Invention of scientific instruments Established in 1940, ATAGO has continuously made strides in the research and development of a wide variety of optoelectronic products, mainly refractometers. ATAGO products are used in a variety of industries; from food and beverage processing, to petrochemicals and metalworking. ATAGO has established our reputation as a trusted brand and enjoys the fullest confidence of end-users not only in Japan but also in 154 countries worldwide. As new regulations and requirements are imposed in the marketplace, our competition with other companies is expected to become more fierce. Being true to our mission statement: "Let's synergize. Let's advance. Let's create." ATAGO is devoted to making strides in the research and development of scientific instruments to meet the ever-changing demands of our clientele. We are utilizing generations of cumulative experience and technical abilities, based on the original studies of "Dr. Abbe," the father of all refractometers, to develop new innovations and advancements that continually redefine the forefront of refractometer technology.