Corporate Overview

Here we present a corporate overview of basic information of our company, including locations of each sales office and plant, with our Head Office in Sakai-shi, Osaka as the base.

Office building


Trade Name KOWA CO., LTD.
Foundation April 1965
Incorporation October 1987
Capital ¥495,760,000
Representative President and COO: Hideaki Tamada
Number of Employees Parent 112 (22*). Consolidated 385 (as of February 2018)
*The number of employees refers to that of actually working employees and the average number of temporary workers (including part-timers and those employees dispatched from staffing agencies) per year is separately indicated in the parenthesis ( ).
Average Age (Parent) 39.9 years old (as of February 2018)
Business Description Manufacture and sales of welfare nursing care products including walking cars and walking aids/walk assistance carts, silver cars, handrails, walking canes, bath related products, toilet related products and life-support products
Main Banks MUFG Bank, Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, The Awa Bank, Ltd., The Shoko Chukin Bank, Ltd., Japan Finance Corporation, The Senshu Ikeda Bank, Ltd. and Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Main Customers Chain stores, wholesale trading companies for welfare equipment, national welfare equipment lease companies, department stores, mail-order companies and others
Membership Organization, etc. Japan Assistive Products Association, Kansai Silver Service Association, the Association of Care Goods Providers, National Welfare Equipment Professional Consultants Association, Osaka Pharmaceutical Products Wholesalers Association, National Pharmaceutical Products Manufacturers' Association, Tokyo Medical Equipment Assistance Association, Japan DIY Industry Association
Head Office
Address 3-159-1, Kaisan-cho, Sakai-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka, 590-0982 (Access Map)
TEL +81-72-238-0459
FAX +81-72-222-7049
Kanto Sales Office
Address 2nd Floor, Nihon Build Mihashi,1-1201,Mihashi, Omiya-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 330-0856 (Access Map)
TEL +81-48-650-2451
FAX +81-48-650-2452
Kyushu Sales Office
Address 3-2-5 Yamada, Onojo-shi, Fukuoka, 816-0922 (Access Map)
TEL +81-92-586-7728
FAX +81-92-586-7729
Robotics R&D Center
Address Room 506, Shinbashi Ekimae Bldg. No.1, 2-20-15, Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 105-0004
TEL +81-3-6274-6011
FAX +81-3-6274-6012
Kowa Maintenance Center
Address 107, Shiomi-cho, Izumiotsu-shi, Osaka, Japan, 595-0054
In care of Hannan Warehouse Corp. KOWA Co., Ltd.
Customer Support Division, Logistics Department +81-725-51-7840
Logistics Division, Logistics Department +81-725-51-7841
Quality Assurance Department +81-725-51-7843
Logistics Department +81-725-51-7842
Quality Assurance Department +81-725-51-7844
Officers · Executive Officer
Founder and Chairman of the board Eiichi Tamada
President and COO Hideaki Tamada
Vice President and COO Mitsuharu Nagashima
Director of Sales Promotion Division Kazumasa Yoshida
Director of Administration Division Minoru Oi
Outside Director
(Independent Officer)
Kiyofumi Fujita
Full-time Auditor Tadashi Sasaki
Outside Auditor Jyunji Mimura
Outside Auditor
(Independent Officer)
Sachiho Kojima
Executive Officer and Development Department Manager Kenichi Totsuka
Executive Officer and Sales Department Manager Itsuki Ueda