Company History

Our history is deeply intertwined with that of the agrochemical industry in Japan.
In the early 1920's, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. conducted research on a by-product of copper refining at Furukawa Mining Co., Ltd.(now Furukawa Co., Ltd.) to start the research and development of agrochemicals. Then, this agrochemical business was soon transferred to Asahi Denka Kogyo KK. (now ADEKA CORPORATION) . Subsequently, in 1928, the Agricultural Chemical Department of Asahi Denka Kogyo KK. and Fujii Seiyaku Co., Ltd. merged to form Nihon Nohyaku Co., Ltd., Japanese first agrochemical manufacturing company.
Since that time, as a corporation protecting food supply and greenery, Nihon Nohyaku has been working to revolutionize technology in its core area of business involving manufacture and sale of safe and superior agrochemicals. Furthermore, working from the basis of agrochemical research, development and manufacturing, we have been expanding our business in fields such as chemical products, pharmaceuticals and animal health products.

Company History

                
2018 Parade (pyraziflumid) launched in Japan
2018 All shares of Adnicol S.A.S. acquired, and the company's name changed into Nihon Nohyaku Andica S.A.S.
2017 Additional shares of Hyderabad Chemical Pvt. Ltd. acquired (total shares became 99.9%) and the company's name changed into Nichino India Pvt. Ltd.
2017 Nichino Vietnam Co., Ltd. established
2016 Sipcam Nichino Brasil S.A. became our consolidated subsidiary
2015 74% shares of Hyderabad Chemical Ltd. acquired
2015 Danikong ( pyflubumide ), Double Face ( pyflumide, fenpyroximate ) launched in Japan
2014 50% shares of Sipcam Agro S.A. acquired, and the name changed into Sipcam Nichino Brasil S.A.
2014 Nichino do Brasil Consultoria Em Agroquimicos Ltda. established
2014 All shares of AgriMart Corporation acquired
2013 Orthosulfamuron acquired from ISEM S.r.l.
2013 Head Office relocated to Kyobashi,Chuo-ku,Tokyo
2011 Nichino Shanghai Co., Ltd. established
2010 Colt (pyrifluquinazon) launched in Japan
2010 Tokai-Hokuriku Sales Office opened
2010 Axel (metaflumizone) launched in Japan
2008 Multi-Purpose Plant constructed in Kashima Plant
2007 Prac-tic (pyriprole) launched
2007 Phoenix (flubendiamide) launched
2007 Zespart, Windom (lanoconazole) launched for OTC use
2005 Lulicon (luliconazole) launched
2003 V-Get (tiadinil) launched
2002 Nagoya Branch integrated into Tokyo and Osaka Branch
2002 Mitsubishi Chemical Corp.'s plant protection business acquired
2002 A portion of Tomono Agrica’s business acquired
2001 Nichino America, Inc. established
2000 Malaysia Office closed, and Bangkok Office opened
1999 Thunderbolt(pyraflufen-ethyl mixture) launched
1999 Ecopart(pyraflufen-ethyl) launched
1996 Taiwan Nihon Nohyaku Co., Ltd. established
1995 Research Center construction completed in Kawachinagano, Osaka
1995 New York Office (now Nichino America Inc.) opened
1994 Astat (lanoconazole) launched for ethical use
1993 Research Center (1st stage) constructed in Kawachinagano, Osaka
1992 Naganuma Nursery opened in Hokkaido
1992 London Office (now Nichino Europe Co. Ltd.) opened
1991 Pharmaceutical Research Center constructed in Kawachinagano, Osaka
1991 Danitron(fenpyroximate) launched
1990 Japan EcoTech Co., Ltd. established
1989 Japan House Tech Co., Ltd. (now Nichino Service Co., Ltd.) established
1985 Kantec (malotilate) launched
1985 Moncut(flutolanil) launched
1985 Nichino Rec Co., Ltd. established
1984 Applaud(buprofezin) launched
1984 Tokyo Plant closed due to introduction of the bullet train
1983 Fukushima Plant constructed in Nihonmatsu, Fukushima
1979 Tohoku Sales Office (now Sendai Branch) opened
1978 Kashima Plant constructed in Kamisu, Ibaraki
1975 Fuji-One(isoprothiolane) launched
1974 Nichino Ryokka Co., Ltd. established
1973 Safety Research Center constructed in Kawachinagano, Osaka
1969 Saga Plant constructed
1969 Agricultural Chemicals (Malaysia) Sdn.Bhd. established
1964 Nagoya Liaison Office opened
1961 Daiichi Nohyaku Co., Ltd. established in Okinawa
1959 Head Office relocated to Tokyo
1956 Chemical Research Laboratory constructed in Osaka
1955 Hokkaido Liaison Office (now Sapporo Branch) opened
1953 Tokyo Plant constructed in Toda, Saitama
1942 Korean Nohyaku Co., Ltd. established
1938 Manchuria Nohyaku Co., Ltd. established
1934 Kyushu Liaison Office (now Fukuoka Branch) opened
1934 Tsukuda Plant (now Osaka Office) constructed
1930 Disease and Insect Research Farm opened in Kawachi
1928 Nihon Nohyaku Co., Ltd. established (Head Office, Osaka)
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