The Asahi Kasei Group is a comprehensive chemical manufacturer founded in 1922. In the history of more than 90 years, we have grown by actively diversifying our business in anticipation of the development of the Japanese economy and changes in society and the environment, and aiming for a shift in our business portfolio. Started from synthetic chemistry and chemical fiber business for the first time in Japan, we succeeded in synthesizing ammonia from hydroelectric power generation, and now we are in the "materials" field consisting of textiles, chemicals and electronics businesses, the " We are developing businesses that contribute to the "life" and "life" of people around the world in the three areas "Housing" and "Health care" field consisting of pharmaceuticals, medical care and critical care business.
In recent years, the social environment surrounding us has undergone drastic changes, and various issues such as resource and energy problems, environmental problems, progress in IT technology, awareness of health and safety, domestic declining birthrate and aging population, and population declines I am facing. On the other hand, the various products, technologies and services of the Asahi Kasei Group will create new social value in order to realize a clean environment / energy society and a healthy, comfortable and safe longevity society. For example, one example is environmentally friendly and unique high value added materials in the material domain, proposals for new housing methods preceding the era of residential areas, and responding to advanced unmet medical needs in the health care field.
Year Established: 1931