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New Year Message from Kohei Morikawa, Showa Denko President and CEO
Jan 04, 2021 13:00 JST
Kohei Morikawa, President and CEO of Showa Denko ("SDK"; TSE:4004) announced the following New Year message.
Showa Denko Revises Dividend Payment Forecast
Dec 25, 2020 13:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) announces that it revises its forecast of year-end dividend payment as in below, taking the latest trend in its business performance into consideration.
DENSO Adopts SDK SiC Epi-wafers for Next-Generation Booster Power Modules for FCEVs
Dec 10, 2020 14:00 JST
Silicon carbide epitaxial wafers (SiC epi-wafers), the main material for power semiconductors, with a diameter of six inches (150mm) and manufactured by Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004), have been adopted by DENSO Corporation for their latest booster power modules for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).
SDK Formulates 'Long-term Vision (2021-2030) for Newly Integrated Company'
Dec 10, 2020 14:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) has formulated its future "Long-term Vision (2021-2030) for Newly Integrated Company" (Long-term Vision) following integration with Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd. (Showa Denko Materials).
Showa Denko Subsidiary Establishes Branch in Xi'an, China to Distribute High-purity Gases for Electronics
Dec 09, 2020 10:30 JST
Shanghai Showa Chemicals Co., Ltd. (SSC), a Chinese subsidiary of Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004), established a branch in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China, and started operation of the branch in December 2020, aiming to strengthen its business to sell and distribute high-purity gases for electronics in China.
Showa Denko Announces Changes in Corporate Management
Nov 30, 2020 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) decided at its Board of Directors meeting today on changes in corporate management (directors, corporate officers and councilors).
Showa Denko Announces 2020 Third Quarter Financial Results
Nov 05, 2020 15:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2020 third quarter financial results.
SDK to Split Its Optical Semiconductor Business
Oct 27, 2020 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) decided at its Board of Directors' meeting today to split its business in optical semiconductors and rare earth alloys through an absorption-type company split effective January 1, 2021 (hereinafter "the Company Split"). Showa Denko Photonics Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SDK, will succeed to the business.
Showa Denko Markets PNVA(TM) 'GE191 Series' for Use as Binder to Form Heat-resisting Ceramic Layer in Separators for LIBs
Oct 16, 2020 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) starts full-swing marketing of Poly-N-vinylacetamide (PNVA(TM)) optimized for use as a binder to form heat-resisting ceramic layer in separators to be used in lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), under the trade name of "GE191 Series."
Showa Denko Announces Merger between Consolidated Subsidiaries and Change of Company Name
Sep 24, 2020 18:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) decided at its Board of Directors meeting held today that its consolidated subsidiary Showa Denko Carbon Holding GmbH (SDCH) will merge with its consolidated subsidiary Showa Denko Europe GmbH (SDE), and that the surviving company SDCH will change its company name into Showa Denko Europe GmbH (new SDE) effective as of January 1, 2021.
Showa Denko Joins 'The Valuable 500'
Sep 08, 2020 14:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) signed a document to declare joining "The Valuable 500," an international initiative to promote inclusion of handicapped persons on September 1, 2020, because the Company endorsed the aim and activities of the initiative.
Showa Denko Obtains License to Process Industrial Waste, Aiming to Promote Plastic Chemical Recycling
Aug 31, 2020 14:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) obtained a license to process industrial waste, and started to accept used plastics which were crushed and molded.
Showa Denko Announces 2020 2Q Consolidated Financial Results
Aug 12, 2020 15:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2020 2Q consolidated financial results.
SDK Revises Forecast of Consolidated Performance for Full-year 2020
Aug 12, 2020 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) has revised its forecast of consolidated performance for full-year 2020 as described below.
SDK to Record Operating/Non-operating Expenses for Acquisition of Hitachi Chemical's Shares, and Extraordinary Loss
Aug 06, 2020 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) announces that it will record expenses of 21.6 billion yen, consisting of 4.3 billion yen operating expenses and 17.3 billion yen non-operating expenses, in the first half of 2020 with regard to its acquisition of shares in Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. (Hitachi Chemical). SDK will also record an extraordinary loss of 4.7 billion yen as it adjusts graphite electrode production capacity.
Showa Aluminum Can Has a Ceremony to Celebrate the Completion of the Third Production Base in Vietnam
Jul 30, 2020 14:00 JST
Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC), a consolidated subsidiary of Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004), headquartered in Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo, had a ceremony on July 29 to celebrate the completion of its third base in Vietnam to produce aluminum cans. This new production base (Ba Ria-Vung Tau Factory) is in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, which is in the southern part of Vietnam.
SDK Develops Wet-Resistant Heat-Conductive Aluminum Nitride Filler
Jul 14, 2020 16:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) has developed wet-resistant heat-conductive aluminum nitride filler to be used as heat-radiation filler for semiconductor devices. SDK has started to offer samples of the aluminum nitride filler.
Showa Denko Group Recycles 4.43 Million Aluminum Cans in FY2019
Jun 26, 2020 13:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004), its Group companies, and their cooperative companies continued to perform aluminum can recycling activity in fiscal 2019 (April 2019 - March 2020), collecting approximately 4.43 million cans: equivalent to about 67.8 tons of aluminum when converted at the rate of 15.3 grams of aluminum per can*.
SDK Subsidiary, Hitachi Chemical Changes Name
Jun 23, 2020 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) announces that Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. (Hitachi Chemical), a consolidated subsidiary of SDK, has resolved at the annual general shareholders' meeting held on June 23, 2020 to change its firm name into Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd. on October 1, 2020.
SDK Group Completes Expansion of Lines to Produce Vinyl Ester Resin and Synthetic Resin Emulsion in Shanghai
Jun 15, 2020 11:30 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) expanded production lines to produce vinyl ester resin (VE) and synthetic resin emulsion (EM) in the premises of Shanghai Showa Highpolymer Co., Ltd. (SSHP), a Chinese subsidiary of SDK, and has increased production of VE and EM there, aiming to expand the Showa Denko Group's functional resin business in China.
Showa Denko Announces Results of Tender Offer for Shares in Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. (JP:4217) and Change in Subsidiary (a Second-tier Subsidiary Company)
Apr 21, 2020 15:00 JST
The Tender Offeror commenced the Tender Offer on March 24, 2020, and the Tender Offer was completed on April 20, 2020. Accordingly, we hereby announce the results thereof as follows.
Showa Denko Announces Fundraising, Capital Reduction of the Consolidated Subsidiary and Change in the Specified Subsidiary Company
Apr 21, 2020 15:00 JST
At its board of directors meeting held on April 21, 2020, Showa Denko K.K. ("Showa Denko") decided to execute a money consumption loan agreement with Mizuho Bank, Ltd. ("Mizuho Bank") for fundraising purposes.
Showa Denko, AIST, NEDO and ADMAT Prove AI Speeds up Development of Flexible Transparent Film
Apr 13, 2020 14:00 JST
Showa Denko, AIST, NEDO and ADMAT have cooperatively proved that introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) into the process to develop flexible transparent film can reduce the numbers of times of experiment to produce film that satisfies required properties to one-twenty-fifth (1/25) or less of those conventional development methods require.
Outline of Showa Denko CEO Message to Newly-hired Employees
Apr 01, 2020 11:30 JST
Today, Kohei Morikawa, President and CEO of Showa Denko K.K. ("Showa Denko"; TSE: 4004) sent a message to the company's newly-hired employees.
Showa Denko to Commence Tender Offer for Shares in Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. (JP:4217)
Mar 23, 2020 15:00 JST
Since the Tender Offerors confirmed that all the conditions precedent have been satisfied, Showa Denko's board of directors and the Tender Offeror's representative officer decided today to commence the Tender Offer on March 24, 2020.
Showa Denko Group to mass produce SPALF Packaging Material for large-scale Onboard LIBs
Mar 18, 2020 15:30 JST
Showa Denko Packaging Co., Ltd. (SPA), a consolidated subsidiary of Showa Denko K.K., has developed a new product to be added to the lineup of SPALF(TM) aluminum laminate films which is used as packaging material for pouch-type lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), and decided to install equipment to mass-produce the new product.
SDK Receives Award for Used-Plastic Chemical Recycling Business
Feb 28, 2020 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) has received an award from Chairman of the Japan Business Federation for its used-plastic chemical recycling business.
SDK Announces Progress Towards the Tender Offer for Shares of Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. (JP:4217)
Feb 28, 2020 15:00 JST
As notified on the "Announcement Regarding the Planned Commencement of Tender Offer for Shares in Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. (Securities Code 4217)" dated December 18, 2019, HC Holdings K.K., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Showa Denko K.K., had announced that the commencement of the tender offer (The "Tender Offer") is subject to satisfaction of certain conditions precedent, including the completion of necessary procedures and actions under domestic and overseas competition laws.
SDK Records Impairment Loss (Extraordinary Loss)
Feb 13, 2020 16:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004), in its 2019 consolidated financial statements announced today, recorded loss due to impairment (extraordinary loss).
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Jan 21, 2021 17:38 JST
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Jan 21, 2021 10:05 JST
Honda, Cruise and GM Take Next Steps Toward Autonomous Vehicle Mobility Service Business in Japan
Jan 20, 2021 11:29 JST
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Jan 20, 2021 09:34 JST
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Jan 18, 2021 18:08 JST
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SDK to increase capacity of aluminum substrate for hard disks
Jan 15, 2021 10:00 JST
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New-Look Toyota Yaris Wrc Ready to Fight for More Titles in 2021
Jan 15, 2021 08:16 JST
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Jan 14, 2021 14:01 JST
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