Corporate Profile

USACO Corporation has been working closely
with Scholarly community
for over 60 years.

General information

Company Name USACO Corporation

Head Office:

17-12, Higashi-Azabu,
2-Chome, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 106-0044
Tel: 81-3-3505-6161


Osaka Sales Office:
14-10, Miyahara,
Yodogawa-ku, Osaka
532-0003 Japan
Tel: 81-6-6393-0303
Fax: 81-6-6393-0617


Founded 1934
Incorporated June 15th, 1950
President & CEO Shinichi Yamakawa
Paid-in Capital ¥50 million
Number of Employees 80
Scope of Business Import Scientific Technical and Medical Contents and Softwares worldwide.
Sales and Marketing services for publishers, software venders etc.
Localized software and library system.
Medical Communication business.
Major Customers

University of Tokyo, Keio University, Nihon University,
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Ajinomoto Co., Inc, Panasonic Corporation, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council Secretariat, St-Luke’s International Hospital, Toranomon Hospital, National Diet Library


Corporate History

2015 Appointed as an agent for Bioscientifica Limited
2014 Appointed as an agent for BMJ Publishing Group Limited
2013 Appointed as an agent for Appointed as agent for American Psychiatric Publishing, Journal of Visualized Experiments, Society for General Microbiology and Future Science Group
2011 Appointed as an agent for Reprints Desk
2006 Appointed as an agent for Portland Press
2003 Appointed as an agent for American Society of Clinical Oncology
2001 Appointed as an agent for Ex Libris
2000 Appointed as an agent for JSTOR.
1999 Head office was moved to Higashi-Azabu, Minato-ku Tokyo.
1998 Appointed as an agent for National Academy of Science.
1983 Company name was changed to USACO Corporation
1968 Appointed as agent for Thomson Reuters ( Former ISI)
1950 Incorporated as US-Asiatic Company
1934 Founded as Yamakawa Shokai. Appointed as agent for McGraw Hill