The KAYAKU spirit represents Nippon Kayaku Group's corporate
vision - the ultimate goal of all its corporate activities.
We fulfill our social responsibilities as part of our corporate efforts to realize
the KAYAKU spirit. These efforts are based on the standards of conduct
articulated in the Group Action Guidelines and in the Nippon Kayaku Group
Charter of Conduct and Code of Conduct.

Our Business

Functional Chemicals Business

In three business areas—functional materials, color materials, and catalysts—Nippon Kayaku handles various products and components using our resin, dye and catalyst technologies. These products are used in a wide range of applications, especially the field of electronics. In quick- changing markets, Nippon Kayaku uses technologies at which we excel to create businesses that demonstrate our strengths.

Pharmaceuticals Business

Nippon Kayaku is furthering our efforts into the areas of biosimilar products, generic anti-cancer drugs, as well as interventional radiology (IVR) so that we can continue to provide highly necessary pharmaceuticals and medical devices for patients along with exceptionally reliable information to the medical institutions. With "Specialty, Biosimilar and Generic, Plus IVR" as our core businesses, we will continue to strive to “help enhance patient QOL as a partner to health care providers in the cancer-related field.”

Safety Systems Business

Nippon Kayaku has a long history in the development and manufacturing of explosives and pyrotechnic devices, together with a wide range of technologies. By applying these technologies, we have developed original automobile airbag inflators, micro gas generators that tighten seatbelts in the event of a collision, and ignition devices called squibs that are a key component of these. We contribute to enhancing safety in automobile societies by providing such products to the global market.

Agrochemicals Business

Supporting agricultural development and production of high-quality food.
Nippon Kayaku has been developing, manufacturing, and selling the agrochemicals chemicals (pesticides, herbicides, and soil fumigants) that are essential for maintaining a stable supply of food, the pesticides for killing insanitary insects, etc.

What's New

Nippon Kayaku Announces License Agreement with Eiger BioPharmaceuticals to Develop BestatinTM (ubenimex) for Inflammatory Diseases Involving LTB4
Updated information of CSR
Maintenance notification
Nippon Kayaku Announces Start-up Clinical Trial in Japan as the part of Global Phase 3 Clinical Trial Program for CT-P6 in Breast Cancer
Management Changes (Appointments & Transfers)

Corporate Information

Nippon Kayaku Combines the core technologies of explosives, Dyes, pharmaceuticals and resins
to create new products in the business areas of Functional Chemicals Business, Pharmaceuticals Business and Safety Systems Business in order to contribute to the society.
By targeting the global niche markets, we will effectively utilize our vaunted skills and managerial resources
to create products with high added value that the world is seeking.

Investor Relations

Investor Relations News

Global Network

Head OfficeMeiji Yasuda Seimei Building (19th and 20th Floors,) 1-1, Marunouchi 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo 100-0005, Japan

MOXTEK, INC.Functional Chemical Business
Kayaku Safety Systems de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.Safety Systems Business

NIPPON KAYAKU AMERICA, INC.Functional Chemical BusinessSafety Systems Business

MicroChem Corp.Functional Chemical Business

  • Functional Chemical Business
  • Pharmaceuticals Business
  • Safety Systems Business
  • Others

Dejima Tech B.V.
Dejima Optical Films B.V.Functional Chemical Business

Euro Nippon Kayaku GmbHFunctional Chemical BusinessSafety Systems Business

INDET SAFETY SYSTEMS a.s.Safety Systems Business

  • Functional Chemical Business
  • Pharmaceuticals Business
  • Safety Systems Business
  • Others


Kayaku (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd.Others
WUXI POLATECHNO OPTICS CO., LTD.Functional Chemical Business
KAYAKU CHEMICAL (WUXI) CO.,LTD.Functional Chemical Business
Wuxi Advanced Kayaku Chemical Co., Ltd.Functional Chemical Business
Shanghai KAYAKU International Trading Co.,Ltd.Functional Chemical Business
Kayaku Safety Systems (Huzhou) Co., Ltd.Safety Systems Business
POLATECHNO (HONG KONG) CO. LIMITEDFunctional Chemical Business
Taiwan Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.Functional Chemical BusinessPharmaceuticals Business
Nippon Kayaku Korea.Co.,Ltd.Functional Chemical BusinessSafety Systems Business
Kayaku Safety Systems Malaysia Sdn.Bhd.Safety Systems Business


POLATECHNO CO.,LTD.Functional Chemical Business
NIPPONKAYAKU FUKUYAMA CO.,LTD.Functional Chemical Business
NIPPON KAYAKU TOKYO CO.,LTD.Functional Chemical Business
NIKKA FINE TECHNO CO., LTD.Functional Chemical BusinessOthers
Kouwa Sangyo Co., Ltd.Functional Chemical Business
Gunnan Sangyo Co., Ltd.Pharmaceuticals Business

NAC Co., Ltd.Pharmaceuticals Business
Tumor Diagnosis Support Co., Ltd.Pharmaceuticals Business
Wako Toshi Kaihatsu Co., Ltd.Others
JHMS Co., Ltd.Others
Nishiminato Driving School Co.,Ltd.Others
Okiura Golf Center CO., LTD.Others
Kayaku Japan Co., Ltd.Others
Sanko Kagaku Kogyo Co., Ltd.Others

  • Functional Chemical Business
  • Pharmaceuticals Business
  • Safety Systems Business
  • Others


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