100th Anniversary

100th Anniversary

It has been a hundred years of feeling nothing less than the deepest gratitude.

Michio Suzuki, Founder

If the customer needs something,
do whatever we can to respond.
We can do anything if we work hard.

Michio Suzuki, Founder

March 15, 2020
Thanks to everyone's support,
Suzuki Motor Corporation now celebrates its 100th anniversary.

It was on March 15, 1920.
Suzuki Loom Manufacturing Company was founded by Michio Suzuki.
We have expanded our business from looms to motorcycles, automobiles, outboard motors, ATV’s and others, always adapting to the trend of the times as well as domestic and global markets, and evolved into a company supporting the lives of a variety of people worldwide.
Hundred years of Suzuki.
It was a hundred years of being propped up by the patronage and support of customers.
We will never forget our feeling of gratitude,
and always cherish the philosophy inherited from the founder,
Michio Suzuki, "to deliver products of superior value by focusing on the customer," on which our craftsmanship is based.
We will continue to take on the challenges of manufacturing, in order to provide exciting products that deliver greater "ease of use," "fun" and "amazement" to people throughout the world.

With gratitude for our customers.
Suzuki's challenges will continue.

Information

  • March 31
    "100 years of Suzuki" has been updated.
  • March 15
    Released the 100th anniversary special website.

Message from the management

This year we are celebrating our 100th anniversary.
On 15th of March, 1920, Michio Suzuki founded the Suzuki Loom Manufacturing Co. in Hamamatsu.
Since then, we have expanded our business from looms to motorcycles, automobiles, outboard motors, ATV’s and others, always adapting to the trend of the times as well as domestic and global markets.
Your kind support at all times is truly the greatest factor that has enabled us to always be close to our customers’ daily lives and achieve the commemorative 100th anniversary.
All members of Suzuki Motor Corporation take this as an important milestone to reaffirm the founder’s philosophy of “focusing on customers” and strive to deliver products to customers across the globe.
This year also marks the beginning of the next century,
and we all are committed to achieve even greater business performance in such important year.
We sincerely appreciated your continuous support.

Suzuki Motor Corporation

Representative Director and Chairman
 Osamu Suzuki
Osamu Suzuki
Representative Director and President
 Toshihiro Suzuki
Toshihiro Suzuki

Successive Presidents

  • First Michio Suzuki (1920.3~1957.2)
  • Second Shunzo Suzuki (1957.2~1973.5)
  • Third Jitsujiro Suzuki (1973.5~1978.6)
  • Fourth Osamu Suzuki (1978.6~2000.6)
  • Fifth Masao Toda (2000.6~2003.4)
  • Sixth Hiroshi Tsuda (2003.4~2008.12)
  • Seventh Osamu Suzuki (2008.12~2015.6)
  • Eighth Toshihiro Suzuki (2015.6~)

100 years of Suzuki

Always close to our customers’ daily lives for 100 years. Let us introduce our history which started from the Suzuki Loom Manufacturing Co.

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