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Shin-Etsu Chemical is a company that manufactures and sells polyvinyl chloride (PVC), semiconductor devices, silicones, and rare earth magnets. It offers PVC for use in PVC pipes, plastic greenhouses, electric wire coating materials, vinyl windows, and siding materials, caustic soda for use in alumina, paper and pulp, soap and detergents, and super-absorbent polymers, sodium hypochlorite, methanol, and chloromethane. The company also provides semiconductor silicon wafers for use as substrate materials in electronic devices and automobiles and compound semiconductor products for outdoor displays, traffic lights, in-vehicle stop lamps, and sensor light sources.

HQChiyoda City, JP
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)22,783(+5%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)¥1.4 T(+17%)
Share Price (Oct 2021)¥19.7 K
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Shin-Etsu Chemical

Chihiro Kanagawa

Chihiro Kanagawa

Shunzo Mori

Shunzo Mori

Director, Adviser
Fumio Akiya

Fumio Akiya

Vice Chairman
Yukihiro Matsui

Yukihiro Matsui

Managing Corporate Officer
Frank P. Popoff

Frank P. Popoff

Kenji Ikegami

Kenji Ikegami

Managing Corporate Officer
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Shin-Etsu Chemical Office Locations

Shin-Etsu Chemical has offices in Chiyoda City, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka and in 37 other locations
São Paulo, BR
Rua Coronel Oscar Porto, 736 - 8º Andar – Sala 84 - Paraíso
Guangzhou, CN
Room 2409-2410, TowerB, China Shine Plaza, 9 Linhexi-Road, Tianhe
Jiaxing, CN
No.66, Lizheng Road, Jiashan Economic Development Zone
Longyan, CN
Main Road of Rare-earth Industrial Park 1 period in Changting
Nantong, CN
Tongdalu 85, Economic & Technological Development Area
Qianjiang, CN
Extra No.1 Changfei Avenue. Jianghan Salt & Chemical Industrial Park
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Shin-Etsu Chemical Financials and Metrics

Shin-Etsu Chemical Revenue

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Shin-Etsu Chemical's revenue was reported to be ¥1.44 t in FY, 2018 which is a 16.5% increase from the previous period.

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Shin-Etsu Chemical's current market capitalization is ¥8.1 t.
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Shin-Etsu Chemical Revenue Breakdown

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Shin-Etsu Chemical revenue breakdown by business segment: 14.3% from Silicones Business, 34.8% from PVC/ChlorAlkali Business, 21.4% from Semiconductor Silicon Business, 7.0% from Processing, Trading & Specialized Services Business, 8.1% from Specialty Chemicals Business and 14.4% from Electronics and Functional Materials Business

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Shin-Etsu Chemical News and Updates

Global $3.89 Bn Photoresist Markets to 2025: Leading Players are Dow Inc., Sumitomo Chemical, Fujifilm, Shin-Etsu Chemical, JSR and Tokyo Ohka Kogyo

DUBLIN, Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Photoresist Market (ArF, KrF, I-Line, G-Line & EUV): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2021-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global photoresist market is expected to record a value...

Worldwide Silicone Industry to 2030 - Featuring Evonik Industries, Kaneka and Shin-Etsu Chemical Among Others

Dublin, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Silicone Market Analysis: Plant Capacity, Production, Operating Efficiency, Technology, Demand & Supply, End-User Industries, Distribution Channel, Regional Demand, 2015-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Glob…

Shin-Etsu Chemical has developed an epoch-making type of molding silicone rubber that does not require post cure

Shin-Etsu Chemical has now developed a molding silicone rubber that also does not require post cure in its millable form. Shin-Etsu is the first in the industry to have developed a millable (high consistency) type* of silicone rubber that does not require a post cure. Shin-Etsu succeeded in develo…

Notice Concerning Results of Repurchase of Shares and Completion of Repurchase Transactions

Shin-Etsu Chemical announces that, as to the repurchase of shares announced on August 18, 2020, it has repurchased shares as described in the article based on the resolution of the meeting of the Board of Directors held on August 18, 2020.

Notice Concerning Status of Repurchase of Shares

Shin-Etsu Chemical announces that, as to the repurchase of shares, based on the provisions of Article 156 of the Companies Act, as applied pursuant to Article 165 (3) of the Companies Act, resolved at the board of directors meeting held on August 18, 2020.

Announcement of Decision Regarding the Payment Amount for Stock Options for Directors

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (the "Company") hereby announces that the payment amount for Stock Options (Stock Acquisition Rights) to its Directors, the issuance of which was resolved by a meeting of the Board of Directors held on August 18, 2020.
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Shin-Etsu Chemical Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Shin-Etsu Chemical founded?

    Shin-Etsu Chemical was founded in 1926.

  • Who are Shin-Etsu Chemical key executives?

    Shin-Etsu Chemical's key executives are Chihiro Kanagawa, Shunzo Mori and Fumio Akiya.

  • How many employees does Shin-Etsu Chemical have?

    Shin-Etsu Chemical has 22,783 employees.

  • What is Shin-Etsu Chemical revenue?

    Latest Shin-Etsu Chemical annual revenue is ¥1.4 t.

  • What is Shin-Etsu Chemical revenue per employee?

    Latest Shin-Etsu Chemical revenue per employee is ¥63.3 m.

  • Who are Shin-Etsu Chemical competitors?

    Competitors of Shin-Etsu Chemical include ROHM Semiconductor, SUMCO and JSR.

  • Where are Shin-Etsu Chemical offices?

    Shin-Etsu Chemical has offices in Chiyoda City, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka and in 37 other locations.

  • How many offices does Shin-Etsu Chemical have?

    Shin-Etsu Chemical has 47 offices.