Tokuyama Corporation


Tokuyama Corporation
Native name
TypePublic (K.K)
TYO: 4043
Nikkei 225 Component
FoundedTokuyama, Yamaguchi (February 16, 1918; 103 years ago (1918-02-16))
FounderKatsujiro Iwai
HeadquartersKasumigaseki Common Gate West Tower, 2-1, Kasumigaseki 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8983, Japan
Key people
Kazuhisa Kogo
RevenueIncrease US$ 2.78 billion (FY 2013) (JPY 287.33 billion) (FY 2013)
Increase US$ 99.20 million (FY 2013) (JPY 10.21 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
5,756 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2014)
WebsiteOfficial website
Footnotes / references

Tokuyama Corporation (株式会社トクヤマ, Kabushiki-gaisha Tokuyama) is a Japanese, Tokyo-based chemical company[2] and the world's fourth largest silicon manufacturer.[3]

The company was founded as Nihon Soda Kogyo Co., Ltd., a producer of soda ash in 1918 by Katsujiro Iwai. It changed name in 1936 to Tokuyama Soda Co., Ltd. and in 1994 to its present name.[4] It is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a component of the Nikkei 225 stock index.[5]

The company operates across Japan, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, United States, and Germany.[6]

Business segments and products

Chemicals business

Cement business

  • Portland cement: ordinary, early-strength, medium-heat
  • Recycling services
  • Fresco Giclee

Specialty products business

Life and amenity business

  • Fine Chemicals: photochromic dye materials, hard coating solutions for plastic lenses, pharmaceutical bulk ingredients, amino radical protectants
  • Microporous film: polyethylene porous film
  • Dental materials




  1. ^ "Company Overview". Tokuyama Corporation. Retrieved February 9, 2015.
  2. ^ "Company Profile". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved February 9, 2015.
  3. ^ "1366 Technologies and Tokuyama Corporation form strategic partnership". 1366 Technologies. May 7, 2013. Retrieved February 9, 2015.
  4. ^ "About Us". World of Chemicals. Kimberlite Softwares Pvt. Ltd. Retrieved February 9, 2015.
  5. ^ "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved April 5, 2014.
  6. ^ "Company Overview". Energy Business Review. Progressive Digital Media Group. Missing or empty |url= (help)

External links

  • Official global website (in English)