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