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Company Name Yamato Scientific Co., Ltd.
President Satoshi Morikawa


17F Muromachi Higashi Mitsui Bldg.(COREDO Muromachi), 2-2-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022
Foundation March 4, 1889
Incorporated November 27, 1946
Capital 100,000,000 yen ($950,000)
Accounting Period September
Gross Sales 24.2 billion yen ($230 million), 64.8 billion yen group annual gross sales *
Employee 661 (Group total: 1,274) *
Factories & Offices Head Office, Minami Alps Factory, R&D Center, Advanced Technology Research Center Domestic Base (Sapporo, Sendai, Tsukuba, Chiba, Kita-Kanto, Tokyo, Tokyo-Kita, Tokyo-Nishi, Kawasaki, Yokohama, Atsugi, Shizuoka, Nagoya, Kansai, Keiji, Hiroshima, Fukuoka))
Overseas Base (San Francisco, Shanghai, Chongqing, Taiwan, and Bangkok)
Business Contents
  1. Development, manufacture and domestic/overseas sales for scientific instruments, test & research facilities, analysis & measurement device, examinations & inspection device, and medical equipment.
  2. Inspections & calibrations and preventive maintenance services for the above contents.
  3. Design, construction, total relocation, reform and consultant services for research facilities in universities, institutes, etc.
ISO Certification ISO14001 : Minami Alps Factory
ISO9001 : Field Engineering Department and Minami Alps Factory
ISO13485 : Minami Alps Factory
Holidays Saturday, Sunday, Summer Vacation, Year-end and New-year (124 holidays a year)
Benefit Programs
  1. 40 resort facilities under contract
  2. Health insurance, welfare pension, employee insurance and compensation insurance
  3. Retirement benefit, corporate pension, employees' savings scheme and employee self-holding stocks union
Education, Training New employee training courses, various level courses, Reimbursement for qualification attainment, and MVP systems
Organizations participating in
Organizations participating in Japan Federation of Scientific Instrument Associations, Japan analysis Instrument Association, Japan pharmaceutical equipment & Machinery Association, Japanese Society of Medical Instrumentation, Tokyo Organization Glass Association (TOGA), The Chemical Society of Japan, The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry, The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Association of Tokyo Business, The Japan Society for Analytical chemistry, Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry, Tokyo Measurement Association, Tokyo Trade Center, Metrology, Measurement Control Association, and Japan International Cooperation Center, Japan Association for Promotion of Science Education and Equipment.
* as of Sept. 2014

* History
1889 Founded as"Yamato Sosuke Morikawa Company" by Sosuke Morikawa, First President
1915 Issued first Comprehensive Catalog
First development and manufacture for X-ray tube in Japan
1941 Established "Yamato Scientific Instruments Ltd.". Sosuke Morikawa Jr. became 2nd President.
1946 Yamato Scientific Instruments, Ltd. reorganized to Yamato Scientific Instruments Co, Ltd.
1948 Created distributor networks in Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, Shinetsu, Hokuriku, Chubu, Kinki and Kyushu regions.
1966 Held the 1st domestic distributors meeting
1968 Completion of Atsugi Factory in Kanagawa Inland Industrial Park

Yamato Scientific Instruments Co., Ltd. renamed to Yamato Scientific Co., Ltd.
Tatsumi Morikawa became the 3rd president

Established Yamato Express Co,. Ltd.
1976 Opened Atsugi Distribution Center within Atsugi Factory area
1977 Established Yamato Lab-Tech Co., Ltd. after incorporation of Atsugi Factory and Research Facility Department.
1981 Completion of Yamanashi Factory in Kosai Industrial Park (current Minami Alps Factory)

Established Yamato USA, Inc. in Illinois

Established a medical device sales company, Yamato Medical Co. Ltd.
1989 Celebrated 100th anniversary establishment
1995 Established stock Yamato Environmental Technology Research Institute

Satoshi Morikawa became the 4th president

Yamato Glass Co., Ltd. listed on JASDAQ

Established Morikawa Yamato Medical Co. Ltd. (Merging Yamato Medical Co. Ltd. and Morikawa Medical device Manufacture Co. Ltd.)

Established SUNMEDIX Co., Ltd. (Merging Morikawa Yamato Medical Co. Ltd. and Ishii Medical Factory Co. Ltd.)
2003 Started “ Yamato Renaissance Campaign” promoting Yamato Brand Products
2004 Established Yamato Scientific Shanghai Corp.
2005 Established Yamato Scientific Chongqing Co., Ltd.

New R&D Center opened at Minami Alps Factory
Yamato Glass Co., Ltd. renamed to Yamato Material Co., Ltd.

2010 Opened Monzennaka-cho Annex
2012 Established Yamato Techno Engineering Co., Ltd.

Relocation of headquarters (Nihonbashi Muromachi, Tokyo)

2014 Commemorated 125th Anniversary
2015 Established Lab Design Systems Co., Ltd.
2016 Completion of Yamato Scientific Chongqing Co., Ltd. new factory
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