Started as a circular knit fabric maker of the private company at Mikazura, Wakayama-shi by grandfather (the late Yoichiro Yamashita) and father (the late Eiichi Yamashita) of the current president.
|1964||KIWA KNIT CO., LTD. (current YAMAYO JERSEY CO., LTD.) split-up.|
Established the new company of YAMAYO TEXTILE CO., LTD.
|November 1970||Kinan factory (current Head office) was established, and started operating.|
|May 1983||Increased the capital stock to 50 million yen.|
|March 1992||Received a Prize of Smaller Enterprise Agency’s Director as a result of the improvement of business operations.|
|June 1992||Ikuo Yamashita became the President and Representative Director.|
|August 1994||Integrated to aim for the rationalization of the Head office factory, and new factory was established.|
Transferred the Head office from Wakayama-shi to Kamitonda-cho
The third warehouse was established with the business expansion
Selected as "Companies Driving Regional Growth" by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Completed the development office building in the main office.
Introduction of the office
YAMAYO TEXTILE CO.,LTD.
We serve as an official partner of “Kishu-kuchikumano marathon”. More than 5,000 people visit Kamitonda-cho from all over Japan for this “Kishu-kuchikumano marathon”. Our staff also take part in this marathon as runners and volunteers. In addition, we help many other sports events in Wakayama prefecture.
We accept the factory tour from the local primary school children to the high school students and internship every year. We would like to hand down to the children who bear the future that Wakayama is the No.1 circular knit fabric production place in Japan, and greatness / pride of the manufacturing as well. This is the wish of YAMAYO TEXTILE.