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Showa Kosan currently has approximately 1,500 suppliers and provides products and services to approximately 1,700 customers. Our network throughout Japan provides prompt and accurate solutions for customers. The value of the trading company is to provide services of "when you want, what you want, as much as you want," and the ability of collecting information from entire Japan and Asia. We are expanding and improving our information network, which extends from Hokkaido to Kyushu.

As our customers requires more diverse products world-widely, we are actively progressing the globalization of our business. We have established branches in Thailand(Bangkok), China(Shanghai), Indonesia(Jakarta) and established representative offices in Vietnam(Ho Chi Minh) and China(Guangzhou).

From Japan to the World. Showa Kosan's overseas strategy is steadily solidifying its position, and we are boldly taking on the challenge of expanding overseas business.

Company Name

Showa Kosan Co., Ltd.

Head Office

6-13-18 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8452MAP
TEL +81-3-3584-9111 FAX +81-3-3584-9555

Date of Incorporation

May, 30th, 1943

Paid-in Capital

550 million yen

President & CEO

Takashi Ito

(Major Shareholders)

Kao Corporation 21.77%

Sumitomo Chemical Co.,Ltd. 21.77%

ADEKA Corporation 21.77%

Fiscal Year-End

December, 31st

Number of Employees


Major Bank Acounts

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

MUFG Bank, Ltd.

The Hokuriku Bank, Ltd.

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd.

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