Delivering Satisfaction
Delivering Satisfaction

Among scientific instruments for high-mix low-volume production, the “three-one motor” is safer, easier to use, and supports agitation research, which is indispensable for scientific experiments. “Tribo gear” for equipment design, new material development, and tribology (friction amount) that is closely related to general life.

Focusing on the fields of these agitators and friction and wear test equipment, we have built up trust in 60 years by deepening and enlarging the substrates of highly technologically advanced products. We will continue to develop products based on Haydon’s original ideas.

This is Haydon’s belief. We aim to be a 100-year-old company while responding to changes in the times without changing our beliefs in order to deliver satisfaction to our users.

Creating the future of HEIDON

Thanks to you, Shinto Kagaku celebrated its 60th anniversary this year. 20 years of rapid development with the rapid growth of Japan. Twenty years culminated in a frenzied bubble economy. 20 years after the burst of the bubble

And the earthquake …

The next 20 and 60 years of HEIDON. Always recognize the basics in technology, management, and transactions, and maintain an attitude of returning to the basics. Things that can’t be destroyed … HEDION

Creating the future of HEIDON
Company name
Shinto Scientific Co., Ltd.
Headquarters & Sales Department
27 Kanda-higashikonyacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0034
TEL 03-3252-2791 FAX 03-3252-2792
Nihonbashi Laboratory
11-11, Nihombashi kobuna-cho Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0024
Please contact the head office sales department as it is not resident.
Ogose Factory
178-1 Doyama, Ogose-machi, Iruma-gun, Saitama Prefecture 350-0406
TEL 049-292-8510 FAX 049-292-8511
Date of founding
April 17, 1952
Representative Director and President
Masahisa Nomura, Atsushi Nomura
Products manufactured and sold
Three-One Motor laboratory agitators
Tribogear friction and wear testers
Muse portable friction meters
Tactile meters, strain testers, agitators, optical elasticity testers, physical properties evaluating machines
Acquired certification
JIS Q 9001:2000(ISO9001:2000)
Affiliated organizations
Tokyo Scientific Instrument Organization
Japan Testing Machinery Association
Tokyo Glass Products Association
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Our brand "HEIDON" was named after the name "Hiradon" that was given to the founder, Mashei Nomura, during his apprenticeship. In 1945, Masuhei Nomura entered a physics and chemistry store in Nihonbashi, and the nickname given by the husband of that store was "Hiradon" by adding "Den" to "Hira" of "Masuhei". However, he didn't like it, and HEIDON is a brand born from his rebellious spirit and Kikai-ya spirit. The thoughts of the founder are still inherent in HEIDON products.

Shinto Scientific Co., Ltd. founded in Kanda-higashi-konyacho in Tokyo Chiyoda Ward.
Manufacturing business started at Nakano Works in Takada in Tokyo Nakano Ward.
New headquarters building completed in Kanda-higashi-konyacho in Tokyo Chiyoda Ward.
Nerima Factory completed in Nukui in Tokyo Nerima Ward.
Three-One Motor agitators created for laboratory use.
Ochiai Industrial Machinery Department established in Kamiochiai in TokyoïShinjuku Ward.
Tester Division established.
Service Labo established in Kanda-higashi-matsushitacho in Tokyo Chiyoda Ward.
Capital increased to 10,080,000Yen.
Manufacturing of Surface Property Testers started at Ochiai Industrial Machinery Department.
Laboratory established in Kanda-konyacho in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward.
Increased capital to 15,120,000Yen.
“Heidon” trademark registered.
Sales Department and Service Labo transferred to Iwamotocho in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward.
Service Labo Osaka established in Yodogawa Ward in Osaka.
Iruma Factory completed in Iruma City, Saitama.
Certified as Excellent Tax Declaration Company by Kanda Tax Office.
Company funeral held after passing of Senior Managing Director Shigeko Nomura.
Corporate Identity project introduced.
5-day working week system introduced throughout.
40th anniversary of company founding.
Increased capital to 30,240,000Yen.
Tokyo Sales Office completed in Nukui in Tokyo Nerima Ward.
Osaka Sales Office established in Osaka Kita Ward.
Website established.
“Heidon Virtual Office” CD-ROM produced to introduce the company’s products.
Tribogear registered as a trademark.
Increased capital to 45,240,000Yen.
Appointed Masahisa Nomura as president and Masuhei Nomura as chairman.
50th anniversary of company founding
Company funeral held after passing of Chairman Masuhei Nomura.
Transferred to Ogose Factory in Ogose-machi in Iruma City, Saitama Prefecture.
Logo mark changed.
Sales Department transferred to Higashi Kanda in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward.
Established Showroom in Nihonbashi-bakurocho in Tokyo’s Chuo Ward.
ISO certification acquired by Ogose Factory and Sales Department.
Moved "Sales Department" to Nihonbashibakurocho, Chuo-ku
"Toranomon Showroom" opened in Toranomon, Minato-ku
Opened a service lab in Iwamotocho, Chiyoda-ku. To improve convenience for customers.
60th anniversary of foundation
Established "Kanazawa Lab" in Kanazawa.
Full model change of three-one motor BLh and BL series
The head office building was constructed at 27 Kanda Higashikonya-cho, Chiyoda-ku, where the company was founded, and the sales department was relocated.
Nihonbashi Lab built in Nihonbashi Kobunacho

This company’s “Heidon” brand name derives from the nickname “Heidon” given to the company’s founder Masuhei Nomura at the time when he was working as an apprentice. Even though the brand sounds like it may be a German word, our company is “Made in Japan”.

The “Three-one Motor” agitators are so-called because they promise the “Three No.1’s” of “Maintaining Safety”, “Delivering Satisfaction”, and “Maintaining After-sales Care”.

This name was formed by combining the words “tribology” and “gear”. The name incorporates the feeling of wishing to create products through effectively using the complex study of friction and wear as a tool.


What are Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

What are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) are international development goals adopted by 193 UN member states at the UN Summit in September 2015. In the 15 years from 2016 to 2030, we will end all forms of poverty, fight inequality, deal with climate change and aim achieve 17 goals to create a world where no one is left behind. The SDGs are universal and should be tackled not only by developing countries but also by developed countries themselves, and the Japanese government is also actively working on them.

What are Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

Efforts of our SDGs.

Of these 17 goals, the business activities we work on are linked to the following three goals.

Efforts of our SDGs.

We have established a personnel system that allows employees to understand their health through regular health examinations, and to consider promotion based on their own abilities, regardless of age, educational background, gender, nationality, etc. We will continue to actively promote the SDGs through daily business activities and contribute to their achievement.

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