About us

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Inabata France was founded in 1990 to support at first exportation of chemical and pharmaceutical products to Japan.

Then, Pharmasynthèse was acquired in 2006 leading to internalization of a production site specialized in chemical synthesis.

Nowadays, Inabata-Pharmasynthèse offers a wide variety of services including sourcing, manufacturing and development of raw materials for pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

Using our know-how and global network, we focus on innovation, quality and efficiency to find the best solution for your sourcing requirements.


In 1890, the company was established in Kyoto by Mr. Katsutaro Inabata, after he studied dyes technology in France.
First as an importer and seller of synthetic dyes, then keeping the chemical business as its core activity INABATA has brought over the expansion into products like electronic materials and plastics.

The history of business expansion has also been a process of developing capabilities in  functions such as market development, manufacturing/processing, distribution and financing.
Today, the INABATA Group is a network of 60 subsidiaries in 17 countries worldwide, and overseas sales account for over 50% of consolidated net sales.
With its broad and extensive global network, the Group will continue to provide premium solutions to customers.