Company Profile

AMCON INC. was founded in 1974 as “Environmental Facility Center” with its main business being septic tank maintenance for wastewater treatment facilities and apartment complexes. We have continued to grow by solving our customers’ troubles and are currently engaged in the development, manufacture, and sales of sludge treatment equipment, maintenance of plumbing systems, and various analysis businesses.

Company Overview

Trade name AMCON INC.
Year of establishment November 22, 1974
Capital stock 80 million yen
Representative President Manabu Aizawa
Chairperson Shoichi Sasaki
Businesses
VOLUTE Division Development, manufacturing, and sales of Sludge Dewatering Press, Thickener, Sludge dryer, Sludge Dewatering and Fermentation System
Sales of water treatment chemicals
AMCON 24 Division Maintenance, 24-hour emergency maintenance support, and facility renovation work of plumbing system
Various building facility inspections, plumbing system cleaning
Analysis Division Water quality testing of drinking water, water for miscellaneous use, cooling water, pool water, bath water, etc.
Water quality analysis of river water, plant effluent, and discharged water, etc., and measurement certification business (water, soil, air)
Various environmental analyses, bacteria testing, residual chlorine measurement, small-scale private water supply system testing, atmospheric environment measurement, etc.
Registered businesses and licenses
Measurement Certification Business (Concentration) Kanagawa Governor Registration No. 168
Building Drinking Water Quality Testing Business Registration Yokohama R4, Water, No. 12
Building Drinking Water Storage Tank Cleaning Business Registration Yokohama 31, Storage, No. 304
Yokohama City Designated Water Supply Equipment Constructor Designation No. 2521
Tokyo Metropolitan Designated Water Supply Equipment Constructor Designation No. 8282
General Construction Business (Electrics, Piping, Appliances) Kanagawa Governor License (General-01) No. 69489
ISO9001 Certification

Business Locations

Domestic
Head Office 1926, Nippa-cho, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 223-0057, Japan
TEL.+81-45-540-8585 FAX.+81-45-540-8588
KANSAI OFFICE 2-9-30-104, Maikodai, Tarumi-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 655-0046, Japan
TEL : +81-78-798-7963
Assembly Factory 2350-5, Nippa-cho, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 223-0057, Japan
Overseas
China
AMCON (Fujian) Environmental Protection Equipment Co., Ltd. Head Office・Factory
Yuan Hai Three-way, Yuan Hong Investment Zone, Fuqing, Fujian, 350314, China
TEL.+86-591-85553843
AMCON (Guangzhou) Environmental Protection Science & Technology Co., Ltd. Business Office
Room 3508, No.11-2, Xiancun Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, 510623, China

https://www.amcon-china.com/

Czech Republic
AMCON Europe s.r.o
Za Trati 207,252 19 Chrastany,Praha-zapad,Czech Republic
TEL.+420 211 150 125

https://www.amcon-eu.com/

Philippines
AMCON PHILIPPINE REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE
23F Tower6789 Ayala Avenue 6789, Makati City 1209 Manila, Philippines
We use 100% renewable energy みんなの電力 (Minna-denryoku) in the head office and factory.
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AMCON INC.

Yokohama Assembly Factory

Location Train : 5 minutes on foot from Nippa station of the Yokohama municipal subway Blue Line
Car : 10 minutes from Tsuzuki Interchange or Kohoku Interchange on the Daisan Keihin expressway

Activity Policy

Corporate philosophy

Providing amenity and convenience beyond expectation.

Mission statement

Challenge and creativity

Corporate motto

Create one if it does not exist. AMCON will do it as nobody else will.

Management policy

Here at AMCON, we are a group of professionals who seek to be a top-notch company, providing top-notch services, by top-notch people, with top-notch technology.
We aim to contribute to the realization of a better society by creating products and services which are truly customer oriented.

  • We will tackle any kind of challenges to solve the problems of our customers through the creation of quality products and execution of top-notch services.
  • We seek to be a company in which each person can enrich oneself with education and share happiness at work with everyone else.
  • We seek mutual prosperity and strong trustworthy relationships with our stake holders based on our sustainable growth.

History

1970 –
1974 Nov. Established Environmental Facility Center Co., Ltd. in Meguro-Ku, Tokyo.
Septic tank maintenance services for wastewater treatment facilities and apartment complexes.
1979 May Set up the Institute of Technology. Started measurement certification business.
1980 –
1981 Jun. Started a mobile dewatering service using a mobile dewatering truck.
Dec. Opened the Machida plant in Tokyo.
1982 Apr. Started manufacture and sales of the “Belt-press-type Sludge Thickener KM Series”.
1983 Apr. Started plumbing inspection business and pump business.
1984 Sep. Completed construction of the headquarters building.
Oct. Started 24-hour remote monitoring service for building facilities
1987 Apr. Started maintenance business for fire equipment, air-conditioners, etc.
Oct. Changed the company name to AMCON INC.
1990 –
1991 Apr. Started manufacture and sales of the “VOLUTE™ Thickener MS Series” and the “VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press VS Series”.
1992 Feb. Obtained a patent for “sludge water solid-liquid separator,” the basis for the VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press.
1992 Mar. Started manufacture and sales of new “VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press and Thickener”
1993 Feb. Started sales of the “Hybrid V Polymer Flocculant”
1994 Jun. Started pilot test of dewatering performance jointly with Japan Sewage Works Agency
1995 Jul. Started the official joint research with Japan Sewage Works Agency
Theme “Direct dewatering method of sludge in an OD reaction tank”
Sep. Moved the Machida plant in Tokyo to Kohoku-ku in Yokohama.
1996 Apr. Started manufacture and sales of sludge dewatering fermentation system “Dell Compo”.
1997 Apr. Started manufacture and sales of the ” VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press Small-Scale Municipal Model MS Series”.
2000 –
2000 Jul. Our products listed in Japan Sewage Works Agency’s “Standard Specifications”.
2001 Mar. Obtained ISO 9001 certification (VOLUTE Division)
Apr. Started manufacture and sales of the “VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press EC Series”.
2003 Apr. Started manufacture and sales of the “Solapy Dryer SP Series”.
2004 Jan. Completed construction of the headquarters building in Yokohama. Moved the headquarters from Nakameguro, Tokyo to Kohoku-ku, Yokohama.
Jun. Started manufacture and sales of the “Twin VOLUTE Dewatering Press TV Series”.
Sep. Started manufacture and sales of the “VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press ES Series”.
VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press was nominated for the innovation award at Aquatech Amsterdam 2004.
2006 Oct. Established the US-based subsidiary company, AMCON NA, INC.
2007 Mar. Established the China-based subsidiary company, AMCON (Yixing) Environmental Protection Science & Technology Co. Ltd.
Nov. VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press won a bronze medal at the “2007 China International Industry Fair”.
2008 May Opened “suisitubunseki.com” a website specializing in water quality analysis.
2009 Jan. Certified as a “Yokohama Kachigumi Enterprise.”
Feb. Started manufacture and sales of the “VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press ES-350 Series”.
Apr. Included in “Japan’s 300 Vibrant Monozukuri (Manufacturing) SMEs” by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
2010 –
2010 Nov. Established the second China-based subsidiary company, AMCON (Fujian) Environmental Protection Equipment Co., Ltd.
2011 Apr. Established the Czech-based subsidiary company, AMCON Europe s.r.o.
May Started manufacture and sales of the “VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press VDC Series”.
Aug. Certified as a “Yokohama Chizai Mirai Enterprise.”
2012 Jun. Started manufacture and sales of the VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press VDS Series.
2015 Mar. VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press won Innovation Award at “WEX Global Forum 2015”.
2016 Jun. Started manufacture and sales of the “Polymer Make-up System AP Series”.
Sep. Established the Czech-based subsidiary company CHEM.ENGI s.r.o.
Provided solutions to optimize the wastewater treatment process.
Nov. Started manufacture and sales of the “VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press GS Series” and the “VOLUTE™ Mobile Dewatering Truck MV Series”.
2018 Jan. Multi-Disk Screw Press Dewatering Machine type-II including DW series (II-E type) and MW series (II-M type) selected in “Japan Sewage Works Agency authorized new technology, group I”.
Jul. Started manufacture and sales of the “VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press DW Series”.
2019 Feb. Obtained patent for the VOLUTE DUO™ Sludge Dewatering Press.
Apr. Established the Germany-based subsidiary company AMCON Deutschland GmbH.
Jul. Started manufacture and sales of the “VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press FS Series”.
Aug. Started manufacture and sales of the “VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press MW Series”.
2020 –
2020 May Completed construction of the Yokohama Assembly Factory.
Oct. Redesigned “suisitubunseki.com” a website specializing in water quality analysis.
Nov. Registered our trademark of the brand logo “VOLUTE” and “VOLUTE DUO”.
2021 Jun. Started manufacture and sales of the “VOLUTE DUO™ Dewatering Press HR Series”.
2022 Oct. Established Kansai sales office.
2023 Sep. Established the Philippines-based representative office.
Nov. Won the Grand Title of the “SMALL GIANTS AWARD 2023-2024” hosted by Forbes JAPAN