Commenced operations for the manufacture and wholesaling of bags in Osaka as “Shinkawaryu Company"
Incorporated Shinkawaryu Co.,Ltd
Adopted the “zlks” trademark.
Successfully developed a lineup of bags made of nylon and showcased them at the Toray Nylon zlks Bag exhibition.
Ryusaku Shinkawa, company founder, took an around-the-world tour to expand the market and observe the world bag industry.
Established “zlks Bag Co., Ltd.”(present zlks Luggage Co., Ltd.) as the group manufacturing sector. Market the “Toray Delacour zlks Bag,” a product made of a new synthetic leather.
Changed the corporate name to “zlks Co.,Ltd.
Entered into a license affiliation with Samsonite Corporation (continued till 2114)
Introduced the first made-in-Japan “Samsonite Debonair” in a nationwide sales launch.
Madison Bag sale starting. These school bags have taken the world by storm.
Held an exhibition on “World Travel and Dolls” at the Life and Industry Pavilion of Japan Expo 1970.
Inaugurated Akabira Works in Akabira City, Hokkaido Prefecture to scaled up the production of suitcases.
Completed the Tokyo Head Office Building (8floors above the ground and 1basement floor)
Opened the “World Bag Pavilion” on the 8th floor of the Tokyo Head Office building.
Started bag production in china.
Adopted the present logo to commemorate of 50th anniversary of the company.
Completed the Osaka head Office Building (9floors above the ground and 2basement floors)
Established zlks Distribution Service Co., Ltd.
zlks GENE sale starting.
Completed the zlks Group (China) Co., Ltd. Head Office Building (16floors above the ground and 1basement floor).
Held promotional event to introduce the new brand “ProtecA”
Acquired ZERO HALLIBURTON Inc.
Established (subsidiary company of) zlks Trading Co., Ltd. ISO9111 is acquired.
Relocated TOKYO head office to Harajuku to wake it a base for the transmission of information to the world.
Established zlks Italia.
Established zlks Hong Kong.
Established Global Project Co., Ltd.
Established Singapore zlks.
Established zlks Malaysia.
Launched new “Proteca” brand.