Ribbon Connection is a manufacturer and wholesaler of high quality Japanese ribbons and trims. With offices in both California and New York and worldwide, we have been supplying the North American apparel industry with high quality products and services for over 25 years.

 Ribbon Connections’ parent company, the Takaramoto Corporation, opened its doors in Kyoto, Japan in 1947 and quickly became the world’s leading producer of silk ribbons.  Since then, we have introduced a wide variety of ribbons, trims, cords, laces and elastics applying the same high standards used to manufacture our 100% silk ribbons. Over the past 70 years, the Takaramoto Corporation has experienced tremendous growth and now has factories in Japan and China, as well as 7 sales offices in major metropolitan areas of Asia and North America. 

 Our world wide locations are collectively known as the United Ribbons Group. From our office in the San Francisco Bay Area and New York, Ribbon Connections has made a commitment to bring the North American market the benefit of years of Japanese silk expertise. 

 Our goal is to provide professional, personal attention, high quality products, and timely service and logistics designed to fit each customer’s unique set of needs. 

 We cater to the following industries:

• Garment Manufacturing/Production

• Fashion/Couture Design

• Fashion/Lingerie/Couture Design

• Decorative Gift Wrapping/Cosmetic Packaging

• Bridal/Floral Decoration

• Outdoor/Activewear

• Home Décor/Home Furnishings

• Craft/Scrapbooking

• Sustainable/Eco Friendly

• Custom Development/Specialty Sourcing


We hope that this new and improved website will provide you with a convenient way to browse our product line, place orders, and submit inquiries. We’d also like to use this as a tool to keep in touch with you and bring you all of the latest news including product information, new product announcements, and trade show information. If beauty is a necessity for your project or service, Ribbon Connections is your ribbon source.