Mitsufuji as Wearable IoT Manufacturer Received Forbes JAPAN’s SMALL GIANTS for Grand Prix and Cutting-Edge Award.

Mitsufuji Corporation (head office: Seika-cho, Kyoto; CEO: Ayumu Mitera) is announcing that we have received Forbes JAPAN’s SMALL GIANTS for Grand Prix and Cutting-Edge Award with its theme of the most beautiful economic magazine.

Mitsufuji had started in Nishijin textile factory and has shifted to develop highly conductive silver-metalized fiber known as AGposs®, with considerable experience and expertise inheriting from generation to generation. In this award, we have been acknowledged and evaluated as the potential to change people’s lives since we are the only company in the world that provide everything from smart-wear using AGposs®, device transmitting data, to application & clouds analyzing data.

■What is SMALL GIANTS Award?

This award is based upon annual lists of Best Small Companies in America started in 2016. A selected companies value greatness over growth, and featured as Small Giants. A reason behind creating Small Giants in Forbes JAPAN is to send a new value model to the world as well as to boost companies with potentials to be model cases as it has put up its theme revolution occurs from region.

■What is Cutting-Edge Award?

This award is given to a company with advanced technology.

■Message from CEO

I am greatly honored to receive Forbes JAPAN’s SMALL GIANTS for Grand Prix and Cutting-Edge Award.
Mitsufuji has aimed for contribution to a better society through our products since the beginning. We have been focusing on product development to adapt changes of the times as well. Therefore, I would like to take this opportunity to appreciate all the support Mitsufuji has received from persons concerned inside and outside the company, because we wouldn’t be here without you. Of course, my gratitude goes to all my employees who have shown continues efforts as well. Last but not least, we will be so grateful for everything, and will do everything we can to offer the best solutions to meet each customer’s needs.

We would like to appreciate your continued support in the years to come.

【Company Profile】

Company Name: Mitsufuji Corporation (head office: Seika-cho, Kyoto)
Main Business: Development, manufacture and sale of silver-metalized conductive fiber AGposs® and AGfitTM,                                      wearable IoT hamon® products
Features: Self-developed wearable electrodes sensors adopted by a number of domestic and foreign leading companies.
1956-Founded by Fujini Mitera as a Nishijin textile factory.
1980-Started to develop the use of conductive fibers, conductive nets and tapes and others for sale.
2002-Registered a trademark for AGposs® as a general brand of silver-metalized fiber.
2008-AGposs® was adopted as underwear materials for astronauts at the ISS.
2015-Exhibited our products at the first Wearable Expo.
2016-Launched self-developed IoT wearable device hamon® using clothing-typed sensor.
2017-Exhibited hamon® at the world biggest consumer electronics show CES2017.

【Corporate Site】:
【hamon® Official Site】

Mitsufuji Corporation Tokyo Office
Hibiya KokusaiBldg.1F2-2-3 Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 1000011 Japan
PR Tel: +81-3-6453-9650

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