Company History

History before the merger

Science System Department of Shoko co., ltd.,Physical and Chemical Equipment Division of Moritex co., ltd.
  Science System Department of Shoko co., ltd. Physical and Chemical Equipment Division of Moritex co., ltd.
1972 Acquired equipment from Kawaguchi factory of Kikari Kogyo co., ltd the predecessor of Shoko co., ltd and started commercial production of heavy nitrogen  
1980 Started sales of Chromatographic data processor as a general agent for System Instruments co., ltd.  
1982 Changed company name from Hikari Kogyo co., ltd to Shoko co., ltd.  
1985 Started sales of HPLC and Shodex as a domestic distributor of Showa Denko K.K  
1986 Started business with Combridge Isotope Laboratories Inc of USA and expanded SI reagent sales  
Started entrusted analysis busness of natural existence stable isotope ratio  
1989 Moved heavy nitrogen production facility from Kawaguchi factory of Shoko co., ltd. to Saitama office  
1990 Developed GPC dedicated system and started sales  
1992 Started sales of the light scattering equipment as a domestic general agent for Wyatt Technology Corporation of USA Taked over the pre-analysis equipment business from Ajinomoto Co., Inc and Started the business
1995 Started sales of EX-MULTI, the fully automatic solid phase extraction system, co-developed with Moritex co., ltd. Entrusted the prodution of EX-MULTI from Shoko co., ltd.
1996 Signed the agency agreement with FFF company of USA and strated sales of FFF equipment  
1998 Started sales of Ion chromatography as a domestic general agent for Metrohm company of Switzerland Strated production and sales of L-COS, parallel liquid phase automatic synthesizer
2001 Canceled the contract with FFF company Started sales of FFF equipment of Wyatt Technology Corporation  
2003   Started sales of Purif-Pack, preprative purification column
2004   Started prodution and sales of Purif-Series, automatic purification equipment
2009 Established Metrohm Japan and transfered domestic general agency rights to this company  
2009.9 Taked over Analytical Instrument Business and SI Business from Science System Department of Shoko co., ltd., and established Shoko Scientific co., ltd., and SI Science co., ltd. Shoko Scientific co., ltd. merged physical and chemcal equipment division of Moritex co., ltd. Transfered physical and chemcal equipment business to Shoko Scientific co., ltd.
Science System Department of Shoko co., ltd., Shoko Scientific co., ltd., SI Science co., ltd.
  Science System Department of Shoko co., ltd. Shoko Scientific co., ltd. SI Science co., ltd.
2011 Transferred the production of Shodex Instrument to Science System Department of Shoko co., ltd. from Showa Denko K.K Taked over Shodex Instrument Business from Showa Denko K.K
Acquired ISO9001
Started sales of AstraGene, Microspectrophotometer, of AstraNet ltd. of UK
2013   Started sales of Mass spectrometer as a domestic general agent for Advion, Inc. of USA  

History after the merger

Shoko Science co., Ltd.
2016 Science System Department of Shoko co., ltd., SI Science co., ltd. and Shoko Scientific co., ltd. were integrated into business, and Shoko Science co., was established
2018 Transfered domestic general agency rights of Advion, Inc. of USA to Biotage Japan company

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