Shikibo Ltd. is engages in the manufacture and sale of textile products and industrial materials. It operates through the following business divisions: Textile, Industrial Materials, Functional Materials, Real Estate Business; and Research and Development. The Textile division manages the manufacture and sale of yarn, cloth, knit, and secondary products. The Industrial Materials division supplies papermaking dryer fabrics and filter cloths as core products and contributes to the society in a wide variety of fields through its products. The Functional Materials division develops and produces composite material with high-functional fibers utilized. The Real Estate Business division engages in the construction and operation of shopping centers, condominiums, and others. The Research and Development division engages in the fiber, industrial materials, and functional material businesses. The company was founded on August 5, 1892 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.