Top Page | English | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | 日本語
Friday, 30 March 2018, 15:00 HKT/SGT
Share:
    

Source: Showa Denko K.K.
SDK Opens Its Subsidiary's Branch in Wuhan to Sell High-purity Gases
Aiming to Strengthen Sales of High-purity Gases for Electronics in Central China

TOKYO, Mar 30, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko ("SDK"; TSE:4004) has established a branch of its subsidiary "Shanghai Showa Chemicals Co., Ltd." (SSC) in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, aiming to strengthen its business to sell high-purity gases for electronics in China. The branch commenced operations in this March.

Semiconductor and flat panel display (FPD) industries are growing rapidly in China due to the Chinese government's policy for the development of these industries. In the past, SDK shipped all of its high-purity gases for electronics to be used by customers in China from SSC located in Shanghai. This time, however, SDK decided to establish a branch of SSC and its warehouse in Wuhan due to the following reasons.

1) Since the laws and regulations concerning handling of hazardous materials including high-purity gases for electronics have been strengthened in China, it became necessary for SDK to ungently establish stable distribution network for high-purity gases which has dispersed warehouses. Wuhan is a good location for a distribution center to cover major cities in Central China.

2) In Central China including Wuhan, there has been successive establishment of large factories to manufacture semiconductors and FPDs.

SSC's Wuhan Branch is the Showa Denko Group's second base in China to sell and distribute high-purity gases for electronics, next to that in Shanghai. There are many plans in China to newly establish factories to manufacture semiconductors or FPDs in the future. Under these circumstances, the Showa Denko Group will continue enriching its network of bases to sell and distribute high-purity gases for electronics in China, aiming to expand its high-purity gas business in each region of the country and strengthen relations with major manufacturers of semiconductors and FPDs.

Outline of SSC's Wuhan Branch

1) The name of the base: Wuhan Branch, Shanghai Showa Chemicals Co., Ltd.
2) Location: No.1, Fifth Huagong Road, Wuhan Chemical Industry Park, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China (In the premise of Wuhan Hengjidaxin International Chemical Storage Co., Ltd.)
3) Date of establishment: February 11, 2018
4) Scope of business: The sale and distribution of high-purity gases for electronics and other chemicals
5) Responsible person: Akira Maruhashi (Vice President, Shanghai Showa Chemicals Co., Ltd.)


About Showa Denko K.K.

Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004, ADR:SHWDY), a major manufacturer of chemical products, serves a wide range of fields from heavy industry to electronics and computer industries. The Petrochemicals Sector provides cracker products such as ethylene and propylene, the Chemicals Sector provides industrial, high-performance and high-purity gases and chemicals for semicon and other industries, and the Inorganics Sector provides ceramic products, such as alumina, abrasives, refractory and graphite electrodes and fine carbon products. The Aluminum Sector provides aluminum materials and high-value-added fabricated aluminum, the Electronics Sector provides HD media, compound semiconductors such as ultra high-bright LEDs and rare earth magnetic alloys, and the Advanced Battery Materials Department (ABM) provides lithium-ion battery components. For more information, please visit www.sdk.co.jp/english/.

Contact:
Public Relations Office
Phone: 81-3-5470-3235


Mar 30, 2018 15:00 HKT/SGT
Source: Showa Denko K.K.

Showa Denko K.K. (TSE: 4004)

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Chemicals, Energy
http://www.acnnewswire.com
From the Asia Corporate News Network


Copyright © 2019 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. A division of Asia Corporate News Network.



Showa Denko K.K.
May 9, 2019 14:00 HKT/SGT
Showa Denko Announces 2019 First Quarter Financial Results
May 9, 2019 14:00 HKT/SGT
Showa Denko Introduces SAP S/4HANA as Next-Generation ERP System
May 9, 2019 14:00 HKT/SGT
SDK to Improve Carbon Division's Production Sites in Europe
Apr 25, 2019 10:30 HKT/SGT
Showa Aluminum Can to Establish Third Production Base in Vietnam and Expand Existing Can End Production Lines
Apr 23, 2019 12:00 HKT/SGT
Showa Denko Starts Service to Measure Performance of Noxious-GHG Removal Equipment
Apr 16, 2019 11:00 HKT/SGT
SDK Group Starts Mass Production of Liquefied Carbon Dioxide in Oita Petrochemical Complex
Apr 10, 2019 10:00 HKT/SGT
SDK and IBM Develop AI-Based Patent Interpretation Support System
Apr 1, 2019 11:00 HKT/SGT
Outline of Showa Denko CEO Message at Initiation Ceremony
Mar 5, 2019 16:30 HKT/SGT
Showa Denko Revises Board Benefit Trust
Feb 21, 2019 13:00 HKT/SGT
SDK to Begin Shipment of MAMR-Technology-based HD Media
More news >>
 News Alerts
Copyright © 2019 ACN Newswire - Asia Corporate News Network
Home | About us | Services | Partners | Events | Login | Contact us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | RSS
US: +1 800 291 0906 | Beijing: +86 400 879 3881 | Hong Kong: +852 2217 2912 | Singapore: +65 6304 8926 | Tokyo: +81 3 6721 7212

Connect With us: