MIDORI ANZEN

Corporate History

SINCE 1952 – It all started with one pair of safety shoes.

Over 63 years after being founded, Midori Anzen continues to develop products with high quality, exceptional performance and uncompromising comfort without putting safety at risk – all under the motto of delivering excellent safety products at popular prices. As a safety product provider, we are a company that takes safety regulation compliance seriously in all we do.

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1963
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1968
1969
1971
1973
1979
1980
1982
1983
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1988
1994
1995
1997
2001
2003
2006
2008

1952

Established Midori Anzen Co., Ltd. (previously Midori Saigai Bogu Co., Ltd.) as a total manufacturer of equipment for safety and hygiene.

1963

Established apparel department. Collaborated with Kurabo Industries Ltd. and started manufacturing as well as sales of uniform and workwear.

1964

Set up safety-shoe factory in Ishikawa-
machi, Fukusihma Prefecture, Japan.

1968

Moved Head Office to Hiroo, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (present location).Added Hokuyo Co., Ltd. to the Midori Anzen Group of companies as a leather tanning division. Established the Environmental Equipment Division. Began manufacturing and sales of air-cooling fans as well as personal air-
conditioned clothes for high-temperature workplaces. Also developed machinery and equipment to improve the environment, including air cleaners for factory, and other equipment for business use.Completed Tokyo Factory in Soka City, Saitama Prefecture, and began operations.

1969

Set up apparel factory in Asakawamachi, Fukushima Prefecture.

1971

Established the Electric Laboratory. Promoted research and development of electric measuring instruments and equipment to measure electric leakage and static electricity.

1973

Established Industria De Couros Atlantica S.A., a leather tanning company in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Began leather tanning as well as export business in Brazil and other countries.

1979

Successfully developed air-cleaners for automobiles.

1980

Began sales of helmets.

1982

Received National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology award.

1983

Kicked off Static Electricity Department. Began development and sales of anti-static electricity products.

1984

Obtained medical instrument approval for emergency oxy-gen inhaler as medi-cal device (medical personnel and home use) (the A-type O2 pack) and began sales.

1988

Established Guangdong Orient Friendship Apparel Co., Ltd. in Guangzhou city, a joint venture between Japan and China for manufacturing work uniforms.Started the system for encouraging employees to obtain class-1 health supervisor license

1994

Began production of original helmet in Midori Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

1995

Completed Soka Technical Center in Soka City, Saitama Prefecture.

1997

Established Shanghai Midori Anzen Trading Co., Ltd. in China.

2001

Established F&H Div. as a special department to focus on food industry.

2003

Completed New Logistics Center in Soka City, Saitama Prefecture.

2006

Began production of leather seats for automobiles in Mexico.

2008

Established Lao Midori Safety Shoes Co., Ltd. in Laos.

1952 Established Midori Anzen Co., Ltd. (previously Midori Saigai Bogu Co., Ltd.) as a total manufacturer of equipment for safety and hygiene.
1963 Established apparel department. Collaborated with Kurabo Industries Ltd. and started manufacturing as well as sales of uniform and workwear.
1964 Set up safety-shoe factory in Ishikawa-machi, Fukusihma Prefecture, Japan.
1968 Moved Head Office to Hiroo, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (present location).Added Hokuyo Co., Ltd. to the Midori Anzen Group of companies as a leather tanning division. Established the Environmental Equipment Division. Began manufacturing and sales of air-cooling fans as well as personal air-conditioned clothes for high-temperature workplaces. Also developed machinery and equipment to improve the environment, including air cleaners for factory, and other equipment for business use.
Completed Tokyo Factory in Soka City, Saitama Prefecture, and began operations.
1969 Set up apparel factory in Asakawamachi, Fukushima Prefecture.
1971 Established the Electric Laboratory. Promoted research and development of electric measuring instruments and equipment to measure electric leakage and static electricity.
1973 Established Industria De Couros Atlantica S.A., a leather tanning company in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Began leather tanning as well as export business in Brazil and other countries.
1979 Successfully developed air-cleaners for automobiles.
1980 Began sales of helmets.
1982 Received National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology award.
1983 Kicked off Static Electricity Department. Began development and sales of anti-static electricity products.
1984 Obtained medical instrument approval for emergency oxy-gen inhaler as medi-cal device (medical personnel and home use) (the A-type O2 pack) and began sales.
1988 Established Guangdong Orient Friendship Apparel Co., Ltd. in Guangzhou city, a joint venture between Japan and China for manufacturing work uniforms.Started the system for encouraging employees to obtain class-1 health supervisor license.
1994 Began production of original helmet in Midori Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
1995 Completed Soka Technical Center in Soka City, Saitama Prefecture.
1997 Established Shanghai Midori Anzen Trading Co., Ltd. in China.
2001 Established F&H Div. as a special department to focus on food industry.
2003 Completed New Logistics Center in Soka City, Saitama Prefecture.
2006 Began production of leather seats for automobiles in Mexico.
2008 Established Lao Midori Safety Shoes Co., Ltd. in Laos.
2009 Completed new head office building.
Established MAV (Midori Apparel Vietnam Co., Ltd.) in December.
2011 Established MIDORI ANZEN (Thailand) .
2013 Established 2nd factory of MAV in Vietnam.
2014 Established Midori Safety Footwear Vietnam.
2015 Established Midori Techno Park Cambodia Co., Ltd. in Cambodia.