Company Profile

April 1st, 2016Company Outline

Corporate Name
Nippon Zenyaku Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Head Office
1-1 Tairanoue, Sasagawa, Asaka-machi, Koriyama,
Fukushima 963-0196, Japan
Tel: +81-24-945-2300
Fax: +81-24-945-2394
International Division
Tokyo Branch Office
Surugadai Bldg.3F 1-2-5 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 101-0062, Japan
Tel: +81-3-5282-2485
Beijing Office
Room 807, BuildingB, Lucky Tower, No.3 North Dongsanhuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Tel: 010-64604489 (Chinese,Japanese)
May, 1946
170,000,000 yen
Kuniaki Fukui , Chairman
Keiichi Takano , President
Business Contents
Development, manufacture, import, export, and sale of medical supplies (primarily for veterinarians) and animal health products
Number of Employees
665 (Group : 794)
28.1 billion yen (FY2015)
Main Customers
Livestock-breeding related groups, large animal clinics , small animal clinics, various livestock-breeding farmers and farms
Main Financing Bank
The Toho Bank, Ltd., Mizuho Bank, Ltd., The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. The Norinchukin Bank
Business Location

Headquarters Plant (comply with GMP standards), China Plant(Tianjin Zenyaku Animal Health Co., Ltd.), Tokyo Branch, Central Research Laboratory, Experimental Farm for Livestock (both comply with GLP standards)
4 Distribution Locations, 39 Direct Sales Locations in Japan (unique in our industry)

Diagram of Organization

1 April. 2016

Corporate Development

2016 JanuaryEstablished a joint venture company [Vetoquinol-Zenoaq K.K.] with Vetoquinol SA
2014 JulyCompleted construction of a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant for biopharmaceuticals
2013 JulyCompleted construction of the new main administration building in Koriyama after the Great East Japan Earthquake
2011 JulyOfficial opening of the Tokyo Branch Office
2011 MarchSeverely affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake; first steps of road of recovery began
April, 2009Zenoaq Business Grouping with Nippon Biologicals Inc. that has developed and imported vaccines for avian use.
April,2009Former President Mr Kuniaki FUKUI has assumed as the Chairman and Representative Director of Nippon Zenyaku Kogyo Co., Ltd, and Mr. Keiichi TAKANO has taken over Mr. Fukui’s previous responsibilities as the President and Representative Director as of the 1st of April, 2009.
April, May, Dec, 2008Completion of Central Laboratory Animal Experimental Center, AEC wing, at headquarters.
2007 DecemberBusiness tie-up with Idexx Laboratories K.K. Sale of Idexx products started.
2005 JanuaryEstablished Zenyaku Beijing Office in Chine.
2004 FebruaryBusiness tie-up with Nippon Biologicals, Inc.
2003 MarchBusiness tie-up with Zinpro Animal Natrition Japan K.K.
2002 JuneImport and sale of mineral salt block made in China started.
2001 AugustCorporate brand, "ZENOAQ," was announced.
2001 AprilThe Company and six marketing subsidiaries spread out in different parts of Japan integrated to become Nippon Zenyaku Kogyo Co., Ltd. Animal-wise business operations (DC, BC, SB, AB and CA Division) set up.
2001 FebruaryThe China plant [Tianjin Zenyaku Animal Health Co., Ltd.] set up.
2001 JanuaryMerial Nippon Zenyaku Limited merged with Merial Japan Limited. The Company undertakes equity participation in the new company.
1999 JanuaryAvian Business Division newly created for diversifying into poultry pharmaceuticals.
1996 MayThe Company completes 50 years.
1996 AprilJoint venture company [Rhone-Merieux Nippon Zenyaku Limited (which later became Merial Nippon Zenyaku Limited)] set up with Rhone- Merieux.
1989 OctoberAn Experimental Farm for Livestock and the facilities set up at Ono-machi.
1988 MayMr. Kuniaki Fukui took office as the President.
1983 NovemberThe Kobayashi plant set up and production started there.
1982 JuneCentral Research Laboratory set up.
1976 AprilEntered into a marketing tie-up with Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and started marketing animal health products of that company.
1975 MarchConstruction of the Company's new Headquarter Plant at 1-1 Tairanoue,Sasagawa, Asaka-machi, Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture completed and production shifted there.
1972 AugustBusiness tie-up agreement with SmithKline and French Laboratories (SK&F) of USA signed.
1971 AprilThe Kushiro plant set up and production started there.
1962 MarchProduction of vial products started.
1958 JanuaryA plant for mineral salt blocks set up and production started there.
1956 DecemberMoved to 15-23, 1-chome, Showa, Koriyama for setting up an additional plant.
1955 SeptemberProduction of antibiotic formulations started.
1953 AprilResearch at Sadogashima for the development of a liver fluke parasiticide succeeded, leading to release of 'Neo Hexaron'.
1949 MayThe Company name changed to Nippon Zenyaku Kogyo Co., Ltd.
1948 AprilProduction of both veterinary and ethical pharmaceuticals, such as 'OSM' and 'High Strength OSM' started.
1946 MayCompany established, with a capital of 180,000 yen, under the corporate name of Asahi Yakuhin Kogyo Co., Ltd. Production started at the plant at 15, Miyata, Koriyama.