History

Founded in 1910. MORIDEN has kept and will continue to keep pace with the times.
Chronology

1910 April
Denzaburo Morita starts business as dealer of upholstery for interior decoration in Shiba-Atago, Tokyo, Japan
1924 July
Store opens at 1-18-13 Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
1937 April
Denzaburo Morita & Company (unlimited partnership) establishes with a capital of 195,000 yen
1953 October
Interior Decoration Department of D. Morita & Co. spins off to become Moriden Co., Ltd. with a capital of 3,000,000 yen
1954 April
Exhibit at the 1st motor show
1958 July
Business office opens in Nagoya, Japan
1961 January
Business office opens in Osaka, Japan
1969 April
Business office opens in Kurashiki, Japan
1969 December
Business office opens in Gunma, Japan
1970 September
Gunma Plant begins operation
1971 October
D. Morita & Co. merges into Moriden Co., Ltd. with a capital of 46,770,000 yen
1979 March
Head office moves to present location upon completion of the new building
1980 December
Gunma Plant moves to present location upon completion of the new building
1983 January
Nagoya Plant begins operation
1985 May
Branch office opens in Hiroshima, Japan
1990 April
Moriden America, Inc. is transferred to Indianapolis, Indiana, establishes its business office including a warehouse, and integrates its local offices
1990 November
Anjo Plant begins operation
1991 December
Kurashiki Business Office moves to the present location
2001 July
Gunnan Techno Co., Ltd. is founded as a joint venture
2002 February
The overseas affiliated company Moriden Shanghai Co., Ltd. is established in Shanghai, China
2004 August
Osaka Business Office moves to the present location
2005 December
Anjo Plant is closed because operations are concentrated to Nagoya Business Department
2008 June
Kurashiki Sewing Co., Ltd. is founded
2009 February
The overseas affiliated company Moriden Shanghai Co., Ltd. moves to Pudong, Shanghai, China
2012 May
The overseas affiliated company Hunan Moriden Yantong Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. is established in Hunan, China
2013 March
Gunnan Techno Co., Ltd. terminates a joint venture
2014 January
The overseas affiliated company Moriden Shanghai Co., Ltd. moves to the present location
2015 July
The overseas affiliated company Moriden America, Inc. moves to the present location
2016 October
Hiroshima Business Office moves to the present location