Company Name: Tokuyama Corporation
Main Locations: Tokyo Head Office, Tokuyama Factory
Established: February 16, 1918
Capital: 10,000 million yen (as of June 22, 2018)
Number of Employees: 4,889 (Consolidated, as of March 31, 2018)
Major Products: Chlor-alkali, polycrystalline silicon, cement and fine chemicals
Tokuyama Corporation was originally established in 1918 as Nihon Soda Kogyo Co., Ltd. The company's founder, Katsujiro Iwai, aimed to set up production of soda ash in Japan. During a history spanning over 90 years, Tokuyama confronted a changing environment while contributing to the development and growth of Japan's economy. The company is currently engaged in a wide array of business fields.