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Company Profile

Sumika Chemical Analysis Service, Ltd. (SCAS) could almost be regarded as a think tank comprising specialists in analytical technology. As Japan’s largest integrated analytical company, we comprehensively respond to our customers’ needs and provide a variety of solutions.
Formerly the Analysis Division of Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., we became an independent entity in July 1972. Since then, our activities have received high acclaim in a broad range of industrial and research fields.
We are also closely involved with environmental issues, and carry out extensive operations that range from analysis to assessment. It goes without saying that we keep our customers’ information strictly confidential. Based on business concepts such as innovative and scientific approaches, guaranteed data integrity, and customer satisfaction, we fully leverage our exceptional flexibility and mobility.

Established July 1, 1972
Capital 250 million yen
Shareholder Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (100%)
No. of Employees 1,119 (Mar 2017)
Sales 17,300 million yen (Fiscal year 2016)


Jul.1972 Established at Konohana-ku, Osaka, with capital of 2million yen
Jul.1974 Oita Branch set up
Oct.1974 Nihama Branch set up
Jul.1976 Chiba Office set up
Jul.1979 Okayama Branch set up
Sep.1986 Cpital increased to 100million yen
Apr.1989 Tsukuba Office set up
Feb.1993 Name of Office changed to "Laboratory"
Jul.1993 Tokyo Office set up
Oct.1993 Cpital increased to 200million yen
Feb.1993 Pharmaceutical Analysis Laboratory set up
Jul.1997 Cpital increased to 250million yen
Nov.1997 SCAS SINGAPORE PTE LTD established (100% SCAS ownership)
Jul.2000 Bioscience Reseach Center Biotechnology Center instituted
Jul.2004 Pharmaceutical Business Division established
Apr.2005 Nagoya Office set up
Nov.2005 Environmental Solution Co. Ltd. Established (100% SCAS ownership)
May.2007 Sumika Analysis & Evaluation Service (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. established (100% SCAS ownership)
Oct.2007 SCAS Europe S.A./N.V. established (100% SCAS ownership)
Jun.2008 Environmental Evaluation Division, Electronics Division, Division for Chemicals, Automobiles, Machinery and other industries, Chemicals Compliance Division, Pharmaceutical Divisions and Technology Innovation Center established
Jul.2009 Pharmaceutical Analysis Laboratory reorganized into Pharmaceutical Analysis Osaka Laboratory and Pharmaceutical Analysis Oita Laboratory
May.2011 SCAS-BTT Bioanalysis Co., Ltd established
Jul.2011 Hiroshima Branch set up
Oct.2012 SCAS Korea, Ltd established
Mar.2013 SCAS Taiwan, Ltd established
Apr.2014 Utsunomiya Branch set up
Jul.2014 Pharmaceutical Analysis Yodogawa Laboratatory set up
Jun.2015 Due to reorganization, 3 headquarters system(Technology & Innovation Headquarters,Client Service Headquarters and Technical Solution Headquarters)established