Roots - Nigata Files

The best sharpeners and the biggest producer, sharpened by history and legend

Nigata Files

Nigata inherited file production from Osaka in the late Edo period.

Today Nigata files account for 95% of domestic file production.

Professionals have been putting faith in the superior sharpening job.

Spirit - GOEI Co., Ltd.

Producing superior tools Inheriting and developing file culture


Founded in Nigata, the center of file production in 1919.

GOEI has been producing the highest quality tools since the Edo period.

We innovate our products to meet the needs of the times as well as cherish the methods and traditional manufacturing ways.

We promise to continue contributing to traditional methods in Japan.