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Company Overview

Company
Name
Artec Co., Ltd.
Founded
April 5th, 1960
Capital
JPY40 million
Our
Business
Artec both produces and sells educational materials for subjects including robotics, art and calligraphy in addition to premium gifts. We also deliver a line of learning franchises of every shape for every age.
Executive
Officers
Chairman Yasumasa Uno, President Etsu Fujiwara, Director Masato Fukunaga, Director Seiichi Nakashima, Director Jun Sakurai
Employees
275(135 full-time, 140 part-time)
Location
Osaka Headquarters
3-2-21 Kitakamei-cho, Yao, Osaka 581-0066
Tel: +81-72-990-5505
Fax: +81-72-990-5525

Tokyo Branch Office
Sumitomo Shoji Kanda Izumicho Building 11F
Kanda Izumicho 1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0024

Yao Logistics Center
1-2-16 Kyuhoji, Yao, Osaka 581-0072
本社
Osaka Headquarters


支社
Tokyo Branch Office
Associations
Japan Association of Educational Materials Manufacturers, Association of Digital Textbooks and Teaching, The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Japan Toy Association
History
1960 -
Ishii Co., Ltd. is founded as a manufacturer and seller of educational goods
1983 -
Sales expanded to Kyushu and eastern Japan
1987 -
Imports from Indonesia and China begin
1989 -
Ishii Co., Ltd. becomes Artec Co., Ltd.
1991 -
Tokyo Office opened
1994 -
Logistics Center opened in Yao, Osaka
1997 -
Headquarters moved to Yao, Osaka
2001 -
Introduction of automated distribution system
2009 -
New headquarters constructed in Kitakameicho, Yao, Osaka
2012 -
Tokyo Branch Office moved to Chiyoda ward
2015 -
Franchising with the Artec Coding Class begins
2016 -
Collaboration with Gakken begins
2017 -
Launch of the URC international robotics competition for elementary and middle schoolers
2018 -
Artec awarded in the 7th METI Monodzukuri Winners