History and Achievements

Main Launching Exhibitions

  • Japan

    We have worked mainly in the Tohoku area by launching and exhibiting fireworks at more than 100 areas for events and competitions. In particular, we have continued to participate in National Fireworks Competition Convention “Omagari fireworks” from the beginning.

  • Overseas

    • Bonn, West Berlin, Dusseldorf (Former West Germany)
    • Los Angeles Olympics Closing Ceremony, Statue of Liberty 100th Anniversary Festival (USA)
    • Vancouver World Expo (Canada)
    • Budapest Festival (Hungary)
    • The Taejon International Exposition (Korea)
    • Thai King’s Birthday Memorial Festival (Thailand)
    • Tainan National Fireworks Competition (Taiwan)
    • Manila Bay Fireworks (Philippines)
    • Hong Kong Christmas Fireworks (British Hong Kong)
    • Taipei Fireworks Festival (Taiwan)
    • Taipei Marine Music Festival (Taiwan)
    • Seoul Tourism Fireworks (Korea)
    • 2000 Taipei Fireworks Festival (Taiwan)
    • 2001 Taipei Fireworks Festival (Taiwan)
    • 2002 Taipei Fireworks Festival (Taiwan)
    • 2002 Taipei Marine Music Festival (Taiwan)
    • 2002 Seoul Tourism Fireworks (Korea)
    • 2003 Seoul Tourism Fireworks (Korea)
    • 2006 60th Anniversary Celebrations of Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Accession (Thailand)
    • 2015 Thai Princess 60th Birthday Commemorative Fireworks (Thailand)
  • Awards

    • Prime Minister’s Award
    • Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award
    • Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award
    • The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Award
    • Science and Technology Agency Commissioner’s Award
    • Tohoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award
    • Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award
    • Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award
    • Governor of Tokyo Award
    • Governor of Akita Prefecture Award
    • Governor of Kumamoto Prefecture Award
    • Governor of Yamagata Prefecture Award
    • Governor of Shizuoka Prefecture Award
    • Governor of Aichi Prefecture Award

    and more

    History

    • July 1885

      Torakichi Komatsu The First, obtained a fireworks manufacturing license.

    • August 1885

      He obtained a permit for a fireworks manufacturing facility in Miyabayashi Shindenmura, Senboku-gun.

    • October 1890

      The fireworks manufacturing facility was relocated to Miyabayashi Shindenmura, Senboku-gun.

    • August 1910

      Torakichi The First and Miyaji The Second participated in the 1st Omagari Rokuken Fireworks Association (the forerunner of National Fireworks Competition Convention “Omagari fireworks”).

    • October 1927

      The fireworks manufacturing facility was relocated to Uchiotomo Miyabayashi Shindenmura, Senboku-gun.

    • September 1933

      Miyaji The Second took over the business. He changed the trade name to Komatsu Fireworks Store.

    • April 1941

      Fusanosuke The Third obtained a license for explosives work chief and took over the business.

    • February 1964

      Chuji The Fourth took over the business. He changed the trade name KOMATSU FIREWORKS CO., LTD.

    • October 1985

      The business was incorporated and KOMATSU FIREWORKS CO., LTD. was established. Chuji The Fourth becomes the representative director.

    • May 1990

      We received Excellent business award from the chairman of the Akita Prefectural Explosives Safety Association.

    • November 1994

      We received Excellent business award from the Chairman of the National Explosives Safety Association.

    • February 1999

      We received Regional promotion award from the chairman of the Traditional Craft Industry Promotion Association.

    • January 2000

      The company was reorganized into a joint-stock company.

    • November 2000

      We received the Explosives Safety Excellent Business Office Award from Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry.

    • May 2001

      We received the Omagari City Distinguished Service Award from the Mayor of Omagari.

    • January 2002

      Tadanobu The Fifth became the representative director.

    • October 2003

      Chuji The Fourth won the Akita Prefecture Excellent Skilled Award (master craftsman of Akita) .

    • December 2010

      Chuji The Fourth won the Outstanding Skills Award (contemporary master craftsman) .

    • August 2013

      We won The Prime Minister’s Award at the 87th National Fireworks Competition Convention “Omagari fireworks”.

    • May 2016

      We received The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Award from the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry.

    • December 2018

      We received Certification of Regional Future Leading Company Selection from the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry.

    • January 2020

      Tadanobu the Fifth was certified as an Akita Prefecture craftsman by the Governor of Akita Prefecture.

    Successive Representative

    • 1st:Torakichi Komatsu
    • 2nd:Miyaji Komatsu
    • 3rd:Fusanosuke Komatsu
    • 4th:Chuji Komatsu
    Fireworks manufacturing license acquired
    by Torakichi Komatsu

    Major Awards

    August 25, 2013Prime Minister’s Award
    • May 25, 2016Certification of Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Selection
    • November 21, 2000Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award
    • December 25, 2018Certification of Regional Future Leading Company Selection
    • October 29, 2003Akita Prefecture Excellent Skilled Award
      (master craftsman of Akita)
    • November 10, 2010Outstanding Skills Award
      (contemporary master craftsman)
    • January 21, 2020Certification of Akita Prefecture craftsman

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