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Asahi Kasei

About Asahi Kasei

Asahi Kasei Corporation is a leading Japanese multinational conglomerate that operates in various industries such as chemicals, fibers, electronics, healthcare, housing, and construction materials. Founded in 1922 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company has grown to become one of the largest chemical companies in the country and has a significant global presence.

Asahi Kasei's business activities encompass a wide range of sectors. In the chemicals division, the company produces and markets a diverse array of products, including basic chemicals, synthetic resins, performance chemicals, and specialty chemicals. The fibers division specializes in manufacturing synthetic fibers, including various types of synthetic and functional textiles used in apparel, automotive applications, and industrial materials.


The company's electronics division focuses on electronic components, semiconductors, and electronic materials used in a variety of applications such as smartphones, automotive electronics, and information technology. In the healthcare segment, Asahi Kasei engages in the development, manufacturing, and distribution of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and diagnostic products.


Additionally, Asahi Kasei has a presence in the housing and construction materials industry, producing a range of products for building and construction applications. These include insulation materials, interior and exterior materials, flooring, and more.


Asahi Kasei Corporation is known for its commitment to research and development, emphasizing innovation and technological advancements across its diverse product portfolio. The company's operations extend beyond Japan, with a global network of subsidiaries and affiliates, enabling it to serve customers worldwide.

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