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.
||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.|
||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.