company profile

Company Profile

WHY HAYABUSA

THE PRIDE OF JAPAN

Since our founding in 1958, we at Hayabusa have provided the world with outstanding fishhooks,
and manufactured uncompromising products with the functionality, convenience,
durability and even the feel and style that our customers demand. To win the satisfaction of our customers, we faithfully abide by Japanese principles of craftsmanship – never giving up, and doing everything possible.
Going forward, we will continue to deliver even more outstanding products for better fishing,
never forgetting our pride as a high-grade fishing hook manufacturer representing Japan.

HISTORY

Mar. 1, 1958 Started manufacturing fishing tackle (retail fishhooks) as Tajiri Hayato Shoten
Apr. 1970 Established Hayabusa Fishing Hooks Co., Ltd.
Oct. 1, 1983 Completed head office building
Dec. 1, 1991 Established Hayabusa USA Inc. (Los Angeles)
Feb. 1993 Established Shanghai Hayabusa Fishing Tackle Manufacture Co., Ltd.
Jan. 1995 Hayato Tajiri appointed as Chairman
Takashi Shida appointed as President
May. 2000 Began construction of head office and distribution center in Yokawa-cho, Mino-gun, Hyogo Prefecture
Jun. 2001 Completed distribution center and relocated head office
Dec. 2002 Relocated overseas factory from Shanghai Hayabusa Co., Ltd. to Qingdao Hayabusa Fishing Tackle Manufacture Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2007 Established Hayabusa Vietnam Co., Ltd.
Apr. 1, 2008 Takashi Shida appointed as Chairman
Shigehiro Osugi appointed as President
Jun. 2008 Takashi Shida passed away
Jun. 2009 Yumi Shida appointed as President