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Daicel Corporation manufactures and sells cellulosic derivatives, organic chemicals, plastics, pyrotechnic devices, and other products. The Company provides cellulose acetate, acetate tow, carboxymethyl cellulose, hydroxyethyl cellulose, and microfibrillated fibers for use in foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and electronic materials; and cellulose plastics for glass frames, toys, and writing instruments. It also offers acetic acid and anhydride, solvents, and fine chemicals; performance chemicals, and cosmetic ingredients and functional materials for the healthcare industry. In addition, the Company supplies chiral separation materials and services, and develops resins. Further, it offers automobile airbag inflators and various pyrotechnic devices; water treatment systems, and kitchen and cleaning supplies.

HQOsaka, JP

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2018)12,309
Revenue (FY, 2017)¥463 B
Share Price (Nov 2021)¥821(+2%)
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Key People/Management at Daicel

Yoshimi Ogawa

Yoshimi Ogawa

Akio KojExecutive Officerima

Akio KojExecutive Officerima

Head, Smart SBU
Masaaki Fujio

Masaaki Fujio

Head, Responsible Care
Hidekage Kojima

Hidekage Kojima

Senior Managing Executive Officer
Kotaro Sugimoto

Kotaro Sugimoto

Senior Managing Executive Officer
Yasuhiro Sakaki

Yasuhiro Sakaki

Senior Managing Executive Officer
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Daicel Office Locations

Daicel has offices in Osaka, Amagasaki, Chiyoda City, Chuo City and in 26 other locations
Nanning Shi, CN
29 Jinkai Rd, Jiangnan Qu
Zhenjiang Shi, CN
Chen Shan Lu, Danyang Shi
Illkirch-Graffenstaden, FR
1 Rue Jean-Dominique Cassini
Raunheim, DE
Am Prime-Parc 9
Gurugram, IN
MGF Metropolitan Mall, DLF City Phase II, Mehrauli-Gurgaon Rd, Heritage City, Sector 25
Secunderabad, IN
Shamirpet, Secunderabad
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Daicel Financials and Metrics

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Daicel's revenue was reported to be ¥462.96 b in FY, 2017

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Daicel's current market capitalization is ¥237.4 b.
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Daicel Revenue Breakdown

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Daicel revenue breakdown by business segment: 17.7% from Organic Chemicals, 19.2% from Cellulosic Derivatives, 36.3% from Plastics, 25.3% from Pyrotechnic Devices and 1.4% from Other

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Daicel News and Updates

Insights on the Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Global Market to 2026 - Featuring Celanese, Daicel and Eastman Chemical Among Others

Dublin, Sept. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Market Research Report by Application (Lacquers, Paints and Coatings, and Printing Inks), by Region (Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe, Middle East & Africa) - Global Forecast to 2026 - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19" r…

Worldwide Cellulose Acetate Industry to 2026 - Featuring Solvay, Celanese and Daicel Among Others

Dublin, Sept. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Cellulose Acetate Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global cellulose acetate market reached a value of US$ 4.02 Billion in 2020. Lo…

Global Automotive Airbag Market (2021 to 2025) - Featuring Autoliv, Continental and Daicel Among Others

Dublin, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Automotive Airbag Market 2021-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The publisher has been monitoring the automotive airbag market and it is poised to grow by 112.64 mn units during 2021-2025, decelerating at a CAGR …

Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) Market Overview & Potential Growth Opportunities by 2023 | Key Players: Akzo Nobel N.V., CP Kelco ApS, Daicel, Nippon Paper Group, Dow, & DKS Co. Ltd.: Radiant Insights, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The global carboxymethyl cellulose market has traversed a lucrative growth over the past few decades and is anticipated to expand further during the forecast period. Carboxymethyl cellulose popularly known as cellulose gum which is extracted...

Global Acrylic Sheets Market Report 2018-2022 Featuring Arkema, Evonik Industries, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Schweiter Technologies, Daicel Corporation & Trotec Laser

DUBLIN, Nov. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Acrylic Sheets Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global acrylic sheets market to grow at a CAGR of 6.27% during the period 2018-2022. Global Acrylic Sheets Market 2018-2022, has been prepared ...

Daicel Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Daicel founded?

    Daicel was founded in 1919.

  • Who are Daicel key executives?

    Daicel's key executives are Yoshimi Ogawa, Akio KojExecutive Officerima and Masaaki Fujio.

  • How many employees does Daicel have?

    Daicel has 12,309 employees.

  • What is Daicel revenue?

    Latest Daicel annual revenue is ¥463 b.

  • What is Daicel revenue per employee?

    Latest Daicel revenue per employee is ¥37.6 m.

  • Who are Daicel competitors?

    Competitors of Daicel include Dow, Celanese and Eastman.

  • Where are Daicel offices?

    Daicel has offices in Osaka, Amagasaki, Chiyoda City, Chuo City and in 26 other locations.

  • How many offices does Daicel have?

    Daicel has 43 offices.