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.
- Company name
- ESTAR, Inc.
- Susumu Kakehi
- 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.
Komatsu Used Equipment Corp.
Hanwa Co., Ltd.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Japan Co., Ltd. Hino Retrucks Co., Ltd.
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation
UD Trucks Corporation
- Auction venues
- HAA, USS, ORIX, JA, ARAI, HONDA, GE
- 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).