About Us

Frontier Laboratories is a Japanese organization, located at Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture. Frontier Lab was established in 1991. We are a small company by size but a market leader in Analytical Pyrolyzer Instrument industry. We call our self a Small Giant Company. We have sales and support office in Singapore, India, China, Russia, Europe and USA to take of our customers around the world. Dr Ichi Watanabe is our new President and CEO.

Meet our new CEO Dr Ichi Watanabe

Dr Ichi Watanabe San has been appointed as new President and CEO of Frontier Laboratories. He has taken over from Dr Chu Watanabe who was Founder and CEO of Frontier Lab for 30 years. 

Dr Ichi obtained PhD from Nagoya Institute of Technology and 10 years of research experience in the field of Analytical Pyrolysis. He has been working as  Global Marketing Manager at Frontier Lab for the past 8 years. 

Dr. Chuichi Watanabe (Founder)

Offering unique analytical instruments that contribute widely to society

We are consistently doing basic research and development of analytical pyrolysis instruments and methods, and manufacturing pyrolyzers with associated accessories. We have a wide range of analytical applications that include physical property evaluation of polymer materials used in various advanced scientific fields such as quality control in aircraft and automobile industries, differentiation of rubber, paint, paper in forensic investigations, and identification of environmental pollutants such as microplastics. Polymer and Additives characterization or Analysis through evolved gas analysis, thermal desorption and flash pyrolysis are most common approach using our pyrolysis system

Management Philosophy and Vision for Business

Our company has set “Practicing WIN-WIN” as our management philosophy. This means that the people concerned are all healthy, learn together, appreciate and respect each other, boost their ambitions, and contribute widely to society while climbing the spiral staircase of growth together. As a result, we believe that even Japanese SMEs can develop world-leading products in the analytical field and expand sales and support worldwide. We believe that showing this to the young people who will lead the future is one of the important social responsibilities of Frontier Labs.

Pyrolyzer is not a stand alone system. It shows its power when it is combined with gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GCMS). Therefore a strong partnership with major GCMS market players are key for our success. It is helping customer a lot to solve many of their analytical challenges.

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