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  • The leader in Japan's inorganic chemical industry.
  • Particularly strong in inorganic and organic phosphorus compounds, chromium compounds, barium compounds, silicates, and electronic materials.
  • Manufactures phosphoric acid by dry method using yellow phosphorus since starting production of dry phosphoric acid in 1939, the first company in Japan to do so.

Most Competitive Products

Sodium hypophosphite monohydrate

Other products coming soon.


1893 Established in Tokyo, Japan.
1970 Aichi plant established.
1971 Tokuyama plant established.
1996 JCI USA Inc. incorporated in the United States.
2010 JCI (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. incorporated in China.
2017 JCI (Thailand) Co., Ltd. incorporated in Thailand.

Company Overview (as of March 31, 2020)

Company name Nippon Chemical Industrial Co., Ltd.
Head office 11-1, 9-chome, Kameido, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 136-8515, Japan
Date of establishment September. 1893
Capital JPY 5757 million
Number of employees 577
Location Head office: Tokyo
Sales branch: Osaka
Plants: Fukushima, Aichi, Yamaguchi
Global networks: USA, China, Thailand


Plant location map

Fukushima No.1 Plant

  • ISO9001-2015 JSAQ291
  • ISO14001-2015 JQA-EM7566
  • Electronic ceramic materials
  • Battery materials
  • Circuit materials
  • High-purity barium carbonate
  • Barium sulfate

Fukushima No.2 Plant

  • ISO9001-2015 JSAQ291
  • ISO14001-2015 JCQA-E-0236
  • Organic phosphorus compounds
  • Pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediates
  • Hishicolin®
  • High-purity phosphine gas
  • High-purity red phosphorus
  • Sodium hypophosphite
  • Hypophosphite soda

Aichi Plant

  • ISO9001-2015 JSAQ291
  • ISO14001-2015 E1456
  • Phosphoric acid
  • Phosphoric anhydride polyphosphoric acid
  • High-purity metaphosphate
  • Phosphate salts for food additives
  • Lithium salts
  • Permanganate salts
  • Potassium silicate

Tokuyama Plant

  • ISO9001-2015 JSAQ291
  • ISO14001-2015 E1685
  • Chromic anhydride
  • Chromium oxide
  • Sodium dichromate
  • Barium nitrate
  • Barium hydroxide
  • Sodium sulfate
  • Trivalent chromium salts