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  Asahi-Kasei (Japan): Asahi Kasei fibers is the core operating company for all fibers and textiles operations of the Asahi Kasei Group. A wide and expanding range of innovative materials for apparel and industrial applications are produced with the know-how gained through eight decades of industry leadership. Main business: Roica polyurethane fibers, Eltas spunbonds, Lamous artificial suedes, Bemliese cupro nonwovens, Bemberg cupro fibers, Leona nylon 66 fibers, polyester filaments.

  Classico Lab Coat: Japanese manufacturer/ designer specialized in producing luxurious and stylish lab coats for doctors in all over world.  Doctorcoats from Classico are made with fine tailoring techniques. Tailored Patterns realize a comfortable slim-fit, as the white coat is transformed form disposable work wear to a stylish garment that is uplifting to wear. Address Kamimeguro 1-3-16-303, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan Phone:+81 3 3791 8948 Fax E-mail info@classicolabcoat.com  Contact name Arata Ohwa CEO 

  Fashioninjapan.com:  aims at providing you with some information about the Japanese Fashion Market.  More than a simple information website, presents through more than 300 monthly updated pictures all the fashion trends of clothing, shoes, bags and accessories, make up and interior decoration in Japan.  The main objective is to provide the designers, the makers, the buyers, the line-builders, updated pictures on the trends in Japan.   As you know, more and more fashion trends are now starting in Japan. Therefore, in order to be advanced to your competitors, you have now the possibility to follow the actual Japanese fashion and develop products before everybody.  Address:  6-19-11 Akasaka Maison Akasaka 503 Tokyo 107-0052 Japan  Phone: 09 036800836  Fax:   03-5366-2562  Email: loic@fashioninjapan.com  Contact:  Loic Bizel - president

  Fast Retailing: Fast Retailing owns UNIQLO, GU, Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam and J Brand.

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  Itochu: Raw cotton, Cotton yarns, Wool, Woollen yarns, Rayon staple, Spun rayon yarns, Rayon yarns, Synthetic staple, Synthetic filament, Cotton fabrics, Wool fabrics, Silk fabrics, Rayon fabrics, Spun rayon fabrics, Synthetic filament fabrics, Knit fabrics, Knit outer garments, Knit under garments, Woven outer garments, Woven under garments, Other garments, Secondary textile products, Imported sundries, Bedding fabrics, Interior fabrics, Industrial fibres, Inorganic fibres and related products, etc.  They own ito-ito.com  a web market for cotton.  And they also own MegaSeek.com  a search service that has a section for clothing and fashion.

  Japan Fashion Association: their objective is to create a better life culture and to contribute to the development of life-style related industries overall.  In July 2006, Japan Fashion Color Association and Japan Fashion Association integrated and reborned as Incorporated Foundation Japan Fashion Association.   Address: Fukushima Bldg.6F, 1-5-3, Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, Japan 103-0022 Tel.: +81-3-3242-1677 Fax: +81-3-3242-1678

  Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association (JASMA)

  Jinbo Boeki Shokai: exporters of all kinds of new and used textile machines and textile piece goods. interested buyers are welcome.  Address: 4-5, 1-Chome Azuchimachi Chuo-Ku, Osaka Japan  541-0052 Phone:06-6261-1720 or 090-326-71393  Fax:  06-6261-1203 Email:  karam@d2.dion.ne.jp Contact: Qasim Fazal

  Kanebo, Ltd: Diversified manufacturing company, active in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food processing, clothing, information systems and textiles. yarns and fabrics from silk, wool and cotton for the fashion industry. yarns and fabrics from synthetic fibers for technical, industrial and garment uses. 

  Living Room (Japan) fashion event in Tokyo.  The show is produced by the French company Sodes, with support of the Federation Fracaise du Pret-a-Porter Feminin, also producers of Pret A Porter Paris.  "Livingroom" is a section of international selections within "rooms". They are run by a different company.

  Nichimen: Established in 1952 and headquartered in New York City, Nichimen America Inc. is a subsidiary of Nichimen Corporation, one of Japan's eight major integrated general trading companies. The Nichimen Group's global network, with over 100 offices worldwide, links Nichimen America to the global marketplace, and gives it the ability to easily reach customers and locate supply sources around the world.

  Nissin Electronics Company (Japan): To protect customers and personnel of the apparel industry, NISSIN ELECTRONICS developed range of metal detectors, designed specially for detection of broken or complete needle in the garments. Such equipment is suitable for inspection of baby wear, children clothing, ladies clothing, pants, skirts, socks, as well as fabrics, carpet, and textile raw materials.  Metal Detector, Needle Detector, Pinhole Checker, Caterpillar Type Separator, X-Ray Inspection System for food industry, Conveyor Scale, Constant Feed Weigher, Ultrasonic Level Monitor and its related equipment, etc.

  Okamoto Corporation (Japan): based in Nara, Japan, is an integrated sock manufacturing company, offering a wide range of athletic and fashion socks and hosiery for men, women and children. Okamoto has strong product development capabilities, enhanced by its own fiber and knitting machine, generated by its R&D group. Supported by its own factories in China, Thailand, and Japan, Okamoto has an extensive production network in Asia, providing clients with high-quality products in a timely manner. Okamoto currently sells 125 million pairs of leg wear per year.  The Okamoto corporate logo is an "Evolving Thread", which expresses their continuing involvement and evolution of mutual satisfaction, in the relationships with their consumers. Their aim is to be an important contributor to the international marketing of hosiery items, as well as satisfying each and every one of  their consumers, from head to toe.

  Rooms : rooms is a fashion and design tradeshow that opens the beginning of each fashion season in Tokyo. Since its first show in 2000, nearly 300 domestic and international brands now participate, offering women's, men's and unisex wear, denim, accessories, shoes, bag, hat, jewelry, furniture, interior, art and more. To support and encourage emerging creators and artists, rooms features a handful of fresh young talents in special booth. rooms showcases the most creative products by carefully selecting highly original and inventive designers.

  Royal Navy Tailor Co. Ltd.: Denim & Cotton Textile made in Japan.  Textiles made in Japan/garment Production made in Japan/original Equipment Manufacturer in Europe, USA, Singapore, Taiwan.  Dealing with independent brands to famous brand all over the region.  They are handling Denim & Cotton Material made in Japan.  Their expertise from fabric business, fabric wash/dye process, tailoring to product construction and product construction.  Contact them for price quote reference and minimum order yardage.  Payment terms are Paypal, T/t.  Address Kdx Daikanyama Residence 508, 7-1 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0033, Japan Phone +81-3-5459-5531 Fax +81-3-5459-5531 E-mail hideki.kuroda@royalnavytailor.co.jp  Web address  Contact: Hideki Kuroda

  Takino Men's Pocket Dress Shirts & Accessories: Japanese Designer of Men's dress shirts and accessories. Shirt are designed with many special hidden pockets in cotton and treated with nanotechnology to prevent stains, odors and wrinkles.

  Toho Rayon: Japan. Multi-national manufacturers of polyacrylonitrile based carbon staple fiber and filament for technical and industrial purposes. Acrylic and rayon staple fiber and filament for nonwovens and textiles. Also, yarns and textile fabrics from man-made and natural fibers.

  Toyobo Inc: Japan. Multi-national manufacturer of technical fibers, microfibers, high quality polyster fibers through sophisticated recycling of polyester bottles, textile and spunbond fabrics, yarns and apparel, industrial films, plastics and resins, bio-chemicals and pharmaceuticals.

  UNIQLO: The fabric of modern Japan is being woven into the streets of New York! With the autumn opening of UNIQLO's highly anticipated new global flagship store, SoHo will finally get to experience the contemporary Japanese style that has long been missing from this hot, international fashion mecca. UNIQLO is Japan's most popular apparel retailer and a worldwide leader in casual wear. The brand's mission is to empower all individuals through the clothing they choose to wear. Rather than become characterized by a brand, UNIQLO encourages its customers to integrate its pieces into their own unique style.

  Yoshidayu Co., Ltd.: They are a wholesaler in Japan.  They sell casual cloths in Japanese market mainly to supermarket.  Address: 4-1-63  Nagayoshikawanabe Hiranoku  Osaka, Japan  580-0005  Phone: 81-90-1909-1693  Fax: 81-6-6260-3336  Email: jpshiro@yo.rim.or.jp  Contact: Hironori Yoshida

  Yukata Kimono Sakura Market  :Yukata and kimono sale from Japan. Find your original Japanese yukata or kimono starting from 39 US dollars among their selection of more than 100 designs for women, men, and children.100% satisfaction or your money back guaranteed.  Address 106-2-21-7 Fuda Chofu-shi Tokyo 182-0024 Japan Phone 81-42-484-4615 Fax 81-42-484-4615  E-mail Sakura-mail-service@riad.jp   Contact: Yuzo Mishima

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