Advertisements in handicraft magazines in the1930s
Celabrating our 50th anniversary in 1959
Embroidery thread samplers in the 1950s
Advertisements in handicraft magazines in the1960s
The newly inaugurated Inuyama factory in 1962.
100th anniversary keepsake in 2008
The Emmy Grande 50th anniversary Wreath in 2014
Founded in Nagoya, Japan for the purpose of processing sewing thread, cotton thread, etc.
Built finishing and dyeing factories in Chikaramachi, Higashi Ward, Nagoya
Adopted the Olympus brand as a name for our cotton embroidery thread. Our original product: No.5 count thread.
Began export of Olympus embroidery thread to China. Began production of No.25 embroidery thread.
Began sales of our premium lace yarn; No.20,30,40,50.
Incorporated as Olympus Thread Mfg. Co.,Ltd.
Began production of 100g skeins of No.40 lace yarn, and began sales of products packaged in plastic containers.
Began sales of embroidery kits and Kogin embroidery thread.
celebrated our 50th anniversary.
Held the 1st Olympus Hand-crafting Competition.
Began operations at Inuyama factory.
Began sales of Emmy Grande.
Began sales of Sashiko embroidery thread and Sashiko embroidery kits.
Began sakes of kogin embroidery kits.
Corporate headquaters building completed.
Began sales of hana-fukin kitchen cloths.
Established distributioncenter in Inuyama City.
Established office in Nantong, China
Established branch office in Tokyo.
Celebrated the 40th anniversary of Emmy Grande with a promotinal campaign.
Celebrated the 50th anniversary of Gold Label special lace yarn.
Celebrated our 100th anniversary.
Celabrated the 50th anniversary of Emmy Grande with a promotional campaign.
Held an in-store display contest for Emmy Grande.
Renewed our corporate logo.
Began sales of tatting lace yarn
Began sales of sashiko thread (thin)
Held a campaign for works of Hana-fukin.
The freedom of hand-crafting, to make any shape you can imagine. The fun and happiness that come from hand-crafting, represented by a leaping for joy. We've added these two kinds of joy to our original logo.
We have stood alongside our customers since our founding in 1908. We hope to continue our efforts to enrich time spent on hand-crafting,bringing smiles to our customers' faces, prompting more and more words of delight. At Olympus, we look forward to even more and even greater things in our future.