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Zeon Corporation (4205.T)

Tokyo - Tokyo Delayed Price. Currency in JPY
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1,717.00-16.00 (-0.92%)
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Zeon Corporation

Shin Marunouchi Center Building
1-6-2 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8246
81 3 3216 1772

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees3,462

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Kimiaki TanakaPres, CEO & Representative DirectorN/AN/A1955
Satoshi TominagaCorp. Officer, Division Mang. of Corp. Admin. & GM of Global Bus. AdminN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Kazuyoshi MatsuuraCorp. Officer, GM of HR, GM of China Bus. Admin. & DirectorN/AN/A1977
Mr. Hiroyuki HirakawaSr. Corp. Officer, Division Mang. of Raw Material & DirectorN/AN/A1959
Mr. Toru NishijimaSr. Corp. Officer, GM of Prod. Admin., Div. Mang. of Production Center & DirectorN/AN/A1959
Tetsuya ToyoshimaSr. Corp. OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Yoshiyuki SoneSr. Corp. OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in JPY.


Zeon Corporation engages in the elastomers, specialty materials, and other businesses. The company offers synthetic rubbers, such as general-purpose rubbers for use in automobile tire applications; and various specialty rubbers, including NBR and hydrogenated NBR. It also provides synthetic latex comprising styrene-butadiene copolymer latex, polybutadiene, acrylonitrile butadiene copolymer latex, acrylate latex, and soap-free latex for use in processed paper, fiber treatment agents, adhesives, paints, and rubber gloves; and materials for adhesive tapes and hot melt adhesives, binder for traffic paints, and concrete admixtures. In addition, the company offers specialty chemicals, such as synthetic aroma chemicals for flavors and fragrances; cyclopentene, cyclopentanone, and other derivatives for chemical synthesis; intermediates for pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals; and solvents and cleaning agents. Further, it provides electronic materials, rechargeable battery materials, and toners for the production of semiconductors, etching gas, and materials used in rechargeable battery production; and specialty plastics that include cyclo olefin polymers and fine processed products with cyclo olefin polymer for use in optical lenses, medical devices, and various general-purpose engineering plastics. Additionally, the company develops, manufactures, and sells cardiovascular and gastrointestinal medical equipment, as well as nutritional products; and licenses butadiene recovery and butene purification process technologies in approximately 23 countries worldwide. It also offers PENTAM, a resource- and energy-saving molded product. The company was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Corporate Governance

Zeon Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2021 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 4; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.