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Tokuyama Corporation

Tokuyama Corporation
Native name
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 4043
Nikkei 225 Component
Industry Chemicals
Founded Tokuyama, Yamaguchi (February 16, 1918; 102 years ago (1918-02-16))
Founder Katsujiro Iwai
Headquarters Kasumigaseki Common Gate West Tower, 2-1, Kasumigaseki 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8983, Japan
Key people
Kazuhisa Kogo
Services Recycling

11px US$ 2.78 billion (FY 2013)

(JPY 287.33 billion) (FY 2013)
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11px US$ 99.20 million (FY 2013)

(JPY 10.21 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
5,756 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2014)
Website Official 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 worlds 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, China, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, United States, and Germany.[6]

Business segments and products

Chemicals business

Cement business

Specialty products business

Life & amenity business

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



The headquarters of the company (left hand-side building) 
The company's research facility in Tsukuba, Ibaraki 
Chemical plant in Shūnan seen from the Sanyō Shinkansen 
A Tokuyama cement ship 


  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. 

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