Mitsubishi Corporation

Chemicals Group

あらゆる産業に必要不可欠な化学品原料・製品(合成樹脂原料、合成繊維原料、化学肥料、無機原料、工業塩、合成樹脂、電子材料、生化学製品など)のビジネスを通じて、豊かな社会の実現に貢献しています。

The Chemicals Group is active in three business segments:Commodity Chemicals, which handles raw materials;Functional Chemicals, which handles downstream production including plastics and electronic materials; and the Life-Sciences, which is developing food sciences, pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals.

Principal markets cover numerous industries, including petrochemicals, industrial chemicals, energy, automobiles,construction, paint and adhesives, electrical products and electronics, semi-conductors, communications equipment,textiles, apparel, fertilizer and agricultural chemicals, agriculture and livestock, food and foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, and distribution. By offering a wide array of products and services in so many industries, we are helping people to enjoy a better quality of life.

Many consumer-related fields such as clothing, food and housing are associated with the chemicals industry. Our business group leverages the unique attributes of this industry and provides the most pertinent and up-to-date information to MC and our consumers. In doing so, we continue to add new links to our global value chain.

Strategy

The Chemicals Group is active in three business segments:Commodity Chemicals, which handles raw materials;Functional Chemicals, which handles downstream production including plastics and electronic materials; and the Life-Sciences, which is developing food sciences, pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals.

Principal markets cover numerous industries, including petrochemicals, industrial chemicals, energy, automobiles,construction, paint and adhesives, electrical products and electronics, semi-conductors, communications equipment,textiles, apparel, fertilizer and agricultural chemicals, agriculture and livestock, food and foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, and distribution. By offering a wide array of products and services in so many industries, we are helping people to enjoy a better quality of life.

Many consumer-related fields such as clothing, food and housing are associated with the chemicals industry. Our business group leverages the unique attributes of this industry and provides the most pertinent and up-to-date information to MC and our consumers. In doing so, we continue to add new links to our global value chain.

Organizational Structure

Strategic fields

Main Overseas Subsidiaries (Manufacturers)

Chemicals Group Value Chain and Subsidiaries & Affiliates

Petronas Chemicals Aromatics Sdn. Bhd. is a joint venture between Japanese and Malaysian companies that is capable of producing 540,000 tons of paraxylene and 200,000 tons of benzene per year.
Chuo Kagaku Co., Ltd. is the only Japanese plastic food packaging and container manufacturer to has five manufacturing bases in China, and is expanding business in the country from these sites.
One of Japan's leading food science companies, MC Food Specialties Inc., provides high-quality seasonings and food ingredients.
SHARQ's production capacity is among the largest in the world for a single plant, with capacities of 2,050,000 tons per year for ethylene glycol and 1,550,000 tons per year for polyethylene.

Business Investments