Outline

Outline

Outline

Corporate name Futamura Chemical Co., Ltd.
Foundation April 1, 1947
Establishment October 25, 1950
Capital stock 500 million yen
Business activities - Production
Polypropylene film
Polyester film (PET)
Cellulose Films
Nonwoven Fabrics
Fibrous Casings
Activated Carbon
Phenolic Laminated Sheets
Proceeds 71.6 billion yen (fiscal year 2019)
Employees 1,273 employees (end of March 2020)

Business establishments

Head office

2-29-16, Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi Prefecture, 450-0002, Japan
Tel: 052-565-1212 Fax: 052-565-1159

Tokyo branch

Nihonbashi Sakuradori Building, 3rd floor, 3-8-4, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0027, Japan
Tel: 03-5204-0050 Fax:03-3231-3888

Osaka branch

Honmachi Center Building, 9th floor, 2-6-10, Honmachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka Prefecture, 541-0053, Japan
Tel: 06-6243-7720 Fax: 06-6243-7727

Sapporo branch

Keiwa Odori Building 38, 4th floor (old ORE Odori Park Building, 4th floor),
Tel: 011-231-1612 Fax: 011-221-5180

Sendai branch

Sendai KY Building, 6th floor, 3-10-19, Chuo, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi Prefecture, 980-0021, Japan
Tel: 022-217-9811 Fax: 022-266-5638

Takamatsu branch

Tomei Building, 6th floor, 3-1, Furujin-machi, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa Prefecture, 760-0025, Japan
Tel: 087-6865-1498 Fax: 087-6865-6183

Fukuoka branch

NMF Hakata Ekimae Building, 5th floor, 1-15-20, Hakataeki-mae, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka Prefecture, 812-0011, Japan
Tel:092-411-3936 Fax: 092-483-5033

Tahara Development Center

4-1-41 Midorigahama, Tahara-shi, Aichi Prefecture, 441-3401, Japan
Tel: 0531-22-2121 Fax: 0531-22-3121

Nagoya Plant

1-1, Aza-Kasamidachi, Oaza-Nishijyo, Oharu-cho, Ama-gun, Aichi Prefecture, 490-1144, Japan
Tel: 052-444-2731 Fax: 052-444-2953

Ibaraki Plant

8-3-4, Chuo, Amimachi, Inashiki-gun, Ibaraki Prefecture, 300-0332, Japan
Tel: 029-887-2322 Fax: 029-887-7118

Ogaki Plant

1800, Motoima-cho, Ogaki-shi, Gifu Prefecture, 503-0932, Japan
Tel: 0584-89-3151 Fax: 0584-89-6947

Gifu Plant

2-2-62, Mikado-cho, Minokamo-shi, Gifu Prefecture, 505-0024, Japan
Tel: 0574-25-3151 Fax: 0574-26-4617

Hiroshima Plant

2-1-2, Hirotagaya, Kure-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture, 737-0134, Japan
Tel: 0823-73-1100 Fax: 0823-73-1107

Tsurumi Plant

25-3, Kansei-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, kanagawa Prefecture, 230-0034, Japan
Tel: 045-511-4346 Fax: 045-511-4349

Tochigi branch

1260-1, Oaza-Funyu, Shioyamachi, Shioya-gun, Tochigi Prefecture, 329-2441, Japan
Tel: 0287-47-2371 Fax: 0287-47-2372

 Subsidiary companies

Futamura Chemical UK Ltd.
Futamura UK Ltd.
Futamura USA, Inc.
Futamura Mexico, S.A.de C.V.
Futamura Comercial Do Brasil Ltda.
Futamura Australia Pty Ltd.
FUTAMURA CHEMICAL MALAYSIA SDN. BHD.

Company History

April , 1947 Founder Tomihisa Futamura establishes Futamura Chemical Laboratory. Starts production of caramel for coloring soy sauce.
February , 1948 Futamura Chemical Industries Co. established (capital: \800,000). Starts production of caramel and starch syrup.
October , 1950 Futamura Chemical Industries Co., Ltd. established at 2-58, Michishita-cho, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi. Starts production of activated carbon using the chemical activation method.
February , 1952 Gifu Plant established in Minokamo-shi, Gifu Prefecture. Starts production of activated carbon using the chemical activation method.
February , 1955 Construction of Ogaki Plant (cellulose film) starts in Motoima-cho, Ogaki-shi.
Starts production of uncoated cellulose film in July 1955.
June , 1956 Equipment of Nagoya Plant (activated carbon) transferred to Gifu Plant.
January , 1957 Head office business transferred to Ogaki Plant. Called "Head Office".
April , 1958 Ogaki Plant starts production of moisture-proof cellulose (coated) film.
January , 1961 Nagoya Plant newly established in Oharu-cho, Aichi Prefecture.
October , 1961 "Head Office transferred to 46, Shimazaki-cho, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi.
(Current address: 2- 29-16 Meieki, Nakamura-ku)"
January , 1962 Gifu Plant starts production of activated carbon using the water vapor activation method.
March , 1966 Chiba Plant newly established in Noda-shi, Chiba Prefecture. Starts production of polypropylene film.
October , 1966 Chiba Plant closed. Equipment for polypropylene film production transferred to Nagoya Plant.
April , 1968 Gifu Plant starts production of coconut shell activated carbon.
January , 1976 Nagoya Plant starts production of phenolic laminates.
April , 1977 Ogaki Plant starts production of fibrous casing.
April , 1979 Ogaki Plant starts production and sales of non-woven fabrics.
September , 1984 Nagoya Plant starts production of polyester films.
July , 1986 Plant for powdered activated carbon established in Kure-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture. Starts its production.
November , 1987 Ogaki Plant starts production of polyester films.
December , 1998 Ogaki Plant starts production of polypropylene films.
October , 2004 Corporate name changed to Futamura Chemical, Co., Ltd.
May , 2006 TAIKOH USA, INC. established.
June , 2008 Tahara Development Center opens (in Tahara-shi, Aichi Prefecture).
January , 2012 Tochigi Office opens (in Shioya-machi, Tochigi Prefecture).
October , 2014 Capital tie-up with SCIENTEX GREAT WALL SDN BHD (Malaysia).
June , 2016 Acquisition of the Innovia Group's Cellulose Film Business (UK).
January , 2017 Acquisition of Technology Industries Co., Ltd.
December , 2017 Capital and business tie-up with Microwave Chemical Co., Ltd
April , 2021 Merge with TSURUMI COAL Co., Ltd.