|Dimensions||70 × 25 × 5 cm|£79.79
|Balance Point||Head Heavy (295 mm)|
|Shaft Stiffness||Flexible (0.98 g)|
This racket is strung with Ashaway Zymax 65 at 25lbs pressure
|COMPANY NAME||GOSEN CO., LTD.|
|HEAD OFFICE||3F, Nikke Yotsubashi Bldg., 1-4-26,
Osaka 550-0013, Japan
|INCORPORATION||Aug. 14, 1953 (Founded in Jan., 1951)|
|REPRESENTATIVE DIRECTOR||SUMIYUKI KIMURA|
|CAPITAL STOCK||100 million yen|
|EMPLOYEE||198 persons (as of Mar. 31, 2015)|
|MAIN BUSINESS||– Manufacrure & Sales of sporting goods
– Manufacturer & Sales of tackle
– Manufacture & Sales of sewing thread for apparels and industrials.
|SUBSIDIARIES||– HOKUREN CO., LTD.
– SHANGHAI GOSEN CO., LTD.
– GOSEN (THAILAND) CO., LTD.
|1951||GOSEN CO., LTD. was extablished and started manufacturing nylon synthetic thread.|
|1954||Tenjin factory was established to start the production of racket string and fishing line.|
|1958||Started to export the racket synthetic strings|
|1960||Developed world longest selling string “HY-SHEEPⓇ”.|
|1963||Developed special coated string “OG-SHEEPⓇ”.|
|1968||For the first time in Japan “HY-SHEEP-S” was officially recognized by Japan Soft Tennis Federation.
Tennis strings were also officially recognized by Japan Tennis Association.
|1969||Obtained a patent on manufacturing the whole shaft, strictly steel made badminton rackets.
Released the highest quality and lightest weight model “EXCELLENT”.
|1971||Oil injected “HY-O-SHEEPⓇ” tennis string obtained patent in U.S.A., U.K. etc..|
|1973||Rod Laver (Australia) the Grand Slam tennis champion signed a contract to promote GOSEN.|
|1976||In the golden age of the wooden racket, GOSEN developed the bamboo racket “HY-THOMASⓇ” that has better resilience than wooden.|
|1980||Releaesd the world’s first joint-less carbon badminton racket and this racket leads to the current carbon rakets.|
|1981-1982||Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert Lloyd, top players at that time, signed an international contract to promote GOSEN.|
|1985||GOSEN strings were officially approved by Indonesia Badminton Association.|
|1986||R & D center was builded next to Tenjin factory.
Officially approved by International Tennis Federation.
|1988||GOSEN CO., LTD., TAIWAN BRANCH was established in Taichung, Taiwan.
Developed genuine multi-filament string “TECGUTⓇ”.
|1989||GOSEN CO. PTE. LTD. was established in Singapore.|
|1990||Developed “Umishima” structure, “TECGUT 7000”.|
|1991||GOSEN AMERICA, INC. was established in U.S.A.
Signed with Jim Courier (U.S.A.) and Gabriela Sabatini (Argentine) to promote tennis string.
|1994||Signed with C. Martinez (Spain) to promote GOSEN tennis string “TECGUT PRO” for widebody tennis racket.|
|1996||GOSEN is the only badminton string which was approved by International Badminton Federation.|
|1998||Developed “GAVUNⓇ” shaft, “ROOTSⓇ” racket, featuring two-kick points for the first time in the racket industry.|
|1999||Developed bio degradable string “BIOGUTⓇ” for the first time in the world.
Signed with Malaysian Badminton Association for sponsorship.
|2000||Singed with Anna Kournikova (Russia) to promote GOSEN tennis string and grip.|
|2001||Adopted the super alloy “AERMET” in strings and rackets for the first time in the world.|
|2003||SHANGHAI GOSEN CO., LTD. was established in Shanghai, China.
Lined up the new ROOTS series racket with new patented mechanism named WPP (Wave Power Performance) which increases resilience.
Tenjin factory was certified under ISO9001 (Quality Management System).
|2005||Tenjin Factory was certified under ISO 14001 (environmental management system).
Adopted nano-technology in strings “NANOCUBICⓇ” first time in the world.
|2006||Became a member of NIKKE group.|
|2007||Developed R4X badminton string with revolutionary Quattro-Fiber.|
|2009||Developed FG tennis string with flat shape first time in the world.|
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