Corporate Information


1958 Yukio Kakizawa established a limited company “Raiho Kogyo” at Todoroki, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo.
Started production and sale of vacuum tube parts.
1959 Expanded the business into international trade with companies in the United States and also enlarge the sales channels into both domestic and foreign manufacturers of vacuum tube such as cathode-ray tube and vacuum tube lead.
1968 Moved head office to 847 Unane, Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa, Japan.
1970 Changed company name to Raiho Kogyo Co., Ltd.
1976 Started production of cathode-ray tube electron gun as a subcontract factory of NEC Corporation and continued until 1991.
1986 Made an agreement for agency with Toshiba Corporation.
(The name was changed to Toshiba Business Partner in 1999)
1989 Akira Nakamura became a CEO.
1991 Increased the import and export of cathode-ray tube parts with Korean manufacturers in order to expand business operations.
1996 Started trading with manufactures in Taiwan to export cathode-ray tube parts and import and sell their connecting cables for business machines.
1997 Started trading with NEC Mobile Energy Corporation in lithium-ion secondary battery parts.
2003 Sold electrode manufacturing equipments for cold-cathode tube to manufacturers in Korea.
2005 Became a Sony Green Partner.
2006 Started importing and selling of mobile phone products as new merchandise.
2007 Expanded the variety of mobile devices and sales channels.
2009 Hiroshi Kakizawa became a CEO.
2010 Started selling of electric power tool and switch parts as new products.

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