MORITA IRON WORKS CO., LTD.

ABOUT US

 

SINCE 1917

Morita Iron Works Co., Ltd. was founded in 1917 in Kawaguchi city, Saitama prefecture, where is known as a town of casting industry.

We have organized as a specialized factory which can undertake the epochal processing of machining and assembling of the valves consistently, and stepped along with the growth of the water supply business as a key part of domestic valve technology.

We are a company that supports the water service business and contributes to the society by sincerely looking closely into the valves as a specialized valve manufacturer continuously since the foundation, and devoting our heart to manufacturing reliable goods.

 

October 1917
Established as a personal company of Genkichi Morita in Kotobuki-cho, Kawaguchi city, Saitama, Japan.
Established as a specialized factory for water control valves for treated water application, fire hydrant, etc.
September 1933 Moved to  Namiki-cho 1-1, Kawaguchi city.
December 1943

Reorganized to a corporation, with a capital of 1 million yen.
Merged a partnership company, Matsui Shokai.
December 1947 Hiromu Morita became Managing Director and President.
April 1950 Opened Tokyo Sales office.
November 1952 The capital came to 3 million yen.
October 1953 Received the designation of a Japanese Industrial Standard (JIS) certified factory of vessel application valves.
April 1954 Received the designation of a Japanese Industrial Standard (JIS) certified factory as the 1st issue of land application casting valves in Japan.
July 1954 The capital came to 25 million yen.
March 1963 The capital came to 35 million yen.
November 1963 Approved for construction works by Ministry of Construction, Japan
June 1966 Opened Osaka Sales office.
August 1968 The capital came to 42 million yen.
November 1969 The head office building was completed in Namiki-cho, Kawaguchi city.
December 1976 The capital came to 73.5 million yen.
May 1978 Hiromu Morita was appointed to Chairman of the board of directors.
Akihiro Morita was appointed to Managing Director and President.
September 1985 Built a new plant in Satte city, Saitama.
Relocated the facilities of four plants in Kawaguchi city to there.
December 1985 The head office was relocated to the new building in Satte new plant.
The Satte plant became the head office and factory.
May 1997 Akihiro Morita was appointed to Chairman of the board of directors.
Masaaki Morita was appointed to Managing Director and President.
December 1998 Head office and factory acquired ISO9001 certification.
March 2003 Whole company organization acquired ISO9001 certification.
January 2010 Three sales offices in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka raised to sales branches.
October 2014 Hokkaido sales office raised to sales branch.
April 2015 Kyushu sales office raised to sales branch.
October 2017 Company celebrated its 100th anniversary.

 

With a cornerstone based on 100 years’ tradition and a company policy of mutual collaboration, and to meet each customer’s needs which are likely to be well diversified and sophisticated ones, we are going to make efforts continuously to build a prosperous society in the future in view of “development of high quality goods”, “rationalization of the productivity” and “through-going maintenance services”.
Further to maintain a safe and reliable water environment in the 21st century, we are expecting your warm attention and patronage to Morita’s valves.

 

 

 

 

 

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