TFS Takasago Fluidic Systems

About Takasago

Takasago Electric, Inc. is a specialist manufacturer of miniature chemically inert valves and pumps. Its head office is located in Japan, having a company history of over 50 years. In addition to its Chinese factory (100% owned subsidiary), we have a branch office in the United States, DBA (doing business as) Takasago Fluidic Systems. It is located in Westborough, Massachusetts and started its operation on October 2012. The website of Takasago Electric, Inc. is operated under the name of “Takasago Fluidic Systems”.

The core strengths of Takasago Fluidic Systems (TFS) are miniaturization, customization, and integration. With these, TFS is recognized in the industry as a distinctive player that fulfills the niche demands of its clients. For instance, we offer the world's smallest class of products to handle fluid volumes in the microliter order without waste. As a result, we not only supply parts to major global analytical equipment manufacturers but also get involved in technically demanding projects lead by well-known universities and agencies such as Harvard, Stanford, MIT, and Cambridge as well as NASA and JAXA.

Our motto is "Never say ‘No’ to our clients' technical challenges."

  • About Takasago
  • About Takasago
  • About Takasago
  • History Founded in 1959
  • Number of employees 276 In Japan including 9 fluent English speakers
  • Group Sales 34.5 million USD
  • Global Expansion more than 50 countries
  • Number of products over 10,000
  • Development Ability 3.4% R&D ratio
  • Certificate ISO9001 JIS Q/AS/EN9100
  • International Employees 22 including technical trainees
  • Work life balance 4 male employee child care leaves



Takasago offers a wide variety of precise fluidic control related components such as solenoid valves, pinch valves, air-operated valves, diaphragm pumps, syringe pumps, peristaltic pumps, piezoelectric micro pumps, manifolds, fluid chips, and fittings, etc. These products are used in a variety of fields such as diagnostic equipment, environmental measurement devices, many types of scientific analytical applications, medical apparatuses, inkjet printers, and fuel cells, etc. and so their wetted materials are specifically adopted to be compatible with many different liquids such as chemicals, solvents, and analysis samples. In addition to the supply of our existing stand-alone products, Takasago’s takes great pride in our ability to customize existing products in order to fulfill a customer’s requirements. We are also able to manufacture a fluidic module by combining several different components.

Examples of use cases

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Our ultra small and light-weight pump was adopted for an experimental application to be used in a limited space in a space station. Our proprietary techniques to withstand severe requirements are active also in the fields of aviation and space. Read more detail

Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo

Our miniature valves are loaded on equipment on the 3000m class unmanned deep sea probe “HYPER DOLPHIN” for the gene analysis of deep sea creatures at several hundred meters underwater. Our products are indispensable for cutting-edge genetic analysis.

The University of California, Los Angeles

We received an inquiry for designing the component for the purification of a chemical used for the latest cancer diagnosis. Our proposal solved their problems. People’s health is one of the most important themes for Takasago Electric.


Takasago’s head factory acquired international quality management standard ISO9001 certification on 30 September 1999. This certification can only be acquired when the quality management of product design and manufacturing is implemented based on international standard as recognized by an international quality assurance institution.

Company Information

  • Headquarters
    66 Kakitsubata, Narumi-cho, Midori-ku,
    Nagoya, Aichi 458-8522, Japan
    TEL +81-52-891-2301
    FAX +81-52-891-7386
  • U.S. Branch Office
    (d/b/a Takasago Fluidic Systems)
    1900 West Park Drive, Suite 280,
    Westborough, MA 01581 U.S.A.
    TEL +1-508-983-1434
    FAX +1-508-983-1401
Company Name Takasago Electric, Inc.
Founded 1 July 1959
Representative Managing Director: Naoya Asai
Employees 276 employees
(as of 1 December 2019, including part-time workers)
Certification ISO9001(30 September 1999)
2020 Global Niche Top 100 certified by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
Business Design, manufacturing and sales of fluidic control components, with solenoid valves and pumps as core products

Takasago Electric (Suzhou) Co., Ltd
Block B#06-01-02, No.5, Xinghan Street, Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, 215021 China
TEL +86-512-6761-0522

Main Customers Beckman Coulter, Inc.
GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences AB
Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation
Shimadzu Corporation