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CHEMICALS

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Chemicals April 22, 2024

Muromachi Chemicals: Innovating for health and sustainability

Muromachi Chemicals, a Japanese firm engaged in pharmaceuticals and environmental solutions, adapts to market changes by diversifying its offerings, all while striving for global health and environmental...
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Chemicals April 17, 2024

Clean Chemical Company: 50 years contributing to precision in cleaning medical equipment

Pioneering safe, sustainable and high-quality cleaning solutions for the medical industry.
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Chemicals April 13, 2024

KJ Chemicals creates high-quality environmentally-conscious products

With its unique production methods, KJ Chemicals looks to consolidate market position while developing new products that will enable it to achieve its carbon neutrality goals.
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Chemicals April 12, 2024

Bringing color to life

With over 100 years of history, Holbein has the ability to meet specific artistic needs.
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Chemicals April 05, 2024

Pana Chemical targeting Southeast Asia and beyond for international expansion

With 2,000 clients and counting, plastic recycling company Pana Chemical is looking to develop its overseas sales channels for its J-EPS ingots and high-quality resource plastics.
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Chemicals February 20, 2024

Environmental friendly technologies are helping overcome burning problems of soil contamination in Japan

EcoCycle Corporation has developed a comprehensive approach with a key strategy of ‘in-situ remediation’ – which has revolutionized the process of cleaning soil and groundwater contaminated...
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Chemicals February 08, 2024

Nippon Pigment's vision for sustainable growth

Amid supply chain disruptions, demographic shifts, and growing demand for sustainability, Japanese manufacturing stands at a pivotal moment, and Nippon Pigment is one example of those addressing these...
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Chemicals February 05, 2024

Dear Laura: Cosmetic Brand’s Pet Project

Visionary founder of cosmetics brand Dear Laura, Hulk Ishii, has strategically diversified the company's portfolio by venturing into the pet industry with its groundbreaking product, the PROMO THERMO...
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Chemicals January 29, 2024

Com Lab: A go-to supplier of health and cosmetics products in Japan

A manufacturer that specializes in health and beauty products, Com Lab embraces the business principles that have allowed Japanese companies to remain regional leaders in the sector.
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Chemicals January 22, 2024

Energizing the future: Inside the innovations of Kansai Catalyst

With a strong foothold in the Japanese chemical industry, Kansai Catalyst is charting a more diverse course towards international success.
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Chemicals January 08, 2024

Koike Sangyo looks to expand globally

Entering untapped Middle Eastern markets is part of an ambitious development strategy that will also see the chemical trader move into traditionally female dominated sectors such as cosmetics.
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Chemicals December 23, 2023

Kansai Catalyst charting diverse course towards international success

Despite the challenges from regional competitors, Japanese chemical manufacturer Kansai Catalyst is thriving, focusing on highly functional and specialized chemicals.
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Chemicals December 22, 2023

ENEOS Materials embraces the ‘Glocal’ philosophy

Last year, ENEOS Materials – a subsidiary of Japan’s leading oil company, ENEOS Corporation – was established following the break up of JSR Corporation's elastomer business, and...