Company History 2001~Current

Commendation ceremony of the first Shibusawa Eiichi Prize

Commendation ceremony of the first Shibusawa Eiichi Prize

Presentation of a certificate as a registered food inspection agency

Presentation of a certificate as a registered food inspection agency

Office of Hiyoshi India

Office of Hiyoshi India

Radioactivity test with a germanium semiconductor detector

Radioactivity test with a germanium semiconductor detector

2001 Registered as a poisonous and deleterious substance manufacturer.Qualified by the Ministry of the Environment to receive orders for environmental measurement surveys of dioxins.
2002 Registered as a clinical laboratory.Entrusted by the Central Water Supply Management Office of Shiga Prefecture, with the maintenance and management of the Mabuchi Purification Plant.Awarded the first Shibusawa Eiichi Prize.

Concluded an exclusive agency agreement with XDS.

Accredited as a specified measurement laboratory under MLAP.

2003 Licensed and registered as a measurement (specified concentration) certification business operator.
Registered by the Ministry of the Environment as a designated soil contamination investigation agency.
Obtained ISO 9001 certification.
Received technical assessment by the “Technical Study Committee for the Application of Simplified Analyzing Methods to Measure the State of Soil and Sediment Contamination by Dioxins” of the Ministry of the Environment.
Registered as a designated investigation institution under the Ordinance relating to the Protection of the Living Environment of Osaka Prefecture.
2004 Registered by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare as a water quality inspection laboratory.Listed by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism as an analyzing institution for sick house syndrome.Licensed as a general pharmaceuticals dealer.

Registered as an inspection agency (physical and chemical tests) under the Food Sanitation Law.

Registered as an asbestos analyzing laboratory (introduced X-ray diffraction apparatus).

2005 Registered as an assay agency for ensuring the safety of feed and improving the quality.Registered as a laboratory to analyze elements in hot springs.CALUX® Assay was designated by the Ministry of the Environment as an official method.

Registered as a measurement (mass) certification business operator.

2006 Qualified by the Ministry of the Environment to receive orders for environmental measurement (bioassay) surveys on dioxins.
2007 Licensed as a special construction contractor.Assigned the World Bank project.Created Hiyoshi Environmental Award (Hiyoshi Award).
2009 Registered as a specified worker dispatching organization.Acquired a license for pharmaceutical sales business (retail).
2010 CALUX® Assay was approved as a carbon offset product.Licensed as a designated water-supply installation contractor (Ryuo-cho and Omihachiman)

Licensed as a designated sewerage drain installation contractor (Ryuo-cho and Omihachiman).

Registered as a private water-supply management and inspection agency.

2011 Supported reconstruction of earthquake-affected areas.
Hiyoshi India received the certificate of incorporation in Chennai, India.
Selected as a radioactivity inspection agency in scheme with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for inspecting for radioactive substances on exported food in fiscal 2011.
2012 Obtained ISO 17025 certification.
Awarded second place in Shiga CSR management award.
2013 Awarded the next-generation development certification mark (nicknamed “Kurumin”)
Selected for METI “Excellent SMEs and Micro Enterprises Selection 300”
2014 Selected for SME enterprise Agency’s “20 companies you want to visit in Shiga”
Established a testing laboratory in Chennai, India
Obtained ISO 17025 for testing residue pesticide
Selected for JICA grassroots project
2015 Selected for Ministry of the Environment’s Project for Improving the Water Environment in Asia
Certified as a two-star company based on the high achievement of female employees
Established “Hiyoshi Academy” as vocational training school
2016 Sponsored for the renovation of Lake Biwa Museum
2017 Awarded METI “The New Diversity Management Selection 100 Project”
2018 Selected for METI “Vibrant HABATAKU Small and Medium Enterprises 300”
Selected for METI “The Driving Company for the regional future”
2019 Concluded partnership agreement with Shiga University