A Sharp Journey

Tokuji Hayakawa, Sharp Founder

Story of Founder Tokuji Hayakawa - Chronology

1893 - 1901
Tokuji Hayakawa's Background
1901 - 1912
Experiencing Work and Human Kindness
1912 - 1914
September 15, 1912: Tokuji Sets Up His Own Business
1915 - 1923
Invention of the Hayakawa Mechanical Pencil
1915 - 1926
Never Giving Up Until Making the Sale, No Matter What
September 1—The Fateful Day When Everything Was Lost
Making a Comeback in Osaka, a New Land
1925 - 1928
"This Is It!" -An Instinct that the Era of Radio Would Come
1926 - 1935
Foresight Not Only for Products, but Also in Developing Sales Channels
1929 - 1931
Growing as a Radio Manufacturer
1936 - 1937
Developing a New Conveyor, Striving for Production Efficiency
Thinking Back on His Own Misfortune—Building a Place for Young People to Learn
1937 - 1945
Even in Wartime, Constantly Striving for Business Continuity
Moving Toward Postwar Reconstruction—Starting With Repair Services
Gratitude to the Visually Impaired—Establishing a Special Metalworking Plant
1951 - 1953
Twenty Years after Predicting the Age of Television, Achieving a Long-Cherished Wish
A Spirit of Service that Impressed the Social Entrepreneurs of the World
Tokuji's Conviction: There Will Soon Be "One Television Set Per Household"
Opening a Day-Care Center to See the Smiles of Children Opening the Ikutoku-en Nursery School
1954 -
Business Friends Across the Sea Ultimately Become Friends Dedicated to Service
1959 -
Predicting the Future: "The Biggest Challenge Will Be to Make Use of the Heat and Light of the Sun"
1962 -
"Make Products that Others Want to Imitate"
- 1980
A Life of Always Moving Forward, Always Looking One Step Ahead

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