HISTORY

グループ沿革

150 YEAR
ANNIVERSARY
IN 2021

The year 1871

Mr.Tokubei Tanaka (second-generation) began the production of barley miso at the current Kawaguchi and he established himself as a landlord.

*Tokubei Tanaka : Tanaka's head faimily is back to Genroku- era. Founder Tanaka was obtained by branch-nine generation of head family in the Keio era. Tanaka house is from generation to generation, the eldest son has inherited the family estate and succeeded the name ”Tokubei Tanaka” and seventh generations now.

The year 1894

July
Tokubei Tanaka (Third-generation) was died. He was the most short-lived

The year 1895

February
Tokubei Tanaka (Fourth-generation) succeeded the name. (Second generation becomes a guardian and inherited the family estate in the 19year old). He had good business acumen particularly put efforts into lumber business. He was also expanding into politics.

The year 1921

Mr.Tanaka (Fourth-generation) built the unprecedented premium house (old Tanaka's housing). The total amount of construction costs was one hundred eighty thousand yen, (at the time of college graduates starting salary seventy yen). This building has survived (not breaken any) in the Great Kanto Earthquake of September 1923 year.

The year 1922

Mr. Tanaka (Fifth-generation) , in addition to barley miso (jyotaichi) , brewing and sales started of rice miso "Jyota".
He along with the inherit Tanaka Tokubei Shoten, was appointed to a number of officers of the miso industry, have contributed to the development of the industry. Also went into politics and served Chairman of Kawaguchi City Council, Kawaguchi City Councilman, and Mayor of Kawaguchi.

The year 1946

October
Mr. Tanaka (Sixth-generation), opened a retail store called " Murasaki-ya " in Koenji Station of Tokyo Suginami-ku, just before graduating from university. Not handle the goods as expected after the war , we did not able to deal with miso , but we could sell "Miso-zuke". Then were selling "Miso-zuke", using homemade-miso.

The year 1949

November
Mr. Tanaka (Sixth-generation) , began retail sales of miso in Murasaki-ya.

The year 1951

August
Since the Meiji era , it was the incorporation of the private business. And to established Tanaka Tokubei Shoten Co., Ltd.

The year 1953

July
Mr. Tanaka (Sixth-generation), opened a "Tanaka-Shoten " of miso wholesaler.
He negotiates with the miso production across the country , began the nationwide famous miso wholesale.

The year 1956

June
Tanaka shoten opened a miso department in Takashimaya Tokyo ( Nihonbashi ), at the same time he started the delivery of sugar gift package with Mitsui Norin Co., Ltd.

The year 1958

April
Integrated of Tanaka-Tokubei shoten to Tanaka-shoten.

The year 1960

June
Tanaka Tokubei Shoten Co., Ltd. becomes a wholesale specialist, and to stop the miso brewing.
"Family business" changed to "company", and to start-up of the group companies form.

The year 1961

May
Tanaka-tokubei shoten Co., Ltd. opened miso shop at Tobu department store (Ikebukuro).

The year 1962

May
Tanaka-tokubei shoten Co., Ltd. opened miso shop at Tobu department store (Ikebukuro).

The year 1964

March
We have established Kawaguchi central driving school Co., Ltd. .
(Currently, central Jidosha giken Co., Ltd.) To run a driving school in Kawaguchi City.

The year 1966

September
We have established Central-auto Co., Ltd.
And get the rights to Saitama total dealer for BMW, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, to start the sales of imported vehicles.

The year 1968

March
(Tanaka-tokubei Co., Ltd. shoten has started deliveries of miso in Daiei Co., Ltd. each stores.

June
We have established Saitama Central-Mazda Co., Ltd. .
Expanded the channel to sell Mazda's advanced vehicle request from Mazda Co., Ltd. After the oil crisis, handling all types of vehicles.

The year 1970

February
We have established Central-Kikaku Co., Ltd. 

The year 1974

July
Tokubei Tanaka (Fifth-generation) was died, and he was awarded " The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays".

The year 1975

May
We have changed the company name from 「Kawaguchi Central driving School」 to 「Central Jidosha Giken」. And it took over the imported car sales and service factory.

The year 1978

December
Central Jidosya Giken Co., Ltd. started sale of Rolls Royce, Bentley, Ferrari, signed an agreement with 「Cornes & Company」.

The year 1980

April
Nihon-shizai Co., Ltd. was joined to the Central Group, responsible for total marketing and distribution business.

October
Central-kikaku Co., Ltd. began a damage insurance agency businessa. (Agency of Nippon Koa Insurance Co., Ltd.)

Nobember
Centaral Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. started motorcycle sales of BMW motorcycle (German) and Harley Davidson (USA).

The year 1981

October
Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. authorized dealers at the same time as the establishment of BMW Japan.

The year 1984

February
Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. entered into a reseller agreement of Balcomb Inc. and Harley-Davidson , Inc.

March
We have established NS-shoji Co., Ltd. And to conduct and the development of the overall distribution business and novelty items.

The year 1985

August
We have established NS-shoji Co., Ltd. And to conduct and the development of the overall distribution business and novelty items.

The year 1986

Tokubei Tanaka (Sixth-generation) was appointed to the Rotary International District 272 RI president's representative.

The year 1987

January
We have established Central Tanaka France S · A · R · L. To run 3-star hotel "Prince Hotel Forum" in Paris of France.

July
NS-haisou Co., Ltd. Was joined to the Central Group, and specializes in the transportation of various goods.

The year 1988

September
Tanaka-tokubei shoten Co., Ltd. was opened a miso sales shop to Totetsu department store.

October
We have established Central Kenso Co., Ltd. and to responsible for the construction business.

The year 1990

February
We have established Central technology Co., Ltd. and to started computer school.

May
Central technology starting with the conclusion of the agency agreement with IBM Japan , sold the start of the computer equipment.

July
Central Technology entered into agency agreements with Canon sales, and were sold beginning of OA equipment.

September
Tanaka-tokubei shoten Co., Ltd. was opened a miso sales shop to Kawaguchi-SOGO department store.

November
We have changed the company name from「Saitama Centaral Mazda」to「Infini Central」.

The year 1993

April
Central-kikaku Co., Ltd. was enhance and strengthen the overall and support functions of the Central Group.

August
Central technology Co.,Ltd. has advanced to the mobile phone communication business signed an agency agreement with "NTT", "TU-KA Cellular Tokyo".

The year 1996

April
We have changed the company name from 「Infini Central」 to 「Mazda Infini Central」. It was in earnest to start the handling of the Mazda -made luxury cars and Citroen vehicles.

May
Central Technology Co., Ltd. entered into an agency agreement with DDI Tokyo Pocket Telephone Co., Ltd. And started selling PHS.

June
Tanaka-tokubei shoten Co., Ltd. was opened a miso sales shop to Matsuya-ginza department store.

The year 1997

June
We have changed the company name from「Nihon-Shizai Co., Ltd.」to「Central-Logistics Co., Ltd.」.

The year 1998

November
Appointed President the Kawaguchi Chamber of Commerce and industry. (Until March, 2004).

The year 2000

May
Central Technology Co., Ltd. started the Askul regular resellers.

November
We have changed the company name from「Shunrin Honpo Co., Ltd.」to 「Central Motors Co., Ltd.」.

The year 2005

February
Tokubei Tanaka (Sixth-generation) died. And he was awarded "Shorokui (Sixth Rank)"and " The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays".

The year 2006

March
Old Tanaka house, registered in the country registration tangible cultural heritage buildings.

The year 2008

November
We have changed the company name from 「Centrarl technology Co., Ltd.」to 「Seven seas Co., Ltd.」

The year 2010

October
We have established Seven Fields Co., Ltd.
Jaguar Tokyo was joined to the Central Group.

December
We have established a new company as the Seven seas Co., Ltd. (the merger of Central-kikaku Co., Ltd., Central real estate Co., Ltd., and Seven seas Co., Ltd.) And to responsible for the management and operation of the Central Group.

The year 2011

September
We have established Seven Avenue Co., Ltd.
Authorized dealer agreement with Maserati Japan co., Ltd.

December
Seven seas Co., Ltd. opened Care prevention day care facility "Genki Hiroba Kawaguchi " in Kawaguchi City, Saitama Prefecture.

The year 2012

January
We have business integration Central Agency Co., Ltd. in the Central Logistics Co.,Ltd.
Seven Avenue Co., Ltd. , was newly opened the " Maserati Saitama " in Saitama Minami-ku.

April
Central Jidosha giken Co., Ltd. was newly opened the " MINI Soka " in Soka, Saitama.

The year 2013

April
Central Jidosha giken Co., Ltd. was newly opened second shop "Motorrad Central Asukayama " in Kita-ku, Tokyo.

August
Jaguar Tokyo Co., Ltd. was relocated and newly opened the "Suginami branch " as a new store of Jaguar Land Rover.
Seven Seas Co., Ltd. Central Logistics Co., Ltd. merged , the new company was established as the central International Co., Ltd.
Tokubei Tanaka (seventh-generation) succeeded the name.

November
Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. has achieved total 40,000 BMW new car sales.

The year 2014

March
Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. celebrated its 50th anniversary.
After Central International Co., Ltd. merger , it has acquired the privacy mark grant certification.
Prince Hotel Forum has won the three-star.

April
Central Jidosha giken Co., Ltd. was relocated and newly opened the "Harley-Davidson Central Tokorozawa " in Tokorozawa, Saitama.

Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. was rebuilding to the showrooms of the Urawa office, newly becomes a BMW M authorized dealer base.

Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. was rebuilding to the showrooms of the "MINI Urawa", newly becomes a MINI authorized dealer base.

September
Central Jidosha giken Co., Ltd. was newly opened third shop "Motorrad Central Meguro " in Meguro-ku, Tokyo .
Seven Avenue Corp. was newly opened the "Maserati Itabashi " in Itabashi-ku, Tokyo.

December
We have establish an FM community Kawaguchi Co., Ltd.

The year 2015

March
We have established Central Good Life Co., Ltd. Start the agency business of Sony Life.

September
We started broadcasting FM community Kawaguchi Co., Ltd. Start the FM radio broadcasting towards the Saitama Prefecture, Kawaguchi city (except for the part of area).

December
We have opened Central Narita solar power plants (1,000kw /h Mega Solar).

The year 2016

February
Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. was newly opened third shop of " Harley-Davidson Central Tokyo Kita" in Kita-ku, Tokyo.

July
Central International Co., Ltd. has changed name of Care prevention day care facility from "Genki Hiroba Kawaguchi " to "Smile Step Kawaguchi".

September
Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. was newly opened sixth certified used car dealer "BMW Premium Selection Hanazono / MINI NEXT Hanazono" in Fukaya-city, Saitama.

The year 2017

July
Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. was newly opened fourth shop of " Harley-Davidson Central Setagaya" in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo.

September
Izutsu-Miso Co., Ltd. that founded in 1931 in Kagawa Pref. was joined to the Central Group.

October
We have established Impressions Co., Ltd.

November
Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. was relocated "MINI Kawagoe" to Matsugo of Kawagoe-city and opened it newly.

The year 2018

January
Fukuda Motor Co., Ltd. (founded in 1945, and selling foreign-made motorcycles, used motorcycles, parts and wears.) was joined to the Central Group. ※Handling brand:BMW, Magni、GG、Moto Guzzi, Aprilia、BRP.

January
Watanabe Jidosha Co., Ltd. that founded in 1934 in Nagoya City was joined to the Central Group. ※Handling brand: Jaguar・Land Rover, Maserati, Citroen Authorized Distributor.

January
Jaguar Tokyo Co., Ltd. was relocated used car dealer " Jaguar・Land Rover Approved Adachi " in Adachi-ku, Tokyo, and opened it newly.

March
Seven Avenue Co., Ltd. (Maserati Authorized Dealer) inherited the business of " Maserati Minato Mirai " and " Maserati Yokohama " (by business transfer) and renewed open it.

March
Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. was newly opened "Kawashima Service Center" in kawashimamachi Saitama that one of the largest service center in Japan.

July
Central Jidosha giken Co., Ltd. was newly opened fourth shop "Motorrad Central Hanazono " in Fukaya-city, Saitama.

September
Jaguar Tokyo Co., Ltd. was newly opened used car dealer "Jaguar Land Rover Approved Tsurugashima " in Tsurugashima-city, Saitama.

September
Central Jidosha giken Co., Ltd. was newly opened fifth shop "Motorrad Central Setagaya " in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo.

October
Jaguar Tokyo Co., Ltd. relocated "Jaguar Land Rover Shinbashi " as " Jaguar Land Rover Tokyo Bay Ariake" and opened it newly.
The showroom is located Ariake Area in Tokyo and adjacent to the Kokusai-tenjijo Station and Ariake Station. It is the biggest showroom that adopted the latest CI which Jaguar Land Rover is developing globally.

November
Watanabe Jidosha Co., Ltd. was newly opened used car dealer " WATANABE APPROVED CAR CENTER NAGOYA NISHI " in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-city.

December
Impressions Co., Ltd. was newly opened ”RENAULT Saitama sakura/ALPINE Saitama sakura" in Sakura-ku, Saitama-city, Saitama.

The year 2019

February
Central Jidosha Giken Co., Ltd. was newly opened fifth shop of " Harley-Davidson Central Kasukabe" in kasukabe-city, Saitama.

February
We opened "Central Art Salon" which is authorized import dealer of Europe's best hard porcelain "Meissen" and traditional glass craft "Daum" in Imperial Hotel Plaza.