Founded as a manufacturer for fishing needles and wire processing in Kusunoki-Cho, Hiroshima.
Began manufacturing of hand-sewing needles.
Started manufacturing and exporting of crochet hooks, and knitting needles for handicrafts.
Acquired trademark rights of the Tulip brand.
Corporate organization formed as Harada Seishinsho Incorporated with a capital of JPY 2,000,000.
Established Kake Factory in the former Kake-Cho, Yamagata-Gun, Hiroshima (now Akiota-Cho).
Increased capital to JPY 5,000,000.
Changed company name to Tulip Company Limited
Increased capital to JPY 7,500,000.
Crochet hooks set received the Most Valuable Product Award at the 14th All Japan Small-Size Company Importing Exhibition.
Increased capital to JPY 10,500,000.
With rapid increase in sales volume of needles, crochet hooks, and knitting needles for handicrafts, new investments were made to expand the Kake Factory.
Production equipment was transferred to the Kake Factory.
Implemented quality control system.
Started manufacturing precise probes for microelectronics industries.
Started QC circle activity.
Started manufacturing contact probes.
Began QC circle contest.
Second expansion on the Kake Factory.
Increased capacity and flexibility to match market demands.
Authorized as a JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards) licensed factory. (JIS S 3008)
Exhibited in the Handarbeit + Hobby Exhibition in then-West Germany.
Tulip Corporation Company Limited was established.
New headquarters building was built.
First participation of JPCA Show.
50th anniversary of our foundation.
Established Misasa Factory.
Established Yuki R&D Center.
Exhibited in SEMICON Japan.
First participation of Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival.
Expanding Yuki R&D Center adding a clean room.
60th anniversary of our foundation.
ETIMO Crochet Hook with Cushion Grip received Encouragement Prize of the 11th Hiroshima Good Design Awarded in Universal Design category.
carryC Interchangeable Bamboo Knitting Needle Set received Encouragement Prize of the 12th Hiroshima Good Design Awarded in Universal Design category.
Participated Daniel Ost & Yawatagaki Exhibition in IZUMO
an event to celebrate Izumo Taisya the Grand Shrine "The Sengu of the Heisei Period".
ETIMO Rose Cushion grip crochet hooks set and "HIROSHIMA NEEDLE" HARISHIGOTO are certified as "The Hiroshima Brand".
Ceremony to certify products as "The Hiroshima Brand".
“TULIP NEEDLES” received Special Prize of the 14th HIROSHIMA GOOD DESIGN AWARD.
“TULIP NEEDLES” were certified as “The Wonder 500™”.
Established Kake-Tsukeji Factory.
70th anniversary of our foundation.
“PINCUSHION” received Encouragement Prize of the 16th HIROSHIMA GOOD DESIGN AWARD in Product category.
“TULIP NEEDLES” were certified as “The Hiroshima Brand”.