|1963||Founded TOHOKU DIVING CENER by Morinosuke Yasuda as the first diving store in Miyagi Japan.|
|1973||Mamoru Yasuda succeeded the business.|
|1975||Incorporated as TOHOKU Diving Center Limited Liability Company. (JPY1,700,0000).
Manufacture wetsuits for local fishermen.
|1980||Developed an innovative diving gloves “AQUA GLOVE” which are reinforced by PVC dots and exported to more than 20 countries.|
|1982||Built new factory and began production of wetsuits for the market of Wind Surfing and Recreational Diving.
|1983||Launched first Fabric dry suits for wind surfing in Japan.|
|1984||The Sales Department is incorporated as MOBBY DICK INC. (JPY5,000,000).|
|1985||MOBBY DICK INC. opens a wholesale distribution office in Kanagawa Prefecture. Launched Neoprene Diving Drysuits.|
|1986||Launched Fabric Diving Drysuits|
|1987|| Launched PWC (Personal water Craft) wetsuits
|1988||Sales office relocated to Shibuya.
Developed and patented the “Twinshell” fabric dry suit.
MOBBY’S’ wetsuits first appeared in US diving magazines as “Most Fashioned Wetsuits”.
|1989||Exhibited the first oversea business show ISPO in Germany.|
|1990||TOHOKU Diving Center Limited Liability Company’s capital increased to JPY20,000,000.
Began Exporting to USA and Europe.
|1991||TOHOKU Diving Center Limited Liability Company files as a Corporation|
|1992||TOHOKU Diving Center Inc. capital increased to JPY50,000,000.
MOBBY DICK INC. capital increased to JPY20,000,000,
Launched JET SHOES the first shoes dedicated to JET SKI in the world.
|1995||Built Head quarter office and factory.
Management office opened in USA. Closed 2002
Merged MOBBY DICK INC. and TOHOKU Diving Center Inc.(Capital stock: JPY63,000,000)
|1997||License agreement with O’Neill Inc.|
Launched manufacturing Surfing wetsuits with O’Neill brand in Japan.
|1999||Sales office relocated to Kanazawa in Yokohama.|
|2000||Capital increased (JPY83,000,000).
MOBBY’S EUROPA S.R.L. was established to promote and extend MOBBY’S business activities into Europe.
Granted a Tohoku Venture Land Subsidy by the Tohoku government Developed HAZMAT srysuits.
|2003||Integration of the “A.C.T.” body in motion fit for wetsuits resulting in greater freedom of movement and comfort.
|2005||Osaka office opened.
AWARD: First prize awarded to Mobby’s by the 77 Business Foundation.
|2006||Partnership agreement with MARES s.p.a. whereby Mobby’s would promote Diving equipment of MARES brand in Japan and MARES would handle all sales and marketing activities outside of Japan through its network of distributors. Dissolution of Mobby’s Europe S.R.L.
Collaboration with Hamamatsu Photonics to develop the world’s first wetsuit 3D body scanner. Sales Office relocated to Sakuragicho in Yokohama.
First unsecured bond issued（Certified by 77 Bank corporation, limited qualified institutional investors）Issued amount: JPY 50,000,000
|2008||AWARD:“Ishinomaki Prize” awarded by the Ishinomaki Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
AWARD: Selected to the Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s – List of Top 300 “Most Dynamic” Manufacturers.
Catalog of HYDREX (X-MOBBY’S) is published to promote wetsuits & drysuits to be used for professional use including Commercial diving, Military, Coast Guard, Police and Fire Brigade.
|2009||Integration of an Automatic Cutting Machine (CAM)
AWARD: MOBBY’S “FREEDOM NZ (NON ZIP)” model suits are the first items certified “Product Excellence” by the Miyagi Industry Association and Tohoku Prefecture.
|2010||Received a Challenge Support Subsidy by the Miyagi Industry Association.
Received a “Product Excellence” subsidy support program by the National Federation of Small Business Associations.
|2011||Warehouse and company store were destroyed in the earthquake and tsunami that hit the coast.
In aid of the recovery efforts, Mobby’s provides jobs to the local victims to help them for the time being.
Launched a new product line dedicated to Sports Fishing called “REARTH”
Dissolution of the Mares division and transfer the business to a joint venture company with Mares s.p.a. which is Mares Japan Inc.
|2012||Mobby’s along with two associated companies that were damaged by the desaster are granted a “Facilities Reconstruction and Recovery” subsidy by the Japanese government.
Established shared warehousing and production facilities.
Sales Operations in Asia are launched (includes South Korea, China, and Palau).
|2013||Developed the innovative drysuits “T4” including the new zipper layout system allowing for greater
Mobility of your arms, shoulders, and torso.
Granted a New Business Activity Promotion Support Subsidy by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for the development of 3D human imaging software.
Taiwan and Hong Kong Sales operations launched.
|2014||Russia Sales operations (Vladivostok) launched.
Received a Global Top Niche market subsidy by the Shoko Chukin Bank Ltd. (Supported by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).
|2015||Germany Sales operations launched.
Thailand Sales operation launched.
Dissolution of the Joint venture “Mares Japan”.
|2016||As a result of the tendering for the Japanese government’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) We are granted as a supplier of public safety suits to Serbia.|
|2017||Signed a comprehensive business alliance with DUI USA.|
|2019||Signed a distributor agreement of Moby’s product with P.S.I Canada.|