Happiness to make people happy is our motivation
Chairman of the board
SATO COMPANY has been working with Japan's pallet collection business for more than 45 years. Focusing on a one-stop service for wooden pallets, we are making great efforts to create a better environment for people and the earth.
Although we are not a big company, we have sought to maximize customer satisfaction by working carefully and speedily with the strength of small number but selected skilled people. At the same time, we have focused on improving employee satisfaction, and have focused on creating an environment where higher quality services can be provided. Everything of our activity is to become a company that truly delight people and society by valuing the smiles of customers, local residents, and employees. With the smiles we receive from everyone, we will expand the activity for the better sustainable environment of wooden pallets. We will open up new possibilities by challenging to variety of business that can contribute to the global environment. All of our employees hope that the challenge will lead to a “more smile”.
SATO COMPANY, as a pioneer of the logistics collection business, has built a logistics pallet recycling system for paper manufacturers. A one-stop service is realized by circulating the manufacture, sales, collection, repair and recycling the wooden pallets. Our will is to contribute to the revitalization of forestry. Since then, we focus on using domestic timber to manufacture custom ordered pallets in millimeters unit. The company also handles used pallet collection for repairs and recycles. Each carefully regenerated pallet is either sold again to a paper manufacturer or used effectively as a new business “MARUPA”. We find new value other than logistics on wooden pallets and deliver plans and ideas that makes people excited. We also handle industrial waste collection.
ONE STOP SERVICE
What employees value
Let alone quality, technical capabilities and speedy response, gratitude mind is the key of our teamwork that creates a great synergies. This tradition we had from the time when we started the business let us pile up the credibility from various situation.
Listening what customer says to us or what they need from us is our importance. We always longed to be a company that can contribute to the neighborhoods and the community. The truly precious asset we have is that living together with the local community and having trust and smile from them.
We find new value other than logistics on wooden pallets for much effective use. We named this “MARUPA” , a infinite possibilities of recycled pallet. We are now frequently sharing our plans and ideas to many people.
|Company name||SATO COMPANY|
4-6-23 Honcho, Nakano-ku, Tokyo
2-4-18 Bijogi, Toda city, Saitama
7-19-15 Tajima Sakurada-ku, Saitama city, Saitama
178-1 Sueda Ooaza, Iwatsuki-ku, Saitama city, Saitama
399 Nizo Ooaza, Toda city, Saitama
|Capital||10,000 thousand JPY|
|Main bank||MUFG Bank / Mizuho Bank|
|Business area||Collection of pallet for paper/ Manufacturing and sales of pallets / Collection and transportation of industrial waste|
History of SATO COMPANY
|August 1965||Retired Isuzu motors to start logistic business|
Started business of collecting pallets for paper manufacturing company
|February 1970||Established Sato Shoten Co., Ltd.
Capital 1,000 thousand JPY
|February 1970||Moved the depot to Tagara, Nerima-ku|
|September 1973||Seishi pallet Kikuo (Organization of manufacturing pallet for paper manufacturing company) was established based on the advice from the ministry of economy, trade and industry to save the resource of paper industry. The pallet collecting business was organized and the SATO COMPANY was appointed as an official collecting party.|
|June 1976||Increased capital to 2,000 thousand JPY|
|July 1976||Established branch office in 4209 Sasame, Toda city|
|November 1979||Started manufacturing pallets|
|March 1981||Moved Sasame depot to 8-5 Kita-chou, Sasame, Toda city|
|November 1982||Branch offices was moved to 4-17-4 Bijyogi, Toda city|
|April 1986||Increased capital to 3,000 thousand JPY|
|December 1986||Moved branch office and the workshop to 7-9-15 Tajima, Sakurada-ku, Saitama city|
|June 1989||Moved deport to 2-4-19 Bijyogi, Toda city|
|June 1992||Increased capital to 10,000 thousand JPY|
|May 1993||Established distribution center in 399 Yanagihara, Aza, Niizo, Ooaza, Toda city|
|June 1999||Established Bijyogi branch office in 2-4-8 Bijyogi, Toda city|
|February 2002||Established work shop No.2 in 178-1 Shoden, Aza, Sueda, Ooaza, Iwatsuki city|
|June 2014||Moved Bijyogi branch office to 2-4-18 Bijyogi, Toda city|
SATO COMPANY HEAD OFFICE
4-6-23 Honchou, Nakano-ku, Tokyo
Station for delivering information and exciting new idea of how “MARUPA” works!
You are always welcome.
General Manager of Sales promoting department, SATO COMPANY