70 years of History

Fuji Chemi Trading Co., Ltd. started with a rental room of about 6 tsubo(about 19.83㎡).
The following is a brief history of the company, which celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2021.


Fuji Trading Co., Ltd. was founded.

On February 19, Fuji Trading Co., Ltd. started with a rental room of about 6 tsubo in Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo. The late Isao Ono was in charge of the business as president, and at that time they focused on selling synthetic resin raw materials, industrial products, etc. mainly to major and medium-sized electric wire companies.

Scenery near the Nihonbashi intersection around 1957

Korean War


Moved the head office to "Kitamura Building" in Yaesu, Tokyo.

Due to business expansion, Fuji Trading Co., Ltd. was relocated to "Hakuryukaku" in Yaesu in 1954, and then that building was renovated to "Kitamura Building" where the building still remains. Fuji Trading Co.,Ltd. also decided to rent one floor (later expanded to two floors) of the Kitamura Building on the occasion of the asset increase.

Kitamura Building and Inari for sucsess on the roof

Japan's period of
rapid economic growth


Contribution to the Tokyo Olympics

At the Tokyo Olympics, Fuji Trading Co.,Ltd. provided plastic tableware for the Olympic Village. That tableware was stronger than the previous ceramics, resistant to heat, and reasonable price, so they were very useful in the cafeteria of the Olympic Village, and the Tokyo Olympic Steering Committee sent us a letter of appreciation.

The Letter of appreciation from the Olympic Committee

Tokyo Olympics held


Opened Osaka Sales Office in Minamihonmachi, Osaka

On May 13, we opened a sales office (later promoted to a branch) in Osaka. At that time, a customer of the electrical materials department in the head office had a factory also in Osaka, and this led us to sell electrical materials purchased from UNITIKA LTD., RIKEN TECHNOS CORPORATION, Toyo Aluminum K.K., and others to electric wire manufacturers in the Kansai area widely.

A view of the Osaka branch office

Oil shock


Enhanced the cooperation with business partners with increasing in capital.

In addition to the sequential increases in capital from its founding, we received investment from Tokyo Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation and others, and our capital reached the 100 million yen mark. Thereby, we gradually established our position in the industry from various aspects, by such as cooperating in capital investment of our business partners.

Tokyo Disneyland


Newly established Export & Import Department to expand overseas transactions.

We newly established Export & Import Department, while since its founding, we had been developing with the three pillars of synthetic resin, chemical products, and electrical material. Setting global expansion overseas as the fourth pillar, we have solidified our foundation as a "Functional Trading Company".

A view of the head office

Fall of the Berlin Wall


FUJI CHEMI CO., LTD. was established as Local subsidiary in Bangkok, Thailand.

While many customers had established local factories in Southeast Asia at that time, FUJI CHEMI CO.,LTD. was established in Asoke, Bangkok, Thailand on September 17, due to considering that it's not enough to follow up to them from Export & Import Department in Japan to satisfy our customers requirement, but detailed support activities in local were necessary .

Founding employees with Former President Koichiro Ono (second from left)

Gulf War


Opened Processing base in Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture (Currently Mito Processing Center)

In response to growing needs of customers for film processing related to electronic materials, We purchased about 1,000 tsubo (3,305.79㎡)of land in Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture, and opened a processing and logistics base to make it in-house cutting, winding, and processing of film, which had previously been outsourced.

The appearance of the building at the time of its opening


Established Local subsidiary FUJI CHEMI TRADING SHANGHAI CO., LTD. in Shanghai, China.

Since the 1990s, China's reform and opening policy has accelerated at a stretch, many Japanese companies established local factories in China. Considering that attentive and sufficient supports for them in local were necessary, we established FUJI CHEMI TRADING SHANGHAI CO., LTD. in the Kohoku area of Shanghai, China on July 1.

Entrance to the office

The 21st century dawns,
and around the world,
people celebrate the
arrival of the new


Clean room (class 10,000) was added in Mito Processing Center.

The clean room equivalent to class 10,000 was added in the Mito Processing Center in response to higher precision and miniaturization of electronic components.

Inside the clean room


Changed the company name to Fuji Chemi Trading Co., Ltd.

Our logo mark

Lehman Shock


Obtained ISO9001: 2008 certification


Obtained ISO14001: 2004 certification

Tohoku-Pacific Ocean


Acquired management rights of SSK (VIET NAM) CO.,LTD. In Hanoi, Vietnam.

Acquired management rights in 2012 by purchasing 100% of the shares of SSK (VIET NAM) CO., LTD., the manufacture established in 2007 in Vietnam where has been growing rapidly and has a hard-working national character and young and abundant labor force. This was our first overseas factory.

The appearance


Moved Headquarters to Uchi-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku

Office entrance

Established FUJI CHEMI VIETNAM CO., LTD. as local subsidiary In Hanoi, Vietnam in July.

The appearance


Established FUJICHEMI HI-TECH (THAILAND) CO., LTD as local subsidiary in Chonburi, Thailand.

Local joint venture factory FUJI CHEMI HI-TECH (THAILAND) CO, LTD. was established in Chonburi Province, Thailand, in collaboration with our Chinese partners, the machine manufacturer and the processing factory. They have been mainly entrusted with post-processing and inspection work of electric wires with using machines.

The appearance


Takao Ono became president (current position)

On March 26, Takao Ono assumed the position of President, taking over from his predecessor, Jiro Saito. We will further evolve our strengths of "processing","overseas bases" and "small-lot support" and aim to continue to be an indispensable company for our customers.

Takao Ono, President & Representative Director

Epidemic of infections
caused by the new
corona virus.


70th anniversary of founding


Headquarters moved to Kyobashi, Chuo-ku

The head office was relocated in July 2022 to the Chuo-ku area of Tokyo, where it had spent more than 45 years since its establishment until it moved to Kanda, Chiyoda-ku in April 1996.
As the way of working changes drastically due to the Korona-ka, we will return to our original intentions at the place of our founding and aim for new development.

The appearance


As a functional trading company. We, Fuji Chemi Trading Co., Ltd, will continue to tackling for “Creating new value by connecting ideas and products, people and people, and companies and companies”.

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