History

History

Started business in June 1968, Incorporated in January 1978.
1968

Started business.

1975

Built a new factory and started manufacturing our own products.

1978

Incorporated as Iwako Co., Ltd. with 10,000,000 yen in capital.

1983

Acquired our second factory.

1985

Started manufacturing erasers with different shapes,

1993

Increased capital to 20,000,000 yen.

1996

Built a new main factory and moved in, consolidating all factory facilities into one place.

2007

Registered the brand name, Omoshirokeshigomu (literally means funny erasers)

2008

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism sponsorship “Japanese souvenir contest” top prize award.

2009

Opened the second factory.

2010

Factory extension. Eleven production machines are used.

2012

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism sponsorship “Japanese souvenir contest” third prize award.

2017

Establish Iwako Global Co., Ltd. as a subsidiary company.