Company Profile

Name NAMICS Corporation
Address 3993 Nigorikawa, Kita-ku, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture
Foundation February 1947
Capital 80 million yen
Representative Toshinobu Odajima, President
Business Research, development, manufacture and sales of electro-chemical materials
Sales 56 billion yen (FY2022)
Total Employees 710 (March, 2023)
R&D expenditure to Sales 6 per cent (FY2022)

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Major Awards

1996 Received Niigata Prefecture Economic Promotion Prize
(sponsored by Niigata Prefecture Exposition Memorial Foundation)
2000 Received “District Award” in the 34th Medium and Small Business Research Institute Awards
(sponsored by Medium and Small Business Research Institute )
2001 Received “Excellence Award” in the technical product category of the 14th SME (small and medium enterprise) High-tech New Product Awards
(sponsored by Asahi Foundation for Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion, Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun Ltd., NK Industrial Research Institute)
2002 Received “R&D Manager Award” in the 20th SME Outstanding Manager Awards
(sponsored by Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun Ltd.)
2004 Received “Excellence Award” in the entrepreneur award category of the 14th New Business Awards
(sponsored by New Business Conference)
2005 Received Niigata Prefecture Technology Prize
(sponsored by Niigata Prefecture)
Received TPM Excellence Prize (second type)
(sponsored by Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance)
2006 Received “Influential Idea Award” in the 31st Invention Awards
(sponsored by Japan Society for the Advancement of Inventions, Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun Ltd.)
Selected as one of 300 energetic and creative SMEs
(sponsored by METI)
Received “Most Oustanding Manager Award” in the 24th Outstanding Manager Awards
(sponsored by Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun Ltd.)
2007 Received 2007 Influential Intellectual Property Award for “Advantageous Use of Industrial Property Rights System”
(sponsored by Patent Office of METI)
2008 Part grand prize “Low permittivity and low dielectric dissipation factor thin film film ADFLEMA” wins “Encouragement prize”
(sponsored by Conference for the Promotion of MONODZUKURI / Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun Ltd.)
2009 Received “New Office Promotion Award” in the 22nd Nikkei New Office Awards
(sponsored by NIKKEI Inc / New Office Promotion Association.)
2010 Received the 51st BCS Prize
(sponsored by Building Contractors Society)
2014 Selected as one of the Global niche company top 100 (GNT company)
(sponsored by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
2015 Received the 49th Good Company Award
(sponsored by the Medium and Small Business Research Institute)
2020 Selected as one of the 2020 Global niche company top 100 (GNT 100)
(sponsored by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)


1946 Foundation
1947 Company established “Hokuriku Toryo Co., Ltd.,”
a manufacturer of general coating materials
Toshiaki Odajima, President
1954 Commenced development of moisture-proof paint for disc condensers
1958 Developed moisture-proof insulating coating material “CERACOAT”
1964 Developed insulating paste “OHMCOAT” for resistors.
1970 Established silver paste research center(Saitama Prefecture)
1971 Developed a silver paste sintering type electro-conductive paste – “HIMEC.”
1973 Head Office and all factories transferred to present site
(Kita-ku, Niigata City)
1977 Toshikazu Odajima appointed as President
1980 Ceased production of general coating materials to concentrate
exclusively on pastes for electronic parts
1981 Commercialized thermoset conductive paste “UNIMEC”
1984 Completed cleanroom for high purity insulating paste “CHIPCOAT”
used in semi-conductors
1987 Developed UV curing type insulating materials
1996 Changed name to NAMICS CORPORATION
to commemorate 50th anniversary of foundation
1998 Established NAMICS Techno Core
(now Tsukioka Plant) (Shibata City, Niigata Prefecture)
Obtained ISO9001 accreditation
1999 Established Yantai NAMICS Electronic Materials Co., Ltd.
2001 Obtained QS9000 accreditation
2003 Obtained ISO14001 accreditation
Established Singapore Office
2004 Established NAMICS EUROPE Aps (Denmark)
Established NAMICS EUROPE GmbH (Germany)
2005 Established office in Osaka (Miyakojima-ku, Osaka City)
Established New York office of NAMICS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (U.S.)
2006 Commenced trademark registration and marketing of ADFLEMA
Toshikazu Odajima appointed Chairperson and
Toshinobu Odajima appointed President
Held ceremony to celebrate 60th anniversary of foundation
Moved Tokyo office to NAMICS Shinagawa Building (Minato-ku, Tokyo)
2008 Acquired DIEMAT Co. which became part of NAMICS GROUP.
Built new research center and moved NAMICS Techno Core
(Kita-ku, Niigata City)
2009 Obtained ISO/TS16949 accreditation
2011 Established KOREA NAMICS CO.,LTD. (Korea)
Established NAMICS ADFLEMA SITE (Kita-ku, Niigata City)
2013 Established SHANGHAI NAMICS CO., LTD.(China)
Established Singapore Namics Company Pte. Ltd.(Singapore)
Established Taiwan Namics Electronics Co.,Ltd.(Taiwan)
Established Namics Taiwan Co., Ltd.(Taiwan)
2016 Opened In-House nursery school “Ebigase Nursery School Amic” (Higashi-ku, Niigata-City)
2017 Opened New Manufacturing Facility at Headquarters Location (Kita-ku, Niigata City)
Established NAMICS ASIA Limited(China)
Established Hong Kong Namics Co., Ltd.(China)
2018 Obtained IATF16949 accreditation
2022 Opened New Administration and Welfare Building at Headquarters Location(Kita-ku, Niigata City)
2023 Completed a Headquarters rebuilding project(Kita-ku, Niigata City)
Started to get into an agricultural business as a new business