Our Profile

Greetings by the President

Ever since its foundation in 1947, Soda Nikka Co., Ltd. has been supporting the development of industries in Japan as a specialized trading company dealing in Soda products, as well as Inorganic/Organic chemicals, Petrochemical products and Synthetic Resin products.

Through our network covering the nationwide in Japan, we have gained the trust of our business partners. Besides, we have Chemical Centers at four locations in Japan to ensure a stable supply of Caustic Soda and other major products.

The chemical industry plays a key role in assisting many other industries in Japan to compete in global markets. To help fulfill this role, Soda Nikka’s operations encompass a broad range of chemicals, extending from basic materials to value-added functional products that meet the market requirements.

We are well aware of our responsibilities. One is to collect/analyze information about the latest developments in our markets in order to offer proposals, products and services for our customers. The environment protection is another important responsibility of ours as a responsible corporate citizen.

Our business environment is changing rapidly. As guidelines for reforms to react to these changes, we established a long-term vision called "Go Forward" to define our goals for 10 years from now. The first step is a business plan called Go Forward Stage 1 that covers the first three-year period ending in March 2019. We are shifting our focus to growth. In Japan, we are reorganizing operations to establish the business units for specific business domains in order to perform "Proactive sales" that precisely target customers’ needs. For Overseas, we will move faster to target opportunities in the expanding markets of Asia.
In addition, based on the Soda Nikka Group Unity concept, we are increasing measures to develop the skills of employees while building the financial soundness needed to support substantial investments for growth.

In recent years, demands concerning the social responsibilities of companies have grown along with the increasing diversity of society. Soda Nikka has a strong commitment to meet the expectations of all stakeholders by conducting extensive activities involving compliance and the environment.

Company profile
Company name SODA NIKKA CO., LTD.
Head office 3-6-2, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Establishment April 1, 1947
Capital 3,762,500,000 yen
Number of shares issued 25,168,000
Stock market 1st section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (listed in February 1986)
Details of business The steady management of the company has ensured its continued growth for more than half a century, specializing in chemical products. We have a long record of customers’ trust and sophisticated expertise. Our information and technology allow us to aggressively promote proposal-type business activities for “coordination between environment and chemistry,” thereby contributing to society.
Lines of business Industrial chemicals, petrochemical products, electronic materials, and synthetic resin, as well as processed products, various facilities/equipment, and containers
Major offices (Japan) Tokyo (Chuo-ku), Osaka, Sapporo, Sendai, Fuji, Nagoya, Hiroshima, Takamatsu, and Fukuoka
(Overseas): Djakarta (Indonesia) and Shanghai (China)
Main banks Resona Bank, Limited; The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.; Mizuho Bank, Ltd.; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation