Our company originated about 120 years ago. In the 1880’s, Mr. Sasuke Murakami I ,the founder, started working as an engineering trainee at Hakari-za, the governmental institution for balance and weights. After the training period, 28th Feb, 1906 he founded a balance company in Osaka.
Mr. Sasuke Murakami II started working for our company at 1925, and during the following 30 years he made great efforts to improve not only our products, also our training and marketing.
To adjust to the situation just after the World War II, he established Murakami Koki Co.,Ltd. on 1st May, 1948, and he became the first president. Because of his great achievements in the field of measuring instruments, he was awarded several times by the Japanese government.
Mr. Kazuo Murakami, the 2nd-president:1961-2011, passed away 2017, succeeded to his position with his father’s resolution, and has been making efforts for 50 years and awarded several times.
Mr. Noboru Murakami was passed down the president responsibility on 2011, and has been making efforts as well so far.
In Jun. 1996, Murakami Koki Co.,Ltd. was certified as an accredited calibration laboratory for weights ( register number JCSS 0066 ), and in Feb. 2003, certified as an accredited calibration laboratory for balances.
In Dec. 2000, we were also certified by ISO9001 in design, manufacture, repair and calibration of weights and accessories.
Today we have many foreign customers around the world, not only in Southeast Asian countries, such as Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, but also in European countries, such as the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Spain, and also North America, South America, and Australia. Our products are used for school education and experiment at hospitals and laboratories around the world. The demand is increasing year by year.
Since 1906 we have been helping industry develop with our weights and balances. Today we are pleased to offer you our products for your needs.
Our product on 1940’s
Company history chart
|1906 Feb.||Originated at Fukushima-Ward, Osaka City|
|1940’s||Moved to Asahi-Ward by the government order under the WWII|
|1948 May||Established MURAKAMI KOKI Co.,Ltd.|
|1996 Jun.||Certified as an accredited calibration laboratory for weights: JCSS0066|
|2000 Dec.||Certified by ISO9001 for our management systems|
|2003 Feb.||Certified as an accredited calibration laboratory for balances: JCSS0066|
|2009 Jun.||Re-construction for our head-office|
|2009 Nov.||Certified by JIS B7609 “Weights” for our manufacturing|