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Latest update: 06/04/2023 17:21:16


We have a top-level market share in Japan for lumbar corsets.

We manufacture medical devices, and commercialize lumbar corsets, underwear, and knee, ankle and other supporters. We have a lineup of products for various physical parts and sizes. You can also select optimal products for symptoms online. We are totally committed to development and production and customize products to meet various customer requests for special uses, different sizes, or specific motions.

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Sales Pitch

DARWING Series - Widely used as functional support wear in many areas
Our unique two-layer structure supports the entire body.
The support lines are designed according to the movement and load of the body. This makes it possible to realize relevant functionality according to personal requirements and job types.
Our DARWING Series improves performance while moderately pressing the entire body, like conventional compression wear. It enhances the stability of the body and joints and supports smooth movement by adding a supporter function in line with the muscles and body line.
We provide products for daily life and various sports (marathons and so on). We also have articles for those who are doing constant movement or work that imparts a heavy load on the body. This includes nursing care, physical therapy, and construction work.
We will continue to increase the number of products to satisfy more needs.
[Message for overseas companies]
Our development, research, and production technologies as a support system manufacturer can satisfy needs for any trouble with the locomotor organs. We are promoting sales to people with physical problems.
We are looking for companies that are interested in selling our products.

Other presentation

[Company strength]
1. We supply a wide variety of 200 products (applicable to various symptoms and physical parts).
2. We conduct proactive R&D, and offer planning power for very creative products and the assurance of Made-in-Japan quality.
3. We have the order-made technology characteristic of a supporter manufacturer that maintains a customer-oriented policy (giving shape to customer requests for specifications as well as sizes).
4. Our reliability and achievements have been introduced by many media outlets.
5. We pursue products with high quality and added value as a manufacturer of medical devices to support mental and physical health and happiness.
6. We support proposal-type sales and OEM production orders.
7. We will help active seniors to survive in the aging society.
8. We hold product study meetings.

[Business description]
Our company was established in 1963.
We have a top-level market share for lumbar corsets and other supporters, and market products in a wide range of fields. These include medicine, nursing care and welfare, sports, esthetics, health, and labor-saving. We trade with more than 70% of the osteopathic and bonesetting clinics in Japan thanks to our high technical power and flexible sales strategies.
Our company is actively expanding its business to the nursing care and welfare field and product development for the aging (long-life) society.
We develop labor-saving products for the manufacturing industry by collaborating with universities or other industries.
Our company contributes to relief from pain and also injury prevention and mitigation of physical fatigue. We constantly make new proposals against locomotive syndrome in various fields and pursue products and technologies meeting market needs.
We are conducting joint development with Okayama University for people who are not covered by conventional supporters, as well as R&D for next-generation products and technologies.

Medical device manufacturing

[Strength of products/technologies]
1. Our products all feature Made-in-Japan quality.
2. We offer integrated in-house development, production, and sales for quick action and product development.
3. Our customization technology reflects customer and market opinions.
4. We have acquired many patents for our technologies and free thinking by means of proactive collaboration with other business categories, companies, and universities.
5. We develop next-generation assistance technologies in collaboration with universities.
6. We verify product effects with our research division.
7. We develop and manufacture secure and safe products.

[Representative's message]
We aim to be a manufacturer of systems for supporting the motor system, which contributes to the extension of healthy life expectancy, under our corporate philosophy. Our philosophy is to contribute to society by providing medical goods that meet customer needs. This means supporting the happiness of doing what you wish using your own body. We proactively promote joint research with universities by making the most of the technology we have accumulated over the past half-century. We are committed to Made-in-Japan products. We hope to contribute to people all over the world by providing EBM-endorsed products that are very creative and secure, with safe, secure, and reliable quality.

[Company structure for market development/overseas expansion]
We have established a domestic market development division (second sales department) and overseas sales division (third sales department).
Staff members in the overseas sales division are proficient in English and Korean.
We proactively participate in exhibitions and business matching meetings in Japan and abroad.
We develop products and propose technologies that meet market needs together with our customers, and always in collaboration with the development division.

[Market share/Ranking]
We do business with about 28,000 (about 70%) of the osteopathic clinics and bonesetting clinics in Japan (about 40,000 in total).

[Awards and media coverage]
Chugoku New Business Award, Special Prize (2008); Good Design Award (2012); Monozukuri (Manufacturing) Nippon Grand Award, Chugoku Bureau of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Director's Award, (2012); The 5th Monozukuri (Manufacturing) Nippon Grand Award, Chugoku Bureau of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, 
Director's Award (2013); Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Award of Excellence (2013).

TV Tokyo, “World Business Satellite” (Darwin); NHK News Ohayo Nippon, “Machikado Johoshitsu” (power assist glove); 28 appearances in newspapers and local economic magazines (2013).

ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 2700, ISO Integrated Management System.

[Joint research and development]
GLOBERIDE, Inc. (high-performance series), Morita Holdings Corporation (rakunie), Takenaka Corperation (Shokunin Darwing), and Okayama University (power assist glove) and more.

[Factory (domestic)]
Headquarters Plant in Okayama Prefecture

[Other sites]
Research and Development Center (Okayama University Incubator), Sales Base (CS Center in Okayama Prefecture), Development and Production Base (Headquarters Plant in Okayama Prefecture), etc.

[Transaction form]
OEM contracts, joint development, and orders for trial manufacturing and development.

[Transaction terms]
Closing at the end of each month and payment at the end of the next month in Japan. Total payment is due before shipping for other countries. We support FOB/EXW only. Bank transfer.

[Main Clients / Business History (domestic)]
GLOBERIDE, Inc. (high-performance series), and Morita Holdings Corporation (rakunie), Takenaka Corperation (Shokunin-Darwing).

[Main Clients / Business History (overseas)]
USA, Italy, Korea, China, Taiwan, Thailand, UK, Mongolia, Malaysia, Germany, Greece, and Canada.

[Exhibition History/Information]
SME Expo Sougouten.
International Gift Show Tokyo.
International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition (HCR).
Japan Acupuncture & Moxibustion Association.
MEDICA 2009 to 2013 (Germany).
ASEAN Caravan 2012 and 2013.
KIMES 2011, 2012, and 2014.
World Congress of Lymphedema 2013.
Bangkok International Gift Show, Autumn 2014.
Medical Fair Asia (Singapore) 2012 and 2014.
International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists 2014.

This company is recommended by the following support organizations.

Chugoku Head Office, SMRJ