Mitsui Chemicals (三井化学株式会社 Mitsui-Kagaku Kabushiki-gaisha) (TYO: 4183) is a Japanese chemicals company listed on the Nikkei. It is a part of the Mitsui conglomerate. The company has a turnover of around 15 billion USD and has business interests in Japan, Europe, China, Southeast Asia and the USA. It employs approximately 13,000 people worldwide. The company mainly deals in performance materials, petro and basic chemicals and functional polymeric materials. With the growth of opportunities in India, Mitsui Chemicals has decided to establish its first polypropylene compounding plant in India at 'Japanese Investment park' Neemrana phase III. The unit being set up will be the manufacturing base of Mitsui Chemicals Group in India in which Mitsui Chemicals holds 80% equity and 20% equity is with another subsidiary, Prime Polymers Company of Japan.
Mitsui Chemicals has its headquarters in the Shiodome City Center complex in Shiodome, Minato, Tokyo. Before it moved into Shiodome City Center, Mitsui Chemicals had its headquarters in the Kasumigaseki Building in Chiyoda, Tokyo.
The Kasumigaseki Building, the previous location of Mitsui Chemicals's headquarters