Tokuyama Corporation

Tokuyama Corporation
Native name
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 4043
Nikkei 225 Component
Industry Chemicals
Founded Tokuyama, Yamaguchi (February 16, 1918 (1918-02-16))
Founder Katsujiro Iwai
Headquarters Kasumigaseki Common Gate West Tower, 2-1, Kasumigaseki 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8983, Japan
Key people
Kazuhisa Kogo
Services Recycling

Increase US$ 2.78 billion (FY 2013)

(JPY 287.33 billion) (FY 2013)

Increase 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 worlds 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 & amenity business



The headquarters of the company (left hand-side building) 
The company's research facility in Tsukuba, Ibaraki 
Chemical plant in Shūnan seen from the Sanyō Shinkansen 
A Tokuyama cement ship 


  1. "Company Overview". Tokuyama Corporation. Retrieved February 9, 2015.
  2. "Company Profile". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved February 9, 2015.
  3. "1366 Technologies and Tokuyama Corporation form strategic partnership". 1366 Technologies. May 7, 2013. Retrieved February 9, 2015.
  4. "About Us". World of Chemicals. Kimberlite Softwares Pvt. Ltd. Retrieved February 9, 2015.
  5. "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved April 5, 2014.
  6. "Company Overview". Energy Business Review. Progressive Digital Media Group.

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