100th Anniversary of Establishment
History of Asahi -
We are extremely grateful to you for your kindness and regular
We have carried on corporate activities for 100 years.
After ever-changing and turbulent Taisho, Showa and Heisei period,
we came to the turning point.
We again express our appreciation for your support.
In the past 100 years, I experienced repeated ups and downs and I
filled with deep emotion about that.
In 1986, I took up the post of representative as the third
president. It was the beginning of favorable
business condition ( Bubble Economy ).
In 1991, the Bubble Economy has collapsed and we faced long
Big companies such as Yamaichi Securities, Life, Mycal and Sogo
bankrupted one after another.
Now I analyzed why we could keep business running and found my
- We were blessed with good clients in each period.
The base of management resources is personnel,
resource and money.
I believe that it is necessary to have good
- We wre blessed with good financial institutions.
We were supported by financilal institutions in
- We were blessed with good business partners.
We stowed a ships hold with cargo in early
morning when we were in busy time.
At that time our shovel had punctured during the
operation, but repair man came to there in early morning and fixed
- We were directed by related supervisory authorities.
We were directed by Osaka Customs, Kinki
Transportation Bureau and Osaka Department of Environment
- We were blessed with excellent employees.
In 2009, after collapse of Rehman Brothers, we
faced difficulties in business activity.
As a part of policy to business restructuring,
we solicited voluntary retirement, but no one accepted it.
After that we adopted work-sharing system and came out of the
All members is overly naive, but I’m incredibly
proud of them.
I shall continue to have familistic mind for all
Employees with wide range of age from their twenties to eighties
acknowlede each other’s
ability and personality and will work in coodinated manner.
We wish to express our sincere appreciation of your coninued favor