September
1980
LVL factory is completed at the head office (currently service as the factory for making stairs). Laminated lumber factory is completed in Toyohashi.
August
1984
Western-style material factory is completed at the head office (currently serving as the factory for making storage items).
March
1985
Swiss-franc convertible bonds valued at 25 million Swiss francs are issued.
September
1985
Chugoku Juken Co., Ltd. is established as a subsidiary.
September
1987
Company's listing is transferred to the first sections of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Feburuary
1988
Headquarters are constructed and relocated to the present location.
August
1988
Miyauchi Factory is constructed at the head office.
October
1989
An interior panel factory is completed at the head office (currentry Kushido Factory).
November
1989
Nakamoto Zorin Co., Ltd., an affiliated company, is awarded the Emperor's Cup in the forestry category, at the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Festival.
June
1990
A local subsidiary is established in New Zealand.
April
1991
A built-in closet factory is constructed at the head office.
February
1992
JNL Wairarapa Factory is Completed.
April
1992
HOMIC VAN SYSTEM, an on-line network system, is constructed.
June
1992
The Jupino door factory is constructed in Toyohashi.
February
1994
JNL Gisborne Factory is completed.
March
1995
The Juken Museum is established.
April
1995
A local subsidiary is established in Shanghai, China.
October
1996
The Kanto Office is established in Iwai.
April
1997
A local subsidiary is established in Singapore.
December
1999
A local subsidiary is established in Philippines.
July
2000
WOODONE NET is developed.
March
2001
JNL North Land Factory (Kaitaia) is established.
October
2002
Juken Sangyo Co., Ltd. is renamed WOODONE CO., LTD.
December
2002
The second local subsidiary is established in Shanghai, China.
July
2003
An exterior distribution and construction company. WOODJOY CO., LTD. is established.
September
2004
A local subsidiary is established in Hong Kong.
October
2005
Operation of Singapore has been transterred to Hong Kong.
December
2006
BELTECNO Corporation (presently BELKICHEN Corporation) became a subsidiary.
April
2008
BELKICHEN Corporation and the integration of sales department.
February
2009
Our total forest and factories in New Zealand have obtained forest management certification from FSC.
January
2010
Our domestic and overseas wooden material related factories have obtained forest management certification from FSC.
April
2015
Established the biomass power generation facilities, entered the electric power sales business that utilizes a fixed buyback program of Japanese government.
October
2015
The third local subsidiary is established in Shanghai,China.
January
2016
Domestic raw timber sawing and sales company, FOREST ONE CO.,LTD. is established.
March
2016
Financed the Local subsidiary at the state of East Java Location,Indonesia.