Corporate History

August 1948 Established as Hishiyama Shokai,a seller of chemical industry products
July 1950 Incorporated with a capital base of ¥800,000 Changed trade name to Hishiyama Shokai Co., Ltd.
April 1953 Completed construction of Shirokita Plant Started manufacturing pharmaceutical products
March 1956 Changed trade name to Hishiyama Pharmaceutical Chemi Tech Co., Ltd.
March 1963 Changed trade name to Hishiyama Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
December 1969 Completed construction of head office building
August 1974 Acquired Shiki Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (currently Shiki Plant)
September 1988 Affiliated with Nissho Corporation (currently Nipro Corporation)
September 1990 Started manufacturing of pharmaceutical products at lse Plant
October 2000 Acquired Hishiyama Pharmaceutical Sales Co., Ltd.
May 2002 Started manufacturing of pharmaceutical products at Odate Plant
April 2003 Changed company name to Nipro Pharma Corporation
December 2006 Renewed head office building Ise Plant acquired ISO14001 certification
January 2008 Odate Plant acquired ISO14001 certification
February 2010 Odate Plant acquired OHSAS 18001 certification
August 2011 Ise Plant acquired OHSAS 18001 certification
April 2012 Nipro Genepha Corporation,Nipro Patch Co.,Ltd. and Tohoku Nipro Pharmaceutical Corporation became our wholly owned subsidiary companies
Established NIPRO PHARMA VIETNAM CO.,LTD
October 2012 Acquired Nipro Genepha Corporation (currently Saitama Site Plant 1)
April 2013 Transfered the sales and marketing division and the development section to Nipro Corporation
October 2014 Acquired Tohoku Nipro Pharmaceutical Corporation
(currently Kagamiishi Plant)
November 2016 Capital alliance with Mekophar (Vietnamese pharmaceutical company)
April 2017 Acquired NIPRO PATCH CO., LTD. (currently Saitama Site Plant 2 and Plant 3)
October 2018 Kawagoe Plant (currently Saitama Site Plant4) acquired from Mylan Seiyaku Ltd.
March 2019 Kasukabe Plant (currently Saitama Site) acquired from NIHON GENERIC Co.,Ltd.
April 2019 Tanabe Seiyaku Yoshiki Factory Co., Ltd. became our wholly owned subsidary company.(currently NIPRO PHARMA HIDA FACTORY CORPORATION)