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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, adhesive tape and fine sphere particles, surfactant and other chemicals, plastic products for construction and housing, stabilizer of vinyl chloride resin and anti-freeze, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, acrylic emulsions, unsaturated polyester resins, and water soluble polymers. It has operations in Japan and other Asian countries, Europe, and the Americas. 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 headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

3,955 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/20/14
Founded in 1941

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Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2014; Forecasts Interim and Year-End Dividend for the Fiscal Year 2014; Provides Consolidated Earnings Guidance for the First Half and Year Ending March 31, 2015

Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company reported net sales of JPY 91,246 million compared to JPY 61,208 million a year ago. Operating income was JPY 6,486 million compared to JPY 2,124 million a year ago. Ordinary income was JPY 7,393 million compared to JPY 3,282 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 4,440 million or JPY 21.87 per share compared to JPY 3,042 million or JPY 14.99 per share a year ago. The company forecasts interim dividend of JPY 11 per share for the fiscal year 2014. The company forecasts year-end dividend of JPY 11 per share for the fiscal year 2014. For the first half of fiscal 2015, the company expects consolidated net sales of JPY 177,000 million, operating income of JPY 9,500 million, ordinary income of JPY 10,500 million and net income of JPY 7,000 million or JPY 34.49 per share. For the year ending March 31, 2015, the company expects consolidated net sales of JPY 360,000 million, operating income of JPY 26,000 million, ordinary income of JPY 28,500 million and net income of JPY 20,000 million or JPY 98.54 per share.

Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd. Opens New Acrylic Acid Plant

Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd. announced that July 8, 2014, the company held an opening ceremony for the new Acrylic Acid ("AA") plant, N-Phenylmaleimide plant and waste liquid incinerator system in Himeji Plant. Acrylic Acid shows steady growth of demand together with the growth of its main uses, acrylates and superabsorbent polymers. With the start of the new AA plant at Himeji, the company group's global AA production capacity is as mentioned below, and the company will enhance its position as one of the world top suppliers of AA.

Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd. Presents at Mizuho Investment Conference Tokyo, Sep-03-2014

Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd. Presents at Mizuho Investment Conference Tokyo, Sep-03-2014 . Venue: Palace Hotel, 1-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan.


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