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Kaneka Corporation (4118) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsKaneka Corporation (Kaneka) is a chemical manufacturing company. The company is a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation. It carries out the manufacture and sale of chemicals, solar photovoltaic cells, polymers, biotechnology and electronic products. The company's product offerings include Polyvinyl chloride, Caustic soda, Hydrochloric acid, Flexible PVC compounds, Rigid PVC compounds, Paste PVC and Chlorinated PVC. Kaneka markets these products under the brands Eperan, Lixelle, Kanecaron, Kanekalon, Kaneka and Papre. It has manufacturing plants in Takasago city, Hyogo; Osaka; Otsu city, Shiga; Kamisu city and Ibaraki. Geographically, the company's operations are spread in various countries including Japan, Belgium, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Australia, Vietnam, India and the US. Kaneka has headquarters at Kita-ku, Osaka, and Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.Kaneka Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsSep 14, 2016: World's Highest Conversion Efficiency of 26.33% Achieved in a Crystalline Silicon Solar CellSep 14, 2016: World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency of 26.33% achieved in a Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell: KanekaAug 08, 2016: Kaneka Annoumces Quarterly Financial Results For The First Quarter, Ended June 30, 2016May 12, 2016: Kaneka Annoumces Financial Results For The Fiscal Year Ended March 2016Feb 08, 2016: Kaneka: Quarterly Financial Results For The Third Quarter, Ended December 31, 2015Key benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Kaneka Corporation - Key Facts 6Kaneka Corporation - Key Employees 7Kaneka Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8Kaneka Corporation - Major Products and Services 9Kaneka Corporation - Medical Equipment Pipeline Products Data 11Kaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11Kaneka Corporation - History 12Kaneka Corporation - Company Statement 15Kaneka Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Joint Venture 17Section 2 - Company Analysis 18Kaneka Corporation - Business Description 18Kaneka Corporation - Corporate Strategy 19Kaneka Corporation - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20Kaneka Corporation - Strengths 20Kaneka Corporation - Weaknesses 22Kaneka Corporation - Opportunities 23Kaneka Corporation - Threats 24Kaneka Corporation - Key Competitors 25Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27Performance Chart 29Financial Performance 29Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31Section 4 - Company’s Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 32Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35Kaneka Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 36Section 5 - Company’s Recent Developments 37Sep 14, 2016: World's Highest Conversion Efficiency of 26.33% Achieved in a Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell 37Sep 14, 2016: World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency of 26.33% achieved in a Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell: Kaneka 39Aug 08, 2016: Kaneka Annoumces Quarterly Financial Results For The First Quarter, Ended June 30, 2016 40May 12, 2016: Kaneka Annoumces Financial Results For The Fiscal Year Ended March 2016 43Feb 08, 2016: Kaneka: Quarterly Financial Results For The Third Quarter, Ended December 31, 2015 48Nov 09, 2015: Imec and Kaneka expand their collaboration 51Aug 03, 2015: Kaneka achieves 24.52% conversion efficiency for heterojunction crystalline silicon cells 52Section 6 - Appendix 53Methodology 53Ratio Definitions 53About GlobalData 57Contact Us 57Disclaimer 57List of TablesKaneka Corporation, Key Facts 6Kaneka Corporation, Key Employees 7Kaneka Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8Kaneka Corporation, Major Products and Services 9Kaneka Corporation Number of Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11Kaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11Kaneka Corporation, History 12Kaneka Corporation, Other Locations 16Kaneka Corporation, Subsidiaries 16Kaneka Corporation, Joint Venture 17Kaneka Corporation, Key Competitors 25Kaneka Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 26Kaneka Corporation, Annual Ratios 27Kaneka Corporation, Interim Ratios 30Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35Kaneka Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 36Currency Codes 53Capital Market Ratios 53Equity Ratios 54Profitability Ratios 54Cost Ratios 55Liquidity Ratios 55Leverage Ratios 56Efficiency Ratios 56List of FiguresKaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11Kaneka Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 29Kaneka Corporation, Ratio Charts 31Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35