History from our founding to the present
Transitions in our corporate activities
Mamiya-OP Co., Ltd.
|Mamiya Koki Co., Ltd. was absorbed in Olympic Co., Ltd., the head office was located in Iruma City, Saitama Prefecture, and the company name was changed to Olympic Co., Ltd.
|Changed the company name to Mamiya-OP Co., Ltd. and moved the head office to Bunkyo City, Tokyo.
|Camera and lens manufacturing subsidiaries, Mamiya Co., Ltd. and Shibata Mamiya Co., Ltd., were merged, the head office was located in Saku City, Nagano Prefecture, and the company name was changed to Mamiya Co., Ltd.
|Relocated the head office to Urawa City, Saitama Prefecture (currently Sakura-ku, Saitama City).
|Withdrew from the fishing gear business.
|Withdrew from the optical business.
|Relocated head office (Minami-ku, Saitama City). Opened Iwatsuki Office (Minuma-ku, Saitama City) and Toda Office (Toda City).
|Acquired all shares of Mamiya-OP NEQUOS Co.,Ltd.
|Entered the banknote transport system business.
|Acquired F・S Corporation as a subsidiary.
|Entered system-related business for amusement facilities.
|Moved the head office and the electronic equipment business division (development and sales) to Nishi-Gotanda, Shinagawa City, Tokyo.
|The electronic device manufacturing division (Iwatsuki Office) was transferred to the wholly owned subsidiary, Mamiya-OP NEQUOS Co.,Ltd. through a company split.
|Made Kasco Corporation a subsidiary.
|A newly established company, Shaft Lab Co., Ltd., takes over the golf shaft business in Japan and the business related to the blocking rod through a company split.
|Sold all shares of Shaft Lab Co., Ltd.
|The electronic device development division was transferred to the wholly-owned subsidiary, Mamiya-OP NEQUOS Co.,Ltd. through a company split.
|Headquarters moved to Mamiya Building in Kandanishikicho, Chiyoda City, Tokyo.
|Merged Mamiya-OP NEQUOS Co.,Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary.
|Acquired FI Kosan Co., Ltd. as a subsidiary.
|Relocated the head office to Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture.
|Moved the Tokyo head office to Sumitomo Fudosan Shinjuku Central Park Tower in Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo.
|Mamiya IT Solutions Corporation, which was established by F・S Corporation through an incorporation-type company split, became a wholly owned subsidiary.
|Sold all shares of Kasco Corporation.
|Acquired all shares of Shaft Lab Co., Ltd. and made it a wholly owned subsidiary, and changed the company name to UST Mamiya Japan, inc.
Olympic Co., Ltd. / Mamiya Koki Co., Ltd.
|Olympic Co., Ltd.
|Mamiya Koki Co., Ltd.
|Founder Yoshio Ueno invented fishing reel for the first time in Japan. Established Ueno All Metal Works in Mukojima City, Tokyo (currently Sumida City, Tokyo).
|Established Mamiya Koki Seisakusho in Hongo City, Tokyo (currently Bunkyo City, Tokyo). By combining technology provided by inventor Seiichi Mamiya with capital from Tsunejiro Sugawara, started manufacturing cameras.
|Built the Setagaya factory to manufacture shutters and lenses in-house.
|Established Ueno Seiko Co., Ltd. in Toshima City, Tokyo for the purpose of manufacturing and selling fishing gear.
|Incorporated the Setagaya Factory as Setagaya Koki Co., Ltd.
|Reorganized Mamiya Koki Seisakusho into a corporation and established Mamiya Koki Co., Ltd.
|Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
|Company name changed to Olympic Fishing Tackle Co., Ltd.
|Built a new factory in Urawa City, Saitama Prefecture (currently Saitama City) and started operations.
|Absorbed Setagaya Koki Co., Ltd. and made it the Tokyo Factory.
|Discontinued the operation of the Tokyo factory and integrated it into the Urawa factory.
|Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
|Established Mamiya Shoji Co., Ltd. to strengthen domestic sales, and Mamiya Camera Service Co., Ltd. to enhance after-sales service.
|Relocated the head office to Iruma City, Saitama Prefecture.
|Relocated the head office to Bunkyo City, Tokyo. The head offices of Mamiya Shoji Co., Ltd. and Mamiya Camera Service Co., Ltd. also moved at the same time.
|Established Mamiya Co., Ltd. in Saku City, Nagano Prefecture to strengthen the production system.
|Established Shibata Mamiya Co., Ltd. for the purpose of precision machining.
|Entered the electronic equipment business field.
|Changed company name to Olympic Co., Ltd. following business diversification.
|Established Olympic Wakayama Co., Ltd. to strengthen fishing gear production.
|Released the “New Mamiya 6”, a 6x6cm format electronically controlled range finder camera with interchangeable lens, that inherited the creative mechanism and name of the time-honored Mamiya 6.
|Established Olympic-MI (Bangladesh) Ltd. (currently Mamiya-OP (Bangladesh) Ltd.) to enhance our competitiveness in sporting goods.
|Acquired Tycoon Finnoll Corporation in the United States and expanded into sport fishing.
|The RB67 Pro S, a classic medium format camera widely used by professionals and advanced amateurs around the world, underwent a model changeover for the first time in 17 years.
|Established United Sports Technologies, Inc. in Texas as a manufacturing and sales company in the United States for the golf division in the head office.