At a Glance

An overview of the Asahi Kasei Group, its results, and policies are shown.

Corporate Profile

Trade name Asahi Kasei Corp.
Founding 1922
Establishment May 21, 1931
Paid-in capital ¥103,389 million
Total assets ¥2,254,500 million
Consolidated subsidiaries and equity-method affiliates 203
Employees 33,720
Head Office 1-105 Kanda Jinbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8101 Japan
Phone +81-(0)3-3296-3000

(consolidated, as of March 31, 2017)

Group Philosophy

Group Mission

We, the Asahi Kasei Group, contribute to life and living for people around the world.

This is the Asahi Kasei Group’s unchanging reason for being. What we never cease to strive for, though the needs of society change throughout the ages. It is in our very nature, deriving from a sincere regard for the people of the world.

Group Values

Sincerity
Being sincere with everyone.
Challenge
Boldly taking challenges, continuously seeking change.
Creativity
Creating new value through unity and synergy.

These are the shared values that must be held by the people who work in the Asahi Kasei Group. They define our fundamental approach in the process of pursuing our Group Mission, held in common among our diverse range of personnel.

Group Vision

Providing new value to society by enabling “living in health and comfort” and “harmony with the natural environment.”

This vision for the Asahi Kasei Group indicates the direction in which our business activities advance based on our Group Mission to meet the needs of the times.

Group Slogan

Creating for Tomorrow

The commitment of the Asahi Kasei Group: To do all that we can in every era to help the people of the world make the most of life and attain fulfillment in living. Since our founding, we have always been deeply committed to contributing to the development of society, boldly anticipating the emergence of new needs. This is what we mean by “Creating for Tomorrow.”

Group Companies

Asahi Kasei (holding company function)

Financial results

Financial results

Results by category

Results by category

1 Excluding "Others" category and "corporate expenses and eliminations."

Notable products

  • Acrylonitrile
    for synthetic resin and fiber
  • S-SBR
    synthetic rubber for fuel-efficient tires
  • Bemberg™
    cupro fiber
  • Spunbond nonwoven
    for diapers
  • Hipore™
    lithium-ion battery separator
  • Electronic compass
    electronic device
  • UVC LEDs
    for disinfection and sterilization
  • Saran Wrap™
    food wrapping film
  • Hebel Haus™
    unit homes
  • Neoma™
    thermal insulation
  • Teribone™
    osteoporosis drug
  • Recomodulin™
    recombinant thrombomodulin 
  • Artificial kidneys
    hollow-fiber dialyzers
  • Planova™
    virus removal filters
  • LifeVest™
    wearable defibrillator
  • Defibrillators
    for professional use