Materials

Sony Begins Rollout of New Eco-Friendly Packaging Material

Sony Group Corp. (TYO:6758) has started a rollout of what it is calling its Original Blended Material, a new packaging…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Japan’s Chemical and Material Giants Look Set to Post Run of Record-High Profits for Health Care-Related Segments

Japanese chemical and material manufacturers are gaining momentum with earnings from their health care-related businesses. Fiscal 2021 results from these…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Bullish Outlook for Semiconductor Materials in Fiscal 2022 Drives Aggressive Investment

With the expansion of 5G mobile telecommunications and active investment in data centers driving up demand for semiconductors, materials companies…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Tokuyama Targets Sales of 50B Yen in Health Care Field

Tokuyama Corp. (TYO:4043) is looking to grow its health care business, which consists of dental materials, active pharmaceutical ingredients, diagnostic…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Nippon Paper Pursues Business Growth for Paper Barrier Materials

Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. (TYO:3863) is making efforts to bolster sales for its Shieldplus series of paper barrier materials……. Please subscribe to read the full story.

Toray to Step up Marketing of Value-Added Polyamide Resins

Toray Industries Inc. (TYO:3402) plans to enhance the marketing of value-added products in its polyamide resin business. The company will…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Interview: Sumitomo Chemical’s Masaki Matsui Talks Expectations for Electronic Materials Business Beyond COVID-19

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4005) is seeing strong performance out of its IT-related Chemicals Sector. Factors including an active semiconductor…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Sumitomo Bakelite Uses Biomass PE to Develop Layered Film for Food Packaging

Sumitomo Bakelite Co. Ltd. (TYO:4203) has developed a food packaging film that uses biomass ingredients for its base material. In…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Mitsui Chemicals to Verify Material Recycling for Packaging Materials

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) plans to become a market leader in establishing material recycling (MR) approaches and standards for packaging…… Please subscribe to read the full story.