Company Information from ICIS

Kaneka’s business activities span a broad spectrum of markets ranging from plastics, expandable polystyrene (EPS) resins, chemicals and foodstuffs to pharmaceuticals, medical devices, electrical and electronic materials and synthetic fibres.

Kaneka is divided up into the seven business units: Chemicals, Synthetic Fibres and Others, Electronic Products, Functional Plastics, Life Science Products, Expandable Plastics and Products, and Foodstuffs Products.

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Key Personnel

Chairman: Masatoshi Takeda
President: Masami Onishi
Executive vice president: Uichiro Shimomi
Senior managing executive officers: Shigenori Yamazaki
Senior managing executive officers: Setsuo Shimazaki

Managing executive officer: Hideo Yasui
Managing executive officer: Kimikazu Sugawara
Managing executive officer: Yoichi Shima
Managing executive officer: Satomi Takahashi
Managing executive officer: Kiyomi Imou
Managing executive officer: Masatoshi Hatori
Managing executive officer: Toshiji Kanou
Managing executive officer: Toshihiro Suzuki

Senior executive officer: Kazuya Yonezawa
Senior executive officer: Nobutaka Tani
Senior executive officer: Tetsuo Ikuno
Senior executive officer: Nobuyuki Koyama
Senior executive officer: Tetsuro Hara
Senior executive officer: Masakazu Kajiwara


3-2-4, Nakanoshima
Osaka 530-8288

Tel: +81 6 6226 5050
Fax: +81 6 6226 5037
Email: info@kaneka.co.jp

Website: www.kaneka.co.jp

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