Yamato Scientific Co., Ltd., was established in 1889 by Mr. Sosuke Morikawa as a trading company. Milestones include the invention of the first X-ray tube in Japan in 1915, broadening the business to the scientific community by manufacturing various glassware products, followed by development, manufacture, and distribution of R&D-related scientific equipment which represents the foundation of our current business.
Our founder's original ideology still continues after 100 years; “Yamato believes that science has the power to improve people's lives and the environment in which we live. Further, our company has a mission to provide innovative and cutting-edge technology that contributes to the development of scientific breakthroughs."
Minami Alps Factory
Yamato Scientific Co. Ltd. has become one of the largest scientific instrument manufacturer and distributor in Japan. The company has four business categories; scientific instruments, laboratory furniture, analytical & measuring instruments, and testing equipments. All of our products are designed and manufactured at our affiliated factory, Yamato Scientific Co.,Ltd. Minami Alps Factory under stringent quality control management. Our factory has obtained the ISO9001 and ISO14001 approvals to serve our global sales network.
In 1980, Yamato entered the USA market under the corporate name of a leading US scientific instrument distributor. Our reliable and up-front engineering earned immediate respect. Yamato was the first manufacturer to introduce a microprocessor temperature control with self-diagnostic features in our thermo processing equipment for the USA market.
Yamato Scientific America was formed in 1982, to provide general laboratory equipment to the US market including incubators, muffle furnaces, water baths, rotary evaporators, sterilizers, stirrers and spray dryers. The company has further diversified product lines tailored to semi-conductor and biotechnology fields. As of February 2006, Yamato Scientific America, relocated to the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, California, with the focus to expand and support a wide spectrum of bioscience related business and academic activities.