History

Nomura Chemical has been producing Develosil HPLC columns since 1979. Our rich history shows we are in constant development in improving your HPLC separations. 

March 1979Company formation
April 1964Started manufacture and sale of “Develosil 100” filler for high performance liquid chromatography
August 1964Manufacture and sale of “Develosil 60” filler for high performance liquid chromatography started
December 1964Started manufacture and sale of “Develosil 30” filler for high performance liquid chromatography
March 1980Started manufacture and sale of “Develosil ODS” filler for high performance liquid chromatography
June 1980Started manufacture and sale of “Develosil C8” filler for high performance liquid chromatography
August 1980Started manufacture and sale of “Develosil TMS” filler for high performance liquid chromatography
November 1980Manufacture and sales of packed columns for high performance liquid chromatography started
March 1981Manufacture and sale of columns for preparative chromatography started
October 1982Started manufacture and sales of “Develosil Ph” and “Develosil PhA”
March 1984Manufacture and sales of preparative columns (20 φ) started
March 1985Manufacture and sale of glass column started
July 1985Manufacture and sales of reverse phase wide pore column started
September 1985Started manufacturing and sales of “Develosil NH 2” and “Develosil CN”
June 1987Manufacture and sale of “Develosil ODS-K”, “Develosil ODS-T”, “Develosil ODS-N”, “Develosil ODS-P”, “Develosil ODS-
November 1987Manufacture and sale of large-volume preparative columns (50 φ) started
November 1987Manufacture and sale of micro / semi-micro columns (0.3 to 1.5 φ) started
February 1988Manufacture and sale of large-volume preparative columns (100 φ) started
January 1991Manufacture and sale of “Develosil Diol” column for gel filtration chromatography started
 July 1992Started manufacturing and sales of “Develosil ODS-HG” (0.3 φ ~ 20 φ)
July 1993Started manufacturing and selling (0.3 φ ~ 20 φ) of “Develosil ODS-UG”, “Develosil 300 ODS-HG”, “Develosil 300 C 8-HG”, “Develosil 300 C 4-HG”, “Develosil 300 TMS”
July 1996Validation test applied to “Develosil ODS-HG” and “Develosil ODS-UG”
March, 1997Started manufacturing and sales (0.3 φ ~ 20 φ) of “Develosil C8-UG”, “Develosil TMS-UG”, “Develosil Ph-UG”, “Develosil CN-
October 1997Started manufacture and sale of packing columns with an inner diameter of 3.0 mm
June 1998Started manufacturing and sales of “Develosil ODS-MG” (0.3 φ ~ 20 φ)
September 1998Started manufacturing and sales of “Develosil C30-UG” (0.3 φ ~ 20 φ)
April 1999Started manufacturing and sales of “Develosil RPAQUEOUS”, “Develosil RPFULLERENE”, “Develosil Combi-RP” (0.3 φ ~ 28 φ)
July 2000Started manufacturing and sales of “Develosil ODS-SR” (0.3 φ ~ 100 φ)
September 2000Manufacture and sales of the concentrated column “Develosil ERP 20” started
April 2001Started manufacturing and selling “Develosil PAHS”
July 2001Started manufacture and sales of 0.15 mm inner diameter nanocolumns
November 2001Started manufacturing and sales of “Develosil RPAQUEOUS-AR” (0.15 φ ~ 28 φ)
April 2002Manufacture and sales of trace aluminum measurement reagent kit “Alumeasure” and special column “Develosil LAL” started
April 2003Import and sales of ZIC-HILIC column manufactured by Se Quant (Sweden) started
May 2005Head office relocated to Seto-shi Hinode-cho 15
October 2007Started manufacture and sale of column “Develosil ANIDIUS” for HILIC
August 2008Se Quant (Sweden) ZIC-HILIC column imported and sold finished
January 2010Started manufacturing and selling “Develosil XG-C18M-5”
July 2010Started manufacturing and selling “Develosil XG-C18M-3”
October 2010Started manufacture and sales of “Develosil XG-C30M-5” and “Develosil XG-C30M-3”
May 2011Started manufacturing and selling of “Develosil XG-CN-5” and “Develosil XG-CN-3”
September 2011Manufacture and sales of UPLC compatible column “HB series (3 um)” started (2.0 Ø)
January 2013Started manufacturing and sales of “Develosil XG-C1-5” and “Develosil XG-C1-3”
December 2013Added 5 um particle size to HB series
September 2014Manufacture and sale of “Develosil XG – C18 LC – 5” and “Develosil XG – C 18 LC – 3” started
January 2015Commissioned analysis “Column selection service” started
September 2015Commissioned analysis “Method development plan” started
December 2015Manufacture and sale of trace aluminum measurement reagent kit “Alumeasure” and exclusive column “Develosil LAL” is completed
June 2016Started manufacturing and sale of “Develosil HSR C18”
February 2017Started manufacturing and sale of “Develosil HSR AQC18” and “Develosil HSR C1”
June 2017Started manufacturing and sale of “Develosil HSR AQC18, 2 µm”
December 2017Opening of Develosil USA office in San Diego, CA
March 2018Started manufacturing and sale of “Develosil HSR C18 Peptide”