Corporate profile

Corporate profile

Company name Plenus Company Limited
Representative Tatsuo Shioi, President and Representative Director
Fukuoka Head Office 19-21 Kamimuta 1-chome, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka 812-8580, Japan.
Phone 092-452-3600(switchboard)
Tokyo Head Office 7-1 Kayaba-cho 1-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0025, Japan.
Phone 03-3249-0311(switchboard)
Number of Shops 2,855(942 directly managed, 1,913 franchises)
Business Areas Hotto Motto franchising business, Yayoiken franchising business, sale of foodstuffs and packaging materials
Date of Founding March 1960
Date of Establishment November 1976
Capital 3,461 million yen
Number of Employees 1,209. Temporary Employees: 5,312
(calculation based on 8 working hours a day)
Major Customers Ajinomoto Group, Nichirei Group, Nippon Suisan Group, Nippon Ham Group, Mitsubishi Group., Kewpie Corporation, FP Corporation
Major Banks Fukuoka Bank, Ltd., Nishi-Nippon City Bank, Ltd., MUFG Bank, Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Corporate History

March 1960 Taiyo Jimuki Limited established
November 1976 Taiyo Jimuki Co., Ltd. established in Hiucho, Sasebo, Nagasaki
February 1980 Head office moved to Oroshihonmachi, Sasebo-shi, Nagasaki
April 1980 Kyushu Regional Headquarters of Hokka Hokka Tei Co., Ltd. established
July 1980 Hokka Hokka Tei Kyushu area No. 1 store opened in Fukuoka City
April 1985 Company name changed to Taiyo Co., Ltd.
June 1987 Kyushu Regional Headquarters of Hokka Hokka Tei Co., Ltd. merged with Taiyo Co., Ltd.
December 1989 Meshiyadon No. 1 store opened in Fukuoka City
November 1990 Head office moved to Kamimuta, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi
December 1990 Company name changed to Plenus Co., Ltd.
July 1993 Plenus listed on the over-the-counter market of Japan Securities Dealers Association
December 1993 PLENUS MK Co., Ltd. established (subsidiary company)
June 1998 PLENUS FOODS Co., Ltd. established (subsidiary company)
April 1999 Hokka Hokka Tei Co., Ltd. (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) made into a subsidiary of Plenus Co., Ltd.
July 2002 Hokka Hokka Tei shops number 1,000
September 2002 Meshiyadon restaurants number 100
December 2002 Plenus listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
March 2004 Hokka Hokka Tei Co., Ltd. merged with Plenus Co., Ltd.
Hokka Hokka Tei shops number 2,000
December 2004 Nihonbashi Yayoi Building built in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, to where the Tokyo Office is moved
July 2006 "Meshiyadon" trade name changed to "Yayoiken"
May 2008 New takeaway bento brand "Hotto Motto" created
May 2009 Head office moved to Kamimuta, Hakata-ku,Fukuoka-shi
July 2010 Beijing Hotto Motto Restaurant Management Co., Ltd. established at China (joint venture company)
February 2011 PLENUS & MK PTE. LTD. established at Singapore (joint venture company)
January 2012 YK Food Service Co., Ltd. established at Korea (joint venture company)
July 2012 Yayoiken restaurants number 200
March 2013 PLENUS AusT PTY. LTD. established at Australia (subsidiary company)
October 2013 PLENUS WORK SERVICE Co., Ltd. established (subsidiary company)
January 2014 Plenus Taiwan Co., Ltd. established at Taiwan (subsidiary company)
February 2014 Plenus,Inc. established at United States of America (subsidiary company)
April 2015 Plenus Global Pte.Ltd. established at Singapore (subsidiary company)
June 2015 BayPOS,Inc. established at United States of America (subsidiary company)
March 2016 Tokyo head office established in Chuoku, Tokyo (one company two head offices)
March 2016 Yayoiken restaurants number 300
January 2017 MIYAJIMA SHOYU FLAVOR Co., LTD. made into a subsidiary of Plenus Co., Ltd.
November 2018 Acquired the shares of Weihai Dong Won Food Co., Ltd., and made it a legal subsidiary.

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