Name
KAKEN TEST CENTER General Incorporated Foundation. (abbreviation: KAKEN)
President
Mr. Umetaro Nagao
Establishment
December 15, 1948
Capital
1 Billion
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,

KAKEN QINGDAO,

KAKEN DALIAN,

KAKEN NINGBO,

KAKEN WUXI,

KAKEN NANTONG,

SHANGHAI KAKON,

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

Forestry Agency

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

GINETEX:GROUPEMENT INTERNATIONAL D’ETIQUEAGE POUR L’ENTRETIEN DES TEXTILES and more.