We provide products and services that contribute to people’s health and happiness.

Kowa Group consists of many companies associated with Kowa Company, Ltd., a diversified business group whose headquarters is located in Nagoya, Japan. Since its founding as a cotton fabric wholesaler in Japan in 1894, Kowa Company, Ltd. has grown into a global company, actively engaged in various fields including pharmaceuticals, life science and information technology, textiles, machinery and various consumer products. Throughout our long history, we have been committed to the happiness of people throughout the world.

One of the largest divisions of the Kowa Group is the health and medical sector. The Kowa Group also produces and supplies familiar over the-counter drugs and dietary supplements by utilizing a direct-sale system in Japan. Kowa has multiple popular brands such as Q&P® (multivitamins), Vantelin® (topical analgesic) and Cabagin® (gastrointestinal drug). In the expanding generic market, we are able to use our cutting edge technologies to offer competitive generic drugs as well. The combination of these three segments – branded, OTC/supplement and generic drugs – produces a synergistic effect to manage people’s life.

What We've Achieved


We have always strived to read the trends of the times and changes in the environment and adapted our business strategy accordingly.  This is the real source of the power of our Group’s continuation and growth.  Even today, our businesses, aim to improve peoples’ quality of life, and are expanding into widely ranging fields.