ABOUT US

Office Locations

Tokyo, Japan (Head Quarters)
  • Suite 3A Alphatown Kagurazaka, 2-9 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku, Tokyo162-0825 Japan
  • Tel: +81 3-5579-8020
  • Fax: +81 3-5579-8026
Osaka, Japan
  • Suite 204 Dojima Building, 2-6-8 Nishitenma, Kita-Ward, Osaka 530-0047 Japan
  • Tel: +81 6-6362-7210
  • Fax: +81 6-6362-7221
Shanghai, China
  • Michael Wang
  • cn.makotoglobal.com
  • mwang@makotoglobal.com
  • Business policy

    Corporate History

    1998

    Brad Schmidt co-founds Gemba Research, Ltd. in Seattle, USA.

    2003

    Start making Lean Strategy Plans for global multi-national companies.

    2006

    Established Gemba Research, Inc in Tokyo.

    2007

    Established Office in Shanghai.

    2008

    Week-end Office Kaizen Program started.

    2009

    Celebrated our 100th Japan Lean Experience.

    2011

    Top Line Sales Lean Program Started

    2012

    Japan’s national TV (NHK) did a program on our Japan Lean Experience.

    2013

    Changed company name to Makoto Investments, Ltd. Moved office to trendy Kagurazaka district in Tokyo

    2014

    Started Kaizen Manager on Demand service.

    2015

    Opened office in Osaka. Started overseas trading.

    2016

    Celebrated our 160th Japan Lean Experience.

    2017

    Our importing wine won Double Gold Award in SAKURA AWARD 2017.

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