The Sarome Co., Ltd. currently produces high-end lighters for domestic and international districution. It was founded in 1940 by Mr. Segawa Kunijiro as a mechanical press work company under the name Segawa Manufacturing. In 1948, they primarily made toys and cigarette oil lighters. They were the first in the Japanese lighter industry. In 1963, it incorporated the corporation under the name Sarome Lighter Co., Ltd. It is still in business at 8-17-1 Miyama, Funabashi-City, Chiba Pref. 274-0072 Japan. See "History". Sarome Tokyo. Retrieved 2015-11-02.