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Company Data

Company Name CEMEDINE CO., LTD.
Head Office Gate City Ohsaki East Tower, 1-11-2, Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-8620, Japan Google Map
Established April 22, 1948 (Founded in November 1923)
Stock Exchange Tokyo Stock Exchange (Second Section)
Capital ¥3,050,375,000
Number of shareholders 3,470(As of March 31, 2018)
Number of shares issued 15,167,000
Major shareholders KANEKA CORPORATION
CEMEDINE KYOEIKAI
Number of employees 335 (As of March 31, 2018)
Line of business Manufacture and sale of glues, sealing materials, adhesives, special paints, coating materials, and processed goods based on adhesives
Construction and contract work relating to bonding, waterproofing, and other such functions
Banks The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
The Resona Bank, Ltd.
The Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.

History

1923 Zenjiro Imamura, the founder of the company, commenced the manufacture and sale of adhesives in Tokyo.
1941 Established Imamura Chemical Laboratories, a limited-liability company, in Arakawa Ward, Tokyo, for the purpose of manufacturing and selling adhesives.
1948 Established Imamura Chemical Laboratories Co., Ltd. in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo.
1949 Established the Osaka Office.
1951 Established Cemedine Co., Ltd. as a marketing base for the company's products.
Relocated the Head Office to Arakawa Ward, Tokyo.
1953 Established the Fukuoka Sales Office.
1956 Took over Cemedine Co., Ltd., a sales base for the company's products, on an absorption basis and changed the company name to CEMEDINE CO., LTD.
Relocated the Head Office to Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo.
Established the Nagoya Office.
1958 Established the Sapporo Sales Office.
1960 Established the Sendai Sales Office.
1962 Established the Ibaraki Plant.
1966 Granted permission to use JIS marks on adhesives for general engineering applications.
1968 Stock listed on the Second Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1969 Relocated the Head Office to Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo.
1978 Established Taiwan Cemedine Co.,Ltd.
1981 Established Cemedine Thailand Co.,Ltd.
1990 Established the Mie Plant.
1998 Acquired ISO 9002 certification (Ibaraki Plant).
1999 Established Cemedine Henkel Co.,Ltd., (now Cemedine Automotive Co.,Ltd.) through a merger with Henkel KGaA.
2000 Acquired ISO 9001 certification (Ibaraki Plant).
Acquired ISO 14001 certification (Mie Plant).
2002 Acquired ISO 14001 certification (Ibaraki Plant) (Cemedine Henkel Co.,Ltd., (now Cemedine Automotive Co.,Ltd.))(Kinuura Plant).
Acquired ISO 9001 certification (Mie Plant).
2004 Established ASIA Cemedine Co.,Ltd. in Thailand.
2005 Established the Development Center.
2006 Established CNC Co.,Ltd. (now Cemedine Chemical Co.,Ltd.) through a merger with Nippon Willing Co.,Ltd.
2009 Established the Ibaraki Logistics Center.
2011 Established the Shanghai Representative Office.
Brought Cemedine Henkel Co.,Ltd.,(now Cemedine Automotive Co.,Ltd.) under the group umbrella as a subsidiary.
Brought CNC Co.,Ltd. (now Cemedine Chemical Co.,Ltd.) under the group umbrella as a subsidiary.
2012 Relocated the Head Office to the East Tower of Gate City Ohsaki.
Established a subsidiary (Cemedine Shanghai Co.,Ltd.) in Shanghai.
Established a subsidiary (Cemedine Philippines Corp.) in the Philippines.
2013 Established a subsidiary of Cemedine Automotive Co.,Ltd. (Cemedine Automotive North America Co.,Ltd.) in the United States.
Established a subsidiary of Cemedine Automotive Co.,Ltd. (Cemedine (Ningbo) Auto New Material Co.,Ltd.) in China.
Brought Cemedine Thailand Co.,Ltd. under the group umbrella as a subsidiary.
2016 Became subsidiary of KANEKA CORPORATION.
2017 CEMEDINE CO.,LTD. merged CEMEDINE AUTOMOTIVE CO.,LTD.