The story begins in 1920 when Jujiro Matsuda, (1875-1952) and a group of shareholders buy a cork company, and found the “Toyo Cork Kogyo Company Limited”.
Toyo means East and Kogyo industry.
The name Mazda comes from Ahura Mazda, the superior god of Persian Zoroastrianism. He was the god of reason, granted wisdom and united man with nature and other divinities. Mazda also remembers the surname of the founder of the Company, Jujiro Matsuda.
In 1927, Matsuda reformed the Company, calling himself “Toyo Kogyo Kaisha.
Kaisha means company.Show More