NEWS

2017.12.01

Microwave Chemical signed a strategic alliance with Futamura Chemical - New partnership to develop innovative engineered materials utilizing novel microwave manufacturing process -

December 1st, 2017

 

Futamura Chemical Co., Ltd.

Microwave Chemical Co., Ltd.

 

 

Microwave Chemical signed a strategic alliance with Futamura Chemical

-    New partnership to develop innovative engineered materials utilizing novel  microwave manufacturing process - 

 

 

Futamura Chemical Co., Ltd., Head office: Nagoya-city, Aichi; President: Yasuo Nagae; (“Futamura Chemical”) and Microwave Chemical Co., Ltd., Head office: Suita-city, Osaka; President: Iwao Yoshino; (“Microwave Chemical”) have signed a strategic alliance for product and process innovation. 

 

Futamura Chemical is a chemical manufacturer and leading provider of food packing  films.  The company’s other product line ups are  carbon, cellulose films and nonwoven fabrics.

 

Microwave Chemical is an innovative company which has developed novel process utilizing microwave technology. 

 

The technology is applicable to a wide range of products such as pharmaceuticals, electronic materials, food and fuel.  Microwave Chemical has Joint Development Agreements with various companies including overseas companies .  

 

Futamura Chemical would invest in Microwave Chemical and together develop  various products including films and inorganic materials using leading-edge manufacturing processes enabled by novel microwave technology.

 

For Futamura Chemical, this is the first time the company has invested into an early stage company.  Both companies will co-develop the technology in multiple areas and introduce Microwave Chemical’s equipment to Futamura Chemical’s own manufacturing plant.

 

【Press & Media Inquiries】

Futamura Chemical Co., Ltd., 

Mr Hidetoshi Nakane, Director of Department of General Affaires and Human Resources

Phone: +81-52-565-1212

Microwave Chemical Co., Ltd.  Administration Department

Phone: +81-6-6170-7595 E-mail: info@mwcc.jp

 

【Company Profile】

 

Futamura Chemical Co., Ltd.

Microwave Chemical Co., Ltd.

1.Establishment

October 1950

August 2007

2.Address

2-29-16 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi

2-8 Yamadaoka, Suita-city, Osaka

3.Capital

JPY 500 Million

JPY 3,318 Million (including capital reserve)

4.Business description

Manufacturing and sales of Polypropylene films

Polyester films

Cellulose films

Nonwoven fabric

Fibrous casing

Activated carbon

Phenolic laminated sheet

R&D and engineering of microwave process

Licencing of microwave process

Production and sales of products utilizing

 microwave process

 

5.Number of Employees

1,239(as of March 2017)

41

6.  Website

https://www.futamura.co.jp/english/

https://mwcc.jp/en/

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CONTACT US

Contact Number

+81-6-6170-7595

〒565-0871 Photonics Center 5F, 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka
FAX +81-6-6170-7596