CEO Shoji Yasuda
For the preservation of the Tango chirimen tradition and the future of Tango
Since the 1950s, Yasuda Textile Co., Ltd. has been weaving Tango chirimen silk crepe, a textile that has a history going back almost 300 years in the Tango area of northern Kyoto Prefecture. Among the various types of Tango chirimen silk crepe (kimono fabric), we have woven the types called “ro” and “sha” used for summer kimono in particular.
In addition to manufacturing Tango chirimen silk crepe, in recent years we have also worked on manufacturing and selling fashion accessories such as stoles and interior furnishings primarily made from silk materials.
Our Corporate Philosophy: “To remain a company that will endure 100 years”
From time immemorial, textiles have been woven in this area. At some time around the year 1720, one of our predecessors began weaving what is now known as Tango chirimen silk crepe. Since then, this area has prospered thanks to chirimen, and many of the people in this community have made their livelihoods from Tango chirimen silk crepe.
We have not forgotten this fact, and we intend to continue to be a part of the community 100 years from now as a leader of this essential local industry. To achieve this, we strive to provide products and services which will inspire in our customers a love of Tango, Tango chirimen silk crepe, and Tango’s textiles through our efforts.
|Company Name||Yasuda Textile Co., Ltd.|
|Representative||CEO Shoji Yasuda|
|Address||811-2 Ushirono, Yosano-cho, Yosa-gun, Kyoto 629-2404|
|TEL/FAX||TEL 0772-43-0151 FAX 0772-43-0152|
|Business Activities||Manufacturing and sales of white cloth for Japanese summer kimono, silk karamiori cloth, fabrics for interior furnishings, and fashion accessories|
|Background||Founder Takuo Yasuda established “Itosho Yasuda Shoten” on our current location
It merged with Kaya Sanshi Ltd. during the war
|August 1952||First Generation Takuo established a company to manufacture and sell Tango chirimen silk crepe textiles|
|August 1977||Second Generation Konosuke Yasuda assumed the role of CEO|
|August 2013||Third Generation Shoji Yasuda assumed the role of CEO|