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SDK and IBM Develop AI-Based Patent Interpretation Support System
Apr 10, 2019 10:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) and IBM Japan, Ltd. have jointly developed a "Patent Interpretation Support System," which helps engineers to conduct effective and efficient screening of patent information. SDK will start to utilize this system in the whole company from this July, aiming to help engineers to reduce time spent on comprehension and interpretation of patent information.
Outline of Showa Denko CEO Message at Initiation Ceremony
Apr 01, 2019 11:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) today held a ceremony for newly-hired employees. At the ceremony, Kohei Morikawa, President and CEO, gave a message as summarized below.
Showa Denko Revises Board Benefit Trust
Mar 05, 2019 16:30 JST
Showa Denko resolved at its Board of Directors' meeting held today to make partial revision of its existing director compensation scheme, which is a performance-linked stock compensation scheme called Board Benefit Trust utilizing a trust service.
SDK to Begin Shipment of MAMR-Technology-based HD Media
Feb 21, 2019 13:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) will begin shipment of newly developed 3.5-inch HD media this year based on the Microwave Assisted Magnetic Recording (MAMR) technology for next-generation hard disk drives (HDDs).
SDK Records Impairment Loss (Extraordinary Loss)
Feb 14, 2019 14:00 JST
Showa Denko ("SDK"; TSE:4004), in its 2018 consolidated financial statements announced today, recorded loss due to impairment (extraordinary loss).
Showa Denko Announces 2018 Consolidated Financial Results
Feb 14, 2019 14:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2018 consolidated financial results.
SDK's 3.5-inch Media Now Used in World's-Largest-Capacity 16TB HDD
Jan 21, 2019 13:00 JST
Showa Denko ("SDK"; TSE:4004) announces that hard disk (HD) media produced and sold by the Showa Denko Group have been adopted in a new model of 3.5-inch 16 terabyte (TB) hard disk drive (HDD) which represents the world's largest storage capacity for this size available on the market today.*1
SDK Group Develops Ultralight Laminate-type Radiator for EV Battery Modules
Jan 15, 2019 13:30 JST
Showa Denko K.K. ("SDK"; TSE:4004) and its subsidiary Showa Denko Packaging Co., Ltd. (SPA) have cooperatively developed next-generation laminate-type heat radiator designed for application to lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) for use in electric vehicles (EVs) whose market is rapidly expanding.
New Year Message from Kohei Morikawa, Showa Denko President and CEO
Jan 04, 2019 10:30 JST
Kohei Morikawa, president and CEO of Showa Denko ("SDK"; TSE:4004) announced the following New Year message.
Showa Denko Announces Notice Regarding the Status of Share Repurchase and Its Completion
Dec 19, 2018 14:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) hereby announces that pursuant to Article 156 and Article 165, Paragraph 3 of the Companies Act of Japan, SDK has repurchased its own shares, as outlined below and has completed the repurchase in accordance with the resolutions of its Board of Directors' meeting held on December 11, 2018.
Showa Denko Maps Out New Medium-term Business Plan "The TOP 2021"
Dec 11, 2018 13:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) has prepared a new medium-term consolidated business plan, "The TOP 2021," for the 2019-2021 period.
Showa Denko Forecasts Payment of Term-end Dividend
Dec 11, 2018 13:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) hereby announces that the Company has revised its forecast of term-end dividends, as in the table given below.
Showa Denko Announces Notice Regarding the Repurchase of Own Shares
Dec 11, 2018 13:00 JST
At its Board of Directors' meeting held on December 11, 2018, Showa Denko resolved to repurchase its own shares pursuant to Article 156 and Article 165, Paragraph 3 of the Companies Act of Japan, as outlined below.
Showa Denko: New Aluminum Can JV holds Ceremony for Completion of Factory in Thailand
Dec 07, 2018 10:30 JST
On December 6, 2018, Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004), Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC), a consolidated subsidiary of SDK, and Carabao Group PCL (CBG), a leading beverage maker headquartered in Bangkok, jointly held a ceremony for the completion of a new aluminum can factory owned and operated by Asia Can Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (ACM).
Showa Denko Announces Changes in Corporate Management
Dec 03, 2018 14:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) decided at its Board of Directors meeting today on changes in corporate management.
AI Drastically Cuts Number of Trials for Polymer Design
Nov 27, 2018 19:30 JST
SDK, AIST, and ADMAT have found that the number of trials for the design of polymers with desired properties can be cut to about one-fortieth by utilizing artificial intelligence (AI).
SDK Agrees to Transfer Its Rare Earth Magnetic Alloy R&D Sector to TDK
Nov 27, 2018 14:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) has agreed to transfer its business sector which conducts research and development on rare earth magnetic alloys to TDK Corporation (TDK) around the end of January 2019. SDK and TDK concluded a transfer contract today.
SDK Completes Expansion of Capacity for Titanium Oxide Nanoparticles
Nov 09, 2018 12:30 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) has completed expansion of the capacity to produce nanoparticle titanium oxide, which has been sold under the trade name of Super-Titania(TM), at its wholly owned subsidiary Showa Denko Ceramics Co., Ltd. headquartered in Shiojiri City, Nagano Prefecture. Super-Titania is used in the production of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs).
Showa Denko Announces 3Q 2018 Consolidated Financial Results
Nov 08, 2018 14:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 3Q 2018 consolidated financial results.
Showa Denko Announces Early Repayment of Subordinated Loan
Oct 03, 2018 14:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) hereby announces that it made an early repayment of JPY 24 billion that it raised in a subordinated loan (the "Subordinated Loan") on April 3, 2014.
Showa Denko Develops New Shodex Analytical Column
Sep 03, 2018 16:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) has developed a new type of Shodex(TM) high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) column, namely, "IC SI-36 4D" column for ion chromatography*1 to analyze anions, which is compatible with hydroxide eluents.
Showa Denko Announces 1H 2018 Forecast and Results, Revises FY2018 Forecast
Aug 08, 2018 14:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK ; TSE:4004) hereby announces that there is a difference between the forecast of consolidated financial results for the first half (January 1 - June 30) of 2018 announced on May 9, 2018 and actual financial results for the same period announced today.
Showa Denko Announces 2Q 2018 Consolidated Financial Results
Aug 08, 2018 14:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. ("SDK"; TSE:4004) today announced its 2018 second quarter consolidated financial results.
Showa Denko Included in Three ESG Indices for Consecutive Years
Jul 23, 2018 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) is pleased to announce it has again been included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, by FTSE Russel, and the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index and MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, compiled by MSCI. The FTSE Group is a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange Group, while MSCI Inc. is a NYSE-listed provider of indexes and investor tools.
Showa Denko and Cinnamon to Develop AI-enabled Database System for Japanese Technical Documents
Jul 11, 2018 16:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) and Cinnamon Inc. (Cinnamon) has decided to jointly develop a database system equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) to utilize technical documents.
SDK Plans Third Expansion of High-Grade SiC Wafer Production Facilities in Two Years
Jul 03, 2018 11:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) will further expand the production capacity for high-quality-grade silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxial wafers for power semiconductors - marketed as 'High-Grade Epi ' (HGE) - following the current expansion work on HGE production facilities.
Showa Aluminum Can completes Second Production Base in Vietnam
Jun 11, 2018 13:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) consolidated subsidiary Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC), headquartered in Shinagawa, Tokyo, has completed construction of a new factory in Da Nang City, Quang Nam Province, mid-Vietnam, for its subsidiary Hanacans, holding a completion ceremony for the new factory on June 8.
SDK supplies recycled 'low-carbon' gas for fuel cells at KAWASAKI TOKYU HOTEL
May 30, 2018 11:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK ; TSE:4004) will start to supply 'low-carbon' hydrogen gas, made from used plastics (low-carbon hydrogen), as an energy source for fuel cells. SDK's Kawasaki Plant will supply 'low-carbon' gas to the KAWASAKI KING SKYFRONT TOKYU REI HOTEL, which will open on June 1, 2018.
Showa Denko Forecasts Payment of Midterm Dividend
May 29, 2018 18:00 JST
Showa Denko ("SDK"; TSE:4004) hereby announces that the Company has revised its forecast of dividends which was announced on February 14, 2018.
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Apr 19, 2019 17:30 JST
Toyota, DENSO and SoftBank Vision Fund to Invest $1 Billion in Uber's Advanced Technologies Group
Apr 19, 2019 09:35 JST
DOCOMO, DOCOMO USA and ITOCHU Logistics to trial IoT Fleet Management solution in US
Apr 18, 2019 16:52 JST
MHI Thermal Systems Develops Demonstration Unit of the World's First Small-Capacity Residential Air-Conditioner Adopting the Low-GWP R454C Refrigerant
Apr 18, 2019 14:38 JST
Fujitsu to Hold Fujitsu Forum 2019
Apr 18, 2019 11:57 JST
Mazda Announces Start of US Pre-Orders for Diesel-Powered Mazda CX-5 at New York International Auto Show
Apr 18, 2019 11:30 JST
Nagasaki University and NEC Establish Program on Global Health & Biometric Authentication
Apr 18, 2019 09:36 JST
World Premiere of Toyota's All-New 2020 Highlander at New York International Auto Show
Apr 17, 2019 13:04 JST
Honda Exhibits the World Premiere of the X-NV Concept at Auto Shanghai 2019
Apr 16, 2019 14:54 JST
MHI Machine Tool Completes Commercial Model of Metal 3D Printer Using Laser Beams
Apr 16, 2019 13:44 JST
SDK Group Starts Mass Production of Liquefied Carbon Dioxide in Oita Petrochemical Complex
Apr 16, 2019 12:00 JST
Toyota Premieres Toyota-brand Battery Electric Vehicles Ahead of 2020 China Launch
Apr 16, 2019 11:25 JST
Fujitsu Sets Out the 'Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision 2019'
Apr 16, 2019 11:11 JST
AMADA to Construct Main Production Facilities in Japan through Collaborative Creation with Hitachi
Apr 16, 2019 08:25 JST
Fujitsu Begins Production of Post-K
Apr 15, 2019 11:17 JST
Dongfeng Honda Celebrates Completion of Construction of its Third Auto Plant in Wuhan, Hubei Province
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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Hits 200,000 Global Sales Milestone
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Toyota Rolls Out All-New RAV4
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Apr 10, 2019 12:23 JST
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