Corporate Profile

PHILOSOPHY

Since opening a small office in Osaka, a city of textiles and business, in 1970, our company has expanded its activities from Osaka to Tokyo and then around the world.

Founder Masayoshi Izawa’s words remain as our main philosophy:

“Put yourself in your customer’s shoes when developing a new product and do not afraid to think outside of the box.”

"Practical verification through sample production"

”On-site inspection and oversight is critical in product development.”

“Actively explore opportunities overseas”

MISSION

Providing new value to society as a revolutionary

VISION

Challenging fixed norms and promoting R&D and technological innovation, IZAWA TOWEL will continue to re-define the “should-be symmetry”, i.e., appropriate balance, between quality and price and construct next-generation business paradigm in the field of towels and bedding items.

VALUE

Solidify and enhance top-notch basic research and technological development mechanism in the global toweling industry.
Commitment to “Customer-First”.
Establish and promote “Global Standard” towels.
Build a global community cherishing diversity.
Establish new business platform to achieve dramatic global business growth. Strengthen organizational structure and internal mechanism to support accelerated business growth.

Company Profile

IZAWA TOWEL CO.,LTD.
Company name

IZAWA TOWEL CO.,LTD.

Tokyo Head Office & Showroom

1-26-6 Ebisu-nishi,Shibuya-ku Tokyo

150-0021 JAPAN

TEL +81-(0)3-3476-1162

*Not sold here

Osaka Head Office

1-10-13 karita Sumiyoshi-ku Osaka

558-0011 JAPAN

TEL +81-(0)6-6697-0865

*Not sold here

Osaka Showroom

2-5-25 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka, Osaka HERBIS PLAZA 6F

530-0001 JAPAN

TEL +81-(0)6-6346-1162

*Not sold here

Establishment

October 1970

Capital stock

30 Million JPY

Fiscal Year

February

Employee

85 people (including part-time workers)

President and CEO

Shoji Izawa

director

Keiko Kunimoto

Yuka Fujita

Kazuhiro Hoten

Takuto Miyoshi

Tsuneo Tanai (Non Executive)

Keiko Yashio (Non Executive)

Auditor

Nobuyuki Yamakawa

Nobuaki Kyushima (Non Executive)

Sayaka Miura (Non Executive)

Scope of Business

Planning, manufacturing, import/export, and sales of towel products.

Key customers

Nationwide specialty stores, convenience stores,

mass merchandising stores, department stores

Association

Japan Environment Association

Japan Containers and Packaging Recycling Association

Our Banks

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, Fukuoka Bank, Mizuho Bank, Resona Bank

Invoice Registration Number

T9010401160598

IZAWA TEXTILE CO.,LIMITED
Company name

IZAWA TEXTILE CO.,LIMITED

Head office location

Suite 1019, 10/F.,Chinachem Golden Plaza, 77 Mody Road, Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Establishment

June 2016

Capital stock

HKD 200,000 (100% Owend by IZAWA TOWEL CO.,LTD.)

President and CEO

Shoji Izawa

Scope of Business

Overseas market sales, production management, and trade of general towel products and other textile products

History

October 1970

Masami Izawa founded Izawa Towel in Sumiyoshi Ward, Osaka JAPAN.
While there are many competitors developing gift towels section, since our founding we have focused on producing towels for actual demand section.
1981 May

Opened Tokyo office in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

1985 May

Intercraft Trading was established as subsidiary of IZAWA TOWEL.

1997 Apr

Shoji Izawa was appointed as representative director

1998 Apr

Tokyo office relocated to Minato, Tokyo

2005 Sep

Established in-house technology & research development department

2016 Apr

Started joint research with Shinshu University and opened a joint research lab on the university campus

June

Established IZAWA TEXTILE CO., LIMITED (100% Owend by IZAWA TOWEL CO.,LTD.)

2017 May

Tokyo office became the head office (two-head office system) and moved to Shibuya, Tokyo.

2018 Nov

Start of sales of "Towel Kenkyujyo" brand products

2019 Apr

Start of joint research with Kyoto Institute of Technology

2020 Aug

Showroom opened at Tokyo head office

2020 Oct

Showroom opened at Herbis PLAZA, Osaka.

2021 Aug

Signed a capital alliance agreement with JAFCO Group Co., Ltd. on August 30th.

2022 Mar

Merged with Intercraft Trading in IZAWA TOWEL.

2022 May

Start of joint research with Fukui University