Microwave Chemical Co., Ltd. Selected as a 2015 Red Herring Top 100 Global

Microwave Chemical Co., Ltd. Selected as a 2015 Red Herring Top 100 Global




BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—November 23, 2015—Red Herring announced its Top 100 Global in recognition of the leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia today, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries.


Red Herring’s Top 100 Global list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype,, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work. 


“Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across the globe to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Microwave Chemical Co., Ltd. (MWCC)mbodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. MWCC should be proud of its accomplishment.”


Red Herring’s editorial staff evaluated the companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy, and market penetration. This assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the track records and standing of startups relative to their peers, allowing Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models from around the world.


AboutMicrowave Chemical Co., Ltd.

Microwave Chemical was established as a venture company originated from National University Corporation Osaka University.  Making use of microwave technology, Microwave Chemical aims to bring about revolutions in manufacturing processes of chemical products and promote energy conservation in factories worldwide.  Setting “Change the way we produce fuel and chemicals.” as its basic concept, Microwave Chemicals starts up and runs many joint projects with companies, laboratories, government institutions, and other organizations engaged in manufacturing, and promotes practical use and industrial application of innovative fruits of these projects.



Head office: Suita-city, Osaka

Established in August 2007

Representative Director, President: Iwao Yoshino

Capital: 1,315,410,000yen

Number of employees: 41 (As of June 30, 2015)


Scope of business: Development and offering of manufacturing methods making use of microwave technologies, especially in the fields of chemical industry and energy industry.  R&D on chemical manufacturing processes utilizing microwave technology, and engineering these processes.  Manufacturing products through these processes and selling these products.  Joint operation with other entities.  Licensing intellectual properties.

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