Feb 7, 2023
Japan DIY Home Center Association was established on July 18, 1977, as a voluntary organization that promotes the DIY spirit and develops related industries. On May 19, 1980, the company was granted permission by the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry(now Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) to become incorporated as "Japan DIY・HC Association". As a non-profit foundation, the company has been conducting various activities to promote the comprehensive development of the DIY industry and to contribute to enhancing the living standard of the Japanese people through the wholesome promotion of DIY. Designed by 7 general committees and 1 special committee (a total of 8 committees), their projects are aggressively conducted in cooperation with their corporate members nationwide to achieve the regional promotion of DIY. The company’s policy of promoting DIY through united efforts by the manufacturing, wholesale, and retail sectors of the DIY industry has been acclaimed by many people and the number of corporate members has grown considerably, from 260 companies in 1977 to 451 companies (March 2023). They have 44 retail member companies which have more than 4,500 home center stores in total all over Japan. The Japan DIY・HC Association will continue to expand its member network to promote DIY.