We are looking forward to your continued patronage. Since our founding in Kobe in August 1971, we have been providing a wide variety of products from Japan and abroad to people who require them. People around the globe place high reliance and trust on products made in Japan such as freight vehicles, construction machinery, and auto parts. They are still in demand even as used products overseas. We recycle and reuse them, which also helps protect the environment. We continue to strive for excellence in importing and exporting to meet the demands of international buyers and Japanese users.

Representative Director and ChairmanSusumu Kakei

Many people have been attracted to large Japanese motorcycles designed for the international market, and enjoy riding them. We offer the joy of riding them by importing these motorcycles. We are pleased to announce a new exciting item to you. We will be distributing large electric motorcycles from Energica in Italy, Ego Eva, exclusively in Asia for the first time.These are large electric racing motorcycle that have already achieved a high level of perfection in the motorcycle industry that continues to move towards electric motorcycles. Many riders are attracted to the refined styling and excellent ride performance that are characteristic to electric motorcycles. These motorcycles are also environmentally friendly because they have no emissions.

President and Representative Director


Company name
Representative Director
and Chairman
Susumu Kakehi
President and
Representative Director
August 1971
30 million yen
2 chome 2-3, San no miya-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0021
Estar Main Plant
239-19 Taniguchi, Hasetani-cho, Nishi-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 651-2237
Estar Kizu Planta
1 chome 1315-17, Mitsugaoka, Nishi-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 651-2228
Contact information
TEL +8178-331-4571 / FAX +8178-331-4576
Main banks
MUFG Bank, Ltd. – Kobe Branch
Mitsui Sumitomo Bank – Kobe Branch
The Hyakujushi Bank, Ltd. – Kobe Branch
The Minato Bank, Ltd. – Kobe Branch
Kobe Shinkin Bank – Kobe Branch
Major Clients
Energica Motor Company S.p.A
ISUZU UMAX Corporation
Kawasaki Motors (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Bright, Inc.
Komatsu Used Equipment Corp.
Sogo Corporation
Hanwa Co., Ltd.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Japan Co., Ltd. Hino Retrucks Co., Ltd.
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation
UD Trucks Corporation
Auction venues
Qualifications and
Used Goods Dealer Permit No.: Hyogo Prefecture Public Safety Commissioner 631137900023, Obtained on January 16, 1979
Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Importer Registration No.: Kinki 10412
Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Public Seller Registration No.: Jinbo 123TA0150
Business Areas
Parallel importing of large motorcycles designed for the international market, and importing of large electric motorcycles made outside Japan
Exporting freight vehicles and construction machinery
Recycling of used vehicles
Exporting of auto parts, generators, and forklifts
Importing of valves, agricultural tools and chemicals from China


August 1971
Estar Inc. established.
August 1983
Headquarters moved to 2 chome 2-3, Sannomiya-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo.
September 1987
Estar Main Plant started operation.
September 1987
Started importing international model of large motorcycles from Kawasaki.
October 1990
Started importing valves and agricultural tools made in China.
April 2003
Estar Kizu Plant started operation.
June 2004
Obtained permit as a Vehicle Recycler under Vehicle Recycling Act (purchase, collection of chlorofluorocarbon, etc., disassembling, and crushing).


2 chome 2-3, Sannomiya-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo