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KOKUBO Original Brands

Needless to say, our group company, Kiyou Jochugiku Co. Ltd. helps us offer such an extensive range of products to billions of people present across different countries with ease.

  • Ribbon House: This brand has been introduced by us to provide stylish convenient living products like Rice Paddle and other products on innumerable themes of our ecology.
  • Liclue: This brand was founded for featuring different products at the international market.
  • C.time: This brand ensures all the people using our Face Mask have their glowing skin back in no time.
  • Dr. Mother: Through this brand, we support families to maintain healthy lives and optimum hygiene.

Groups and Networks

Our company continues to continuously move and make KOKUBO products reach easily to people across the globe. Our major group companies includes Kiyou Jochugiku Co., Ltd. established in Kainan, Wakayama and Kokubo USA, Inc. of Torrance, CA.

Business Deployment

In our quest of producing original products, we focus on every minute detail, right from the time of coming up with an idea to the time of transforming that idea into an actual product.

  • Ideas: Innovative ideas emerging in our mind are born out of the curiosity we see in the eyes of our customers.
  • Planning and Development: To shape ideas in the form of our products, we conduct our planning and development meetings.
  • Design: Product design has always been of prime importance to us.
  • Prototyping: All the products are finalized via innumerable tests performed for evaluating durability, stability, etc.
  • Production: The production process we follow complies with the industrial quality standards while we keep the quality high in our Rice Paddle, Face Mask and many other similar products.

Corporate History

The continuous efforts we put in to reach a broader audience enables us in establishing a strong foothold in the different markets of different nations.

Year

Milestones Achieved

1958

Our company was founded in the July month of this year and named as Kokubo Shigeru Shoten.

1968

In February of this year, we began the production line of polyethylene rope using extrusion process. And renamed our company as Kokubo Gosen Kogyousho.

1987

In March we began with the production of our hairbands and launched Shinae Brand.

1988

  • In January, we began making a variety of hair accessories and other items.
  • In September, we started with the production of mesh liners and other home goods.
  • We also introduced Ribbon House Houseware brand in November.

1993

In September, we renamed our company and launched brand, Dr. Mother Sanitaryware.

1996

  • It was the month January, when we launched C.time facial care brand.
  • We also renamed our company Kokubo & Co. Ltd.

1998

In May, our capital amount was enhanced to 15 million JPY and created a reserve of 10 Million JPY.

2000

In April of this year, we set up another office in Hakata-Ku, Fukuoka.

2002

With the establishment of our vertical Liclue Co. Ltd. in the month of January, we developed and launched our line of anti allergic underwear.

2003

We also opened another office in Nihonbashi, Tokyo.

2004

With the commencement of Shanghai Liclue Co. Ltd. in China in January, we began performing our operations in October.

2005

In July, we established a group company under the name, Kiyou Jochugiku Co. Ltd.

2009

It was in May of this year when we set the foundation of Liclue Trading Co. Ltd. for trading and wholesaling in Chinese markets.

2010

Inauguration of our office took place in Frankfurt, Germany and in September we founded Kokubo USA Inc.


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