Corporate Profile

Company Name KATO SANGYO CO., LTD.
Date of Foundation August 22, 1947
Head Office 9-20 Matsubara-cho, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, 662-8543
TEL: +81-798-33-7650
Representative Kazuya Kato, President and Representative Director
Main Business General food wholesaling, manufacture and seller of Kanpy products
Capital 5,934,050,000 yen
Number of Employees 1,036
Net Sales <Non-Consolidated>685.0 billion yen
<Consolidated>1009.0 billion yen (FY ended Sep 30, 2018)
Stock Exchange Listings Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Section


Transition of Sales from Foundation

October 1945 Founded as a drinking water wholesaler.
August 1947 Established as KATO SANGYO CO., LTD.
June 1990 Listed on the Second Section of the Osaka Stock Exchange.
July 1997 Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
April 2004 Kamigori Factory receives ISO 9001 and HACCP certification.
September 2004 Moved to First Sections of the Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchanges.
September 2006 All locations receive ISO 14001 certification.
July 2007 Enters China's food wholesale market (with investment in Guangzhou Huaxin Commercial Trading Co., Ltd.).
December 2009 Invests in Shenzhen Huaxin Chuangzhan Commercial Trading Co., Ltd. (in Shenzhen, China).
April 2011 Establishes Overseas Business Division.
October 2013 Establishes Kato Sangyo Vietnam Co., Ltd. (in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
February 2015 Enters Singapore's food wholesale market (with investment in Naspac Marketing Pte. Ltd.)
July 2016 Invests Toan Gia Hiep Phuoc Trading and Food Processing, JSC. (in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
January 2018 Invests Lein Hing Holdings Sdn. Bhd. (in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Directors and Executives

As of April 1, 2019

President and Representative Director Kazuya Kato Responsible for Information Systems
Senior Managing Director Toshihiro Kimura Supervising Sales, Responsible for Group Sales
Senior Managing Director Kenichi Yamanaka Chief of Sales Headquarters
Managing Director Takashi Ota Vice Chief of Sales Headquarters, Division Manager of Higashi Kanto Division
Managing Director Toshinao Nakamura Assistant Chief of Sales Headquarters, Responsible for Wide-Area Distribution, Private Label Business, and International Business
Director Kimihiro Suga Division Manager of Minami Kinki Division
Director Keisuke Hibi Chief of Logistics Headquarters, Responsible for Logistics Business
Director Masatoshi Uchita Division Manager of Kita Kinki Division
Director Shigenori Tsuguie Chief of Administration Headquarters, Responsible for Group Administration
Outside Director Yusuke Yasokawa  
Outside Director Ayako Kaiho  
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Hiroki Sagara  
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Yutaka Kozuki  
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Koji Yamamura  
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Shigeyuki Moriuchi  
Executive Officer Satoshi Ono Division Manager of Kita Kanto Division
Executive Officer Tadashi Nishimoto General Manager of Private Label Division
Executive Officer Makoto Akashi Division Manager of Chubu Division
Executive Officer Yoichi Wada Division Manager of Tohoku Division, Branch Manager of Sendai Branch
Executive Officer Junichi Kaneko Division Manager of Kyushu Division, Branch Manager of Fukuoka Branch
Executive Officer Tsutomu Matsumura Division Manager of Minami Kanto Division
Executive Officer Taro Ihara General Manager of International Business Department


Head Office 9-20 Matsubara-cho, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, 662-8543 +81-798-33-7650
Tokyo Division 1-2-28 Omorinaka, Ota-ku, Tokyo, 143-0014 +81-3-6404-3080
Hokkaido Division 52-8 Kitanosato, Kitahiroshima, Hokkaido, 061-1111 +81-11-372-5921
Tohoku Division 3-4-37 Ogimachi, Miyagino-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 983-0034 +81-22-284-7135
Higashi-Kanto(East Kanto)Division 3-32-6 Umejima, Adachi-ku, Tokyo, 121-0816 +81-3-5845-6850
Kita-Kanto(North Kanto)Division 3-8-5 Imai, Ome, Tokyo, 198-0023 +81-428-32-5110
Minami-Kanto(South Kanto)Division 1-2-28 Omorinaka, Ota-ku, Tokyo, 143-0014 +81-3-6404-3050
Chubu Division 25-2 Aza Minami Guminoki, Meichi, Ichinomiya, Aichi, 494-8686 +81-586-69-1000
Kita-Kinki(North Kinki)Division 4-24-6 Tsuruno, Settsu, Osaka, 566-0035 +81-72-636-1128
Minami-Kinki(South-Kinki)Division 2-1-49 Shibatani, Suminoe-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 559-0021 +81-6-6684-0016
Nishi-Kinki(West Kinki)Division 2-29-1 Naruohama, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, 663-8588 +81-798-43-1274
Chushikoku(Chugoku and Shikoku)Division 5-5-10 Shoko Center, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, 733-0833 +81-82-277-7078
Kyushu Division 4-4-20 Katakasu, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 812-0043 +81-92-441-0520
Dried Foods Department 1-3-1 Nishinomiyahama, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, 662-0934 +81-798-33-3581
Production Department 328-6 Kashiwano, Kamigori-cho, Ako-gun, Hyogo, 678-1274 +81-791-52-0520

Affiliated Companies

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◎:Consolidated subsidiary
○:Equity method application non-consolidated subsidiary 
△:Equity method affiliated company  

Main Business Company Name
Wholesaling Japan Alcoholic Beverages & Food Sanyo Bussan Co., Ltd.
Frozen and Chilled Food K-Teion Foods Co., Ltd.
Alcoholic Beverages & Food Yatani Syuhan Co., Ltd.
Confection Kato Kashi Co., Ltd.
General Food Kyusyu Kato Co., Ltd.
Confection Ueshima Co., Ltd.
Alcoholic Beverages & Food S・A・S Japan Co., Ltd.
Alcoholic Beverages & Food Kato Syuhan Co., Ltd.
Malaysia FMCG ※1 Lein Hing Holdings Sdn. Bhd.
Singapore General Food Naspac Marketing Pte.Ltd.
Vietnam General Food Toan Gia Hiep Phuoc Trading Co., Ltd.
Kato Sangyo Vietnam Co., Ltd.
China General Food Shanghai Katosangyo Trading Co., Ltd.
Transportation Manna Unyu Co., Ltd.
Kato Logistics Co., Ltd.
Okinawa Logistics Co., Ltd.
Food Manufacture Wakayama Sangyo Co., Ltd.
Hyogo Kono Co., Ltd.
Restaurant Business Advance Kitchen Co., Ltd.
Non-life Insurance Agent Kato Fudosan Co., Ltd.
Investment Business of Overseas Business Kato SC Asia Investment Co., Ltd.

※1 Fast Moving Consumer Goods