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Ioku Co., Ltd., factory and brand name AGLUCA (Headquarters: Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture, President and CEO: Junko Sakado ) were featured in an article in the fashion business magazine Senken Shimbun on May 17, 2023. it was done.

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Interview summary

The background to business succession (individual M&A) of a garment factory, and the reason for moving from Hyogo Prefecture to Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture.

We interviewed Mr. Kiyoomi Otake of the Head Office Editorial Department of the Senken Shimbun Editorial Department about business issues and prospects.

Article details

As garment factories are starting to regain their vitality after the coronavirus pandemic, three garment factories have been listed that are taking on new challenges, such as increasing wages, business succession, and efforts to crowdsource craftsmen from all over the country.

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An article about Agluca was published in the Senken Newspaper.An article about apparel sewing factory AGLUCA was published in Senken Newspaper.

About Ioku Co., Ltd.

Since its founding in 1991, Ioku has strived to improve apparel sewing technology. In April 2021, we took over the business through micro M&A ( a type of business succession by a third party ) and currently provide one-stop services for apparel product planning, design, pattern making, sample production, and mass production. Masu. We will also implement initiatives to improve the working environment for our sewing staff, reduce waste such as leftover fabric, and reduce CO2 emissions at our factories. We will strive to connect the apparel industry, which continues to shrink, to the next generation.

What is AGLUCA?

This is the name of the sewing factory and original apparel brand operated by Ioku Limited Company.
A new name was added in April 2021 due to business succession (business succession by a third party) .

Origin of the name

Company Profile

Head Office: 2129 Shihotsu, Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture 409-0121
Representative: Representative Director and CEO Junko Sakado
Established: November 1, 1991
Capital: 3 million yen
Tel: 0554-37-0703
Business details: Apparel sewing, manufacturing and sales of men's and women's wear, apparel OEM, apparel ODM, pattern making, original apparel brand (D2C)

Contact information regarding releases

Company name: Ioku Co., Ltd.
Person in charge: Junko Sakado
TEL: 0554-37-0703