corporate profile

Corporate Profile

Since its founding in 1894 as a cotton fabric wholesaler in Japan, Kowa Group has grown into a global enterprise with more than a 120-year history. Kowa Company Ltd., as the core of the Group, is actively engaging in various business fields including the trading of textiles, machinery, and construction materials, in addition to the manufacturing and sales of medicines, medical equipment, and energy saving products.

Corporate Profile

Corporate Name Kowa Company, Ltd.
Date of Establishment November 15, 1939
President & CEO Yoshihiro Miwa
Capital 3,840 million yen
Sales 156,540 million yen
(Fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, Kowa Group non-consolidated)
Employees 1,879 (As of March 2017)
Headquarters 6-29, Nishiki 3-chome, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Business Fields
«Trading»
Import / Export, Intermediate Trade, and Domestic Sales of Textile, Machinery, Construction Materials, Chemicals, and Commodities
«Manufacturing»
R&D and manufacture of OTC , ethical drugs, and medical equipment; R&D, manufacture / sales and import / export of LED lighting equipment, renewable energy power generation systems and optical equipment