NoritakeSince 1904, Noritake has been bringing beauty, elegance and quality to dinner tables across the world. Noritake’s has superior artistry and craftsmanship. Their superb attention to detail and uncompromising commitment to quality have made Noritake into an international symbol during this past 100 years.
In 1876, the Morimura Brothers created a trading company that was established to import chinaware, paper lanterns, curios, and numerous gift items. In 1904, the Noritake company grew out of a village called Noritake, which was actually a small suburb of Nagoya, Japan. Their mission was to produce a western style dinnerware that could be exported. As early as 1920, Noritake had created assembly production, which allowed for high quality production of affordable china. In the decades to follow, Noritake perfected it s techniques so it could expand into all markets around the world.
Present day, Noritake is one of leaders in dinnerware manufacturing spanning across the globe. Many of their products are used in hotels, restaurants, and airlines in numerous countries. The Noritake tradition today continued with distinctive designs, elegant appeal, and superior quality.