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Company name Gradco Japan Ltd.
Office
Gradco Japan Ltd.
Tennozu Yusen Bldg. 5F 2-2-20, Higashi-shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002 JAPAN
TelF813-5783-7133@FaxF813-5783-7135
Gradco R&D Ltd.
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Tennozu Yusen Bldg. 5F 2-2-20, Higashi-shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002 JAPAN

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Merveille Mito Bildg 3F-A,122-1 Motoyoshida-cyo,Mito-shi,Ibaraki 310-0836, Japan
Established February 21, 1986
Capital 100 million yen
Directors Chairman & CEO

Hikoyuki Konno


President & COO

Kazushige Masunari
(President & CEO of Gradco R&D Ltd.)


Main Financing Bank Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Hibiya Branch
Business Purpose
  1. Planning, development and sales of Input/Output paper handling devices for copier, printer and other office automation devices.
  2. Planning, development and sales of office automation equipment, and grant, transfer of industrial property rights and know-how license.

History

August,1974 US parent company GRADCO SYSTEMS, INC. (GSI) is established
July,1975 Conclusion of compact sorter exclusive contract in Japan with the Itochu Corporation.
June,1983 GSI goes public on the US market (NASDAQ)
February,1986 GRADCO is established as a 100% GSI subsidiary for the purpose of production and sales of sorters in Japan.
January,1988 Move the head office from Minato to Shibuya.
December,1990 GRADCO takes on the responsibility of focusing on global copier related business through GSI structural reform and the US subsidiary GRADCO(USA)INC. (GU) is established
October,2000 Conclusion of a research consignment contract with KOREA ROBUST DESIGN CO.(KRDC)
April,2003 Move the head office from Shibuya to Ebisu Prime Square, Hiroo.
April,2004 Establish Mito Development Center.
June,2004 GJ management establishment GRADCO HOLDINGS LLC. and GSI complete a cash-out merger eliminating the NASDAQ listed GSI. GRADCO HOLDINGS LLC. becomes GJfs parent company.
July,2005 KOREA ROBUST DESIGN CO.(KRDC) becomes a complete subsidiary
March,2007 Dissolving GRADCO HOLDINGS LLC., GJ becomes an independent company.
June,2011 Move the head office from Ebisu to Osaki, Shinagawa-ku.
July,2011 Change the company name from Gradco Ltd. to Gradco Japan Ltd.
March,2013 "dippin' dots Ice Cream" business transfer
March,2013 KOREA ROBUST DESIGN CO.(KRDC) becomes a affiliated company
April,2013 "Gradco R&D Ltd." establish as subsidiary company
December,2013 KOREA ROBUST DESIGN CO.(KRDC) has dissolved
February,2015 Move the head office from Osaki to Tennouzu, Shinagawa-ku.
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