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||1,142 (Mar. 2018)|
|Sales||17,300 million yen (Fiscal year 2016)|
|Jul.1972||Sumika Chemical Analysis Service, Ltd. was established with capital of 2million yen.|
|Jul.1974||Oita Branch was set up.|
|Oct.1974||Niihama Branch was set up.|
|Jul.1976||Chiba Office was set up.|
|Sep.1986||Capital increased to 100million yen.|
|Apr.1989||Tsukuba Office was set up.|
|Feb.1993||Name of Office changed to "Laboratory".|
|Jul.1993||Tokyo Office was set up.|
|Oct.1993||Capital increased to 200million yen.|
|Feb.1995||Pharmaceutical Analysis Laboratory was set up.|
|Jul.1997||Capital increased to 250million yen.|
|Nov.1997||SCAS SINGAPORE PTE LTD was established (100% SCAS ownership).|
|Jul.2000||Bioscience Research Center Biotechnology Center was instituted.|
|Jul.2004||Pharmaceutical Business Division was established.|
|Apr.2005||Nagoya Office was set up.|
|Nov.2005||Environmental Solution Co., Ltd. was established (100% SCAS ownership).|
|May.2007||Sumika Analysis & Evaluation Service (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. was established (100% SCAS ownership).|
|Oct.2007||SCAS Europe S.A./N.V. was 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 were established.|
|Jul.2009||Pharmaceutical Analysis Laboratory was reorganized into Pharmaceutical Analysis Osaka Laboratory and Pharmaceutical Analysis Oita Laboratory.|
|May.2011||SCAS-BTT Bioanalysis Co., Ltd. was established.|
|Jul.2011||Hiroshima Branch was set up.|
|Oct.2012||SCAS Korea, Ltd. was established.|
|Mar.2013||SCAS Taiwan, Ltd. was established.|
|Apr.2014||Utsunomiya Branch was set up.|
|Jul.2014||Pharmaceutical Analysis Yodogawa Laboratory was set up.|
|Jun.2015||Due to reorganization, 3 headquarters system (Technology & Innovation Headquarters, Client Service Headquarters and Technical Solution Headquarters) were established.|
|Apr.2018||Five divisions (Environmental Evaluation; Electronics; Pharmaceutical; Chemicals, Automobiles, Machinery and Medical Devices; and Chemical Compliance) were reorganized into three divisions (Pharmaceutical; Materials; and Environment, Health & Safety).
Technology & Innovation Headquarters was renamed Corporate Management Headquarters.