HISTORY

1946
21 July: Start of Nanasai Craftwork Limited Private Company at the site of Kyoto Shimazu Family Property, coordinated mainly by Mr. Yoshikichi Mukai (Molding Creator) and Mr. Yoshizo Shimazu (Founder of Shimazu Mannequin).
  • the former office building of Nanasai Craftwork Limited Private Company
  • the former office building of Nanasai Craftwork Limited Private Company

the former office building of Nanasai Craftwork Limited Private Company the place of origin:Higashinotoin-oike Nakagyo District

1947
July: The first female mannequin made from Fiber was announced.
December: Nanasai Service Limited Company (Sales Company) was setup.
1948
March: The first new release mannequin show in Kyoto was held.
1950
October: Nanasai Craftwork Limited Private Company and Nanasai Service Limited Company merged, becoming Nanasai Craftwork Limited Company.
May: Osaka Office (Souze Town, Kita District, Osaka) opened.
June: Nagoya Contact Office (Current: Nagoya Sales Office) and Fukuoka Contact Office (Current: Fukuoka Office) opened.
1951
July: Tokyo Contact Office (Kanda-Ogawa Town, Tokyo) opened.
1952
June: Tokyo Contact Office moved to Shinagawa, Tokyo. Tokyo Factory opened.
1953
February: Tokyo Contact Office moved to inside of Kanda-Nishiki Town Building's Shimazu Manufacture, becoming Tokyo Sales Office.
1958
April: Tokyo Sales Office became Tokyo Office.
June: The first FRP-made mannequin in the world was developed.
1959
March: Nanasai hosted "Light Artwork Society" exhibition to present pottery crafts produced by painteran artists and engravers.
March: The first FRP-made Darna Mannequin "FF series" was announced.
1966
May: Sapporo Branch (Current: Sapporo Sales Office) opened.
July: Sales of Industrial Draping Body "Fairlady" started.
1967
July: Kanazawa Contact Office (Current: Kanazawa Sales Office) opened.
1968
September: New Head Office Building completed (Yamanouchi-Ikejiri Town, Ukyo District, Kyoto).

New Head Office

the new Head Office Building office building of Nanasai co.,ltd.

1969
May: Okayama Contact Office (Current: Okayama Sales Office) opened.
1971
July: Osaka Office Suita Warehouse completed.
1972
January: Sendai Contact Office (Current: Tohoku Sales Office) opened.
September: Hiroshima Contact Office (Current: Hiroshima Sales Office) opened.
September: Kyoto Governor General No. 13661 for Building Contractor's License obtained.
1976
Store Design/Interior Department was setup internally.
1979
January: Sales of the USA top mannequin supplier "Guernica Mannequin" started in Japan.
1980
July: Tokyo Product Center moved to Nishiura, Funabashi City.
1981
December: Company name changed to Nanasai Limited Company.
1982
VP team was setup internally to deal with VMD.
1983
December: Sasebo Contact Office (Current: West Kyushu Sales Office) opened.
1989
October: Cabinet Minister General Approval No. 13661 via Governor General for Building Contractor's License obtained.
1991
May: Thailand Nanasai was setup (Bangkok, Thailand).
1992
A department was setup to target bridal sector.
1993
July: Cabinet Minister Specified Approval No. 13661 from General Approval No. 13661 for Building Contractor's License obtained.
December: Beaulieu Nanasai was setup in Seoul, South Korea.
1994
April: Kagoshima Contact Office (Current: South Kyushu Sales Office) opened.
2005
The Certificate of ISO14001 was obtained for 4 offices at Head Office, Head Office Product Center, Tokyo Product Center and Osaka Product Center.
2006
October: House-Design department of Wacoal Limited Company was merged and succeeded.
Nanasai Limited Company Wacoal Interior Division was setup.
2009
May: Nanasai Limited Company was setup in Shanghai, China.
2011
December: Head Office's address changed from Ukyo District to Minami District in Kyoto.
2012
January: Osaka Product Center was setup in Juhachijo, Yodogawa District, Osaka to have both functions of factory and distribution.
November: Shinkiba Studio in Tatsumi, Koutou District, Tokyo was setup to merge East and West Studios.
  • the building of Osaka Product Center

    the building of Osaka Product Center

  • the building of Shinkiba Atlier

    the building of Shinkiba Atlier

2013
August: Thailand Nanasai and SRP.A (Display Division of Saha Group) merged, and setup SRP Nanasai.
2015
July: Capital amount was changed to 90,000,000 yen from 498,362,300 yen
2016
July: The 70th anniversary of the company’s foundation was marked.
August: The exhibition “Artists around Mannequin Factory NANASAI” was held at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto.