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New Year Message from Kohei Morikawa, Showa Denko President and CEO

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 5:00am

TOKYO, Jan 4, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Kohei Morikawa, President and CEO of Showa Denko ("SDK"; TSE:4004) announced the following New Year message.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Jan 4, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Kohei Morikawa, President and CEO of Showa Denko ("SDK"; TSE:4004) announced the following New Year message.
  • In April 2020, Showa Denko received Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd. (former Hitachi Chemical Company Ltd.) into the Showa Denko Group, and, since then, the two companies have been discussing the way to establish the basis of growth toward the future.
  • 2021 is also a year of drastic changes including the substantive integration of Showa Denko and Showa Denko Materials in July, head office integration in October, and announcement of new medium-term business plan in December.
  • Through acquisition of the new member, Showa Denko Materials, the Showa Denko Group have reached a stage from which we can aim to reach higher level.

Showa Denko Announces Merger between Consolidated Subsidiaries and Change of Company Name

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:00am

TOKYO, Sept 24, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) decided at its Board of Directors meeting held today that its consolidated subsidiary Showa Denko Carbon Holding GmbH (SDCH) will merge with its consolidated subsidiary Showa Denko Europe GmbH (SDE), and that the surviving company SDCH will change its company name into Showa Denko Europe GmbH (new SDE) effective as of January 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 24, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) decided at its Board of Directors meeting held today that its consolidated subsidiary Showa Denko Carbon Holding GmbH (SDCH) will merge with its consolidated subsidiary Showa Denko Europe GmbH (SDE), and that the surviving company SDCH will change its company name into Showa Denko Europe GmbH (new SDE) effective as of January 1, 2021.
  • However, in order to clarify its business management function in Europe, SDCH will change its company name into "Showa Denko Europe GmbH" at the same date of the merger.
  • SDCH will change its company name into "Showa Denko Europe GmbH" at the same date.
  • Since this is a case of merger between wholly owned subsidiaries, SDK's consolidated performance will not be affected materially by the merger.

Showa Denko Announces 2020 2Q Consolidated Financial Results

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 8:00am

TOKYO, Aug 12, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Aug 12, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K.
  • (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2020 2Q consolidated financial results.
  • The Company also issued the following supporting release:
    Showa Denko K.K.
  • (SDK; TSE:4004, ADR:SHWDY) is a major manufacturer of chemical products serving from heavy industry to computers and electronics.

Showa Denko Group Recycles 4.43 Million Aluminum Cans in FY2019

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 6:00am

Showa Aluminum Can Corporation, a consolidated subsidiary of SDK, started its aluminum can recycling activity in 1972.

Key Points: 
  • Showa Aluminum Can Corporation, a consolidated subsidiary of SDK, started its aluminum can recycling activity in 1972.
  • The activity spread across the Showa Denko Group in 2001, continuing until today.
  • Collected aluminum cans are purchased by the Group, and used mainly by Showa Aluminum Can Corporation to produce aluminum cans to contain beverages.
  • Thus, this activity has been firmly established as a social action of the Showa Denko Group.

SDK Group Completes Expansion of Lines to Produce Vinyl Ester Resin and Synthetic Resin Emulsion in Shanghai

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 4:30am

TOKYO, June 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) expanded production lines to produce vinyl ester resin (VE) and synthetic resin emulsion (EM) in the premises of Shanghai Showa Highpolymer Co., Ltd. (SSHP), a Chinese subsidiary of SDK, and has increased production of VE and EM there, aiming to expand the Showa Denko Group's functional resin business in China.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, June 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) expanded production lines to produce vinyl ester resin (VE) and synthetic resin emulsion (EM) in the premises of Shanghai Showa Highpolymer Co., Ltd. (SSHP), a Chinese subsidiary of SDK, and has increased production of VE and EM there, aiming to expand the Showa Denko Group's functional resin business in China.
  • As a result, the demand for VE, which is used in the process to produce electronic parts including LCDs and touch panels, has been rapidly increasing in China.
  • Responding to these movements, SHHP increased the capacities of its production lines to produce VE and EM to about twice as much as before.
  • (SDK; TSE:4004, ADR:SHWDY) is a major manufacturer of chemical products serving from heavy industry to computers and electronics.

Showa Denko Announces 2020 First Quarter Financial Results

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 8:30am

TOKYO, May 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, May 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K.
  • (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2020 first quarter financial results.
  • The Company also issued the following supporting release:
    Showa Denko K.K.
  • (SDK; TSE:4004, ADR:SHWDY) is a major manufacturer of chemical products serving from heavy industry to computers and electronics.