PROFILE, HISTORY

COMPANY PROFILE

Corporate Name Yoneyama Corporation
Main Office 10-1 Ogawacho, Kawasaki Ward, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture 210-0858
Phone 044 (333) 8111
Representative Director Yasushi Takei, President
Businesses Providing people-focused services through planning, developing, and designing to delivering “Foodware”
Established 1951
Capital 35 million yen
Sales 14.5 billion yen (period ending January 2013)
Account Closing Month January
Number of Employees 180
Main Customers Asahi Shigyo, Ishida, Ito En, Uehara, ARC, NIC, FP Corporation, Ebematsu, MA Packaging, Osaka Sealing Printing, Okamoto, Kanekyu, Kinsei Seishi, Kao, Sato, Sanko, JSP Packaging, CP Chemical, Sumi, Sekisui Chemical, Chuo Kagaku, Denkapolymer, Teraoka Seiko, Toyo Tokai Aluminum Hanbai, Tokan Kogyo, Saraya, Tomo Japan System Planning, Nakagawa Seitai, Nichiban, Fukusuke Kogyo, Asahi Kasei, Maki Housou, Maruai, Maruzen Kako, Riken Fabro, Mitsui, Mitsubishi Plastics, Risu Pack, Yamani Package, Try-Fu, Fuji Machinery, and others
About 400 companies total, including imports from Asian region
Main Banks Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Kawasaki Branch, The Kawasaki Shinkin Bank Main Branch

CORPORATE HISTORY

1946 Started the founding businessin Ogawacho, Kawasaki Ward, Kawasaki City
1951 Moved main store to Isago, Kawasaki Ward, Kawasaki City
Incorporated as Yoneyama Shoten Co., Ltd.
1962 Built a new headquarter in Kawasaki Ward, Kawasaki City
1963 Renamed as Yoneyama Corporation
1967 Built a new headquarter in Nisshincho, Kawasaki Ward, Kawasaki City
1974 Opened Yokohama Branch
1981 Opened Tama Branch
1987 Opened Chiba Branch
1989 Built a new headquarter in Ogawacho, Kawasaki Ward, Kawasaki City
1992 Opened Saitama Branch
1994 Opened Tokyo Branch
2002 Introduced web-EDI system
Opened Osaka Office
2006 Introduced 5th integrated system “Y5”, built ERP system
2007 Launched “Ryutsu BMS” for supermarket cusotmers
2008 Established Food Design Department
2009 Received Environment Minister’s 3R Promotion Award of Excellence for Containers and Packaging from Ministry of Environment for OneDishAid porcelain and ceramics recycling service
Installed heat-insulation roofing to warehouses
Relocated and expanded Saitama Branch
2010 Implemented No-slip purchasing between suppliers
2011 Moved ERP system as part of BCP
Introduced groupware and iPads for highly-secured sales support tool
2012 Relocated Tokyo Branch Shinagawa Intercity
Changed CI system including Corporate Logo
Relocated and expanded Tama Branch
Built online ordering platform
Adopted “Employee of the Year” and “President’s Award” commendation system
2013 Launched In-house SNS
Relocated and expanded Saitama Branch
Integrated Sales Department of Kawasaki Branch and Yokohama Branch
Relocated and expanded Tokyo Branch, integrated Tokyo Branch and HQ Support Department
Introduced Employee Motivation Survey (EMS) for all employees
Adopted Handy Terminals for warehouse management
2014 Started “Career Development Seminar” for all employees
Held a Corporate Strategy Meeting for business partners
Participated in 1st “The Corporate Games Tokyo”
Installed Solar panels on Head Office
2015 Relocated and expanded Yaizu Distribution Center