ASAHI KOHMATSU CO., LTD.

About us

会社情報

Message & History

Message

Since the establishment in 1920, our company has been working consistently on mining and processing limestone, and manufacturing and selling various calcium carbonate products out of this raw material.

Calcium carbonate is the material essential to our society.
Our group’s mines produce high-grade, white limestone of highly crystallized and with few impurities. It is our mission to provide such quality resource for the long term.

We work every day on the business activities, with dedication for future, in the next 100 years and the 100 years after that.

Meeting the demands of the customers, we keep being a company, who contributes to the human society by discovering and seeking out new functionalities and added values on the inorganic minerals holding limitless possibilities.

Asahi Kohmatsu will realize foregoing visions of the future through human resource development.
Tasuku Sase
President & CEO

Asahi Kohmatsu is a long-established company welcoming its 100-year anniversary in 2020.Asahi Kohmatsu is a long-established company welcoming its 100-year anniversary in 2020.

1920、Parent Company ASAHI KOHMATSU SHIRYO LTD., PARTNERSHIP. founded Pounded powder for rice and barley Commencement of Hiyamizu crushed stone production 1971、Mayumi Factory started in Hitachiota City, Ibaraki Prefecture 1989、ASAHI KOHMATSU CO., LTD.  founded to take over the sales division of the parent company 2003、Otakine Factory (Fukushima Prefecture) registered ISO9001 2020、100-year anniversary since establishment

1920、Parent Company ASAHI KOHMATSU SHIRYO LTD., PARTNERSHIP. started to produce Pounded powder for foodstuff and crushed stone, Kansuiseki 1971、Mayumi Factory started in Hitachiota City, Ibaraki Prefecture 1989、ASAHI KOHMATSU CO., LTD.  founded to take over the sales division of the parent company 2003、Otakine Factory (Fukushima Prefecture) registered ISO9001 2020、100-year-anniversary since establishment

History

1920
A cement engineer, Itaro Watanabe founded our parent company, ASAHI KOHMATSU SHIRYO LTD., PARTNERSHIP.. Shimomago Factory started in Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture, and produced Pounded powder for foodstuff and crushed stone, Kansuiseki.
1939
Ohgoe Factory started in Tamura-gun, Ohgoe-machi, Fukushima Prefecture.
1942
Tatsuzo Sase assumed the representative partner.
1952
Niimi Factory started in Niimi City, Okayama Prefecture.
1961
Ishinokura Factory started in Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture.
1968
Taken over Kanmata Factory (presently FUKUSHIMA LIME CO., LTD.) in Takine-machi, Tamura-gun, Fukushima Prefecture from Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd..
1971
Mayumi Factory started in Hitachiota City, Ibaraki Prefecture.
1989
ASAHI KOHMATSU CO., LTD. was newly established, taking over the sales division of parent company ASAHI KOHMATSU SHIRYO LTD., PARTNERSHIP. , and Shuji Sase assumed CEO.
1994
Ohtakine Factory started in Ohgoe-machi, Tamura-gun, Fukushima Prefecture in ASAHI KOHMATSU CO., LTD..
1996
Taken over Mayumi Factory from ASAHI KOHMATSU SHIRYO LTD., PARTNERSHIP..
1999
Tasuku Sase assumed CEO of ASAHI KOHMATSU SHIRYO LTD., PARTNERSHIP..
2001
Taken over the filtration business of Howa Sangyo Co., Ltd., who was a subsidiary of Taiheiyo Cement Co., Ltd., and started it as HOWA INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD.. Taken over all of Takine Mine in Fukushima from Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd., and named “ASAHI TAKINE MINE”.
2003
Ohtakine Factory acguired ISO9001 certification.
2007
Tasuku Sase assumed President and CEO.
Shuji Sase assumed chairman and executive director of ASAHI KOHMATSU CO., LTD..
2011
The Asahi Takine Mine and the Asahi Ohgoe Mine merged and renamed to the Shin-takine Mine.
2015
Shin-takine mine awarded National Security Award.

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