History Of -KYUEMON-

1970
Founded by Minoru Kubota with initial business of ceramics production

1975
Minoru Kubota Pottery Limited Company was established, specializing in popular kitchenware such as radish grater, grinding bowl and lemon juice squeezer

1977
Development of fine ceramic technology started

1986
1) development of porous ceramics technology (product launch of ceramic coffee filter)
2) development of Negative Pressure Irrigation System, followed by successful acquisition of patent and further collaborative research by Saga University and Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

1996
Awarded by the “Science and Technology Office’ of the Japanese Government for contribution to development and application of porous ceramic technology

1997
Tsuyoshi Kubota took office as general manager and dedicated his efforts to thermal material development

2003
Development of water-regulating ceramic ring(tap/toilet), with order from Saga Prefectural Government Office for pilot use

2007
Ceramic coffee filter export to Singapore

2008
Development of self-watering planter, with order from Saga Prefectural Government Office for pilot use

2010
Joint development of "Sui sui' with Dentsu Kyushu INC.