History

History

NJKhistory-1

1933
“NAKAJIMA JUKYUDO” was founded in 1933.

Founder Yukio Nakajima, opened a workshop in Osaka, manufacturing pen shaft and cigarette pipe.

1940
We started to produce pencil sharpener.
However, due to shortage of petrochemical materials during the World War II, the workshop ceased production.

Early1950s
After the end of war, resumed the production with newly developed our original plastic injection molding machine.

NJK history-2

1960s
We have started selling our products overseas.

NJKhistory-4

Early 1970s
We developed the new machine for the plastic manufacturing. It made us produce mass production of pencil sharpener with high quality and assurance in early 1970s.Thanks to the art of sharpeners and fine products, NAKAJIMA JUKYUDO established the market reputation in the domestic and in the world wide.

NJK

Late 1970s
Recently, we have grown exclusive pencil sharpener manufacturer with our own export quality products and OEM in Japan.

NJKhistory-5

1981
We established Nakajima JUKYUDO Co., Ltd.
Yoshinori Nakajima became president.

1985
We also developed sharpener for eyebrow pencil, which is popular in the cosmetic market.

1998年松原新工場設立|中島重久堂

1998
We build a new factory in Matsubara Osaka, Japan.

2009
Junya Nakajima became president.

The manufacturing equipment of the Hirano factory was relocated to the Matsubara factory and the head office and factory consolidated in Matsubara , Osaka.

NJK

2013
We displayed for the first time at the exhibition “Maison & Objet 2013-J STYLE+” in Paris.

2013
We celebrated 80th anniversary on June 1.

NJKhistory-10

2015
We exhibited the world’s first pencil sharpener TSUNAGO at “Maison & Objet Paris 2015”

NJKhistory-11

2015

TSUNAGO wons “Good Design Award 2015”
and “the Osaka brand excellent product 2015”.

NJK history-12

2016
We exhibited at “Maison & Objet Paris 2016”

STATIONERY FEVER|中島重久堂

2016
Our company was published at the feature article of [the Stationery Fever]

STATIONERY FEVER|中島重久堂

2016
TSUNAGO was published at the feature article of [the Text book for making stationary and miscellaneous goods ]

NJKhistory-15

2017
We exhibited at “Maison & Objet Paris 2017”

中島重久堂(NJK)2017渋谷ロフトでのイベント

2017
We start our “Pencil Shavings Art” project as a way of transmitting a spirit of avoiding wastefulness around the world.

NJKhistory-17

2017
We have established a web site “HAVING HEART FOR PENCIL”.

中島重久堂(NJK)Maison Objet 2018出展ブース

2018
We exhibited at “Maison & Objet Paris 2018 Hall 7 now!”

中島重久堂(NJK)Maison Objet 2019出展ブース

2019
We exhibited at “Maison & Objet Paris 2019” and announced new product 8 [eit] Double blade pencil sharpener at that time.

8[eit]がiF受賞|中島重久堂

2020
We exhibited at “Maison & Objet Paris 2020”

NJK

2020
8[eit] won“iF DESIGN AWARD 2020”.

NJK

2020
We participate in the DESIGNART TOKYO.

NJKhistory-1

1933
“NAKAJIMA JUKYUDO” was founded in 1933.

Founder Yukio Nakajima, opened a workshop in Osaka, manufacturing pen shaft and cigarette pipe.

1940
We started to produce pencil sharpener.
However, due to shortage of petrochemical materials during the World War II, the workshop ceased production.

Early1950s
After the end of war, resumed the production with newly developed our original plastic injection molding machine.

NJK history-2

1960s
We have started selling our products overseas.

NJKhistory-4

Early 1970s
We developed the new machine for the plastic manufacturing. It made us produce mass production of pencil sharpener with high quality and assurance in early 1970s.Thanks to the art of sharpeners and fine products, NAKAJIMA JUKYUDO established the market reputation in the domestic and in the world wide.

NJK

Late 1970s
Recently, we have grown exclusive pencil sharpener manufacturer with our own export quality products and OEM in Japan.

NJKhistory-5

1981
We established Nakajima JUKYUDO Co., Ltd.
Yoshinori Nakajima became president.

1985
We also developed sharpener for eyebrow pencil, which is popular in the cosmetic market.

1998年松原新工場設立|中島重久堂

1998
We build a new factory in Matsubara Osaka, Japan.

2009
Junya Nakajima became president.

The manufacturing equipment of the Hirano factory was relocated to the Matsubara factory and the head office and factory consolidated in Matsubara , Osaka.

NJK

2013
We displayed for the first time at the exhibition “Maison & Objet 2013-J STYLE+” in Paris.

2013
We celebrated 80th anniversary on June 1.

NJKhistory-10

2015
We exhibited the world’s first pencil sharpener TSUNAGO at “Maison & Objet Paris 2015”

NJKhistory-11

2015

TSUNAGO wons “Good Design Award 2015”
and “the Osaka brand excellent product 2015”.

NJK history-12

2016
We exhibited at “Maison & Objet Paris 2016”

STATIONERY FEVER|中島重久堂

2016
Our company was published at the feature article of [the Stationery Fever]

STATIONERY FEVER|中島重久堂

2016
TSUNAGO was published at the feature article of [the Text book for making stationary and miscellaneous goods ]

NJKhistory-15

2017
We exhibited at “Maison & Objet Paris 2017”

中島重久堂(NJK)2017渋谷ロフトでのイベント

2017
We start our “Pencil Shavings Art” project as a way of transmitting a spirit of avoiding wastefulness around the world.

NJKhistory-17

2017
We have established a web site “HAVING HEART FOR PENCIL”.

中島重久堂(NJK)Maison Objet 2018出展ブース

2018
We exhibited at “Maison & Objet Paris 2018 Hall 7 now!”

中島重久堂(NJK)Maison Objet 2019出展ブース
8[eit]がiF受賞|中島重久堂

2019
We exhibited at “Maison & Objet Paris 2019” and announced new product 8 [eit] Double blade pencil sharpener at that time.

2020
We exhibited at “Maison & Objet Paris 2020”

NJK

2020
8[eit] won“ iF DESIGN AWARD 2020”.

NJK

2020
We participate in the DESIGNART TOKYO.