The first generation
Hinoura Shintaro established a forging shop
in Ajikata village.
In 1941 Shinichiro was gone to the pacific war.
During the war, shop was under staffed.
Hinoura Yujiro was independent from his head family
and stated Hinoura Hamono factory in Higashi snipe.
The factory was relocated to Koya.
Hinoura Tsukasa became black smith.
The brand “Ajikataya” launched.
It was named after Ajikata village.
The high end brand
“Echigo Tsukasa” launched.
Tsukasa got the encouragement award in craft-is SANJO89.
The factory was relocated to Tukanome.
The company name was changed to HINOURA HAMONO.
Yujiro got the industrial achievement award
from Sanjo city.
Hinoura Mutsumi became black smith.
Tsukasa got the Chaiman's award
at the SEKI OUTDOORS KNIVE SHOW.
Tsukasa was certified as NIIGATA KENOH MEISTER.
Yujiro retired from black smith.
Tsukasa got the Chaiman's award at the SEKI OUTDOORS KNIVE SHOW.
Mutsumi got the Director's award at SEKI OUTDOORS KNIVE SHOW.
Tsukasa was certified as a Japanese traditional craftsman.
Tsukasa got the industrial achievement award from Sanjo City.
Opened gallery and exhibition room.