|1921||October||Established Sibata Seisakusho and started manufacturing of
|1929||May||Started manufacturing of glass analyzer for petrochemical industry.|
|1933||April||Sibata Hiromu Seisakusho succeeded in development of glass filters
and started sales.
|1940||August||Built one glass crucible furnace to start glass melting research.|
|1941||March||Sibata Hiromu Seisakusho started mass production of various distilling
equipment and high precision glass filters, etc.
|1947||March||Started manufacturing of Hiromu brand beakers, flasks, petri dishes
|October||Started manufacturing of glass volumeters such as volumetric flasks,
burettes and pipets.
|1951||May||Started manufacturing of official type filter paper dust samplers, the first step in the field of occupational health.|
|1955||June||‘HARIO glass’ tank furnace with JIS First-Class hard glass was
completed for the first time in Japan.
|1956||January||Authorized for indication of Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) by the
Minister of International Trade and Industry. Authorization No. 4502
|1957||April||‘Rotary Evaporator, Model A’ was completed, and manufacturing and
Sales started for the first time in the industry.
|1962||March||Developed light scattering type digital dust indicator and entered into
the field of working environments.
|October||Sibata Sony Glass Co., LTD. was established through contributions of
Sibata Chemical APP. MFG. Co., LTD., Sibata Hario Glass Co., LTD. and
Sony Corporation and started manufacturing of CRTs for micro TVs
and valves of measurement pipes.
|1968||November||Entered into an exclusive sales agreement on industrial glass plant
devices with Schott of Germany.
|1971||September||Started sales of indoor environmental measurement equipment (for
building management) under the enforcement of the Building
Management Act by the Ministry of Health and Welfare.
|1973||September||Established Interss Taiwan Limited in Kaohsiung Gaoxiong, Taiwan and
started local manufacturing of glass volumeters.
|1977||February||At the Invention Grand Prix Contest in 1976, our product, ‘precision
fine differential pressure gauge’ was awarded Invention Merit Prize.
|1978||June||Started manufacturing and distribution of ‘Animal Inhalation Testing Equipment’ essential for investigation of texic hazardous chemical substances.|
|1979||October||Entered into a manufacturing and sales agreement with Büchi of
Switzerland and started manufacturing and distribution of Rotary
Evaporators of Büchi.
|1980||January||Manufacturing and sales of mask fitting test equipment for nuclear
|1985||January||Entered into an exclusive sales agreement with Metrohm of
Switzerland on distribution of Metrohm products in Japan.
|1986||April||Succeeded in receiving an order for a large project for Southeast Asia.|
|July||Shipped glass manufacturing plant for glassware in China.|
|1989||January||Soka Factory became authorized JIS certified factory (JIS R3503)|
|1990||December||Delivered the world’s largest glass sand clock to Nima-cho, Shimane
|1993||January||Established Metrohm Sibata Co., Ltd., a joint venture with Metrohme
|1994||February||Succeeded in receiving an order for a large environmental project, Japan-China Environmental Center (Beijing).|
|1995||December||Acquired ISO9001 certification, a global quality standard|
|1996||April||Interss Taiwan Limited (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) became authorized JIS
certified factory (JIS R3505)
|1997||February||Delivered Inhalation Testing Equipment to Korean Occupational Safety
and Health Agency.
|December||Acquired ISO14001 certification, a global environmental standard.|
|1998||October||Released new model dioxin sampler (HV-1000F) on market.|
|2000||February||Entered into a technical agreement on environmental measurement
equipment with Met One Instruments of USA.
|December||Acquired OHSAS18001 certification, a global occupational safety and
|2001||July||Established Nihon Buchi K.K., a joint venture with Büchi of
|2003||January||Started ‘Customer Support Center’ (toll-free) as a contact for technical
support to customers.
|April||Designed and constructed an hourly timekeeping sand clock installed
at Japan Railway Osaka Station.
|2004||January||Jointly developed yellow sand dust observation rider with
Incorporated Administrative Agency, National Institute for
Environmental Studies and Installed in Toyama Prefecture.
|March||Delivered to Incorporated Administrative Agency, National Institute for Environmental Studies ‘Seabed Simulation System’ which investigates
the impact of chemical substances, including environmental hormones, etc.
|2005||March||Delivered small animal nanoparticles exposure system to Incorporated Administrative Agency, National Institute for Environmental Studies.|
|November||Released new model of Asbestos sampler (AIP-105) on market.|
|2007||July||Developed fiber monitor for asbestos measurement
(Model F-1, FS-1) and started sales.
|December||Interss Taiwan Limited acquired new JIS Mark certification for glass
volumeters (JIS R3505).
|2008||February||Kyowa Tech Inc. acquired JIS Mark indication certificate for glassware for chemical analysis (JIR R3503).|
|2009||January||Established Metrohm Japan Co., Ltd. by Joint investment of Metrohm
of Switzerland, SIBATA SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGY LTD. and Shoko
|June||Merged with Kyowa Tech Co., Ltd. which became SIBATA SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGY LTD. Iida Factory.|
|2010||January||Entered into a distributor agreement with Duran of Germany.|
|May||Moved the Head Office to a newly completed building on the
premises of the Soka Office site.
|2011||March||For those suffered in the Great East Japan Earthquake, made a joint contribution of 5 million yen from employee and company through Japanese Red Cross Society.|
|July||Completed Laboratory at the Head Office.|
|November||Establish employee shareholding association.|
|2012||August||Interss Taiwan Limited acquired ISO9001 certification.|
|2014||February||Made an equity participation in Protects who is in detection business of the norovirus.|
|March||Established SIBATA USA INCORPORATED in Atlanta, Georgia|
|May||Establish Sibata Scientific Technology Holding Limited in Ikenohata,
|September||Recognized P-1 Digital Dust Indicator as Legacy Analytical &amop; Scientific Instrument.|
|2015||January||Changed host computer system from NTT NewRRR to Nittetsu-Hitachi
|February||Introduced executive officer system.|
|2016||January||Made a company trip to Taiwan with all employees for 3 nights/4 days and
visited Interss Taiwan Limited as a 95 year’s anniversary event.