JIAM Organizer・JASMA Profile
Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association (JASMA)
The JASMA aims to develop and implement surveys and plans, and promote standardization in the production, distribution, etc. of sewing machinery, sewing machinery parts and accessories, and sewing-related equipment, including hand knitting machines (hereinafter called "Sewing and Other Equipment."), in order to bring about the overall development of the Sewing and Other Equipment industries, to help to raise the quality of people's lives and contribute to the development of Japan's national economy.
- （1）Develop and implement surveys and proposals for the production, distribution, etc. of Sewing and Other Equipment.
- （2）Promote standardization in Sewing and Other Equipment.
- （3）Publicize and educate concerning applied technology for Sewing and Other Equipment.
- （4）Hold international exhibitions for Sewing and Other Equipment.
- （5）Exchange and cooperate with domestic and overseas organizations, etc. concerning Sewing and Other Equipment.
- （6）Any activities incidental or relating to any of the preceding items, and any enterprises necessary to achieve the aims of the Association.
|March 20, 1969||Japan Household Sewing Machine Manufacturers' Association established|
|April 1, 1992||Name changed to Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association (Japan Household Sewing Machine Manufacturers' Association, Japan Industrial Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association, Japan Sewing Machine Exporters' Association, and Japan Sewing Machine Parts Industry Association have been amalgamated.)|
- （1）Regular members are corporations or individuals involved in the manufacture of Sewing and Other Equipment.
- （2）Supporting members are persons who support the objectives of JASMA and who wish to cooperate with JASMA activities.
Executives <Directors:19, Auditors:2) <As of November 20, 2014>
|Chairman||Kazuyuki Nakamura||JUKI Corporation|
|Vice Chairman||Yoshihiro Yasui||Brother Industries, Ltd.|
|Vice Chairman||Hachiro Makabe||Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.|
|Vice Chairman||Moriaki Shimizu||Pegasus Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.|
|Vice Chairman||Shogo Kondo||Yamato Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.|
|Vice Chairman||Kenji Tajima||Tokai Industrial Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.|
|Vice Chairman||Kyoko Hirose||Hirose Mfg., Co., Ltd|
|Managing Director||Takashi Yuhara||Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association|
Number of Members <As of November 20, 2014>
|Regular Members||35 companies|
|Supporting Members||6 companies, 1 association|
JIAM 2016 Executive Committee
|Chairman||Shogo Kondo||Yamato Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.||President, CEO|
|Vice-Chairman||Hiroshi Nakamura||JUKI Corporation||Director Managing Officer|
|Vice-Chairman||Yasuyuki Hasegawa||Brother Industries, ltd.||Executive Vice President Machinery & Solution Company|
|Vice-Chairman||Masao Katsura||Pegasus Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.||Managing Director|
|Committee Member||Tetsuya Abe||Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.||Deputy General Manager Living Space Amenity Sales Dept.|
|Committee Member||Tomihisa Kodaira||Organ Needle Co., Ltd.||Manager Export & Import Div.|
|Committee Member||Ginjiro Sato Director||Sabun Industrial Co., Ltd.||President|
|Committee Member||Shinichiro Seki||Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.||General Manager Product Planning Department|
|Committee Member||Kenji Tajima||Tokai Industrial Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.||Vice Chairman|
|Committee Member||Yutaka Watanabe||Towa Industrial Co., Ltd.||CEO|
|Committee Member||Masayuki Otsuka||Hashima Co., Ltd||CEO|
|Committee Member||Kyoko Hirose||Hirose Mfg. Co., Ltd.||President|
|Committee Member||Yozo Sakai||Mitsubishi Electric Corporation|
(Meiryo Technica Corporation)
|Director, General Manager Industrial Sewing Division|
|Managing Director||Takashi Yuhara||Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association||Managing Director|
|JIAM 2016 Adviser||Noboru Enomoto||Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association Adviser||Consultant|
|Assistant Chairman||Akira Nakano||Yamato Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.||JIAM Strategic adviser|
JIAM 2016 Executive Committee Working Group
|Takashi Yuhara||Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association||Managing Director|
|Akira Nakano||Yamato Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.||JIAM Strategic adviser|
|Takao Moribe||Organ Needle Co., Ltd.||Managerial Expert Needles Sales Promotion Team Business Development Div.|
|Hideki Saito||Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.||General Manager Sewing Education & Marketing Department|
|Toru Oda||JUKI Corporation||Manager Sales Promotion Department Sewing Machinery Business Unit|
|Takashi Kishimoto||Tokai Industrial Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.|
(Tajima Industries Ltd.)
|Manager Sales Dept. Marketing Group|
|Masaya Osumi||Hashima Co., Ltd||Manager Export & Import Div.|
|Takeshi Ito||Brother Industries, Ltd.||Senior Team Manager Machinery & Solution Company|
|Kaname Hikita||Pegasus Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.||Expert|
|Tadashi Itakura||Mitsubishi Electric Corporation|
(Meiryo Technica Corporation)
|Manager, Assistant to General Manager Industrial Sewing Machine Division|
|Satoshi Naito||Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association||JIAM Secretariat|