|Established||10 October, 1932|
|Incorporated||29 August, 1947|
|Capital||50 million yen|
|Representative Director, President||Tomokuni Amita|
○ General tax-free sales to foreign tourist
○ General retail, souvenir sales to Japanese tourists
○ Import and marketing of watch ,jewelry and decorative goods
○ Restaurant, coffee shop operation
○ Real estate and leasing
○ Foreign exchange
Pearl, Damascene, Cloisonne, Import Watch, Accessory, Kimono,
Lions club goods, Miscellaneous goods, Art & Craft, Souvenir,
Custom-ordered metallic goods
Number one position in the field of Tax Free store for foreign tourist from all over the world.
Number one position in the field of souvenir store and restaurant to the local tourist from all over Japan
Operates hotel shops with qualitative services and merchandises such as jewelries, watches, gift items, food.Qualitative gift shops at International airports
|1932||Shintaro Amita became a member of the Trading Business Association in Kobe and began merchandising damascene.|
|1941||The business suspended due to the Second World War.|
|1946||Resumed the business in Kyoto as Amita Damascene Factory.|
|1947||Reorganized Amita Damascene Factory to Amita Damascene Co., Ltd. and Shintaro Amita became the first president.|
Based on the cabinet order of "Technician/Craftsmen Training " Amita Damascene Craftsmen Training School was established.
By the Ministry of Finance, Amita Damascene Co., Ltd. was designated as an export retail shop (duty-free shop).
|1954||By the Ministry of Finance, Amita Damascene Co., Ltd. was authorized conduct money exchange business.|
|1955||Amita Damascene Co., Ltd renamed to Amita Trading Co., Ltd.|
|1956||Amita Trading Co., Ltd. changed the description of "Amita" in Chinese character to Katakana.|
|1960||The production department moved the damascene manufactory in East part(Nishikyo Ward) of Kyoto city.|
|1966||Amita Trading Co., Ltd. renamed to Amita Jewelry Co., Ltd.|
|1967||Kyoto Handicraft Center was constructed and the headquarter was moved in.|
|1969||New Takano manufactory in Kyoto city completed.|
|1971||Restaurant Grill Craft opened.|
|1975||Opened a shop in New Miyako Hotel.|
|1976||Production department became independent as Amita Metalwork Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Merged with AMITA Co., Ltd. in 1981 and became independent again in 2005. )|
AMITA Jewelry renamed as AMITA Co., Ltd.
Opened a shop in Narita International Airport.
|1981||AMITA Co., Ltd. was designated as the official trader on the production with the logo for International Association of Lions Club.|
New Metalwork manufacturing established in Kisshouin, the south part of Kyoto city. The Takano manufactory closed.
On the 50th year anniversary of business, Shintaro Amita was appointed as the chairman of the board and Kunihiko Amita was appointed as the president.
|1984||Opened a jewelry store in Hotel Pacific Tokyo (Current SHINAGAWA GOOS).|
|1985||AMITA Co., Ltd. participated in '85 KYOTO and The International Exposition Tsukuba Japan 1985 and performed damascene products making.|
Current East building of Kyoto Handicraft Center was build and started business for Japanese tourists with restaurant and souvenir shop.
Opened a shop in Narita Holliday Inn（Current NARITA TOBU Hotel in Narita city Chiba）
The jewelry store in Hotel Pacific Tokyo (Current SHINAGAWA GOOS) was renewed.
|1989||Participated in Nara Silk Road Exposition.|
Amity Plaza Co., Ltd. renamed to Amita Inpex Co., Ltd. and took over the trading business.
Shintaro Amita, the founder of Amita Co., Ltd. passed away.
Changed to new corporate logo on AMITA Co., Ltd.
Stocks of some stores in Tokyo were transferred to Amita Inpex Co., Ltd.
Damascene Workshop Co., Ltd. was established to make damascene department independent.
Stocks of some store in Kyoto, Osaka and Nagoya area were transferred to Amita Inpex Co., Ltd.
Amita Inpex Co., Ltd. increased it's capital and became the subsidiary of AMITA Co., Ltd.
Opened a store in Kansai International Airport in Izumisano city, Osaka.
AMITA Co., Ltd started an agent for import business on watches from Switzerland.
Some businesses transferred to Amita Inpex were returned to AMITA Co., Ltd.
Main store of AMITA was built in Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto city.（Current East Building of Kyoto Handicraft Center）
|1999||The store in Narita International Airport was renovated.|
|2003||Tomokuni Amita was appointed as the president of AMITA Co., Ltd.|
|2004||The store in Kansai International Airport was renovated.|
Production department was divided and merged with Damascene Workshop Co., Ltd. Later renamed as Amita MCF Co., Ltd.
Kunihiko Amita was appointed as the first president of Amita MCF Co., Ltd.
|2006||Opened a workshop cafe and Craftsmen's Workshop EN-YA(EN=fate, YA=house/place)|
The store in New Miyako Hotel was renovated and opened as Kyoto Craft Mart New Miyako Hotel store.
AMITA Co., Ltd started the import business agent with wize & ope（France）and a.b.art（Switerland）.
Tomokuni Amita was appointed as the president of Amita MCF Co., Ltd.
The store in Narita International Airport renovated and opened as Kyoto Craft Mart.
|2011||The store in Tobu Hotel Airport renovated and opened as Kyoto Craft Mart.|
The store in Kansai International Airport renovated and opened as Kyoto Craft Mart.
Main store of AMITA was renamed as Kyoto Handicraft Center East building.
|2013||Kyoto Craft Mart Westin Miyako Hotel Kyoto store opened in Westin Miyako Hotel.|