J-GLOBAL ID:200905074825093806   Organization code:E390000000 Update date: Jan. 21, 2020

Industrial Technology Center of Wakayama Prefecture

和歌山県工業技術センター, ワカヤマケンコウギョウギジュツセンター
Representive : Director general, WASAKA Sadao
Establishment year: 1916
Address: 60 Ogura, Wakayama-shi, Wakayama 649-6261 Japan
Telephone number: +81-73-477-1271
FAX number: +81-73-477-2880
Number of employees: 67
Organization/Research department name (7):
  • Planning and Administration Office,
  • Department of Food Industry,
  • Department of Livingware and Environment Industries,
  • Department of Machinery and Metals Industry,
  • Department of Chemical Industry,
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History (17):
  • 1916/04
    Industrial Experiment Station was established in 9 Honmachi, Wakayama City to promote export of cotton cloth and dyed cloth.
  • 1939/11
    The Station was moved to 139 Uzu, Wakayama City. The Station was composed of 6 departments: General Affairs, Dyeing, Brewing, Applied Chemistry, Machinery, and Lacquer.
  • 1954/07
    Under the new setting rule, the one department and six division system was established as follows: General Affairs Department, Textile Division, Dyeing Division, Chemistry Division, Food Division, Timber and Woodwork Division, and Machinery and Metal Division
  • 1966/05
    Leather Research Institute was founded in Omatsu Cho, Wakayama City to expand the work concerning leathers.
  • 1967/04
    The Institute was moved to 60 Ogura, Wakayama City (the current location) to improve the facilities, etc.
Business overview:
Research and development
We perform researches to help directly the technological
improvement of local industry.
We perform original researches into the technologies to
be required in the near future.
We perform joint research with industries, universities
and national research organizations.
We are commissioned with researches from industries.
Testing and analysis
We conduct testing and analysis on JIS Standards upon
the request from industries.
Technical consultation and guidance
To resolve technical problems, our researchers conduct
technical counseling and guidance.
The prefectural technical advisers give instructions on
the site.
Technical training
To improve the research capability, we accept interns
from industry.
Technical information supply
We issue a technical information journal.
We issue a research report.
We hold technology workshops, technology forums, etc. in
cooperation with Wakayama Industory Promotion Foundation.
We communicate our information on internet.
  • 2003: \ 836 (Million)
  • 2001: \ 890 (Million)
  • 2000: \ 955 (Million)
  • 1998: \ 978 (Million)

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