Today, no one even suspects that the world-famous Shimano brand was once an ironworks. In 1921, Shozaburo Shimano founded the Shimano Iron Works in Sakai, Japan. Meanwhile, the company manufactures components and clothing for cycling, fishing and rowing. Shimano has high quality standards for its products and aims to satisfy the wearer without exception - top athletes and recreational athletes. The company has locations all over the world and is definitely considered an equal competitor. Promoting industrial safety and health activities to create a secure working environment for all employees is a matter close to Shimano's heart. The mission is to promote health and happiness by enjoying nature and the world around us. According to the motto "closer to nature, closer to people".