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 Showa Denko

Showa Denko K.K. ('SDK') is a major manufacturer and marketer of chemical products serving a wide range of fields ranging from heavy industry to the electronic and computer industries. SDK makes petrochemicals (ethylene, propylene), aluminum products (ingots, rods), electronic equipment (hard disks for computers) and inorganic materials (ceramics, carbons). The company has overseas operations and a joint venture with Netherlands-based Montell and Nippon Petrochemicals to make and market polypropylenes. In March 2001, SDK merged with Showa Denko Aluminum Corporation to strengthen the high-value-added fabricated aluminum products operations, and is today developing next-generation optical communications-use wafers.  

Company Headquarters 1-13-9 Shiba Daimon 
    Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8518 Japan 
Company Telephone +81-3-5470-3235 
Company Stock Code - TSE
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Company President Mitsuo Ohashi  
Company Sector Chemicals General 
Company Industries Chemicals; Industrial
Company Established 1939 
Company Listed 1949 
Company Sales JPY 780 Bn (12/2005) 
Company Employees 4,093 (12/2005) 
Company Homepage www.sdk.co.jp/html/english/index.html
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Press Releases for Showa Denko  

Showa Denko to Establish New Base for High-Purity N2O in South Korea (Feb 26, 2014)

Showa Denko Ups High-Purity Ammonia Production Capacity in China (Jan 31, 2014)

Showa Denko Group to Acquire Aluminum Can Maker in Vietnam (Jan 8, 2014)

New Year's Message from Showa Denko CEO Ichikawa: Let's Strengthen Our Businesses to Return to a Growth Track (Jan 6, 2014)

Showa Denko (SDK) Maps Out "PEGASUS Phase II" Business Plan (Dec 13, 2013)

Showa Denko (SDK) Announces Changes in Corporate Management (Dec 3, 2013)

Showa Denko Develops Dysprosium-free Magnetic Alloy for Factory Automation Applications (Nov 26, 2013)

Showa Denko (SDK) Starts Shipments of 2.5-Inch 670 GB HD Media (Nov 20, 2013)

Showa Denko and KH Neochem Agree to Dissolve Ethyl Acetate JV (Nov 6, 2013)

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Cans of the Year 2007Showa Aluminum Can Corporation Wins Silver Prize of 'Cans of the Year 2007' Awards (Nov 12, 2007)
Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC), a consolidated subsidiary of Showa Denko K.K. (SDK), won a silver prize of the Cans of the Year 2007 Awards for its development of two-piece aluminum cans for "PRIME TIME" brand beer of Asahi Breweries, Ltd.
The prize was awarded at the Canmaker Summit 2007 held last month in Chicago. more >>
SDK Develops Heat-ResistantShowa Denko K.K. (SDK) Develops Heat-Resistant, Transparent Sheet/Film for Displays (Nov 1, 2007)
The newly developed sheet is characterized by its high thermal deformation temperature of more than 250 degrees Celsius: higher than that of conventional acrylic or polycarbonate sheets. more >>
Showa Denko K.K.(SDK) Strengthens Ties with Honda Racing F1 TeamShowa Denko K.K. (SDK) Strengthens Ties with Honda Racing F1 Team; Providing High-Performance Aluminum Radiators as Technical Partner (Aug 22, 2007)
Showa Denko K.K. (TSE: 4004; 'SDK') is strengthening its ties with the Honda Racing F1 Team by assuming the role of a technical partner and providing aluminum radiators with higher performance and lighter weight. more >>
Increase Ultra Bright Red/Yellow LED CapacityShowa Denko K.K. to Increase Ultra Bright Red/Yellow LED Capacity (Dec 5, 2006)
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has decided to increase its capacity for producing aluminum-gallium-indium-phosphide (AlGaInP) ultra bright LED chips to meet growing demand for use in LCD backlighting and automotive parts. Specifically, the production capacity will be increased from 30 million units a month at present to 100 million units a month. more >>
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) Develops High-Performance Insulating Ink for LCD PanelsShowa Denko K.K. (SDK) Develops High-Performance Insulating Ink for LCD Panels (Nov 28, 2006)
Nippon Polytech Corporation (NPC), a consolidated subsidiary of Showa Denko K.K. (SDK), will launch next month a new high-performance electrical insulating ink for the manufacture of electronic parts based on the chip-on-film (COF) technology. more >>

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