The Asahi Kasei Group is structured with Asahi Kasei Corp. as a holding company and ten core operating companies focused on specific fields of operation.
The ten core operating companies enjoy broad independence and autonomy to swiftly adapt and respond to changes in the operating environment. The holding company is focused on strategic planning & analysis, administration of resources, oversight of management execution, and development of new businesses which extend beyond the scope of any single operating segment.
Chemicals & Fibers
- Asahi Kasei Chemicals
- We pursue opportunities for global expansion in fields where we can exert technological strength as we create new core businesses and optimize the business configuration in line with changing conditions, while contributing to “living in health and comfort” and “harmony with the natural environment” throughout all operations.
- Asahi Kasei Fibers
- We are strengthening our stable foundations in four distinctive fields, while expanding world-leading businesses based on our strengths in each field. We are also developing next-generation businesses that contribute to “living in health and comfort” and “harmony with the natural environment,” creating new value in new fields.
Homes & Construction Materials
- Asahi Kasei Homes
- We are advancing with a high-earnings operational structure and strong brand recognition in the Japanese urban homes market. Our business structure is being transformed to create synergies through further expansion of order-built homes operations, expansion of remodeling, real estate, and financial services, and development of new business.
- Asahi Kasei Construction Materials
- The focus of our innovation is placed on the development of high-value added products and construction technologies. We provide solution-based products and services to meet increasingly sophisticated customer needs in our four core areas of autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC), foundation systems, insulation materials, and structural components, contributing to enhanced infrastructure in Japan.
- Asahi Kasei Microdevices
- We provide devices and functions that are essential for the manufacturing processes and final products of our customers, through our innovative development, design, and production technology coupled with a robust marketing network. We will continue to build on our established presence to maintain industry leadership in the electronics field.
- Asahi Kasei E-materials
- We help make life more comfortable through leading-edge product development that enables us to offer our customers new value for the advancement of the energy and electronics industries.
- Polypore International
- Polypore delivers advanced membrane technology that enables mobility and keeps people moving. Our membranes can be found in items such as electric drive vehicles, energy storage systems and emergency backup power, trucks, buses, forklifts and submarines, as well as household appliances.
- Asahi Kasei Pharma
- We are growing as a specialty pharmaceutical firm with a global presence by focusing on the development of new world-class drugs in selected therapeutic fields. In diagnostics, management resources are concentrated on products with strong growth prospects.
- Asahi Kasei Medical
- We are transforming from our established base in devices for extracorporeal circulation to develop as a comprehensive leader in blood-related healthcare systems, spanning from disease treatment to preventive medicine. Healthcare systems are also being developed in regenerative medicine, neurology, and other fields, and resources are proactively invested in manufacturing plants and R&D for global expansion.
- ZOLL Medical
- A major US manufacturer of critical care devices and systems, ZOLL became a member of the Asahi Kasei Group in April 2012. While sales continue to grow in the U.S. as our principal market, we are building a global presence in the field of acute critical care by expanding our reach throughout Europe and Asia. Through synergy with the other Health Care businesses of Asahi Kasei, we are contributing to the development of this sector as a major pillar of operations.
|Asahi Kasei Advance Corp.
Sale of Asahi Kasei products
|Asahi Kasei Amidas Co., Ltd.
Employment agency, consulting
|Asahi Kasei Engineering Corp.
Plant, equipment, process engineering
|Asahi Organic Chemicals Industry Co., Ltd.
Synthetic resin, fabricated plastic products
|Asahi Research Center Co., Ltd.
Information and analysis
|Crystal IS, Inc.
Development of aluminum nitride substrates and UV LEDs