• Atsushi Horiba


HORIBA Radio Laboratory was started as a business in October 1945 by Masao Horiba (now Supreme Council) as the first-ever student venture company in Japan. Later, in 1953, the company was incorporated as HORIBA, Ltd. The first product of HORIBA, Ltd. was a pH meter, a device for measuring the acidity or alkalinity of a solution. Today, the pH meter is one of the company’s major products.


Corporate Culture Group Company Scientific Background Optical Path Difference Mathematical Principle 
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  • Atsushi Horiba
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  1. 1.HORIBAKyotoJapan

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