About Us

 

Our History

Okamura International (Singapore) Pte Ltd was established in 1992 in Singapore as a multi-disciplinary interior design company to produce effective commercial spaces. okamura has been continuously dedicated to create fascinating environment around retail shops and corporate offices. We assume that proving with doing space planning, interior design through to builder works together will totally fulfil clients’needs.

 

Our service covers a wide spectrum of scope, starting from initial space planning, budgetary and reinstatement works. In line with our companies principles; creativity, cooperation, frugality, savings and service - we continue to foster our growth and ensure every project reaches its full potential.

Milestones

1945

Milestone 1945

Okamura founded in Yokohama City, taking the name of its location in Okamura Town.

1945

October 10: Okamura birth in Okamura-cho, Isogo-ku, Yokohama-shi

1948

Milestone 1948

Started manufacturing garden tables and chairs.

1948

To an organization, Inc.

1948

Auto parts manufacturing.

1950

Milestone 1950

Began production of torque converters for trains, cars, and industrial vehicles.

1950

Steel desk and chair production commenced

1953

Milestone 1953

Jointly developed Japan's first post-war aircraft, the N-52, with the University of Japan.

1955

Milestone 1955

Began production of the Type-36 office desk, an early form of today's modern work station.

1957

Milestone 1957-1

Developed Japan's first front-wheel-drive automatic, the Mikasa.

1957

Milestone 1957-2

Produced the gondola LowBoy for retail outlets in US armed forces bases in Japan.

1958

Milestone 1958

Oppama Plant established.

1959

Gondola production. 4th car show exhibition (Mikasa Mark I · Mark II). Newly developed “U-line” development showroom for apartment buildings (Shizuoka, Nagoya, Sendai, Hiroshima, Tokyo Marunouchi)

1960

Kansai Okamura Manufacturing (Osaka) established

1961

Newly established showrooms (11 locations in Fukuoka, Chiba, Mito, Hiroshima, Kobe, Kyoto, etc.)

 

Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section Listing. Chair science (human engineering) research

1962

Milestone 1962

First Okamura Fair held.

1963

LA Darling Technology Alliance

1964

Milestone 1964

Junior desk and seating production and sales began.

1965

A·S·E desk, chair production sale. Junior desk, chair production sale.

1965

Launched production of "Interwall"

1967

Established at Okamura Technical College Yokosuka City Oppama. G mark industry highest award winning

1969

Milestone 1969

Began sales of Japan's first colored desks and chairs, the Type-33 and the Type-21.

1969

Technical tie-up with Tyler of the United States (refrigerated / refrigerated showcase). Released the "33" color desk and the "21" color chair.

1969

Computer Center established.

1970

Milestone 1970

BFuji Plant completed.

1970

Completed Akasaka whole building showroom building. Industrial robot development. Established Okamura Tyler Co., Ltd.

1970

Tokyo Stock Exchange First Market Listing.

1973

Head office moved to Yokohama Tenri Building

1974

Milestone 1974-1

Takahata (Yamagata) Plant completed.

1974

Milestone 1974-2

Hotel New Otani Showroom opened.

1978

"Rotary rack" released

1980

Held in various locations in commemoration of the 35th anniversary of the founding

1982

Milestone 1982

Export of Rotary Rack technology to the United States.

1984

Milestone 1984

D-10 office automation furniture introduced.

1986

Milestone 1986

Launched Type-28, a chair made wholly from plastic.

1988

Established Siam Okamura Steel (Thailand). Starts operation of JT Okamura Co., Ltd., a joint venture with Japan Tobacco Inc.

1989

Okamura Ofix Co., Ltd., Okamura Logistics Co., Ltd., and Okamura Kosan Co., Ltd. established

1990

Milestone 1990

Tsukuba Plant completed.

1991

Milestone 1991-1

Introduced the F Series total design package for desks, chairs, storage and partitions.

1991

Milestone 1991-2

Nakai Plant completed.

1991

Okamura Garden Court Showroom, Interior Hall, Tokyo Open.

1991

Established Okamura Technos Co., Ltd.

1992

NSC OKAMURA completed.

1992

Subsidiary established in Singapore.

1993

Showroom opens in Manila, Shanghai

1994

Established Okamura Business Support Co., Ltd.

1994-1995

Milestone 1994-95

"SD Desk Series", "CX Chair" released.

1996

50th anniversary of the founding. Established Siam Okamura International.

1997

Next generation office Profice released.

1998

Released Frozen Refrigerated Showcase Fontana. FM Solution Co., Ltd. established.

1999

Established Okamura Support & Service Co., Ltd.

2000

Established Hill International Co., Ltd. Office seating "Elsio" series released.

2002

Milestone 2002-1

Exhibited for the first time at ORGATEC 2002, Europe's largest office furniture show.

2002

Milestone 2002-2

Ergonomic mesh chair "Conessa" series announced. Started exporting Contessa overseas.

2004

Established Shanghai Okamura Furniture Logistics Equipment Co., Ltd.

2005

Made Cedar Co., Ltd. a subsidiary.

2006

60th anniversary of the founding

2008

Milestone 2008

Chicago Showroom opened. Participated in NeoCon 2008.

2008

Okamura Visplay Showroom opened. Made Fuji Seiko Co., Ltd. headquarters a subsidiary. Opened Chicago showroom.

2009

Milestone 2009-1

Okamura Museum opened.

2009

Milestone 2009-2

Okamura Lab opened.

2010

Made SEC Co., Ltd. a subsidiary.

2011

Milestone 2011

"Copresence Work New Workplace for Social Networking Age" published.

2013

Hangzhou Okamura Transmission Co., Ltd. established.

2014

Milestone 2014

Okamura Future Studio = KiZUKi LABO opened.

2014

Okamura Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. established Gotenba Office.

2015

Milestone 2015-1

Japan's first FF automatic car "Mikasa" certified as "Machine Heritage."

2015

Milestone 2015-2

Okamura Automatic Transmission "No Clutch OK Drive" Machine Heritage Certificate.

2015

Established PT.Okamura Chitose Indonesia.

2016

70th anniversary of its founding.

2016

Work MILL activity started.

2018

Company name change "Okamura Manufacturing Co., Ltd." to "Okamura Co., Ltd."

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