Suzuki’s story begins with Japan’s massive silk industry, which was quite a lucrative business back in the 1900s. It was around this time that Michio Suzuki, the founder of the Suzuki corporation, established the Suzuki Loom Manufacturing Company in Hamamatsu, Japan. Michio was born the son of poor cotton farmers and spent much of his early life toiling in the fields before he began working in a loom factory where he studied how looms were designed.
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