Cooperative relationship
with many suppliers/
customers over many years.

Company Profile

The source of the life is health,
safety and environment supporting our lives.

Listing this in our corporate philosophy, we think about what we should do as a trading company and aim at a company contributing to the society in response to our customer demands by suggestion of many products.(Basically, API, Excipient, Health food raw materials, Industrial chemicals, Reagents, Pharmaceutical products for extracorporeal diagnostics and more)

Regardless of whether domestic and overseas markets, in the modern society changing busily every day, demands of customers cover a lot of ground.

Not to mention the observance of laws in domestic and foreign countries, we work on recycling positively and pay careful attention to saving energy considering the enviroment.

We make an effort every single day to connect people and people, things and things to protect tomorrow's Japan, people around the world and the Earth.

Name
ICHIMARU CO., LTD.
Established on
August 1959
Capital
JPY 25,000,000-
Office
3-7, Fushimimachi 2-chome, chuo-ku, Osaka, 541-0044 Japan
Phone
+81-6-6201-0612
Fax
+81-6-6201-0616
URL
http://ichimarutrading.co.jp/
Email
Main Banks
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Osakachuo Branch
The Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank, Ltd.
Osaka Branch
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Senba Branch
Directors
President
Futoshi Yamasaki
Managing Director
Shoichi Sakata
Director (nonexecutive)
Shingo Kitajima
Corporate Auditor (nonexecutive)
Mitsuko Kitajima
Business Description
Import/Export: API, Excipient, Industrial chemicals, Reagents and Health food raw materials.
Export: Tablet presses and Bolts.
Major Countries/area of Import/Export
U.S.A., Canada, EU countries, Southeast Asia, Oceania, Korea, Taiwan, China, South Africa, and more.
Licenses

Whole seller for Pharmaceutical products in Japan [No.B11910]

Marketing approval holder in Japan for the Pharmaceutical in vitro diagnostic reagents [No.27A2X00130]

Whole seller for poisonous and deleterious substances excepting pharmaceutical drugs in Japan [No.HB11910]

Importer for poisonous and deleterious substances excepting pharmaceutical drugs [No.1132]

Importer of designated chemical substances covering “United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotics Drugs Psychotropic Substance 1988”. [Osaka 51-3]

Exporter of designated chemical substances for “United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotics Drugs Psychotropic Substance 1988”. [Osaka 52-6]

Affiliated Organizations
Japan Pharmaceutical trader’s association
Affiliated Company
ICHIMARU PHARCOS Co., Ltd.
318-1 Asagi, Motosu, Gifu 501-0475 Japan
Phone: +81-58-320-1032
President & CEO: Yoshihiko Ando
Capital: JPY 97,380,000-
Business Description: Specialists in the research and development,
manufacture, sales, and import and export of raw materials for cosmetics, health foods, and quasi drugs.
Address:
the 2nd Floor of Daitaku-Bldg. 14, 3-7, Fushimimachi 2-Chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0044, Japan
Phone:
+81-6-6201-0612
Direction:
Kitahama sta. on Osaka municipal subway Sakaisuji Line/Keihan railway (3min. walk from Exit6.)
Yodoyabashi sta. on Osaka municipal subway Midousuji Line (7min.walk crossing Midousuji to east from Exit13)
Naniwabashi sta. on Keihan Nakanoshima Line (7min.walk from Exit4)
Business hours:
8:50-17:30 (closed on weekends & holidays)

History

August
1959

Capitalized at JPY 500,000, ICHIMARU CO., LTD. established at 11 Dosho building, Hiranomachi 2-chome, higashi-ku, Osaka.
Beginning to import/export whole industrial chemical products. (Mainly pharmaceutical products raw materials <API, Excipient>)

January
1965

Increased capital to JPY 2,000,000 and Hiroshi Ando assumed the presidency.

October
1967

Moved office to 27 Ishimoto building, Hiranomachi 2-chome, higashi-ku, Osaka.

December
1968

Increased capital to JPY 5,200,000 and beginning a business tie-up with ANDO CHEMICAL WORKS CO., LTD. (in Gifu prefecture) about cooperative research regarding application of the natural product (animal/plant origin).

April
1972

Moved office to 19 J building, Fushimimachi 2-chome, higashi-ku, Osaka

September
1972

Increased capital to JPY 10,400,000.

March
1973

Devolved Takatomi factory from ANDO CHEMICAL WORKS CO., LTD. and changed the name to Gifu factory. Taking this as an opportunity, adopt divisionalized organization as Main office, Gifu branch and Gifu factory.

March
1981

Separated to become ICHIMARU CO., LTD. from Main office and ICHIMARU PHARCOS Co., Ltd. from Gifu branch and Gifu factory.
Mitsuharu Baba assumed the presidency.
Increased capital to JPY 25,000,000.
Yutaka Ando assumed the presidency of ICHIMARU PHARCOS Co., Ltd.

September
1982

Drastic increase in export of health food raw materials to U.S.A.

March
1983

Import form Europe getting on track.
Completed more than 950 poisonous and deleterious substances import registration to the Ministry of Welfare.

March
1986

Yutaka Ando assumed the presidency.

September
1987

Basing on import/export experience, set the chemistry product department in order to distribute the products made by chemistry makers around the world to domestic users.

May
1988

Shingo Kitajima assumed the presidency.

March
1989

Expanding import/export mainly high purity pharmaceutical products.

March
1992

Focusing on Europe and U.S.A., enriched import of general reagents and reagents about biochemistry more.

March
1994

Drastic increase in export of high purity pharmaceutical products to U.S.A.

April
1998

Expanding export business of tablet presses for batteries to China.

March
2000

Expanding export of exact high purity pharmaceutical products to U.S.A., Canada, and Southeast Asia much more.

May
2006

We started export business for bolts, nuts, washers.

April
2009

Futoshi Yamasaki assumed the presidency.

January
2011

Expanding import of reagents from China and the Ukraine.

April
2016

Completed 4,226 items of poisonous and deleterious substances import registration to the Ministry of Health and Welfare.