• Sugatsune Kogyo is founded by Tsunesaburo Sugasawara

  • First Factory in Tokyo, Japan is opened

  • Special hardware is supplied to the household of the Japanese emperor

  • Obtained International Patent with magnetic door holder in 12 different countries.

  • First branch Office is opened in Osaka, Japan

  • Sugatsune America is founded in Los Angeles, California.

  • Sugatsune Japan head Office renovated new building in central Tokyo.

  • “Lapcon” sof-close dampening technology is developed and launched first LAPCON products, Tallman-Closet Rod System.

  • Signature LAPCON products. SDS soft-down stay begins production

  • NSD adjustable sof-close stay begins production.

  • HBFN/SLUN new LAPCON lid stay series begin production

  • Premium Brand “Zwel L” product line begins production

  • Branch offices are opened in Sendai and Fukuoka, Japan

  • Sugatsune UK and Sugatsune Shanghai offices are founded. The largest showroom in the industry in Japan is opened in Tokyo

  • Next generation lid stay SLS-Elan with soft-closing and lift assist function begins production

  • Sugatsune Japan’s 80th anniversary and private show events in Japan receive over 10,000 visisitors

  • Sugatsune Germany is founded.

  • Sugatsune India office & showroom are founded in Mumbai, India.


Sugatsune India serves Indian market as a distribution organization and maintains its Corporate Office and primary distribution center in Mumbai. With over 89 years of manufacturing and distributing premium high-quality hardware. Engineers & Industrial designers continue to depend on our unsurpassed quality and unparalleled craftsmanship.