Chemicals Business

This division deals in products produced by processing basic raw materials from monomers to polymers and various additives, such as acrylic and urethane derived from naphtha and epoxy derivatives. Their products range widely and support people’s life from industrial applications to life-related materials from upstream of petrochemicals.
Building on the information and networks we have cultivated over our long history, we are linking the entire supply chain, from raw materials to products, and building a sales structure that spans a wide range of fields in Japan and overseas. By connecting companies with companies, technologies and technologies, and humans, we have also established a support system for research that is at the forefront of the times.

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Trading results

Industry in which products handled are active

Paints and inks, adhesives, electronic materials, automotive, residential and construction, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and agrochemicals, daily use products, etc.

Advantages of SHIMADA&CO.,LTD

Diverse range of field from upstream of chemicalProvide products to all industries
Detailed and sincere responseInformation-based solution
Responding to customers’ demands with additional benefitAbility to offer added value

Toward the development of ideal products that our customers think, we are working to produce better products that will help the world by making full use of our rich network and coordination capabilities.
One of our efforts is to propose various consignment processing.

Examples of applications in business, examples of products

Digital related (smartphone, in-vehicle, etc.), adhesive tape, paint and ink, medical supplies, and daily necessities

Growth Strategy

Future Development

This business has a wide range of products, including upstream chemical raw materials, and coatings, inks, and adhesives. From now on, we will aim to expand our business through further deepening in each field and the development of new customers and products.
In terms of overseas expansion, we will promote globalization so as to expand import and export transactions centered on East Asia to Southeast Asia, including Singapore and Vietnam, as well as India, the United States, and Europe.

Efforts for Environmental Products

The Chemicals Division provides environmentally friendly products that meet customer development needs while at the same time providing added value.

  1. Natural-based products (monomers, oligomers, polymers)
  2. Promotion of solvent-free products (water-based and emulsion, UV materials)
  3. Various coating additives
  4. Recycled solvent

Products handled

Various monomers
Acrylic Acid/Methacrylic Acid, Acrylic Acid/Methacrylic Acid Ester, Acrylamides, Acrylonitrile, Styrene Vinyl Acetate
(Meth) Acrylate oligomers, Urethane acrylate, Acrylic/Vinyl Acetate polymer (emulsion/solvent based, etc.), Various polyol, Isocyanate, Epoxy (main agent/curing agent)
General-purpose solvents (toluene, xylene, ethyl acetate, various alcohols), Glycol ethers Specialty acetic esters, Thinners
Polymerization initiator
Photopolymerization initiator, Azo-based initiator, peroxide initiator, etc.
Functional coating agent
Hard Coating Agent, Antistatic Agent, Release Coating Agent, Antifogging Coating Agent
Fluorine material
Various monomer, PTFE, PVDF, etc.
Polyvinyl alcohol, Silicone resin, Silane coupling agent, Inorganic filler (talc, barium sulfate, calcium carbonate, etc.)
Organic filler (acrylic and urethane fine particles), Surfactant, Plasticizer, Various containers Resin additives (antioxidants and ultraviolet absorbers)
Polymerization, Reaction, Dispersion, Distillation

Major manufacturers

  • ADEKA Corporation
  • Daikin Industries, Ltd.
  • Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg.Co., Ltd.
  • DKS Co.Ltd.
  • Japan Coating Resin Corporation
  • JNC Corporation
  • Kuraray Co., Ltd.
  • Kyoeisha Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • Negami Chemical Industrial Co., Ltd
  • Nippon Carbide Industries Co., Inc.
  • Nippon Nyukazai Co., Ltd.
  • Shinko Organic Chemical Industry Ltd.
  • Shin-Nakamura Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Showa Denko K.K.
  • Toagosei Company, Limited

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