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  • The only manufacturer of sorbitol-based nuclear agents in Japan
  • Developed the first transparent nucleating agent in Japan in the 1970s.
  • Focuses on functional resin raw materials and additives for petrochemical products, oleo derivatives, and oil and fat products
  • Strong in hydrogenation technology
  • Has unique technologies, including high pressure hydrogenation technology

Most Competitive Products


1919 Established in Osaka prefecture, Japan.
1963 Constructed Tokushima Plant.
1968 Established Research Laboratory in Kyoto Plant.
1982 Began the commercial sale of the sorbitol-based clarifier for polyolefins, GEL ALL.
1996 Constructed a facility for manufacturing exclusive sorbitol-based clarifiers for polyolefins at Tokushima Plant.

Company Overview (as of March 31, 2020)

Company name New Japan Chemical Co., Ltd.
Head office 2-1-8 Bingo-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0051, Japan
Date of establishment November 10, 1919
Capital JPY 5,660 million
Number of employees 321
Location Head office: Osaka
Branch office: Tokyo
Factories: Kyoto, Tokushima, Kanagawa, Osaka


New Japan Chemical plant location map

Kyoto Plant

  • Stearic acid
  • Surfactant
  • Plasticizer
  • Clarifier for PP

Tokushima Plant

  • Unsaturated fatty alcohol
  • Specialty monomer
  • Clarifier for PP

Kawasaki Plant

  • Plasticizer
  • Acid anhydride (Epoxy curing agent)

Sakai Plant

  • Plasticizer
  • Acid anhydride (Epoxy curing agent)