Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. (4114) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 48 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. (4114) - 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.

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- 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.

Highlights

Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. (Nippon Shokubai) is a chemical company. It carries out manufacture and sale of basic and functional chemicals, and catalysts. Its product line comprises acrylic acid, ethylene oxide, ethanolamine, maleic anhydride and glycol ether, de-nox catalyst and cysteamine. It also offers products such as super water-absorbing resins, nitrogen oxide (NOx) removal catalysts, maleic anhydrides, unsaturated polyester resins, automobile catalysts, process catalysts, decomposition catalysts, adhesives, resins for coating materials, organic and inorganic particles, and others. The company, through subsidiaries and affiliates, distributes its products in Japan, Europe, Asia, North America and other regions. It has approximately 10 manufacturing facilities in Japan. Nippon Shokubai is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

As part of growth strategy, Nippon Shokubai plans to expand its position related to acrylic acids, ethylene oxide, and their derivatives through developing innovative products and technologies. Further, it seeks to establish a firm position in the field of new energy and provide novel materials for new fuels.

Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. Key Recent Developments

May 11, 2015: NIPPON SHOKUBAI Announces NIPPON SHOKUBAI EUROPE, A Subsidiary In Belgium ("NSE"), Plans To Expand Its Superabsorbent Polymer ("SAP") Plant And Build Its Acrylic Acid ("AA") Plant
Apr 01, 2015: Nippon Shokubai Announces Establishment Of A Subsidiary In Korea
Nov 07, 2013: Consolidated Financial Results, 2Q-FY 3/2014
Sep 13, 2013: Nippon Shokubai's Chidori EO facility operates at full capacity
Sep 13, 2013: Nippon Shokubai's Chidori ethylene oxide operates at 100% capacity

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Key Operational Employees 9
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Major Products and Services 10
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - History 12
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Company Statement 15
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Key Manufacturing Facilities 19
Section 2 – Company Analysis 20
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Business Description 20
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 22
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 23
SWOT Analysis - Overview 23
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Strengths 23
Strength - Focused Research and Development Activities 23
Strength - Resumption of Himeji Plants Operations 23
Strength - Varied End Markets 23
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Weaknesses 24
Weakness - High Non-Cash Component 24
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Opportunities 25
Opportunity - Growing Paint and Coatings Industry 25
Opportunity - Long Term Business Plan 25
Opportunity - Strategic Expansions 25
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Threats 26
Threat - Raw Materials Procurement Risks 26
Threat - Stringent Environmental Regulations 26
Threat - Intense Competition 26
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. - Key Competitors 27
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 29
Performance Chart 31
Financial Performance 31
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33
Section 4 – Company's Recent Developments 34
May 11, 2015: NIPPON SHOKUBAI Announces NIPPON SHOKUBAI EUROPE, A Subsidiary In Belgium ("NSE"), Plans To Expand Its Superabsorbent Polymer ("SAP") Plant And Build Its Acrylic Acid ("AA") Plant 34
Apr 01, 2015: Nippon Shokubai Announces Establishment Of A Subsidiary In Korea 36
Nov 21, 2014: NIPPON SHOKUBAI Filed A Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against LG CHEM Regarding Superabsorbent Polymers 37
Nov 06, 2014: Nippon Shokubai : Consolidated Financial Results, 2Q-FY 2014 38
Oct 01, 2014: NIPPON SHOKUBAI Announces An Expansion Of Superabsorbent Polymers (SAP) Production Capacity At Himeji Plant 41
Jul 11, 2014: NIPPON SHOKUBAI Announces An Expansion Of Acrylic Resin For Optical Materials “ACRYVIEWA” Production Capacity 42
May 08, 2014: Nippon Shokubai Summary of Consolidated Financial Results 43
Section 5 – Appendix 44
Methodology 44
Ratio Definitions 44
About GlobalData 48
Contact Us 48
Disclaimer 48

List of Tables

Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Key Facts 6
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Key Employees 7
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 8
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Key Operational Employees 9
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Major Products and Services 10
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., History 12
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Other Locations 16
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Subsidiaries 16
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Key Manufacturing Facilities 19
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Key Competitors 27
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 28
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Annual Ratios 29
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Interim Ratios 32
Currency Codes 44
Capital Market Ratios 44
Equity Ratios 45
Profitability Ratios 45
Cost Ratios 46
Liquidity Ratios 46
Leverage Ratios 47
Efficiency Ratios 47

List of Figures

Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 31
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Ratio Charts 33


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