Ji Stonecrest is (or more accurately was) a brand name of Jepcor International Inc. formerly of Chalet Office Plaza, 1000 Skokie Avenue Wilmette Illinois 60091, and 41 Madison Avenue New York. Wilmette is a village in the USA with a population of over 27,000 located approximately 25km north of Chicago on the Western shore of Lake Michigan. They registered various trademarks over the years, that were; Andre Ponche, first registered on the 20th of January 1973, Decostone, Wiltshire House, Stonecrest, Country Cupboard, registered 1973 and Haeng Nam and Mario Registered 1980.
Haeng Nam Chinaware inc. began production in Korea during the Japanese occupation of the Second World War in May 1942. They later manufactured a wide range of chinaware to many well-known companies including Noritake and Corning. Because Jepcor had registered their name in the USA, Haeng Nam could not use it there until the registration lapsed. In Chinese, Haeng Nam means "Apricot South". Haeng Nam are located at 251-32 Sang-dong, Mokpo-si Jeollanam-do Korea. They make a variety of homewares and export mainly to Hong Kong. The company has also recently started making bathroom products.