Notice Concerning the Effects of the 2024 Noto Peninsula Earthquake

We would like to express our condolences to those who lost their lives in the Noto Peninsula Earthquake and our deepest sympathies to all those who have been affected by the disaster.

We would like to inform you that the earthquake did not affect our Naoetsu and Kasuga-yama plants in Niigata Prefecture and all other production facilities of our group companies, and they are operating as usual.

We pray for the earliest possible restoration of the affected areas and the earliest possible return to a peaceful life.

Notice of GFDAs awards winning

The Seto Plant was designed by Tokyo office team of Gensler who is the world's largest architectural design firm.
The MARUWA Seto Plant design was selected as the winner of “Gensler Design Excellence Awards” (GDEAs) 2023 which is Gensler's in-house design competition among top projects worldwide of work category. It was also selected as “Best in show” award, which is given to the best project across categories. It was a double award consequently.

< What is “Gensler Design Excellence Awards” (GDEAs)? >
“Gensler Design Excellence Awards” (GDEAs) program, now in its 23rd year, was established by Gensler to foster and enhance the culture of design. Each year, projects submitted from Gensler offices worldwide are divided into four categories which are composed of wellness, lifestyle, work, and community and they will be critiqued rigorously by a panel of judges comprised of outside experts.

Notice of GFDAs awards winning

Notice of establishment of new plant and plant name change

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support.
Now, following the completion of new plant (Hatanaka-cho, Seto-city), we are pleased to inform you that the name of current Seto plant (Yamanota-cho, Seto-city) will be changed effective from May 1st in 2023 per below.
We look forward to your continued patronage and support.

New plant

NameSeto plant
Address122, Hatanaka-cho, Seto-city, Aichi-pref., 489-0946, Japan
Phone+81-561-20-9100 (representative)

Plant name change

Name(Current)Seto plant → (New)Yamanota plant
Effective date of changeFrom May 1st in 2023
* Address and telephone number remain unchanged.

Affiliated company YAMAGIWA exhibiting at Milan Design Week after 12-year interval

YAMAGIWA Co., Ltd. who imports and sells lighting and furniture brands from around the world including their original lightings will exhibit at "Milan Design Week 2023" to be held in Milan, Italy on April in 2023.
This is their 12-year interval exhibition at Milan Design Week since 2011, and they will exhibit in the Brera area called Fuori Salone.
In this exhibition titled "The Harmony of Form and Function", we welcome Mr. Shigeru Ban, a Japanese architect who is renowned internationally in interior design and present “The TALIESIN®” series of lighting fixtures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright who is one of the three great masters of modern architecture first time in Europe.
Enjoy the beauty of Wright's masterpiece "TALIESIN®" in a fantastic space designed by Mr. Shigeru Ban.


Maruwa Group Company YAMAGIWA developed the lighting plan for Ghibli Park

Maruwa Group Company YAMAGIWA planned the exterior lighting across 10 construction zones of Ghibli Park opened in November 2022.
The Northern Entrance Area is where visitors who arrived by Linimo (formally the Aichi Rapid Transit Tobu Kyuryo Line) will first enter the park through the main gate, luring them into the world of Ghibli Park.
Custom designed street lamps made of cast iron are installed on the walls lining both sides of the path to the Elevator Tower.

A new plant to be built in Miharu (Fukushima Prefecture) for production of semiconductor manufacturing equipment

Scheduled for completion in 2024

A new plant to be built in Toki for the production of automobile equipment

Scheduled for completion in June 2023