Tokuyama Corporation

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Tokuyama Corporation
Native name
Public (K.K)
Traded as TYO: 4043
Nikkei 225 Component
ISIN JP3625000009  OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
Industry Chemicals
Founded Tokuyama, Yamaguchi (February 16, 1918;102 years ago (1918-02-16))
FounderKatsujiro Iwai
Headquarters Kasumigaseki Common Gate West Tower, 2-1, Kasumigaseki 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8983, Japan
Key people
Kazuhisa Kogo
Services Recycling
RevenueIncrease2.svg US$ 2.78 billion (FY 2013) (JPY 287.33 billion) (FY 2013)
Increase2.svg US$ 99.20 million (FY 2013) (JPY 10.21 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
5,756 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2014)
Website Official website
Footnotes /references

Tokuyama Corporation (株式会社トクヤマ, Kabushiki-gaisha Tokuyama) is a Japanese, Tokyo-based chemical company [2] and the world's fourth largest silicon manufacturer. [3]


The company was founded as Nihon Soda Kogyo Co., Ltd., a producer of soda ash in 1918 by Katsujiro Iwai. It changed name in 1936 to Tokuyama Soda Co., Ltd. and in 1994 to its present name. [4] It is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a component of the Nikkei 225 stock index. [5]

The company operates across Japan, China, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, United States, and Germany. [6]

Business segments and products

Chemicals business

Cement business

Specialty products business

Life and amenity business


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