1908 Established Musical instrument sales division of Hoshino Shoten(=bookstore)
1929 Established Hoshino Gakki Ten Inc.(=the future Hoshino Gakki Co., Ltd.)
1935 Began to manufacture stringed instruments in Nagoya
1955 Constructed the current building of "Hoshino Gakki Ten" at N0. 3-22, Shumokucho, Higashiku, Nagoya
1962 Established TAMA Seisakusho Inc.(=the future Hoshino Gakki Mfg. Co., Ltd.) for electric guitars & guitar amplifiers
1972 Acquired Elger Co.,(=the future Hoshino(U.S.A.)Inc.) in Pennsylvania U.S.A.
1976 Constructed Seto Distribution Center in Seto City, Aichi
1980 Changed the name of "Elger Co.," for "Hoshino(U.S.A.)Inc."
1981

Established Hoshino Gakki Co., Ltd.(based on Hoshino Gakki Ten Inc.)

 

Established Hoshino Gakki Mfg. Co., Ltd.(based on TAMA Seisakusho)

1982 Established Hoshino Gakki Hanbai Co., Ltd. for domestic business, in Aichi, Japan
1986 Established Hoshino Gakki Hanbai Co., Ltd. Tokyo Office
1987 Established Hoshino Los Angeles office
1988

Constructed new Factory of Hoshino Gakki Mfg. Co., Ltd. in Seto City, Aichi

 

Established Hoshino Gakki Hanbai Co., Ltd. Osaka Office

1990 Established Hoshino(U.S.A.)Inc., Los Angeles Branch
1999

Established Europe Representative Office in Frankfurt, Germany

 

Constructed new annex to the building of Hoshino Gakki Co., Ltd.

2000 Constructed new annex to the building of Hoshino Gakki Mfg. Co., Ltd.
2002

Acquired Serlui b.v. in the Netherlands

 

Established Guangzhou Hoshino Gakki Mfg. Co., Ltd. for manufacturing of percussion instruments & accessories

 

Established Korea Representative Office

2003 Relocated Europe Representative Office to Uithoorn, Netherlands
2004 Began to manufacture in Guangzhou Hoshino Gakki Mfg. Co., Ltd.
2005

Relocated L.A. Office

 

Established Qingdao Representative Office in China

2006 Relocated head office of Hoshino Gakki Hanbai Co., Ltd. to Seto City, Aichi
2007

Changed the company name of Serlui b.v. to Hoshino Benelux b.v.

 

Established Ibanez guitar development center in Owariasahi City, Aichi

2008 100th anniversary of inauguration of business
2009

Established Guangzhou Representative Office in China

 

Merged Hoshino Gakki Co., Ltd. and Hoshino Gakki Mfg. Co., Ltd. together

2010 Relocated Seto Distribution Center to Owariasahi City, Aichi Changed the office name of Seto Distribution Center to Sango Distribution Center
2011 Established Guangzhou Hoshino Gakki Trading Co., Ltd.
2013

Relocated Hoshino Gakki Hanbai Co., Ltd. Tokyo Office to Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo

2014

Rebuilt head office of Hoshino Gakki Co., Ltd.