History of Mitsui Bussan I-Fashion Ltd.

October 2016
Mitsui Bussan I -Fashion Ltd. established through the merger of Mitsui Bussan Inter-Fashion Ltd. and Mitsui Bussan Techno Products Co., Ltd.

 

History of Mitsui Bussan Inter-Fashion Ltd.

July 1992
Establishment of Mitsui Bussan Inter-Fashion Ltd. as a support company for the then Textiles Division of Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
October 2002
Merger with Bussan International Textiles (BIT), a trading company specializing in fabrics
May 2004
Osaka Branch and Nagoya Branch established
January 2008
Alta Moda International Ltd. (Hong Kong) acquired as a wholly owned subsidiary, and added to the network together with its subsidiary Alta Moda (China) Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, Qingtao, Dalian), to provide collaborative services
April 2008
Start of integrated business operations from production and procurement of apparel and accessories to logistics
March 2010
Alta Moda (China) Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, Qingtao, Dalian) acquired as a wholly owned subsidiary
April 2016
Merger with B.M.C. LTD., a brand marketing company
October 2016
Merger with Mitsui Bussan Techno Products Co., Ltd.

 

History of Mitsui Bussan Techno Products Co., Ltd.

November 1988
Establishment in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, as Casa Creador Co, Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., to manage the manufacture of apparel products under contract to Mitsui & Co.’s Textiles Division
February 1995
Head Office relocated to Osaka City, new outsourcing agreement concluded with Mitsui & Co.’s Textiles Division, commencement of domestic and international trading in woven and knitted products
October 1998
Company name changed to Mitsui Bussan Textile Co., Ltd., trading in textile raw materials commenced in the following year, in addition to the existing woven and knitted products
October 2004
Commencement of trading in textile raw materials, woven, and knitted products, and other products on the account of Mitsui Bussan Textile Co., Ltd., commencement of handling of Pertex Brand products following the acquisition of the trade mark and patents by Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
November 2008
Name changed to Mitsui Bussan Techno Products Co., Ltd.
April 2014
Acquisition of right to distribute Italian Alcantara synthetic suede to Japanese automotive manufacturers
October 2016
Merger with Mitsui Bussan Inter-Fashion Ltd.