Here we chart Nagase’s history from startup through to its current reforms, a story spanning more than 175 years. Discover how successive generations of company presidents and leaders, from founder Denbei Nagase on down, stewarded the company’s management, and how Nagase turned its sights abroad ahead of other Japanese companies and built a network that now spans Europe, America, and Asia. This is the story of how Nagase laid the foundations of the specialized trading company it has now become.