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JACA (Japan Air Cleaning Association)

What is JACA

Introduction

Japan Air Cleaning Association (JACA) was founded in 1963 with the aim of contributing to technical improvement in industry of aircleaning, to diffusion of its knowledge and to betterment of environmental sanitation. In 1966 JACA obtained authorization from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare to make a start as a public corporation. Since then JACA have conducted various research activities, in cooperation with experts, makers and traders concerned with industry of aircleaning.

Outline of the activities

*Publishing a periodical “Journal of Japan Air Cleaning Association”
*Holding lectures and meetings for the study of air cleaning and cleanroom
*Organizing and holding technical committees (to make standards, guidelines and manuals)
*Making researches which are consigned from government offices
*Giving performance tests (air filter, quantity of dust emissions)
*Making tours for research
*Sending inspection parties overseas
*Selling JIS test powder

Members

Corporations
* Regular members Corporations engaged in industry of aircleaning
Individuals
* Regular members Subscribers to the journals of JACA
* Honorary members People of experience or academic standing on aircleaning and cleanroom

Number of the members

Corporations
* Regular members 112
Individuals
* Regular members 243
* Honorary members 79

(2013.6.25.)

Historical record

1963.10. “Japan Air Cleaning Association” was founded.
1964.3. The first issue of “Journal of Air Cleaning Association” was published.
1966.4. JACA obtained authorization from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
1982.1. The first Technological Meeting on Air Cleaning and Contamination Control was held.
1991.4. The 25th anniversary of establishment was celebrated.
2012.4 JACA was certified as a public interest incorporated association.

Successive president

1963.10. – 1971.9. Kouichi Kimura (professor at Waseda University)
1971.11 – 1978.5. Hideo Uchida (professor at Tokyo University)
1978.5. – 1994.5.  Shouichi Fujii (professor at Shibaura Institute of Technology)
1994.5. – 2000.5.  Susumu Yoshizawa (professor at Science University of Tokyo)
2000.5. – 2006.10 Sigeru Nakae (professor at Science University of Tokyo)
2006.10. – 2010.5   Akira Yokochi (professor at Tokai University)
2010.6. to present  Shoji Yamazaki (ex-director of the Department of Veterinary Public Health at The Institute of Public Health)

Structure of the association

Structure of the association