Miroku Corporation

COMPANY INFO

企業情報

ミロクの歴史

February1893
Began manufacturing hunting guns by Kuraji Miroku, the founder
June1934
Started production of harpoon guns

July1946
Establishment of Miroku Kosakusho
March1951
Restarting production of hunting guns (Ban was lifted)
January1960
Moved head plant to Inaricho in Kochi-City

September1961
Renamed Miroku Firearms Mfg. Co.
October1963
Listed on the second section of the Osaka Stock
Exchange

First President, Bukichi Miroku received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays.

December1966
Sales and Technical Tie-up with Browning Arms Company, USA

November1968
Establishment of Miroku Parts (Currently, Nangoku Miroku)
April1969
Establishment of Miroku Jusho, for wooden stock production
(Renamed Miroku Seiko in August 1999, Currently, Nangoku Miroku)

October1970
Technical Tie-up with FN (Fabrique Nationale), Belgium
March1971
Establishment of Yusuhara Miroku

November1971
Establishment of Miroku Machine Tool Inc.
June1972
Head Plant moved to existing place

March1977
Acquired 100% ownership of Yamamoto Jyuho Seisakusho (Renamed Kahoku Miroku in December 1981)
February1981
Miroku Machine Tool, Inc. established Miroku Machine Tool trading company

December1977
Kahoku Miroku absorbed Mirku Parts
May1998
Wooden car parts, made by Miroku Jusho, were firstly adopted by Toyota
November1999
Establishment of Miroku Techno Wood, a joint venture with Tokai Rika for production of wooden steering wheels

May2000
Miroku Machine Tool trading company established Miroku Machine Tool, Inc. (USA)
November2002
Miroku Machine Tool, Inc. absorbed Miroku Machine Tool trading company
May2003
Renamed Miroku Corporation as a holding company, and established new subsidiary Miroku Firearms Mfg. Co. that succeeded to all business activities

November2010
Kahoku Miroku renamed as Nangoku Miroku after absorption of Miroku Seiko

November2011
Nangoku Miroku absorbed Yusuhara Miroku
January2012
Miroku Machine Tool, Inc. established its subsidiary at Taicang, China
July2013
Listed on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
November2013
Acquired 100% ownership of Miroku Kogei

June2017
Completed liquidation of Miroku Machine Tool (Taicang) in China