From top to bottom: Tajima opens its doors in Manila
Manila, Philippines — This year, award-winning Japanese luxury flooring manufacturer Tajima unveiled its first flagship store in the Philippines.
Tajima’s Journey began 99 years ago, with the manufacture and sale of asphalt roofing.
Founded in Mikawa Island, Tokyo, in 1919 by Takenaga Tajima the company has produced pioneering technology, materials, and designs for nearly a century. Since its inception, Tajima’s portfolio has grown from creating materials for the Japanese market to developing top-notch products designed for residences and commercial spaces the world over. The company prides itself on offering a vast selection of highly-durable products to meet its customers’ varying needs, whether it’s anti-slip, and anti-static flooring, or flame-retardant carpet tiles for general use, to more specialized designs such as anti- bacterial and anti-chemical flooring used in hospitals, clinics, and laboratories, and foam-backed tiles for sports facilities and gyms. The brand has also gained a reputation for producing luxury vinyl flooring designed to resemble natural materials like wood and stone.
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In 1926, the company received its first patent, for waterproof Gilsoid roofing materials, and in 1953, Tajima launched its first flooring material, “P Tile”. Today, there are pioneers in developing new treatments and uses for materials, such as distressed denim floors.
Tajima’s groundbreaking offerings have always been designed to cater to the modern market’s constantly developing demands. The company addresses not just evolving needs, such as weather- resilient materials, but also changing aesthetics. These decades of achievement have been recognized most recently with its fourth win of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry of Japan’s Good Design Award for its innovative flooring systems.
Some of Tajima’s unique designs include:
- Umanity – foam- backed, highly durable, and anti-bacterial flooring for gyms and sports facilities
- View Gista – a vinyl flooring option for balconies, swimming pool areas, and other outdoor spaces
- Mediwel – a chemical-resistant, anti-bacterial material for clinics and laboratories
- Mortalike – homogeneous tile in industrial mortar finis
- Lay flat – 5mm thickness , anti – satic, no adhesive needed, for raised flooring and event spaces.
- Carpet tiles – flame retardant, 100% polypropylene for indoor use and 100% Antron nylon for luxurious indoor spaces.
The company’s central aim is simple—namely, solving its customers’ problems. More than a mere manufacturer of building materials, Tajima is founded on three tenets: Harmony, Innovation, and Technology.
By constantly improving on its product lines through research, development, and the use of technology, and helping consumers create spaces that promote living comfortably and beautifully in any environment, Tajima stays true to its brand values. As a company that actively develops employees of the highest calibre and promotes respect for the work of artisans as a cornerstone of the company, it adheres to values that are rooted in the philosophies of its birthplace.
Today, Tajima is an award-winning world leader in manufacturing premium building materials designed to meet the demands of modern life, and is available across five continents: Asia, Europe, Africa, and North and South America.
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