Vendor:Nippon Control System Corporation

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Nippon Control System Corporation
Type Private Limited Company
Industry Informatics
Headquarters 5F, Mitomi Bldg Shinkan, 1-20-18, Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Number of locations 4
Area served Worldwide
Key people Nobuyasu Horiuchi
Products SimpDoc
Employees 183[1]

Nippon Control System Corporation computer control and data management software solutions.


The company was founded in 1981.[1] Aside from the company's three Japan-based offices, a U.S. branch was opened in January 2007.[2]

In June 2018 the website for the SimpLabo laboratory information management system (LIMS) went dark. Per the company, the LIMS is no longer being developed.

Past offerings

SimpLabo was a web-based LIMS "that comprehensively supports tasks in inspection facilities, such as making quotes for inspection requests, request acceptance, recording and sharing of inspection results, creating inspection reports, statistical processing, creating various documents, etc."[3] The software was offered under the SaaS model.

Technology and products


SimpDoc is a LIMS-like solution for inspection and research laboratories.[4]


Product: SimpDoc
Sample, inventory, and data management
Sample login and management?Y[4]
Sample tracking?Y[4]
Sample and/or result batching?Y[4]
Task and event scheduling?
Option for manual result entry?
Multiple data viewing methods?
Data and trend analysis?
Data and equipment sharing?
Customizable fields and/or interface?
Query capability?Y[4]
Import data?
Internal file or data linking?
External file or data linking?
ELN support or integration?
Export data to MS Excel?
Raw data management?
Data warehouse?
Deadline control?
Production control?
Project and/or task management?
Inventory management?
Document creation and/or management?
Case management?
Workflow management?Y[4]
Specification management?
Customer and supplier management?
Billing management?
Quality, security, and compliance
Regulatory compliance?
QA / QC functions?
Performance evaluation?
Audit trail?
Chain of custody?
Configurable roles and security?Y[4]
Data normalization?
Data validation?
Data encryption?
Version control?
Automatic data backup?
Environmental monitoring?
Reporting, barcoding, and printing
Custom reporting?Y[4]
Report printing?Y[4]
Label support?Y[4]
Barcode support?Y[4]
Export to PDF?
Export to MS Word?
Export to HTML and/or XML?
Fax integration?
Email integration?
Base functionality
Administrator management?Y[4]
Instrument interfacing and management?Y[4]
Mobile device integration?
Alarms and/or alerts?
Work-related time tracking?
Voice recognition system?Y[4]
External monitoring?
Web client or portal?
Online or integrated help?Y[4]
Software as a service delivery model?
Usage-based cost?
Industries served
manufacturing and R&D


Additional information


  1. 1.0 1.1 "About NCS - Corporate Profile". Nippon Control System Corporation. April 2015. Retrieved 28 October 2020. 
  2. "About NCS - History". Nippon Control System Corporation. May 2014. Retrieved 28 October 2020. 
  3. "SimpLabo - Laboratory Information Management System". Nippon Control System Corporation. Retrieved 23 October 2015. 
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 "SimpDoc". Nippon Control System Corporation. Retrieved 01 March 2022.