Sekisui House

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Sekisui House, Ltd.
Native name
積水ハウス株式会社
Romanized name
Sekisui Hausu kabushiki gaisha
Type Public KK
TYO: 1928
Industry Real estate
FoundedAugust 1, 1960;60 years ago (1960-08-01)
Headquarters Umeda Sky Building, ,
Japan
Key people
Isami Wada (former CEO)
Website www.sekisuihouse.co.jp/english

Sekisui House (積水ハウス, Sekisui Hausu) is one of Japan's largest homebuilders. It was founded on August 1, 1960 and is headquartered in Osaka. [1] In 2009, Sekisui House expanded into Australia and Russia before expanding into China and the United States the following year. [2]

The company has origins in and is affiliated with ja:積水化学工業 (Sekisui Chemical), which once was a major chemical firm, but has since diversified due to Asian competition; they supply medical diagnostic lab equipment and manufacture pharmaceuticals worldwide. The chemical firm has over 100 subsidiaries and affiliates.

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References

  1. "Sekisui House, Ltd". Hoover's Profile. via Answers.com . Retrieved 2009-10-22.
  2. "Sekisui House Australia - Our History" . Retrieved 2014-07-13.