Profile | History


Company Name NIHON GENERIC Co., Ltd.
Establishment January 5, 2005
Address of Head Office GranTokyo North Tower 1-9-1
Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-6739, Japan
Capital 1,255 million yen
Number of Employees 400 (as of Apr 2020)
Business Manufacture and sale of ethical drugs
Offices Head Office,
Tsukuba Research Laboratories, Tsukuba Plant, Tsukuba Second Plant(Tsukuba-shi),
East Japan Distribution Center(Kasumigaura-shi),
West Japan Distribution Center(Osaka-shi),
Sapporo Distribution Center(Ebetsu-shi),
Sapporo Branch, Tohoku Branch,Tokyo Branch,
Yokohama Branch, Nagoya Branch, Kyoto Branch,
Osaka Branch, Hiroshima Branch, Kyushu Branch


January 2005 NIHON GENERIC Co., Ltd. was established (Head Office: Nittobo Building, Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.)
April Rx Drug Marketing Business License and Non-Rx Drug Marketing Business license have been granted from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
May Aoyama Laboratory (research and analysis institution) was started.
July Head Office was relocated to Kanematsu Building (Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo).
January 2006 Drug Wholesaler License was acquired.
April Sapporo Branch, Tohoku Branch, Tokyo Branch, Yokohama Branch, Nagoya Branch, Osaka Branch, Hiroshima Branch and Kyusyu Branch opened.
Generic pharmaceuticals (sales by introduction of 100items) were launched.
May 2007 Pharmaceutical Research Laboratory (Tsukuba-shi) was established.
July Our company's first Marketing Authorization products were listed on the drug price tariff.
October Tsukuba Plant was acquired and preparations for establish-ment were made.
November Head Office was relocated to GranTokyo North Tower
(Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo).
December Distribution Center was established at Tsukuba Plant.
October 2008 Tsukuba Second Plant acquired
January 2009 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing License acquired
April 2010 West Japan Distribution Center established in Osaka-shi
Distribution Center renamed "East Japan Distribution Center"
October First shipment of products manufactured in-house
April 2011 Formulation Research Department moved to Tsukuba Plant
June East Japan Distribution Center transferred to Kasumigaura-shi
April 2012 Kyoto Branch and Kobe Branch opened
Yokohama Branch relocated to Yokohama Mitsui Building (Takashima, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa)
February 2013 Kanto Distribution Center established in Kuki-shi
February 2015 Kasukabe Plant acquired
Pharmaceutical Research Laboratory renamed "Tsukuba Research Laboratories"
October 2016 Sapporo Distribution Center established in Ebetsu-shi
December 2017 New Tsukuba Second Plant established in Tsukuba-shi
The old Tsukuba Second Plant renamed "Training Center"
June 2018 Tsukuba Research Laboratories transferred to Tsukuba North Industrial Park
July Since East Japan Distribution Center and West Japan Distribution Center were expanded, Kanto Distribution Center was closed
December Started sales of over-the-counter drugs
March 2019 Sold Kasukabe Plant