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Global Network

The global network that supports the technology of the Shiseido Group

■Research Centers
Via the multi-hub network, our 8 global research centers take advantage of and utilize their regional strengths.

Japan

Shiseido Global Innovation Center

  • Established as Research Department Testing Room in 1916
  • Relocated to Minato Mirai 21 in Yokohama, Japan in April 2019
  • Conducts development of cosmetics, beauty foods, beauty devices, and beauty regimens, and basic researches that support these developments.
  • Offers spaces for collaborative works with partners in different research areas and industry sectors as well as for consumers.
  • Welcomes visitors to experience the latest research at facilities (such as Beauty Bar at where visitors can create their own personalized cosmetics).
Shiseido Global Innovation Center

Shiseido cell-Processing & Expansion Center

  • Established in May, 2014 at the Business Support Center for Biomedical Research Activities (BMA) in Kobe
  • Facility for culturing and processing of human cells for accomplishment of regenerative medecine, such as cure for hair baldness by cell-based therapy.
Shiseido cell-Processing & Expansion Center
Asia Pacific
(excluding
Japan

Shiseido China Research Center Co., Ltd.
(China Innovation Center)

  • Established in 2001 (Beijing, top right picture)
  • Research and development of products for Chinese markets
  • Research of consumers in China
  • Study of regulations on cosmetics and compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Shanghai branch (Established in 2015, bottom right picture)
Shiseido China Research Center Co., Ltd. (China Innovation Center)
Shiseido China Research Center Co., Ltd. (China Innovation Center) Shanghai branch

Shiseido Asia Pacific Innovation Center

  • Established in 2006
  • Relocated the center from Bangkok to Singapore in 2017
  • Research of consumers in Southeast Asia and communication development
  • Study of regulations on cosmetics and compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Shanghai branch established in 2015
Shiseido Asia Pacific Innovation Center
USA

Shiseido Americas Innovation Center

  • Established in 1990
  • Research and development of products for NARS, Bare Minerals and OEM business
  • Search for new materials for cosmetics in USA
Shiseido Americas Innovation Center

Shiseido Technology Acceleration Hub

  • Established in 2018
  • Develops innovative business model offering new experience and value to consumers.
  • Promotes innovative technologies going beyond cosmetics products.
Europe

Shiseido International France S.A.S.

Europe Innovation Center

  • Established in 1988
  • Research of consumers in Europe and communication development
  • Research and development of fragrance and
    skincare products
Shiseido International France S.A.S. Europe Innovation Center

■Production Sites
There are 10 production sites around the world including Kakegawa Factory, Kuki Factory and Osaka Factory in Japan. In addition, we will inaugurate a new factory in Ohtawara, Tochigi prefecture in 2019, and a new global supply chain site in Ibaraki, Osaka prefecture in the following year. In 2021, another new factory will also start its operation in Kurume, Fukuoka prefecture. As a symbol of high-quality “Made in Japan” products, we will actively promote a strategy to create demand in Japan and overseas, particularly in Asian nations such as China.

Japan

Shiseido Kakegawa Factory

  • Established in 1975
  • Mother factory of makeup products
  • Special factory of pharmaceuticals/hyaluronic acid
  • Obtained ISO14001
Shiseido Kakegawa Factory

Shiseido Kuki Factory

  • Established in 1983
  • High-efficiency factory specialized in Shiseido Fine Toiletry
  • 24h operation
  • Obtained ISO14001
  • Introduced sunlight illumination
Shiseido Kuki Factory

Shiseido Osaka Factory

  • Established in 1939
  • Mother factory of skincare products
  • Obtained ISO14001
  • Utilizes underground water from in-house water supply plant
Shiseido Osaka Factory
Asia Pacific
(excluding
Japan

Shiseido Liyuan Cosmetics Co., Ltd.

  • Established in 1993
  • Production factory of AUPRES products
  • Obtained ISO14001
Shiseido Liyuan Cosmetics Co., Ltd.

Shiseido Citic Cosmetics Co., Ltd.

  • Established in 1999
  • Production factory of mid- and low-priced cosmetics for China
  • Obtained ISO14001
  • Approved as a foreign investment enterprise with advanced techonology by Shanghai City
  • Awarded “May 1st Labor Medal” by Shanghai General Labor Union
Shiseido Citic Cosmetics Co., Ltd.

Taiwan Shiseido Hsinchu Factory

  • Established in 2016
  • Skincare and makeup products to be sold within Taiwan region; makeup products for ASEAN market
  • Adherence to cosmetics GMP ISO22716
Taiwan Shiseido Hsinchu Factory

Shiseido Vietnam Inc.

  • Established in 2010
  • Production factory of cleansing foams, men's cosmetics and mid- and low-priced skincare products
  • Cutting-edge factory complying with ISO22716
  • Obtained ISO14001
Shiseido Vietnam Inc.
USA

Shiseido America Inc.
East Windsor Factory

  • Established in 1999
  • Production factory of fragrance and skincare products
  • Obtained ISO14001
Shiseido America Inc. East Windsor Factory
Europe

Val de Loire Factory

  • Established in 1999
  • Production factory of fragrance and skincare products
Val de Loire Factory

Gien Factory

  • Established in 1991
  • Production factory of fragrance products
Gien Factory



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