History

1969/12
Established TIEMCO LTD. for import, export, sales and manufacture of fishing tackle; head office at Sendagaya 1-21-6, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN.
1970/09
Relocated head office to Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo due to expansion of business.
1971/07
Appointed as an exclusive distributor in Japan for Fenwick-brand products, a major manufacturer of fishing rods in the U.S.A.
1973/11
Appointed as an exclusive distributor in Japan for ORVIS fly-fishing tackle manufactured by the ORVIS INC., an established U.S. manufacturer of fly-fishing rods.
1976/06
Opened "TIEMCO Fly-fishing School", the first of a kind in Japan,and started to promote fly-fishing, which was then not familiar in Japan.
1977/06
Relocated head office to Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, due to expansion of business.
1980/03
Appointed as an exclusive distrobutor in Japan for the fly lines of SCIENTIFIC ANGLERS/3M (manufactured by 3M in the U.S.A.), the world market leader of fly lines.
1981/06
Introduced corporate identity emphasizing interaction with nature,through adoption of new TIEMCO logo mark and advertisement implementing a slogan "Think in the field".
1982/01
Started to market outdoor clothing for fly-fishing "Foxfire" for the first time in Japan, planning a full scale development of outdoor clothing.
1984/02
Launched a unique product line "Leader Clipper" developed in-house, a kind of clipper for fishing lines, and "TMC Fly Hook" specially designed for fly-fishing and made in Japan.
1986/07
Established shipping & warehouse in Ota-ku, Tokyo, for the purpose of rationalization of product control and increase in the speed of shipping work.
1988/01
Launched "Red Pepper" , fishing lures.
1989/05
Newly established shipping & warehouse in Chiba, Chiba prefecture, for the purpose of expanding shipping operation.
1992/03
Launched "Shimazaki DRY-SHAKE", floatant for flies, which later became an essential item for fly-fishing.
1992/11
Built a new head office and relocated to Kikukawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo due to expansion of business.
1994/01
Launched "EUFLEX", a fly-fishing rod developed in-house and thereby established an original brand of rod.
1994/12
Launched "BOIL", clothing for lure fishing.
1996/06
Went public on JASDAQ market.
1998/07
Built a new shipping & warehouse and relocated to Narasino, Chiba Prefecture, to integrate logistics and strengthen product development.
2000/02
Launched "Sight Master", polarized sunglasses for fishing.
2005/04
Launched "Oracle", reel for fly-fishing.
2007/03
It renovates a brand logo of Foxfire greeting the 25th anniversary and changes a brand statement to "True to nature" and puts a new oath.
2008/03
Launched the mosquito-repellent "SCORON" series of clothing with the technology of Teijin LTD. and Earth Chemical Co.,Ltd.
2013/03
Launched "airista" fly fishing gears.