John Hatashita(6th dan) travels to Japan to learn from legendary judo masters. Between training sessions, he begins exporting judogi to his brother Frank Hatashita(8th dan). Frank Hatashita establishes Hatashita Enterprises.
Hatashita Enterprises is the first importer of Mizuno Sports equipment.
Fuji Brand is established by Hatashita Enterprises
Frank Hatashita begins expanding his Toronto dojo to offer karate, jiu jitsu, kendo and establishes the dojo as the Canadian training ground for future sensei.
Hatashita Dojo’s expand to over 100 dojos across Canada.
Roman Hatashita represents Canada at the Olympic Games
Roman Hatashita purchases Hatashita Enterprises from Frank Hatashita.
Name change to Hatashita International to reflect its international trade.
RCMP begins using Hatashita as mat supplier for defensive tactics.
2007, 2011, 2015, 2023
Supply Canada Winter Games with tatami and gis.
Granted Dollamur distribution for Canada.
Official distributor for Twins Special from Thailand.
Supply all martial arts mats for the Toronto Pan Am Games.
Official judogi sponsor of Judo Canada.
Establish Tatami Fightwear Gear Canadian distributorship.
New 15,000 sq/ft distribution centre and retail store.
Official supplier to Canadian Armed Forces for mats and equipment.