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Last €1.10 EUR
Change Today -0.004 / -0.36%
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As of 2:19 AM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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Showa Denko K.K. operates as a chemical company worldwide. The company operates through six segments: Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Electronics, Inorganics, Aluminum, and Others. The Petrochemicals segment offers olefins, including ethylene and propylene, C4 fraction, cracked fuel oils, etc.; and organic chemicals, such as vinyl acetate monomer, vinyl and ethyl acetate, and allyl alcohol, as well as acetaldehyde, acetic acid, and allyl ester resins. The Chemicals segment provides industrial gases comprising oxygen, nitrogen, argon, fusing ethylene, hydrogen, mixed gases, and xenon; basic chemicals, such as acrylonitril, ammonia, amino acid, chelate agents, caustic soda, hydrochloric acid, and other industrial chemicals, as well as chloroprene rubber and chlorinated polyethylene; electronic chemicals consisting of purity gases/chemicals and equipment for use in LCP, LED and solar cell manufacturing processes; and functional chemicals, such as unsaturated polyesters, starch compounds, resins for heat shield coating, adhesives, biodegradable plastics, functional monomers, hydrophilic polymers, and HPLC columns, as well as raw materials for cosmetics. The Electronics segment offers hard disks, epitaxial wafers, and LED chips, as well as rare earth magnetic alloys; and aluminum substrates for hard disks. The Inorganics segment offers ceramics products, such as aluminum hydroxide, alumina, polish, abrasives, refractories, and titanium oxide; and graphite electrodes for electric steelmaking furnaces. The Aluminum segment provides aluminum capacitor foils and aluminum sheets; extruded and forged products, aluminum cylinders, cast rods of aluminum alloys and blanks, compressors, heat exchangers, and power semiconductor cooling devices; and aluminum beverage cans. The Others segment offers lithium ion batteries materials and building products. It is also involved in general trading activities. The company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

10,746 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/30/15
Founded in 1908

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showa denko k k (SWD) Key Developments

Showa Denko Expands Utilization of Used Plastic to Produce Ammonia

Showa Denko has completed the expansion of used-plastic gasification facility at the Kawasaki Plant. As part of its basic chemicals business, SDK is producing ammonia at Kawasaki. SDK processes used plastic to obtain part of hydrogen necessary for the synthesis of ammonia.

Showa Denko K.K., Board Meeting, Jun 26, 2015

Showa Denko K.K., Board Meeting, Jun 26, 2015. Agenda: To split and transfer its phenolic resin business to its wholly owned subsidiary AICA SDK PHENOL CO.,LTD.

Showa Denko Launches New HCAP Cosmetic Material

Showa Denko has developed HCAP(TM) (2-palmitoyl hydroxycitric acid; a hydroxycitric acid derivative) as a cosmetic raw material that deeply permeates the skin and cell membrane, contributing significantly to the effect of slimming and skin anti-aging. Hydroxycitric acid is an organic acid contained in the fruit skin of garcinia cambogia, a plant that grows in Southeast Asia. While the fruit skin of garcinia cambogia has long been used as spice, it is now attracting attention as a slimming supplement due to its ability to block fat synthesis. As HCA is water-soluble and does not readily permeate the skin, it was difficult to use HCA in cosmetics. SDK, however, has developed a lipophilic derivative of HCA, increasing transdermal permeability of the active compound. The use of HCAP(TM) in cosmetics is expected to contribute significantly to both slimming and anti-aging purposes, including the prevention of skin saggings. In this connection, SDK is already selling Hi-Carnitine (HLC), a cosmetic raw material that promotes fat combustion and moisturizes the skin. Thus, SDK can now provide slimming agents based on two different approaches, namely, HCAP(TM), which controls fat accumulation; and HLC, which reduces accumulated fat by combustion. SDK will present its HCAP(TM) and HLC at the 7th Cosmetic Ingredients & Technology Exhibition Japan (CITE Japan 2015) to be held at Pacifico Yokohama from June 3 through 5 (SDK's booth: A10-1).


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