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Last ¥1,649 JPY
Change Today -3.00 / -0.18%
Volume 731.0K
4114 On Other Exchanges
As of 1:51 AM 05/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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nippon shokubai co ltd (4114) Details

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.

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nippon shokubai co ltd (4114) Key Developments

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.

Nippon Shokubai Announces Earnings Results for the Full Year Ended March 2015

Nippon Shokubai announced earnings results for the full year ended March 2015. For the year, the company posted an 82% increase in net profit to JPY 19.1 billion ($160 million) year on year on the back of increased sales volumes. Operating profit rose by 90% year on year to JPY 26.1 billion, with net sales up by 24% to JPY 374.9 billion.

Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd. to Report Fiscal Year 2015 Results on May 11, 2015

Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd. announced that they will report fiscal year 2015 results at 2:20 PM, Tokyo Standard Time on May 11, 2015


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