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Last ¥1,802 JPY
Change Today -3.00 / -0.17%
Volume 507.0K
4114 On Other Exchanges
As of 10:16 PM 08/4/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. provides ethylene oxide, acrylic, superabsorbents, performance chemicals, and catalyst and green energy materials. It operates through three segments: Basic Chemicals, Functional Chemicals, and Environment & Catalysts. The Basic Chemicals segment offers acrylic acids, acrylic ester, ethylene oxides, ethylene glycols, ethanolamine, higher-alcohol, and glycol ether. The Functional Chemicals segment provides superabsorbent polymers, pharmaceutical intermediates, iodine, maleic anhydride, resins for adhesives and paints, plastic molded products, and process adhesive products, as well as polymers for concrete admixtures, and electronic and information materials. The Environment & Catalysts segment offers automotive, De-NOx, dioxin decomposition, and industrial catalysts; and exhaust gas treatment equipment and fuel cell materials. The company also provides photo/electro chemicals, agro chemicals, adhesive tape and fine sphere particles, surfactant and other chemicals, stabilizer of vinyl chloride resin and anti-freeze, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, acrylic acid derivatives, acrylic emulsions, unsaturated polyester resins, and water soluble polymers; and MAA, MMA, and PMMA products, as well as plastic products for construction, housing, and others. It has operations in Japan and other Asian countries, Europe, the Americas, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Nippon Shokubai Kagaku Kogyo Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. in 1991. Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. was founded in 1941 and is based in Osaka, Japan.

4,075 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/19/15
Founded in 1941

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nippon shokubai co ltd (4114) Key Developments

Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd. Proposes Ordinary Dividend for the Fiscal Year 2014, Effective June 22, 2015

Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd. will propose an increase in the interim dividend of JPY 2 to an ordinary dividend of JPY 13 per share for the fiscal year 2014 at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 19, 2015. Record date is March 31, 2015 and effective date of distribution of retained earnings is June 22, 2015.

Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd., Annual General Meeting, Jun 20, 2015

Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd., Annual General Meeting, Jun 20, 2015., at 10:00 Tokyo Standard Time. Location: Kogin Building 5F, 4-1-1 Koraibashi, Chuo-ku. Agenda: To consider business report, and financial statements for the 103rd Term (from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015); to consider report on results of the audits conducted by the accounting auditor and the board of corporate auditors with respect to the consolidated financial statements for the 103rd Term; to consider appropriation of retained earnings; to consider implementation of reverse stock split; to consider election of eight members of the board; to consider election of four corporate auditors; and to consider bonuses for officers for the 103rd term.

Nippon Shokubai to Build New AA Plant, Expand SAP Capacity in Antwerp

Nippon Shokubai will invest about €350 million to build a new acrylic acid (AA) plant at Zwijndrecht at the Port of Antwerp, Belgium, and to expand its superabsorbent polymer (SAP) capacity there, the Japan-based producer and Belgium's chemical industry trade group. Nippon Shokubai said that SAP capacity would be raised to 100,000 tonnes/year, from 60,000 tonnes/year, and the new AA plant would have a capacity of 100,000 tonnes/year. The projects are expected to be operational in the second quarter of 2018. The company said that the investment is a response to expected steady demand of SAP, especially in central and eastern Europe. It also confirmed that its new 50,000 tonne/year SAP project at Himeji, Japan, remains on track for completion in June 2016.


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