About the Foundation
Born in present-day Ishiyakushicho, Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture.
Graduated from Osaka Higher Technical School, Department of Mechanical Engineering (now the School/ Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University).
Served in the Navy and assigned to the Yokosuka Naval Arsenal as a naval engineer.
Obtained the first patent for “A-type Binding Paper Machine”.
Amano Manufacturing established in Kamata, Tokyo (now Amano Corporation).
Obtained patent for Time recorder.
Awarded Medal with Purple Ribbon
Amano Institute of Technology established with private funds
Passed away in Hosoe-cho, Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture at the age of 86.
(Proper action – Patience – Luck)
Shuichi Amano’s motto, “Don-Kon-Un”, meaning Proper action – Patience – Luck is an expression of his experiences throughout his life.
The period when he was a student at Osaka Higher Technical School was a period of Don or Proper action in his studies. The period when he was a naval engineer and when he started his business was a period of Kon or Patience, and the period that followed was a period when he was blessed with luck and developed his businesses.