|Name||KAKEN TEST CENTER General Incorporated Foundation. (abbreviation: KAKEN)|
|President||Mr. Umetaro Nagao|
|Establishment||December 15, 1948|
|Offices||Head Office||4-1-22, Muromachi, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022|
|Domestic||Harajuku, Meguro, Horidome, Kawaguchi, Nagoya, Ichinomiya, Fukui, Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Fukuyama|
|Overseas Branch & Group companies||KAKEN HONG KONG,
PT. KAKEN INDONESIA
|Affiliated Institutes||KOTITI Testing & Research Institute［Seoul］,
Bangladesh Dhaka (KOTITI) ,
Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services（BVCPS VIETNAM , THAILAND ,TAIWAN）
|Number of Staff||abt. 500|
|Services||Testing & certification of supplies to government and municipal offices, public-service corporations.
Testing & certification of supplies to department stores, large volume chain stores, and mail-order companies.
Testing & certification for general commercial transactions.
Testing & certification of automobile’s and aircraft’s interiors, geotextiles, and other industrial materials.
Testing & certification of natural leathers, synthetic leathers, and apparel accessories.
Performance analytical testing of finishing agents and detergents, etc.
Testing & certification based on in-house or overseas standards, etc., specified by clients.
Testing & certification of the performance of new products, or newly developed products.
Testing/inspection/certification based on export or import contractual terms & conditions.
Other general tests on requests.
|Government Agencies, using KAKEN as their designated testing body||Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Finance Japan
Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare
Ministry of Land Infrastructure Transport and Tourism
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Ministry of Defense
National Police Agency
Prefectural Police Headquarters
Fire and Disaster Management Agency
Japan Coast Guard
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Kanagawa Prefectural Office
Yokohama City and other local communities
Japan Tobacco Company
All Electric Power Companies
Japan Agricultural Cooperation and more.
|Organizations, either accrediting or designating KAKEN||Japan Textile Evaluation Technology Council (SEK Mark, etc.)
Consumer Product Safety Association (SG Mark Inspection for Camping Tents)
Society of Industrial technology for Antimicrobial Articles (SIAA Mark)
Japan Interior Fabric Association
Japan Chemical Fiber Association (Inspection body entrusted with Causes Analysis for Product Defects)
Japan Environment Association, Eco-mark Secretariat
International Down & Fiber Bureau
Japan Fire Retardant Association
Cashmere & Camel Manufacturers Institute
Japan Hockey Association
Japan Football Association
Interior Fabric Performance Evaluation Council
Japan Far Infrared Rays Association
Membrane Structures Association of Japan
Japan Down Products Cooperative Association
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