Showa Denko K.K. Press Release


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).
More info..

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).
More info..

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.
More info..

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
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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).
More info..

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.
More info..

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).
More info..

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.
More info..

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).
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

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.
More info..

Showa Denko Transfers Its Shares in Indonesia Chemical Alumina
May 29, 2018 17:30 JST
Showa Denko ("SDK"; TSE:4004) has reached basic agreement with PT ANTAM Tbk (ANTAM) on the sale of SDK's whole shares in PT. INDONESIA CHEMICAL ALUMINA (ICA) to ANTAM.
More info..

Showa Denko Group Recycles 4.81 Million Aluminum Cans in FY2017
May 25, 2018 12:30 JST
Showa Denko ("SDK"; TSE:4004), its Group companies, and their cooperative companies continued to perform aluminum can recycling activity in fiscal 2017 (April 2017 - March 2018), collecting approximately 4.81 million cans: equivalent to about 76 tons of aluminum when converted at the rate of 15.7 grams of aluminum per can.
More info..

Showa Denko Announces 2018 First Quarter Consolidated Financial Results
May 09, 2018 15:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. ("SDK"; TSE:4004) today announced its 2018 first quarter consolidated financial results.
More info..

Latest Release


More Latest Release >>