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Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (SHECY)

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Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
Asahi Seimei Otemachi Building
6-1, Ohtemachi 2-chome
Tokyo, 100-0004
Japan - Map
Phone: 81 3 3246 5091

Index Membership:N/A
Full Time Employees:17,892

Business Summary 

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and semiconductor silicones primarily in Japan, the United States, China, the rest of Asia, and Europe. The company’s PVC/Chlor-Alkali segment offers PVC, caustic soda, methanol, and chloromethane for use in manufacturing infrastructure components, such as water and sewage pipes; construction materials; and household products, as well as for agricultural greenhouses recycling. Its Silicones segment provides silicones for cosmetics and toiletries, automobiles, construction and civil engineering, and electronics. The company’s Specialty Chemicals segment offers cellulose derivatives, silicon metals, polyvinyl alcohol, and synthetic pheromones used in pharmaceutical coatings and binders for tablets, as well as automotive parts, and construction and civil engineering materials. Its Semiconductor Silicon segment provides semiconductor silicones for PCs, mobile phones, digital home appliances, and automotive electronics. The company’s Electronics and Functional Materials segment offers rare earth magnets used as motors in home appliances, automobiles, and hard disk drives; semiconductor encapsulating materials and packaging materials for LEDs; photoresists for excimer lasers; photomask blanks and pellicles for use in semiconductor lithography; synthetic quartz products for use in LCD panels, as well as liquid fluoroelastomers. Its Diversified Business segment engages in technology licensing, international trading, engineering, and the export of plant equipment, as well as offers processed plastics. The company was formerly known as Shin-Etsu Nitrogen Fertilizer Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. in 1940. Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Mr. Chihiro Kanagawa ,
Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. Shunzo Mori ,
Pres and Director
Mr. Toshiyuki Kasahara ,
Gen. Mang. of Fin. & Accounting Department and Director
Mr. Hidenori Onezawa ,
Gen. Mang. of Bus. Devel. Department and Director
Mr. Yasuhiko Saitoh ,
Exec. VP, Gen. Mang. of International Division and Director
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