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Nippon Kayaku

Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.
Public kabushiki gaisha ("stock company")
Traded as TYO: 4272
Industry Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals
Founded Tokyo, Japan (June 5, 1916 (1916-06-05))
Headquarters Tokyo Fujimi Bldg., 11-2, Fujimi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8172, Japan
Key people
Akira Mandai, President
Number of employees
1,806 (non-consolidated), 4,619 (consolidated) (as of March 31, 2013)
Website Official website

Nippon Kayaku (日本化薬株式会社 Nihon Kayaku Kabushiki-gaisha?) (Japan Pharmaceuticals) is a Japanese company that was founded in 1916 as the first industrial explosives manufacturer in Japan under the company name Nippon Kayaku Seizo Co., Ltd.. Its main business areas are functional chemicals, pharmaceuticals, safety systems and agrochemicals.[1] It has 8 plants and 4 laboratories in Japan.[2] It also has subsidiaries in different countries around the world.[3] It is listed on the Nikkei 225.[4]


Major products made by Nippon Kayaku are: epoxy resins, UV-curing type resins, functional films, colors for inkjet printers, catalysts, dyes pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical API and intermediates, diagnostics, airbag inflators, micro gas generators for seatbelt pretensioners, squibs, agrochemicals.[5]

External links


  1. ^ "Business Areas". Retrieved March 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ "List of Business Establishments". Retrieved March 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ "List of Group Companies". Retrieved March 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Nikkei Constituents". NIKKEI. Retrieved November 11, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Major Products". Retrieved March 4, 2013. 

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