WEST is a manufacturer of architectural hardware based in Osaka, Japan. It is family-owned company established in 1933 and named after the founding family, Nishi, which literally translates into English as ‘west’. It’s roots lie in the manufacture of locks and cylinders, as you see WEST’s current trademark, a modified letter W, imitates the tip of a bit key.
No matter how the era and the environment might change, WEST hopes to continue producing products that will welcome people with warmth and gentleness. Sincerely pursuing the spirit of hospitality is the concept of WEST brand.