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Showa Denko K.K. operates as a chemical company in Japan and internationally. It operates in six segments: Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Electronics, Inorganics, Aluminum, and Others. The Petrochemicals segment offers olefins, including ethylene and propylene, C4 fraction, cracked fuel oils, etc.; organic chemicals, such as vinyl acetate monomer, ethyl acetate, and ester resins, as well as acetaldehyde, acetic acid, and allyl alcohol. The Chemicals segment provides industrial gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, compressed hydrogen, carbonic acid, dry ice, and other gases; basic chemicals, such as acrylonitril, ammonia, amino acid, chelate agent, caustic soda, hydrochloric acid, chloroprene rubber, and chlorinated polyethylene; electronic chemicals; functional polymers comprising plastics and molding compounds for wide-ranging applications; and specialty chemicals, including raw materials for cosmetics, functional monomers, hydrophilic polymers, and HPLC columns. The Electronics segment offers hard disks, compound semiconductors, and rare earth magnetic alloys. The Inorganics segment offers graphite electrodes for electric steelmaking furnaces; ceramics that include aluminum hydroxide and alumina; and fine ceramics. The Aluminum segment provides rolled products, such as high-purity foils for capacitors and aluminum sheets; extruded products, including cylinders for laser beam printers; cast rods of aluminum alloys; forged products; heat exchangers; and beverage cans. The Others segment offers lithium-ion battery (LIB) materials and building products, as well as engages in general trading activities. Showa Denko K.K. provides its products to energy/environment and electronics markets. The company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

10,234 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/27/14
Founded in 1908

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Showa Denko k.k., Annual General Meeting, Mar 27, 2014

Showa Denko k.k., Annual General Meeting, Mar 27, 2014., at 10:00 Tokyo Standard Time. Location: Tokyo International Forum (Hall B7),. Agenda: To consider reports on the Business Report and the Consolidated Financial Statements for the 105th Business Term (January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013), and reports on the Auditing Results from Accounting Auditors and the Board of Auditors; to consider reports on the Non-consolidated Financial Statements for the 105th Business Term (January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013); to consider appropriation of surplus; to consider election of 9 directors; to consider election of one auditor; to consider renewal of a reaction policy on large-scale purchases of the company's stock certificates (Takeover Defense).

Showa Denko K.K. Proposes Dividend Payable on March 28, 2014

Showa Denko k.k. announced that an ordinary general meeting of shareholders will be held on March 27, 2014, to consider matters related to the appropriation of dividend assets and total amount thereof. The company proposed dividend of ¥3.00 per common share of the company. Total amount will be ¥4,489,719,594. Effective date for appropriation of surplus is March 28, 2014.

Showa Denko K.K. to Establish New Base for High-Purity N2O in South Korea

Showa Denko k.k. (SDK) has decided to increase its capacity for supplying high-purity nitrous oxide (N2O) by cooperating with Dooam Industrial (Dooam), of South Korea. SDK and Dooam have concluded a work commissioning agreement concerning the production of high-purity N2O. The two companies have also agreed to jointly construct a purification facility within the premises of Dooam's plant near Seoul. The purification facility (with the capacity of 600t/y) is scheduled for completion by the end of 2014, and commercial shipments will start in 2015.


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