HISTORY

model no. 130

model no. 50

Production of no. 50

model no. 5

model-no. 54

Production of no. 54

model no. 57

model no. 125

model no. 808

AUTO 1500

model no. 116

model no. 119

SC-191A design by Michel Quennessen

SC-171A design by Charles Pollock

Josephine

SC-701N design by Pierre Cardin

automatic shampoo machine

Rollerball

BB-X

Aqua Vibro

Oasis

Skeleton

Bridge

Aprire

Rear Shampoo

Rear Shampoo Swing

Calme

Micro Mist

Aqua Vibro 901

Spa Mist

Maccow

Alivio

Yume

Styling Sofa

Aqua Forte

Rollerball F

G90

Legacy

air wave vita

Yume Oasis

1921

The founder, Hidenobu Yoshikawa established Takara Chuzo Ltd, manufacturing cast metals.

1932

Production of Barber’s chair began.

1950

Manual hydraulic Barber’s chair developed.

1954

1956

Takara Company N.Y., Inc. (now Takara Belmont U.S.A, Inc.) established in New York, U.S.A. as our first overseas subsidiary.

1959

Advanced to Europe and established Belmont Chairs London Ltd. (now Takara Belmont (UK) Ltd.)

1962

The world’s first electric Barber’s chair developed.

1963

The world’s first foldaway basin developed.

The electric Barber’s chair with folding basin unit had a big impact in the market.

1966

Takara Company, Canada Ltd. Established in Toronto.

1967

Takara Compagnie Paris S.A.R.L. established in Paris.

1969

Takara Company Europe GmbH established in Frankfurt.

1969

Purchase of Koken Inc. (currently Koken Manufacturing Co., Inc. (St. Louis, U.S.A.))

1970

Participated in the Japan World Exposition (Osaka).

1973

Started collaboration with famous industrial designers to expand sales for styling chairs.

1975

Singapore branch established as a liaison office for South East Asia.

The world first automatic shampoo machine developed.

1989

The world famous far-infrared accelerator Rollerball introduced to the market.

1997

Acquired ISO 9001 certification.

1999

Takara World Beauty & Barber Congress (TWBC) held.

Designer’s collection KITA & D. Series introduced to the market.

2000

Takara Belmont (Korea) Corp. established (joint venture) in Seoul.

Acquired ISO 14001 certification.

2001

Takara World Beauty & Barber Congress (TWBC) 2001 held.

2002

Takara Belmont (Taiwan) Corp. established in Taipei.

2004

Takara World Beauty and Barber Congress (TWBC) 2004 held.

2006

Frankfurt and Manchester showrooms opened. Takara World Business Congress (TWBC) 2006 held.

2007

London showroom refurbished.

2009

Takara World Business Congress (TWBC) 2009 held.

2011

Takara Belmont (Shanghai) Corporation and Takara Space Design (Shanghai) Corporation established

2012

Belmont Manufacturing Co., Ltd. established in Vietnam.

2013

Takara World Business Congress (TWBC) 2013 held.

2014

Takara Belmont Singapore Pte.Ltd. established in Singapore.

2016

Takara World Business Congress (TWBC) 2016 held.

2016

TB-SQUARE opened.