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QUALITY CONSULTING

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Nissenken
Quality Consulting

In addition to textile related tests including OEKO-TEX®, cosmetic test, food 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 Assistant Manager
    OEKO-TEX® Laboratory
    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 DirectorKAZUHIRO KATAOKA

    When he was a student, he majored in the Bioengineering division. After graduating he joined the Osaka laboratory of Nissenken (former Japan Dyeing and Inspection Association) in 1988, and was assigned to the testing division and in charge of the antibacterial test. After serving as director of the Osaka laboratory, he was assigned to the business division of Nissenken Quality Evaluation Center in 2018 with his current position.

    Participated as a member of the committee and subcommittee of various JIS standard drafts After various business promotion and system management at our Osaka laboratory, he transferred to headquarters and works as the General manager of the testing department and as the Managing Director of Nissenken.

    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

    Manager
    Cosmetic Analysis Group
    OEKO-TEX® Laboratory
    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

    Manager
    Biochemical Division
    Tateishi Lab Tokyo Laboratory
    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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  • Food Test

    Even strict checks for “foods”, leave it to us.

    FSQS includes a task of bacterial inspection, cleaning inspection of kitchens, kitchen inspection and factory inspection, display check support, over-the-counter sales status inspection etc. providing comprehensive support for food quality control.
    In addition, we hold various seminars and respond to other consultations and inquiries and propose quality control that matches the customer’s satisfaction.

    YUMIKO INUDO

    Biochemical Division
    Tateishi Lab
    Tokyo Laboratory
    YUMIKO INUDO

    She majored in the Department of Food Science and obtained a qualification as a nutritionist and a registered dietician.
    After graduating from college, she joined a department store in Tokyo and was in charge of overall food quality control, then joined Nissenken in 2018 being in charge of food operations as her current position.

    As the start of FSQS business, she is in charge of teaching inspectors the tasks and fee setting, examination of equipment and inspection methods, and preparation of various materials such as inspection procedures. As a starting member, she will be responsible for comprehensive business from testing to explaining to the customer’s.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Always collecting new information
    and acquire knowledge.

    YUMIKO INUDO

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  • Disaster Prevention and Safety

    Reduce work accidents, traffic accidents
    and help with disaster evacuation

    Few public testing institutes have test facilities capable of measuring the international lighting committee standard “CIE54.2 recursive reflective material” and “CIE15 45/0 degree method measurement”, and it is possible to carry out all tests related to “JIS T 8127 high visibility safety clothing”. In charge of standards preparation committee members such as “ISO/TC 145 symbols” and “ISO/TC 94 personal protective equipment”. Also able to respond to performance evaluation and processing production of recursive reflective materials, phosphorescent materials, fluorescent materials etc., which are said to be safe materials and contribute to various disaster prevention measures.

    CHOKU TAKENAKA

    In charge of Disaster Prevention and Safety Evaluation 
    CHOKU TAKENAKA

    After graduating from Waseda University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering, he joined Toyobo Co., Ltd and was in charge of material development as a member at the time of launch of the comfortable material “climate in clothing”

    ・In charge of material development of comfortable material “climate within clothing” while working at Toyobo
    ・In charge of phosphorescent resin paving technology in Kobe, Mt. Maya, Kitakyushu, and Mt. Sarakura.
    ・JIS T 8127 High Visibility Safety Clothing drafting committee
    ・JIS Z 9101 JIS Z 9103 Symbol – Safety Color and Safety Signs drafting committee
    ・In charge of writing the “思いつきラボ” (Omoitsuki Labo) column

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Textile is interesting

    CHOKU TAKENAKA

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  • Quality Consulting Services

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

    The QCS team is a group of staffs with extensive knowledge as a testing institute and experience in various fields in the textile industry, such as department stores and apparel quality control, patterners, and apparel factories. We will check the quality of “materials” and “specifications” at the product planning stage, advise on quality labelling based on test data, investigate the cause when there is a point to the product (offer), and propose correction and improvement. In addition, we can help you improve quality and brand related to the supply chain of the textile industry by responding to seminars tailored to customer requests.

    SATOKO FUKUDA

    Group Manager
    Consulting Group
    Osaka Laboratory
    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.

    Become close to customer’s problems and issues, experience in supporting system construction related to management operations such as quality and production and according to the customer’s production background (raw material procurement, manufacturing country, etc.). Also, instructors and marketing support for seminars related to quality.

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

    SATOKO FUKUDA

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  • Quality Education

    Providing clever and useful knowledge
    from various viewpoints.

    Nissenken’s consulting business started in 2014 with a leading position in the testing industry. In addition to employee education, quality labeling proposals, sample checks, and other tasks for each company, we respond flexibly to many requests, such as lectures at universities, vocational schools, and seminars for consumers. We contribute to the future through useful information provision and awareness-raising activities, including the younger generation who will be responsible for the future.

    AYUMI TAMURA

    Group Manager
    Consulting Group
    Tokyo Laboratory
    AYUMI TAMURA

    After graduating from college, she joined a department store in Tokyo.
    In her third year, she transferred to quality control and in addition to quality control businesses related to textile products and clothing sold at department stores, she also served as a seminar lecturer at employee trainings, universities, consumer centers, etc.
    She joined Nissenken’s QCS department in 2016 and assumed her current position.

    She is in charge of teaching at the Bunka Fashion College and in case study classes at Japan Women’s University.
    She conducts consulting services such as human resource development, sales improvement, business improvement, and investigation of the cause of complaints, oversees the team as the head of the consulting group in Tokyo.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Trust.
    Talk to the customers
    as if they are part of our organization.

    AYUMI TAMURA

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  • Communication Branding

    Not fit the mold and be a company
    that the world and future needs.

    We will help you with new corporate branding with free thinking and planning.
    We support collaborations with companies, organizations, and media in various industries, business matching, sustainable strategies centered on the SDGs, including OEKO-TEX®, exhibitions and press meetings. We are also focusing on raising awareness for the challenges of the apparel industry and how to solve them. While also cherishing the visuals unique to the apparel industry, it is possible to transmit and propose without sticking to the conventional testing institute.

    MOMO TAKISE

    Team Manager
    Public Relations Team
    OEKO-TEX® Laboratory
    MOMO TAKISE

    After graduating from college, she worked on planning and management in the PR business of each company, including the Ministerial Conference and the Aichi Expo. After that, she worked as a public relations member of the Tokyo Girls Collection and sponsoring companies. After giving birth, she joined Nissenken in 2014 and assumed her current position. She is also a member of OEKO-TEX® International Marketing Meeting.

    In 2017, we launched the official OEKO-TEX® website in Japan and started press activities.
    We carry out external collaboration projects, such as creating materials, writing manuscripts, supporting PR for certified companies, establishing OEKO-TEX® awards, exhibiting sustainable areas such as gift shows, and SDGs seminars. As a corporate rebranding company, she is also involved in the renovation of communication tools, Nissenken website, floor renovation, etc.

    Words, feelings, things I cherish
    Make it unconventional with confidence.

    MOMO TAKISE

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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

    Manager
    Marketing Division
    Marketing Group
    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

    Manager for business in India
    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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