Nippon Soda

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Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.
Native name
Type Public KK
TYO: 4041
ISIN JP3726200003
Industry Chemicals
Founded Jōetsu, Niigata (February 1, 1920;100 years ago (1920-02-01))
FounderTomonori Nakano
Area served
Key people
Yutaka Kinebuchi
Akira Ishii
RevenueDecrease2.svg JPY 142.7 billion (FY 2015) (US$ 1.27 billion) (FY 2015)
Increase2.svg JPY 14.3 billion (FY 2015) (US$ 127.7 million) (FY 2015)
Number of employees
2,702 (as of September 30, 2016)
Website Official website
Footnotes /references
[1] [2]

Nippon Soda (日本曹達株式会社, Nihonsōda Kabushiki-kaisha) is a Japanese chemical company whose products include chemicals, agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals. [3] Nippon Soda is a member of the Mizuho keiretsu.



In 2012, Nippon Soda acquired 100% of MSSA Chemical Company (formerly known as Métaux Spéciaux), a French maker of sodium and related by-products with a factory in Saint-Marcel, Savoie, France. [4]

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