For The People,For The Earth

Improving The Global Environment

SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group will also further accelerate contributions
to actualizing a sustainable world.

For The People,For The Earth

Improving The Global Environment

SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group will also further accelerate contributions
to actualizing a sustainable world.

For The People,For The Earth

Improving The Lives Of People Around The Globe

SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group will also further accelerate contributions
to actualizing a sustainable world.

For The People,For The Earth

Improving Extend Healthy Life

SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group will also further accelerate contributions
to actualizing a sustainable world.

For The People,For The Earth

Improving Build And Promote More Resilient Infrastructure

SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group will also further accelerate contributions
to actualizing a sustainable world.

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~The Next Future of SEKISUI~

Headquartered in Japan, SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. and its subsidiaries make up the SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group. 26,000 employees in over 200 companies throughout 21 countries and regions aim to contribute to improving the lives of the people of the world and the earth’s environment. Thanks to a history of innovation, dedication and a pioneering spirit, SEKISUI CHEMICAL now holds leading positions in its three diverse business divisions as well as top global market share in interlayer film, foam products, conductive particles and more.

Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

Since its foundation in 1947, the SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group has dedicated itself to social and environmental contribution and is now an internationally recognized leader in sustainability and environmental initiatives, having recently been selected as one of the Global 100 most sustainable companies. SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group will continue to maintain a strong corporate presence for 100 years and beyond.

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SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group
Throughout the World

Since first starting overseas operations more than 50 years ago,
SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group has expanded its business globally
and continued to grow based on its prominent technologies and products.

* for the term ended March 2020; on a consolidated basis.
*Japan is not included under Asia region figures

  • North America Number Of Companies 11
  • Other Areas (Australia And Latin America Etc.) Number Of Companies 8
  • Europe Number Of Companies 18
  • Asia Number Of Companies 46

SEKISUI
Challenge

Opening the Door to the Challenges of the Future

  • SEKISUI CHEMICAL Develops UV + Moisture Curing Adhesive That Simplifies the Electronic Equipment Assembly Process

    No.28

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    SEKISUI CHEMICAL Develops UV + Moisture Curing Adhesive That Simplifies the Electronic Equipment Assembly Process

    No.28

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    SEKISUI CHEMICAL Develops UV + Moisture Curing Adhesive That Simplifies the Electronic Equipment Assembly Process

    SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD., announces that its High Performance Plastics Company has improved the performance of Photolec B, the UV + moisture curing adhesive used in gluing together mainly used on smartphones. This is expected to cut down the time and manpower, thus contributing to optimize production process efficiency.
    SEKISUI CHEMICAL aimed to win 15% share of the smartphone parts adhesive market by FY2022 and speed up marketing for application in other devices, chiefly in overseas markets.

    Exhibited in EcoPro 2019
  • SEKISUI CHEMICAL Named to the CDP A List in Both Climate Change and Water Security

    No.27

    ESG

    SEKISUI CHEMICAL Named to the CDP A List in Both Climate Change and Water Security

    No.27

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    SEKISUI CHEMICAL Named to the CDP A List in Both Climate Change and Water Security

    SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. has been awarded a place on the Climate Change A List and Water Security A List by the international non-profit environmental organization CDP. This is the third consecutive year that SEKISUI CHEMICAL has been awarded a place in the Climate Change A List and the first time in the Water Security A List.
    The SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group formulated “the SEKISUI Environment Sustainability Vision 2050”. In dealing with climate change issues, the goal is to build a decarbonized society, and in the area of resolving water risk issues, the Group intends to generate positive return on the natural capital used in its business activities.

    Exhibited in EcoPro 2019
  • SEKISUI to Produce Synthetic Railway Sleepers (FFU) in Europe

    No.26

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    SEKISUI to Produce Synthetic Railway Sleepers (FFU) in Europe

    No.26

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    SEKISUI to Produce Synthetic Railway Sleepers (FFU) in Europe

    The Urban Infrastructure and Environmental Products Company of SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (hereinafter ”SEKISUI”) decided to open a production plant for the manufacture of synthetic wood for railway sleepers made from long glass-fiber-reinforced foamed urethane (FFU) in the Netherlands. SEKISUI produced FFU is lightweight and excellent durability. Increasing overseas market demand made it essential for SEKISUI to commit to a new production facility in the heart of Europe utilizing the infrastructure from SEKISUI ESLON B.V.
    The construction of the plant in Roermond will begin in 2021; the production itself will start in Q1/2023. This will expand its production capacity for FFU railway sleepers 1.8 times larger. And in 2030, SEKISUI aim to achieve overseas sales of 10 billion yen in the functional materials business.

    Exhibited in EcoPro 2019
  • Mass production of thermal interface materials for the electric vehicle industry

    No.25

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    Mass production of thermal interface materials for the electric vehicle industry

    No.25

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    Mass production of thermal interface materials for the electric vehicle industry

    SEKISUI POLYMATECH EUROPE B.V. (hereafter SEKISUI POLYMATECH EUROPE), headquartered in Roermond, the Netherlands, is commencing production of thermal interface materials for automakers, battery manufacturers and producers of powertrains and chassis components. SEKISUI POLYMATECH EUROPE as part of the SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group will serve the increasing demand for thermal interface materials at a time when sustainability and safety are more important than ever for the automotive sector.

    Exhibited in EcoPro 2019
  • Innovation Center Established in Research & Development Institute

    No.24

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    Innovation Center Established in Research & Development Institute

    No.24

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    Innovation Center Established in Research & Development Institute

    The High Performance Plastics Company has established the Minase Innovation Center (MIC) within the Research & Development Institute (constructed in 1961), its main research and development base. In the three strategic fields—electronics, mobility and building and infrastructure—of the High Performance Plastics Company, changes in telecommunications and the automobile industry such as the spread of 5G in the telecommunications industry and development of CASE including automated driving in the automobile industry have made the fusion of human resources and information in various fields necessary for producing innovation. As a base for open innovation within and outside the company, MIC has a layout that promotes the exchange of opinions with customers and interaction between employees from the respective strategic fields. The use of MIC will encourage internal and external fusion, thereby further promoting the creation of innovation that can contribute to social problem solving as well as the growth of SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group and the High Performance Plastics Company.

    Exhibited in EcoPro 2019
  • Expansion of Pharmaceuticals Business

    No.23

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    Expansion of Pharmaceuticals Business

    No.23

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    Expansion of Pharmaceuticals Business

    To respond to diversification and rising costs in the pharmaceutical industry, SEKISU CHEMICAL has decided to invest a total amount of approximately six billion yen in two major plants of the medical business within and outside Japan to enhance production facilities of raw materials for pharmaceutical products. In Japan, a new building for manufacturing pharmaceutical intermediates will be constructed at the Iwate Plant of subsidiary SEKISUI MEDICAL. Overseas, a new room for microbial fermentation and purification will be established within the United Kingdom plant of SEKISUI DIAGNOSTICS (UK). Both plants adhere to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP; this is a set of regulations regarding the manufacturing environment of pharmaceuticals including raw materials) which is a standard for the manufacturing and quality management of pharmaceuticals. They are able to develop and manufacture active pharmaceutical ingredients and raw materials. Through this enhancement, a system for contract manufacturing of various types of active pharmaceutical ingredients and raw materials will be established to strengthen the Pharmaceuticals business and focus on further expanding the life science field.

    Exhibited in EcoPro 2019
  • SEKISUI CHEMICAL Formulates New Long-Term Environmental Vision and Medium-Term Environmental Plan

    No.22

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    SEKISUI CHEMICAL Formulates New Long-Term Environmental Vision and Medium-Term Environmental Plan

    No.22

    ESG

    SEKISUI CHEMICAL Formulates New Long-Term Environmental Vision and Medium-Term Environmental Plan

    SEKISUI CHEMICAL has formulated a new long-term environmental vision “SEKISUI Environment Sustainability Vision 2050” leading up to 2050, positioning climate change, depletion of natural resources, and water risks as priority environment issues and setting the direction and targets for each issue. In addition, through a process of back-casting based on the vision for 2050, a new medium-term environmental plan “SEKISUI Environmental Sustainability Plan Accelerate II” (FY2020-22) stating medium-term targets was also formulated.

    Exhibited in EcoPro 2019
  • SEKISUI CHEMICAL joining the International Initiative

    No.21

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    SEKISUI CHEMICAL joining the International Initiative "RE100"

    No.21

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    SEKISUI CHEMICAL joining the International Initiative "RE100"

    SEKISUI CHEMICAL has joined the international initiative RE100 that aims to achieve 100% renewable electricity use in business activities. Climate change is one of the priority issues to be addressed in the medium-term environmental plan “SEKISUI Environmental Sustainability Plan Accelerate II” (FY2020-22) formulated this fiscal year. SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group will convert 100% of purchased power to renewable energy by 2030 and aim to achieve zero emission of greenhouse gases from all energy sources including cogeneration power generation systems used in business activities by 2050.

    Exhibited in EcoPro 2019

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History

SEKISUI INC., the predecessor of SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD., was founded on March 3, 1947 by the younger generation of Nicchitsu Konzern – the then core company of the general chemical manufacturers in Japan.

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