Company information


HORI METAL LEAF & POWDER CO.,LTD. was established by Denbei Sunagoya in 1711(Edo Period).
Since then we have had a long history for 300 years.
Our products are widely used for not only cultural assets, famous arts but also in the new field like printings, cosmetics and food.
Today we are trying to develop new products and a possibility of gold leaf and powder being used in the new field.
We would very much appreciate receiving your continued patronage of various fields of industry.
-We will continue to color the tradition and create the newness.-
We will go ahead with creation of new value by adding gold leaf with you all.

President Tomoyuki Hori


  • 1711

    The founder,Denbei Sunagoya manufactured gold leaf under the control of the Tokugawa government.

  • 1864

    The store building was burned down by a fire in the Hamagurigomon War.

  • 1868

    The Meiji government gave us a license to sell gold leaf.After the Meiji Restoration, the market was expanded in all over Japan.

    We began to deal in a variety of metal foil and powder.

  • 1945

    After the Second World War, we developed our business in the new field like printing, building materials and so on.

  • 1950

    Shizendou was recognized into the company HORI METAL LEAF & POWDER CO.,LTD.

  • 1955

    Our gold leaves were used to rebuild the Kinkakuji Temple.

  • 1964

    Nagoya branch office was completed.

    We began to sell transfer foil.

  • 1985

    We succeeded in developing edible gold flake [MAIKO BRAND] for the first time.

  • 2000

    We succeeded in developing 24K gold leaf [OUGONHAKU] for the first time.

  • 2001

    The head office was redecorated.

  • 2004

    Yoshiaki Hori assumed the position of the chairman Tomoyuki hori assumed the position of the tenth president.

    We acquired ISO9001:2000

  • 2008

    The "Osaka local office" was opened.

    "Shanghai Horiking Printing Material Trading [Shanghai] CO., LTD" was opened.

  • 2011

    The 300th anniversary of the foundation.

  • 2013

    The "Kyusyu blanch office" was opened.

  • 2016

    The "Kyusyu blanch office" has been renamed the "Kumamoto blanch office".

Company profile

  • Name of the company


  • Address

    356 Gokomachi Higashi-iru Nakagyo-ku Kyoto,Japan

    TEL 81-75-231-5357

    FAX 81-75-211-5357

  • President

    Tomoyuki Hori

  • Established


  • Capital


  • Accounting period

    March 20

  • Branch office


    20-2 Kurumada-cho Showa-ku Nagoya,Japan

    TEL 81-52-741-1189

    FAX 81-52-731-9201


    1-23-501 Yorozu-machi Chuo-ku Kumamoto,Japan

    TEL / FAX 81-96-352-3953

  • Local office


    Osaka local office

    5-12-1 Nakamoto Higashinari-ku Osaka,Japan

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  • Customer bank

    Head office

    Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

    Kyoto Branch checking account 176056

    Mizuho Bank

    Kyoto Branch checking account 90242

    Nagoya branch office

    Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

    Imaike Branch savings account 1171034

  • Directors


    Tomoyuki Hori

    Senior Managing Director

    Masahiro Hayashi

    Executive Director

    Yoshihiro Kuriyama


    Yuko Hori


    Takaaki Murata


    Akira Okutani

    Senior Advisor

    Kuniko Hori

  • Activities

    Manufacture and sales of various metal leaf & powder

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