KOUSO NO SEKAISYA Co.,Ltd.
Company name KOUSO NO SEKAISYA Co.,Ltd.
Address 1-23, Honmaru, Minakuchi-cho, Kouka-city, Shiga,528-0023
T E L 0748-62-3328
F A X 0748-62-8836
E-mail info@bym-kouso.jp
Founded August 1954
Incorporated January 1st 1993
Paid-in capital \10 million
Board of directors & corporate auditors President                Kunihiko Shimamoto
Managing director   Mitsuhisa Shimamoto
Director                  Takehiko Shimamoto
Director                  Naoe Shimamoto
Director                  Akiko Shimamoto
Auditor                   Yoshimori Ihara
Main bank Shiga bank, Minakuchi branch
Fields of Business Sales of microbial material for crops and live stocks、sales of fertilizer、 sales of livestock fodder、sales of health food, technical assistance of Shimamoto microbial method,
Shimamoto Microbial Industry Co.,Ltd.
Company name Shimamoto Microbial Industry Co.,Ltd.
Address <head office> 1-23, Honmaru, Minakuchi-cho, Kouka-city, Shiga,528-0023
<Shimamoto BYM farm>6802, Minakuchi, Minakuchi-cho, Kouka-city,Shiga
<Tsuchiyama factory>1755-1,Oono,Tsuchiyama-cho,Kouka-city,Shiga
T E L 0748-62-3328
F A X 0748-62-8836
E-mail info@bym-kouso.jp
Incorporated March 8th 1965
Paid-in capital \20 million
Board of directors & auditors President     Mitsuhisa Shimamoto
Director       Naoe Shimamoto
Director       Nobuko Shimamoto
Auditor        Kazumi Shimamoto
Main bank

Shiga Bank, Minakuchi branch
Kansai Urban Bank, Minakuchi branch
Shigaken Shinyoukumiai, head branch

Fields of business Production of microbial material for crops and live stocks、Production of fertilizer、Production of livestock fodder、Production of health food




1946 Establishment of Shimamoto microbial research center (commencement of research for application of fermented microbe colony and enzyme).
1949

Publication of “Enzyme application method” by Kakuya Shimamoto.

1952 Publication of “Microbial agricultural method” by Kakuya Shimamoto.
1954

Establishment of KOUSO NO SEKAISYA ( Institution for promoting microbial method).
Successful development of enzyme products for agricultural use and edible use.

1955

Publication of monthly “KOUSO NO SEKAI”.

1959

Publication of  “New edition Microbial agricultural method” by Kakuya Shimamoto & Kunihiko Shimamoto.

1965 Establishment of Shimamoto Microbial Industry Co., Ltd. .
1970

Establishment of the second pilot farm (today’s Shimamoto BYM farm).

1974

Estalishment of the third pilot farm.

1977

Publication of “Advanced microbial agricultural method” by Kunihiko Shimamoto.

1981

Commencement of technical assistance of microbial method at overseas countries.

1984

Publication of “Daichi-no-sakebi” by Kunihiko Shimamoto.

1987

Publication of “Shimamoto microbial agricultural method” by Kunihiko Shimamoto
(now published in English, Chinese, Korean languages) .

1992

Establishment of KOUSO NO SEKAISYA Korea Co., Ltd..

1993

Reorganization as KOUSO NO SEKAISYA Co., Ltd..

1994

Open of KOUSO NO SEKAISYA liaison office in Beijing, China.

1995

Establishment of new factory at Tsuchiyama.

1997 Establishment of Shimamoto Bio Tech(SEA)Sdn.Bhd in Malaysia.
2001 Publication of “New edition Shimamoto microbial agricultural method” by Kunihiko Shimamoto.
2004

50th anniversary of KOUSO NO SEKAISYA Co., Ltd..

2005

Expansion of second pilot farm.

2006

Research house newly built in second pilot farm.

2008

Fruit garden added in second pilot farm.

August 2009

Enzyme food (drink) product plant expanded.  Laboratory newly built.

July 2010

The fourth pilot farm additionally built.

January 2012

Enzyme food product factory newly operated.

August 2012

Enzyme food (drink) product plant expanded.