About Us

NAGASE & CO., LTD.

Bringing it all together

NAGASE & CO., LTD. is a chemicals trading firm, founded in Kyoto, Japan in 1832. NAGASE & CO., LTD. (NAGASE) has developed a reputation as the exclusive distributor of world-renowned products imported into Japan. The company has continued to build a strong foundation of technology, information and global networks, while successfully expanding their business scale, enhancing manufacturing and processing, and research and development functions. Today, NAGASE owns more than 100 group companies around the globe distributing valuable products such as resins, functional polymers, plastic products, electronic materials, functional food and pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates.
In partnership with their customers, the NAGASE Group will realize a sustainable world where people live with peace of mind, each of us embodies our value proposition, Identify, Develop and Expand through daily activities.

NAGASE & CO., LTD.

Founded
June 18, 1832
Established
December 9, 1917
Representative Director
and President
Kenji Asakura

Tokyo Head Office
5-1, Nihonbashi-Kobunacho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8355, JAPAN
TEL.+81-3-3665-3021
Osaka Head Office
1-1-17 Shinmachi, Nishi-ku, Osaka City, Osaka 550-8668, JAPAN
TEL.+81-6-6535-2114
Paid-in Capital
¥9,699,714,135
Number of Employees
944(Consolidated 6,241)
Main Business
Import/export and domestic sales of chemicals, plastics, electronics materials, cosmetics and health foods
URL
https://www.nagase.co.jp/english/

(As of March 31, 2017)

NAGASE Group’s Global Networks

Hayashibara’s products are distributed to the world markets through NAGASE Group’s global networks.

Europe
Net sales:
¥11.9 billion
Group companies:3
Number of employees:195
Greater China
Net sales:
¥193.7 billion
Group companies:27
Number of employees:1,463
ASEAN
Net sales:
¥101.9 billion
Group companies:19
Number of employees:690
Japan
Net sales:
¥369.3 billion
Group companies:39
Number of employees:3,678
Americas
Net sales:
¥29.5 billion
Group companies:9
Number of employees:185
Others
Net sales:
¥15.6 billion
Group companies:2
Number of employees:30

NAGASE Group's Global Networks