The First President Nagito TOSHIOKA established Simon Fur and Leather Co.,Ltd
|1955||Opened Tokyo Branch in 1955. Branches and offices have been opened on the occasions of demand till now.|
|1957||JIS S 5028 (Safety Footwear) was enacted by Japanese Industrial Standards Committee.|
|1962||Changed a trade name to Simon Corporation|
|1963||Aizu Bange factory started operation.|
|1975||Moved headquarter to Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo Completed new building of headquarter (Hongo, Bunkyo-ku)|
Nagito TOSHIOKA, Chairman was decorated a Yellow Ribbon Medal.
|1985||Safety Footwear with dual density polyurethane sole was started to produce.|
|1986||Nobukazu TOSHIOKA was installed as president.|
Entered into a technical and business tie-up with Jallatte S.A.S. of France
|1987||7600 series won "Good Design Award".|
|1988||Thai Simon Safety Industries Co.,Ltd. was founded.
7500 series won "Good Design Award".
Yanaizu factory started operation.
Thai Simon Safety Industries Co.,Ltd. was completed.
Nagito TOSHIOKA, Chairman was conferred Shorokui (Senior Sixth Rank)
and the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays to contribution to safety,
health and protection industry.
|1991||Started production of 8600 series with ACM toecap that was adopted in the first in Japan.|
8600 series won "Good Design Award".
Completed Kansai Factory
Started production and sales of Triftane, safety shoes with Triple Layer Sole
|1995||The first developing of ACM toecap complied with JIS S class in Japan.
EL series won a "Good Design Award".
|1996||Started mass production of 8500 series with ACM toecap|
|1997||Started production of NEW 8500 ECO series.
JIS T 8101 was reformed widely after 25 years from last amendment.
|1998||50th anniversary establishment
Established Kansai Distribution Center
|1999||Simon Glove Corporation was founded.
Main products, 7500 series won "Long Life Design Award".
|2000||Yanaizu factory obtained ISO14001, for the first time as protective goods and equipment industry in Japan|
|2001||Yanaizu factory obtained OHSAS18001, for the first time as Leather Safety Footwear Manufacturer.|
|2002||ECOACE won "Good Design Award".
Yantai Simon Safety Shoes Manufacturing Industry Co.Ltd. was founded in Yantai City, China.
The General Distribution Center started the operation
|2004||Simonlite (ex.Triftane) series won "Long Life Design Award".|
|2008||60th anniversary establishment.
60th anniversary establishment (Guam-memorial Trip)
Anti-electrostatic safety footwear with yellow cleat sole of SX Triple Layer Sole was released.
Thai Simon Safety Industries Co., Ltd. was certified with JIS T 8101 (The first certified in safety footwear manufacturers in overseas).
|2010||The second factory of Thai Simon Safety Industries Co., Ltd. started operation.
A letter of thanks for a cooperator who has rendered distinguished service was given by Japan DIY Industry Association.
"Boots for Active person” won "Good Design Award" which was 9th time.
Established PT.Indonesia Simon.
|2012||Kazunori TOSHIOKA was installed as president and Nobukazu TOSHIOKA as chairman.|
Moved headquarter to Nihonbashi Kayaba-cho, Tokyo
Established into business tie-up with JAL GROUP ITALIA SRL.
Start sales of “Walking Safety series” WS11 Black with SX Triple Layer F Sole
|2014||Indonesia Simon obtained ISO09001.
Nobukazu Toshioka CEO was bestowed the order of the rising sun, gold and silver rays.
Started production of Simon Lite & 8600 series with SX3Layer F sole.
WS17ER won "Good Design Award".
The Yanaizu Factory renewed (fifth times) OHSAS18001
"SX3Layer F Sole system" won "Good Design Award"
Patented SX3Layer F Sole（Patent No.6046020）
|2017||Patented SX3Layer F Sole（Patent No.6195884）|
70th anniversary establishment
70th anniversary establishment (Taiwan-memorial trip)
Thai Simon Safety Industries Co.,Ltd. 30th anniversary establishment (Memorial celebration)
The Yanaizu factory renewed (sixth time) ISO14001
SX Triple Layer SS sole:release