Iwamoto Inc was established in the 33rd year of the Meiji Era (1900) as a stone masonry business, which it has continued to do ever since. The present president of the company, Tetsuomi Iwamoto, through his vision and various inventions has greatly expanded the company to include the establishment of the following enterprises besides those outlined on this web site:
- Iwamoto Stone Masonry Inc.
- The Stone Museum in Gifu prefecture
- Production of own label ‘Hakusekikan’ gourmet beer
- 30 nationwide branches of the popular ‘Treasure Hunt’ children’s mineral treasure hunt activity centers.
- And more…..
Iwamoto Inc, has a long and proud history of providing high quality, reliable products. We value traditional Japanese traits of honesty, integrity, hard work and commitment to excellence.
Profile of: Tetsuomi Iwamoto, president of Iwamoto Inc.
Tetsuomi Iwamoto profile
Name: Tetsuomi Iwamoto
Company: Iwamoto Inc.
CV: 1949 Born May 19 in Hirukawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
1972 University graduation, employed by Iwamoto Masonry Company
1982 President of Iwamoto Inc
1986 Committee member Japan Broadcasting Corporation Viewer
1989 Inaugural Board Chairman Ena City Young Person’s Association (Winner Best of the Best Award)
1991 Committee member New Factory Implementation Committee (Ministry of International Trade and Industry, now Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
1992 Committee member Factory Site Research Division (Ministry of International Trade and Industry, now Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
1993 Gifu Prefectural Sight Seeing Area Improvement Excellence Award
1994 Chairman Hirukawa Arts Committee
1994 Committee member Roadside Station Cultural Experts Committee
1995 Committee member Gifu Prefectural Tourist Association
1997 Chairman Gifu Prefectural Tourist Association, winner Economic Spirit Award
2001 Recipient Gifu Prefectural Oribe Award
2003 Board of Directors Gifu Prefectural Tourist Association
Hobbies: Art, inventing (holder of over 100 patents)
Other: 1986 Opening Iwamoto Stone Museum
1988 Completion of Stone Museum Pyramid
1989 Completion of Outdoor Stone Music Dome
1990 Completion of Stone Museum Firewood and Candle Room
1992 Completion of Stone Museum Oval Lavatory
1993 Completion of Stone Museum Lunar Memorial Art Museum
2002 Completion of clinical trials of Iwamoto Stone Powder Blanket (sleep inducing blanket) in conjunction with Shiga Medical University, Shiga Sato Hospital
2004 Completion monocoque construction method Slow House (world first)
2006 Development stone powder utilizing diet method
2008 Development food waste processing utilizing stone powder
2010 Development Super Stone Clean 530 series, biomass to useful carbon products, Iwamoto Mineral Biochar, Creating a Closed Loop Eco Society through minerals
2012 Development radiation adsorption agent. Salinated soil remediation and disaster waste processing for Kessenuma Revitalization Project (Tohoku earthquake and tsunami affected area) Documentary Making Fields Flourish broadcast worldwide by NHK