Company Name SEED Co.,Ltd.
Address 2-40-2 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8402, Japan
Phone +81-3-3813-1111
Founded October 9, 1957
Capital 1,841,280,000 yen
(Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st section: Securities code 7743)
Employees 583 as of the end of March 2017
Sales 24.4 billion yen (year ended March 2017, group consolidated)
List of Executive Officers CEO Masahiro Urakabe
Director Keiji Yajima
Director Kazuhiro Katayama
Director Hitoshi Hosokawa
Non-executive Director Yukio Obara
Non-executive Director Yuko Otake
Full-time Auditor Tomoyuki Nakayama
Auditor Shunji Tanefusa
Auditor Masayoshi Tamura
Website http://www.seed.co.jp/
Banks Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mizuho Bank
Company Name SEED Contact Lens (M) Sdn. Bhd. (1065347-X)
Address No. 38, Jalan Puteri 5/8, Bandar Puteri Puchong, 47100 Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
Phone +603-8051 9889
Founded 2014
List of Executive Officers Director Masahiro Urakabe
General Manager Low Khun Keong @ Simon
Website http://www.seed-malaysia.com/

Our History

YearEvent
1951
  • Started Japan's first research into contact lenses
1957
  • Founded the Tokyo Lens Research Institute
1962
  • Launched the Mycon brand
1970
  • Mycon stored at the Time Capsule in Osaka Japan
1972
  • Launched "Mycon Soft" Japan first soft contact lenses
1984
  • Launched "Mycon Hi-O2" oxygen permeable hard contact lenses
1985
  • Founded the SEED Contact Lens Rsearch Insitute
  • Brand name changed from Mycon to SEED
1987
  • Trade name changed to SEED co.,Ltd
1989
  • Registered shares with the Japan Securities Dealers Association
1991
  • Founded the Okegawa Research Insititute
1992
  • Launched the "Consept F" soft contact lens care system that requires no boiling sterilization
1993
  • Entered the eyeglasses market
2000
  • Launched "SEED S-1" high oxygen permeability hard contact lenses
  • Released the "Vivid Moon" eyewear brand featuring actress Yasuko Matsuyuki
2001
  • Launched "Softmate" cleaning and sterilizing system for soft contact lenses
  • Launched "SEED 2weekFine" two-week replacement soft contact lenses
  • Merged the Omiya and Okegawa Research Institutes to form the SEED Research Insititute
  • Launched the "Plusmix" eyewear brand for young people
2002
  • Launched "SEED MonthlyFine", one-month replacement soft contact lenses
2003
  • Launched "Adeno Test AD", an adenovirus antigen detection reagent
2004
  • Launched "2weekPure", the first Japanese-made two-week replacement soft contact lenses
2005
  • Re-launched "2weekPure" two-week replacement soft contact lenses
2006
  • Launched "SEED 2weekFineα" two-week replacement soft contact lenses
2007
  • Launched "Purity Moist" enzyme cleaning and storage solution for oxygen permeable hard contact lenses
  • Launched "SEEDO Softcore" cleaning, rinsing, sterilizing and storage solution for soft contact lenses
  • Launched "SEED 1dayFine" ultra-thin one-day disposable soft contact lenses
  • Launched the new "I SEED" eyewear brand to commemorate the company's 50th anniversary
  • Founded the SEED Konosu Research Insitute
2008
  • Launched "2weekFineαTORIC" two-week replacement soft contact lenses for astigmatism
  • Launched "SEED UV-1" hard contact lenses with ultraviolet protection
2009
  • Launched "SEED 1dayPure", the first Japanese-made one-day disposable soft contact lenses
  • Launched "SEED MonthlyFIneUV" monthly replacement soft contact lenses
2010
  • Masahiro Urakabe appointed 8th President
  • Launched "SEED 1dayFineUV" and "SEED 2weekFineUV" soft contact lenses wit ultraviolet protection
  • Launched "SEED 2weekPure Multistage" bifocal two-week replacement soft contact lenses
2011
  • Acquired ISO 13485:2003 certification and received official approval to use CE marking
  • Started the support program for the project growing eye dogs and people with visual impairment
  • Launched "SEED MultifocalO2Noah" bifocal hard contact lenses
  • Launched "SEEDO SoftcarePure", cleaning, rinsing, sterilizing and storage solution for soft contact lenses
  • Launched "SEED 1dayPure moisture", the one-day disposable soft contact lenses to be only made in Japan which include natural moisturizing agent
2012
  • Launched "SEED 1day Pure Multistage", the bifocal daily disposable soft contact lenses
  • Launched "SEED Eye Coffret 1day UV", the daily disposable ultra-slim circle lenses
2014
  • Company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) 2nd Section
2015
  • Launched "SEED PlusMode 1day Homme", the daily disposable ultra-slim circle lenses
  • Launched aspheric high oxygen permeability rigid gas permeable contact lens "SEED AS-LUNA"
  • Launched multifocal rigid gas permeable contact lens "SEED O2 M type" and "SEED multifocal O2 H type"
2016
  • Launched "SEED 2weekPure moisture"
2017
  • Company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) 1st Section

Supporting good vision for everyone with our high quality, safe and comfortable contact lenses

Since SEED started our contact lens research in 1951, we have always placed a strong emphasis on safety. This is because our eyes play an extremely important role in our lives, with 80% of the information we receive in the world obtained through our sight. As a responsible contact lens manufacturer, we always provide customers with information on the correct use of our lenses. Our mission at SEED is to continue developing and supplying safe and comfortable contact lenses for each and every customer, so you can enjoy clear vision with peace of mind.