Kagaku Kogyo Nippo, also known under its English name of The Chemical Daily, is a daily industry trade newspaper covering the chemical industry in Japanese language.
Published since 1936, the print edition reaches over 100,000 readers per day. This makes it one of the largest publications dedicated to the chemical industry worldwide.
The newspaper comprehensively covers the industry from basic chemicals to specialty chemicals, and has extended its reach to chemical-related fields such as electronic materials, automotive materials, life sciences and water treatment. All of those are Japanese fortes and regarded as cutting-edge industries to take us into the next generation.
Launched in 2016, japanchemicaldaily.com is the online English-language edition of Kagaku Kogyo Nippo. It is the only English-language information source dedicated to reporting on Japan’s chemical industry. Japanchemicaldaily.com is published in partnership with Japan Industry News.
The Chemical Daily Co. Ltd. (株式会社 化学工業日報社)
Name of Representative:
Osamu Odajima, President & Publisher
3-16-8, Nihonbashi Hama-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8485, Japan
October 1, 1936
333.15 million yen
160 (April 1, 2015)
Since the year following its founding in 1936, The Chemical Daily Co. Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, has been publishing its flagship newspaper Kagaku Kogyo Nippo and a wide range of supporting industry publications.
The company has established overseas branches in Singapore, Shanghai and Bangkok to expand news coverage of emerging chemical industries in Asian countries. Reporters are also being sent to the U.S. and EU on a regular basis every year to improve the flow of information to its readers.
In 2016, The Chemical Daily Co. Ltd. has launched japanchemicaldaily.com, the online English edition of Kagaku Kogyo Nippo.
Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. / Ube Industries, Ltd. / Showa Denko K.K. / Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited / Denka Company Limited / Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. / Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation / Tosoh Corporation / Asahi Kasei Corporation / Kaneka Corporation / Tokuyama Corporation / Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. / Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. / JSR Corporation / JX Holdings, Inc. / Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd. / Nippon Chemical Industrial Co., Ltd. / Nippon Steel & Sumikin Chemical Co., Ltd. / Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. / Daicel Corporation / Kureha Corporation / Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. / Central Glass Co., Ltd. / Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. / Hodogaya Chemical Co.,Ltd. / JNC Corporation / Itochu Corporation / Marubeni Corporation / Mitsui & Co., Ltd. / Mitsubishi Corporation / Sumitomo Corporation and other major chemical company, pharmaceutical company, engineering company, specialized trading company,