WEST has its orignins in a factory named "Nishi Seisakusho" (Nishi's factory) founded in 1933 by Mr. Asajiro Nishi. He started with manufacturing of locks and ironmongery hardwares mainly for vessels at near Osaka sea port. Due to the large demand of rapid economic growth, their product range had shifted to the category of house building hardware.
Throughout the 1970s and 80s, with highly increasing of housing demand, their product range was greatly widened in accordance with the needs of the market. To meet the market demand of quality, cost and lead time. They have been supplying only the best products up until today.