The Kotobuki Corporation Group of Companies

Since its founding in 1914, Kotobuki Seating has been manufacturing and installing furniture all over the world, mainly in public spaces. It is now the largest public facility furniture manufacturer in the world, with offices not only in Japan but also the United States, United Kingdom, France, Vietnam, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia, employing over 700 experienced professionals. We will continue to support clients around the world and expand globally together with our solid network of business partners, dealers and agents.

Kotobuki Group world map

Kotobuki Seating has consistently been a market leader in the production of audience seating since its founding in Japan in 1914. Their company emphasis is on superior engineering, unmatched quality and strong relationships with clients.

Kotobuki Japan

Kotobuki Seating International was established to support its cherished brands that are committed to creating the best seating experiences in the world, ranging from bleachers to telescopic seating solutions to theatre and school auditorium seats.

Kotobuki Seating International

Founded in Vietnam, Kotobuki SEA has been an important manufacturing base of Kotobuki group. Inheriting the quality and careful service of their parent company, Kotobuki SEA works throughout sales, design, installation and maintenance in Vietnam as well as production for Japan and ASEAN countries.

Kotobuki SEA

K+ was created in Barcelona with the idea of becoming the group’s “laboratory of ideas”, and the intention of promoting the development of new solutions that expand and renew the group’s range of products where sustainability and design will be the most important elements in this sector.

Kotobuki Plus

Harnessing its high technological and design capabilities, Quinette Gallay Renaissance, with its business base located in Montreuil, Paris, has been leading the theatre seating market in Europe since its inception in 1947 and has delivered various products to many renowned clients such as the Paris Opera.

Quinette Gallay

Based in Kalamazoo, Michigan Interkal has completed successful projects all over the world. They specialise in the design and manufacture of indoor telescopic seating systems as well as outdoor stadium and entertainment seating. 


Audience Systems Ltd. is at the forefront of the European public seating industry with clients in the UK including the BBC and the Royal Albert Hall. It has an increasing presence in the North America and is a global leader in retractable seating.

Audience Systems

Ferco Seating Systems was established in 1983 by CEO, Tim Barr. From humble beginnings supplying stadium seating we have grown into one of the world's largest manufacturers of auditorium, cinema, education and sports spectator seating. Today, it has an international company headquartered in the UK, with regional operations centres in Singapore, manufacturing facilities in Malaysia, and a network of agents in Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim.

Ferco Seating