History

Everything had the start.In the city named Kanazawa, west Japan, in 1953, a school teacher gifted with vigorus creativeness,started a small company in 1953 after all had been destroyed from the 2nd world war.

Dec.24 1953Company established by Motomune Yamamoto
May.20 1956Started to deal with cooking equipments
Feb.1 1965Introduced the first Japan-made continuous fryer in the market
Sep.28 1969Won the Gold Prize from Japanese Inventor’s Association
Dec.1 1976Built Matto 1st factory
May.1 1987Management shift to Hiroshi Yamamoto 2nd generation of the founder
Nov.21 1987Kanazawa plant moved
Dec.20 1994Established Asahi Sosetsu Korea Co. Ltd. In south Korea under partnership with Metatek Co. Ltd.
Dec.16 1996Established Asahi Engineering Co. Ltd in Japan
Mar.28 2007Established HI-COOK(Thailand) Co. Ltd. In Bangkok Thailand
Oct. 19 2007Established HI-COOK Co. Ltd. In Japan as the subsidiary for overseas trading.
Jan. 24 2014Established Asahi Sosetsu (Thailand) Co. Ltd. as the manufacturing subsidiary in south-east Asian markets
June, 1 2019Management shift to Kota Yamamoto 3rd generation of the founder