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QUALITY CONSULTING

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Nissenken
Quality Consulting

In addition to textile related tests including OEKO-TEX®, cosmetic test, Antiviral test, businesses in China, India etc., we have communication branding support centered on quality and sustainability.
Nissenken is responsible for testing and inspection in various fields; therefore, we have specialists who are familiar with each field related to quality.
As a partner to solve quality issues, Nissenken is making full use of the developed knowledge, tests and networks to support with providing consulting services.

QUALITY CONSULTING SPECIALISTS

Quality Consulting Specialists

We introduce specialists who are familiar with each field of quality.
First, please tell us about the quality issues, and each specialist will make use of
their expertise to provide optimal solutions for you.

  • OEKO-TEX®

    We support businesses
    with the world’s highest level of certification.

    Supports hazardous chemical management in textiles and manufacturing processes in accordance with the world’s most advanced information and standard of “OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100″.
    In addition to certification of “STeP”, which is a comprehensive certification of not only products but also employees and the environment in the production background, and “MADE IN GREEN” a traceability certification, we can provide information on hazardous chemicals and support the creation of standards, and support for sustainable activities of companies.

    TOSHIAKI YAMAZAKI

    Laboratory Manager
    OEKO-TEX® Laboratory
    Life and Health Business HQ
    TOSHIAKI YAMAZAKI

    For college, he majored in textile science. And in 2004, he joined Nissenken’s OEKO-TEX® laboratory in charge of chemical testing. In addition to acquiring know-how in various standards and analysis tests, he became an incumbent after corresponding with certified companies. Also, certified® as an auditor of OEKO-TEX® STeP certification.

    Lead the OEKO-TEX® business.
    In addition to analytical testing and management work, he has also experienced supporting the legislation of azo regulations, as well as the formulation of standards for hazardous substances by companies and organizations. Starting with the regulations of hazardous chemicals in the textile industry, there have been recent achievements in lectures and writing related to sustainability as well.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Always collecting the latest information

    TOSHIAKI YAMAZAKI

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  • Textile Test

    High-precision test and quick correspondence
    as a third-party organzation.

    Besides colorfastness and physical property tests of fabric, we also support a wide range from safety evaluation, functionality test, mixture rate test, garment test, and inspection to not only apparel products but also sundries and interiors. In addition, we have a lot of experience in creating standards according to the customer’s request. Also, along with reliable and accurate test judgements, we provide prompt and adequate support tailored to your needs.

    KAZUHIRO KATAOKA

    Managing Director
    Laboratory Manager
    Western Japan Laboratory
    KAZUHIRO KATAOKA

    As a student, he majored in the Bioengineering division. After graduating, he joined the Osaka Laboratory of Nissenken (formerly the Japan Dyeing and Inspection Association) in 1998 and was assigned to the testing division, where he was in charge of antibacterial testing. After serving in Quality Assurance Headquarters, he was assigned to the Western Japan Laboratory in 2022 with his current position.

    Launched antibacterial and deodorant tests and participated as a member of the committee and subcommittee for drafting various JIS standards.
    With efforts to maintain and improve the accuracy of tests at each business site, through the Quality Assurance Headquarters (formerly Business Headquarters) he was transferred to the Western Japan Laboratory.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Curious about everything

    KAZUHIRO KATAOKA

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  • Cosmetic Test

    From cosmetic testing to pharmaceutical affairs and investigating causes.

    To help solve the problems of customer’s who are considering cosmetics-related tests, those who want to streamline pharmaceutical affairs (check work etc.), customer’s who want to take data on the usefulness of new products, and customers who are suffering from complaints etc.
    1. Testing and inspection, 2. Pharmaceutical affairs,
    3. Usefulness evaluation work,
    4. You can provide services for investigation of cause business.

    TETSUYA WATANABE

    Group Manager
    Cosmetic Analysis Group
    Biochemical Laboratory
    Life and Health Business HQ
    TETSUYA WATANABE

    He majored in Chemistry at the Graduate School of Science and Engineering and studied the interaction between cationic surfactants and polysaccharides. He then joined Toyobo Co., Ltd. in 1988, worked for testing institutes and the Institute of Life Quality Science, before joining Nissenken in January 2019.

    In order to become an testing institute capable of cosmetics test, he is in charge of a series of tasks such as various applications, procedures, equipment arrangements, and preparation of materials which lead to the start of cosmetics business. Also, he hosted a cosmetics seminar to commemorate the start of testing.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Pharmaceutical Affairs Law and various reference books, technical materials etc.

    TETSUYA WATANABE

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  • Biochemical

    In addition to textile products, tests that arrange standards for plastics and metals.

    Besides testing in accordance with standards such as JIS and ISO, we propose tests that meet customer needs, such as tests that arrange standards. In addition, to textile products, we can test a wide range of products such as plastics, ceramics, and metals. We also provide test data necessary for the certification of SEK and SIAA marks. Because it is specialized content, we respond respectfully to customer’s simple questions to professional questions.

    TAKAHIRO MURATA

    Group Manager
    Biochemical Group
    Biochemical Laboratory
    Life and Health Business HQ
    TAKAHIRO MURATA

    In college, he majored in Microorganisms (especially research related to bacterial infection).
    After joining Nissenken as a new graduate, he engaged in antibacterial testing in the Biochemicals division. After experiencing anti-mold and anti-viral testing, he is currently involved in the task of responding to specialized inquiries and guiding technical skills.

    Being highly evaluated from his college experience, he was selected to the start up team. While there were no expert in handling viruses or cells, he started from scratch and in his second year at the company, he established antiviral testing.
    In addition to creating a foundation for business, such as selecting facilities and creating the form of related documents, he also gives conference presentations and seminar lectures.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Pride and responsibility for work.

    TAKAHIRO MURATA

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  • QCS & Quality Education

    Judgements and proposals that can only be made because of experience in quality control.

    Nissenken’s quality consulting service (QCS) began in 2014, consulting regarding quality at the forefront of the third party evaluation organization world. In addition to our expertise as a third-party evaluation organization, we provide services mainly to our experienced staff in various fields in the textile industry (such as apparel quality management, customer service, patternmaker, apparel factories, etc.). We conduct quality checks of “materials” and “specifications” at the product planning stage, provide legal advice on risk prediction and quality labeling based on test data, and investigate the causes of any suggestions (requests) made to products, and make suggestions for corrections and improvements. In addition, the number of consultations on the approach method of SDG is increasing recently, and we are proposing quality control methods and supply chain management to prevent the mass disposal of apparel products, which has become a big social problem. We also offer seminars tailored to the needs of our customers. We would like to assist you in improving the quality and branding of the textile industry’s supply chain as a whole.

    SATOKO FUKUDA

    Assist. HQ Manager
    Quality Assurance HQ
    Group Manager
    Consulting Group
    Quality Assurance HQ
    SATOKO FUKUDA

    Born in Nara Prefecture. She majored in the Textile Advisor course and studied clothing arrangement. Joined a testing institute in 1996 and built an infrastructure for textile knowledge in the textile industry. In 2005, She moved to an apparel company and worked in the Quality Management Department, then joined Nissenken in 2016 and assumed her current position.

    We are highly specialized in addressing customer problems and issues, and supporting the establishment of systems for quality and production management, tailored to the customer’s production background (e.g., procurement of raw materials, country of manufacture). We are also in charge of quality seminar lecturers and sales support, and we are also working on quality education for consumers and students at the request of local consumer centers, technical schools, and other organizations.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Notes in a notebook from the past to the present.

    SATOKO FUKUDA

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  • Global Communication(China)

    Always thinking about customer needs

    Nissenken will provide support to ensure that the quality of textile products produced abroad is thoroughly checked and good products can be distributed in the Japanese market. In addition to establishing a laboratory near the production site so that the quality of textile products can be quickly confirmed, we also provide information on production sites and provide technical guidance to dyeing and sewing factories abroad.

    SHUXIAN QIN

    General Manager of
    Nissenken (Shandong)
    Inspection Co., Ltd. (Yantai Laboratory)
    SHUXIAN QIN

    She majored in Information Systems in college and experienced teaching assistant at the English Training Center. After joining Nissenken, she worked in OEKO-TEX®, Tokyo laboratory, the testing department in headquarters, and transferred to Jaipur in her sixth year to engage in marketing activities in India. In 2018, she transferred to the Yantai laboratory in China and assumed her current position.

    At the initial entry of Nissenken, she was in charge of translating all the materials used for education and training of local staff in Southeast Asia. She is in charge of training trainees through the acquisition of various testing techniques and the preparation of training materials. In charge of research on market information in China, proposals for appropriate testing and services, and exhibition management, including the Yantai area.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Electronic dictionary

    SHUXIAN QIN

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  • Global Communication(India)

    Supporting business based on global standards from India

    The Jaipur laboratory has acquired ISO/IEC 17025 and has been engaged in various tests from raw materials to products in various standards, including IS, ISO, JIS, AATCC/ASTM, and EN, in India, as well as proposals for improvement based on report results.
    In cooperation with the Ministry of Textiles of the Indian government, we are also holding seminars on quality control, improvement, assurance and support for the export of products produced in India, in order to utilize the production of industrial materials and apparel and promote exports.

    VARUN GOUD

    Director
    NISSENKEN QUALITY EVALUATION (INDIA) PVT. LTD.
    VARUN GOUD

    After graduating from the department of textile engineering, he worked at the Wool Research Association (WRA), which is related to the Ministry of Textiles , Government of India.
    In addition to developing environmentally friendly dyeing methods and research on sports textiles, he has also experienced being a ISO/IEC 17025 in-house auditor. After working at a textile science institution in India, he joined Nissenken’s Jaipur laboratory and assumed his current position.

    During his training in Tokyo, he gained test knowledge and skills, as well as operational efficiency. He has studied the working environment, accounting and labor management, QCS, and sales in total, and is promoted as the center of education and business establishment in India. Cooperation with the Indian government will also play a role.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Pen and pad.
    The happy feelings of the staff.

    VARUN GOUD

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  • Business in China

    Proposal power to closely support each problem.

    As Nissenken’s sales promotion desk, we propose support suitable for the production background while making the most of the Nissenken network in China and other countries abroad.
    In addition to testing JIS, GB, ISO, etc., we propose and introduce products tailored to customer needs, taking advantage of our joint services in the fields of OEKO-TEX®, inspection, cosmetics, disaster prevention and safety evaluation. In addition, we are proud to be able to support sustainability and CSR, which have recently attracted attention, with Nissenken’s know-how cultivated by OEKO-TEX®.

    TAKASHI KAIDA

    Director
    Department Manager
    Business Promotion Department
    TAKASHI KAIDA

    In college, he majored in law.
    After graduating, he experienced manufacturing and sales in the textile-related wholesale business.
    Joined Nissenken in 2011 and after serving as director of the Yantai laboratory in China, he assumed his current position in 2019.

    In cooperation with Chinese staff, he worked to establish and expand the Yantai laboratory. He contributed to the recognition and awareness of Nissenken, which had not been well known in northern China then. Develop sales support systems that are trusted by customers.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Regardless of being in Japan or abroad,
    cherish valuable encounters with people.

    TAKASHI KAIDA

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  • Bussiness in India

    Comprehensive support including production information, testing and inspection business in India.

    Taking advantage of repeated failures and success in Indian textile products for many years, we propose to our customers the stabilization of production and quality from the perspective of quality.
    We provide total support not only for testing and inspection, but also for production information in the future, which is now desired by customers in India.

    JUNJI IWATA

    Marketing Planning Group Manager
    Business Promotion Department
    JUNJI IWATA

    He has been involved in textile products for about 15 years as an MD for apparel and proposed the attraction of India to Nissenken. Since 2014, he has been an employee and engaged in the establishment, sales and marketing of the Jaipur laboratory.
    He is currently exploring the rapid process of Indian business.

    Developed new tests and correspondence with customers, such as ISO testing and major interior retailers. He has achievements working with the Indian government and as a seminar lecturer, promoting initiatives for a new era of selling information from the perspective of marketing rather than the viewpoints of sales, and selling testing and inspections.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Sense, Immediate, Move
    (Feel the flow of the times and move immediately)

    JUNJI IWATA

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