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Negishi Industry manufactures and sells garden supplies focusing on copper watering cans.

TEL. 03-3611-2959

1-17-30, Tsutsumi-dori, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, 131-0034

Corporate profile

Company name
Negishi industry Co., Ltd.
Yoichi Negishi
Company Address
1-17-30, Tsutsumi-dori, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, 131-0034
TEL. 03-3611-2959
3,000,000 yen
March 31, 1966
Number of employees
3 (as of March, 2012)
Director Yoichi Negishi
Main customer
Shunkaen Bonsai Museum,Isetan Mitsukoshi Ltd.
Kaneshin Cutlery Mfg.Co.,Ltd.,,
Maillot Bonsai,Crespi S.r.l.,
Grdenheir New York


April, 1944
Our founder, originally a metal roofer, started a business making gardening tools from tin.
March, 1966
With the bonsai community in mind, and using knowledge passed down from the founder, the second generation owner decided to specialize in watering cans made using copper, brass and stainless steel.
December 12, 2005
For the first "Traditional Handicraft Challenge Prize," our recycled watering can made using an empty coffee can was covered in the newspaper and got a lot of attention.
July 7, 2006
We were requested to fill a special order for His Majesty, the Emperor of Japan.
November 22, 2006
For the second "Traditional Handicraft Challenge Prize," our “Watering Can Art” won an honorable mention.
February 2, 2008
We were recognized for our preservation of traditional handicrafts by Sumida Ward in Tokyo.
July 26, 2010
Negishi Industry’s copper watering cans are certified "Sumida Modern" (designation S-011)
March, 2012
We are curently the only manufactruer of bonsai-use watering cans in Japan. Our products are mainly used abroad in the EU as well as other areas.

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Negishi Industry Co., Ltd.

1-17-30, Tsutsumi-dori, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, 131-0034

TEL. 03-3611-2959