NameJapan Laser Corporation
Tokyo Headquarter2-14-1, Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-0051 Japan
Phone +81-3-5285-0861
FAX +81-3-5285-0860
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Osaka Branch1-20-12, Higashi-Nakajima, Higashi-Yodogawa-ku, Osaka, 533-0033 Japan
Phone +81-6-6323-7286
FAX +81-6-6323-7283
Nagoya Branch3-1-30, Nishiki, Naka-ku, Nagoya, 460-0003 Japan
Phone +81-52-205-9711
FAX +81-52-205-9713
FoundedApril 16, 1968
Capital30 million yen (100% owned by JLC Holdings)
Annual Sales6.29 billion yen (As of 2022 fiscal year)
Employees73 (As of January, 2024)
OfficesTokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya
BanksMUFG Bank, Ltd., Takadanobaba Branch
Mizuho Bank Ltd., Takadanobaba Branch
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., Takadanobaba Corporate Business Office
Kiraboshi Bank, Ltd., Nishi-Okubo Branch
Directors (As of January, 2021)
Chairman & CEONobuyuki Kondo
President & COOTatsuya Uzuka
Senior Managing Director & CFOMasamichi Beppu
Managing DirectorHiroyuki Uemura
DirectorJun Sasaki
DirectorHiroyuki Nomura
Audit & Supervisory Board MemberReisuke Izumiyama
Operating OfficerHayato Tsuruta
Operating OfficerToshiyuki Horikoshi
Apr., 1968Founded with start-up capital of JPY 5 million; primary business is importing laser products; ten private shareholders
Apr., 1971Converted to 100% subsidiary of JEOL
Jul., 1974New capital JPY 10Million.
Jan., 1976New capital JPY 20Million.
Apr., 1977Opened Osaka Office. (now known as the Osaka Branch)
Apr., 1983Merged with CTC. New capital JPY 30Million.
Apr., 1989Opened Nagoya Office. (now known as the Nagoya Branch)
Jun., 1989Founded JEOL Liosonic, a joint venture with JEOL.
Jul., 1992Opened San Francisco Office.
Apr., 1993Opened Tsukuba Office.
Jul., 1995Moved the Head Office to Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku.
Jan., 2002Opened San Diego Office.
Jun., 2007JLC Holdings (JLCHD) founded with shareholdings of JEOL = 14.9%, directors = 53.1% and employees = 32.0%
Jul., 2007Converted to 100% subsidiary of JLC Holdings
May, 2011Received the Grand Award from the Secretary General of the Small and Medium enterprise Agency as a small company to be cherished most in Japan
Jan., 2012Received the Grand Award for excellence in management from Shinjuku-City
Oct., 2012Received the Grand Award for Courageous Management from the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Feb., 2013Selected as the Best Practice for Active Participation by Women from the Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
Mar., 2013Selected as one of Diversity Management Selection 100 from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Apr., 2013Selected as one of Omotenashi Management Selection 50 from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Nov., 2013Selected as the Qualified Company for Work Life Balanced Management from Tokyo Metropolitan
Dec., 2013Selected as one of Excellent SMEs and Micro Enterprise Selection 300 from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Oct., 2015Selected as one of “Companies Providing Career Support in 2015” by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Feb., 2016Selected as one of KAIKA Awards by Japan Management Association
Jun., 2016Authorized as “Work-Life Balance Promotion Enterprise” by Shinjuku Ward
Jan., 2017Selected as one of “the third grand prize of white companies” by the Planning Committee of White Companies Awards
Feb., 2018Selected as “Idea Award of Work-Life Balance” by Shinjuku Ward
Mar., 2019The book written by Nobuyuki Kondo / CEO received the outstanding performance award of “the Research Encouragement Prize on the business administration to cherish people” books category

Business Field

Japan Laser Corporation (JLC), a key trading company specializing in lasers, has served the needs of customers since 1968 in Japan. JLC has built “Global Communications” network primarily to provide information on laser technologies. This includes the import and export of products in the world, and the offering of various lasers from advanced devices for scientific research to lasers for general use. JLC continually aim at aggressive integrated light solutions to light up the future.
We continue to offer the world’s most advanced products as the oldest laser trading company, and we contribute to the development of optical technologies, communicating our customers’ requirements to manufacturers overseas.


JLC has contracts for sales representation with approximately fifty foreign manufacturers to import advanced laser products. We provide a diversity of lasers for all industries and applications to enable us to quickly respond to customers’ proposals and targeted specifications.


Complementing our laser products, JLC has a wide range of peripheral devices to improve stability and to extend their applications. We offer a wide range of accessories including optical elements, modulators, beam profilers, power meters, and protective eyewear.

Measuring Instruments

Our product line encompasses industrial instruments and analytical equipment using light, with a strong emphasis on lasers. JLC offers a wide range of advanced devices for non-contact measurement, including measurement of Particle Size Distribution, Thermographic Cameras, Interferometer, and Fluid Vectors.

Material Processing Systems

JLC offers a wide range of systems for countless needs including Lithography, Cutting, Drilling, and Trimming, of Resistors, Welding, Soldering, General Machining and Semiconductor Device Manufacturing.

JLC Branded Products

JLC develops its own brand of products, including Image Processing Systems, Optical Disk Mastering Systems, and Material Processing Systems. We can meet our customers’ requirements based on our expertise gained from many years in the industry.

OEM Products

JLC offers various kinds of Lasers, Components and Assemblies to create custom design solutions for customers’ production.

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