Business established in 1916. First president of Jakuetsu, Tatsuo Tokumoto designed and manufactured unique educational tools and materials when he opened Samidori Kindargarten in Tsuruga City, Fukui. His dream was for all children to grow in a better environment. Jakuetsu business started with his dream, first from creating colored papers. It has evolved and expanded along with the changing needs. Today, the company covers educational materials, tools, uniforms, play equipment and kindergarten buildings; everything children are exposed during development. It practices the latest educational theories, flexibly introduces new technologies to develop products that better match contemporary lifestyle and break the norm. Jakuetsu has dedicated its 100 years to improve educational environment for infants and support their development. The company aspires to create higher value through 360-degree environment design for children by transforming through time.