| TYO: 5301 |
Nikkei 225 Component
|Founded||Tokyo, Japan (April 8, 1918 )|
|Headquarters||Aoyama Building, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8636, Japan|
(CEO and President)
|Revenue||JP¥ 106.2 billion (FY 2017) (US$ 948 million) (FY 2017)|
|JP¥ 11.8 billion (FY 2017) (US$ 105 million) (FY 2017)|
Number of employees
|2,142 (consolidated, as of December 2016)|
Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (東海カーボン株式会社, Tōkai Kābon Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese company. The company is a developer and stockist of graphite material for use in nuclear power, particularly electrical discharge machining electrode, high temperature, and mechanical applications.
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