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Showa Denko Announces 2021 Third Quarter Financial Results
Nov 10, 2021 15:30 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2021 third quarter financial results.
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Showa Denko Announces Number of Shares to be Issued under Third-Party Allotment
Oct 08, 2021 15:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) hereby announces that, in connection with the issuance of new shares by way of the Third-Party Allotment, which its board of directors resolved on August 23, 2021 concurrently with the resolution on the issuance of new shares by way of public offering and the secondary offering of shares (secondary offering by way of over-allotment), the Company has received a notice from the allottee that it will subscribe for all of the shares which were scheduled to be issued.
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Showa Denko Concludes Long-Term Contract to Supply SiC Epitaxial Wafers for Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation
Sep 28, 2021 14:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) concluded a long-term supply contract with Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba), a Japanese electronic device manufacturer providing highly efficient SiC-power-semiconductor based power devices for the global market, to supply SiC epitaxial wafers for power semiconductors (SiC epi-wafers) for two and a half years with an optional extension clause.
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SDK and SDMC Nominate H. Takahashi as New President and CEO
Sep 22, 2021 14:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) announces that Kohei Morikawa will resign as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to become Representative Director and Chairman of the Board of SDK, and Hidehito Takahashi, Representative Director, Managing Corporate Officer, Chief Strategy Officer and General Manager, Preparation Office for Group Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of SDK will succeed Morikawa, effective January 4, 2022.
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Showa Denko Concludes Long-Term Contract to Supply SiC Epitaxial Wafers for ROHM Co., Ltd.
Sep 13, 2021 16:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) has concluded a long-term supply contract with ROHM Co., Ltd. (ROHM), a Japanese semiconductor manufacturer providing highly efficient SiC power semiconductors for the global market, to supply SiC epitaxial wafers for power semiconductors (SiC epi-wafers) for plural years.
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Showa Denko Announces the Number of New Shares to be Issued
Sep 08, 2021 15:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (TSE:4004) hereby announces that, relating to the issuance of new shares of its common stock which its board of directors resolved on August 23, 2021, the number of shares to be issued by exercise of the option to purchase additional newly issued shares of common stock granted to the International Underwriters in connection with the International Offering has been determined as set forth below.
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Showa Denko Announces the Issue Price, Selling Price, and Matters Relating to its New Shares
Sep 06, 2021 16:30 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (the "Company") hereby announces the issue price, selling price and certain other matters relating to the issuance of its new shares and the secondary offering of shares which its board of directors resolved on August 23, 2021, as set forth below.
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Showa Denko Announces Issuance of New Shares and Secondary Offering of Shares
Aug 23, 2021 14:30 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (the "Company") hereby announces that its board of directors has resolved matters relating to the issuance of its new shares and the secondary offering of shares on August 23, 2021, as set forth below.
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Showa Denko to Raise Chloroprene Rubber Price
Aug 20, 2021 12:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) has decided to increase its chloroprene rubber prices globally. The new prices will be effective from September 1, 2021.
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Showa Denko Announces 2021 2Q Consolidated Financial Results
Aug 10, 2021 14:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2021 2Q consolidated financial results.
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Showa Denko Revises Forecast of Consolidated Performance and Records Extraordinary Loss
Aug 03, 2021 10:30 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) announces that it revises its forecast of consolidated business results for the first half of the year ending on December 31, 2021 and that for the full year ending on December 31, 2021, both of which were announced on July 8, 2021. SDK also announces that it will record extraordinary loss.
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Showa Denko Group Challenges to Realize Carbon Neutrality by 2050
Jul 30, 2021 16:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) decided to work on realization of carbon neutrality by 2050 as an embodiment of "company that contributes to a sustainable global society," which is stated in the Showa Denko Group's long term vision as the "ideal state of newly integrated company."
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Showa Denko Installs Additional Lines to Produce Aluminum Heat Radiators for xEVs
Jul 29, 2021 10:30 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) has decided to double Oyama Plant's capacity to produce aluminum heat radiators for power modules (PMs)[1] to be installed in electrified vehicles (xEVs) including battery electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles, in order to respond to an increase in demand for aluminum heat radiators for PMs. SDK has started installation of the additional production line whose start-up of operation is scheduled to be at the beginning of 2022.
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Showa Denko Announces Company Split and Transfer of Energy Storage Devices and Systems Business through Share Transfer by a Consolidated Subsidiary
Jul 08, 2021 15:00 JST
Showa Denko Announces Company Split (Absorption-Type Company Split) and Transfer of Energy Storage Devices and Systems Business through Share Transfer by a Consolidated Subsidiary (Change of Second-Generation Subsidiary)
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Showa Denko to Record Extraordinary Loss, and Revises Forecast of Consolidated Performance
Jul 08, 2021 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) announces that, following today's announcement, SDK will record extraordinary loss in its 2021 consolidated financial statements and revises its forecasts of consolidated business results for the first half of the year ending on December 31, 2021 and consolidated business results for the year ending on December 31, 2021, both of which were announced on May 10, 2021.
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About a Media Report Concerning Showa Denko
Jul 08, 2021 09:50 JST
With regard to the media coverage made by Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI: The Japan Economic Journal) published on July 8, 2021 reporting that Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) will sell off the lead-acid battery business operated by Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd., which is a member company of the Showa Denko Group, SDK has never released such news, and the coverage is not based on information disclosed by SDK.
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Showa Denko Develops WelQuick(TM) to Bond Dissimilar Materials Quickly
Jun 28, 2021 16:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) has developed "WelQuick(TM)," a film-type binding material to bond dissimilar materials together, such as bonding between resins and metals, with excellent quickness and strength. SDK has already started to provide potential customers with samples of WelQuick.
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Showa Denko Contracts with Seagate to Jointly Develop HAMR Technology-based HD Media
Jun 10, 2021 14:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) has contracted with Seagate Singapore International Headquarters Pte. Ltd. (Seagate) to jointly develop next-generation hard disk (HD) media for data recording with Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR*1) technology, which is a next-generation data recording method for hard disk drives (HDDs).
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Showa Denko Announces Change in Effective Date of Company Split (Simplified Absorption-Type Company Split)
May 26, 2021 14:00 JST
The Board of Directors, at a meeting also held today, passed a resolution to change the effective date of the company split.
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Showa Denko Announces 2021 First Quarter Financial Results
May 13, 2021 14:30 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2021 first quarter financial results.
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Showa Denko Revises Forecast of Consolidated Performance and to Record Extraordinary Loss
May 10, 2021 10:30 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) announces that it revises its forecast of consolidated business results for the first half of the year ending on December 31, 2021, which was announced on February 17, 2021, taking the latest economic conditions into consideration.
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Showa Denko and Infineon Technologies Conclude Supply Contract and Development Agreement
May 06, 2021 16:30 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) has concluded a two-year contract including optional extension clauses with Infineon Technologies AG (Infineon), a German semiconductor manufacturer providing semiconductor solutions for automotive and industrial use worldwide, to sell SiC materials for power semiconductors and cooperatively develop SiC materials technology.
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Showa Denko Announces Share Transfer with Change in Subsidiary
Apr 16, 2021 15:30 JST
Showa Denko K.K. entered into a basic agreement setting forth among others, the application for 3,160,306 shares of SHOKO CO., LTD.
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Showa Denko CEO Message to Newly-hired Employees
Apr 02, 2021 06:00 JST
Kohei Morikawa, President and CEO of Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) sent a message to the company's newly-hired employees.
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SDK Announces 2020 Consolidated Financial Results
Feb 17, 2021 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2020 consolidated financial results.
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Showa Denko K.K. Announces Execution of Master Agreement regarding Series of Transactions
Jan 28, 2021 16:00 JST
This is to announce that the Company has decided to execute a master agreement (hereinafter referred to as the "Master Agreement") with a special-purpose company formed by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (collectively, hereinafter referred to as "Apollo"), regarding a series of transactions.
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SDK to increase capacity of aluminum substrate for hard disks
Jan 15, 2021 09:00 JST
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TOKYO:4004) will increase its capacity to produce aluminum substrate for HD media through consolidated subsidiary Showa Denko HD Yamagata K.K. (SHDY), raising the group's production capacity by 30% and thereby strengthening its hard disk (HD) business.
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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.
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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.
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