Corporate Profile

Company Name Tomiyama Pure Chemical Industries, Ltd.
Head Office Nihonbashi Honcho Square, 1-2-6, Nihonbashi-Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0023, Japan
Representative Officer Hiromi Naito, Representative Director
Establishment June 25, 1946
Capital 151.5 million yen
Number of Employees 122 (as of April 2017)
Locations
  • Head Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo
  • Sales Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo
  • Kashima Plant: Kamisu-shi, Ibaraki
  • P&D Center: Fujimi-shi, Saitama
Belonging Group
  • Japan Reagent Association
  • Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association Japan Atomic Industrial Forum Inc.
Business Activities Development, manufacture and sales of high-purity chemicals

Corporate History

We, at Tomiyama Pure Chemical Industries has been meeting the demand of the market based on manufacturing of "High-purity chemicals" and synthesis/purification/analytics technologies build since the establishment in 1946 for more than half a century as a manufacturer of Reagent for Ammonium salts.

Today, we have gained trust of not only domestic, but also of a wide range of overseas users in the areas of chemicals for electrolytic capacitors "CAPASTE™" "CAPLYTE™", chemicals for solid electrolytic capacitors "SOLICOND™", chemicals for functional capacitors "FUNCHEM™", organic electrolyte for Lithium batteries "LIPASTE™", chemicals for optronics related glass base material and optronics & other high-purity chemicals, and also as reagent manufacturer.

We meet the demand of each customer by ensured quality control and latest technologies, supplying exceedingly pure products with stable quality.

We put much of our effort to gain the trust of customers with such approach described as above. Please continue to support us.

Corporate History

1946 Tomiyama High-purity Chemicals Trading Co., Ltd. was established by the founder Matasaburo Tomiyama
1947 Fixed company name as Tomiyama Pure Chemical Industries, Ltd.
1952 Started commercial production of high-purity chemicals for aluminum electrolytic capacitors
1962 Constructed Shiki Plant at Fujimi-shi, Saitama Prefecture (Currently known as P&D Center)
1966 Constructed Japan's first mass-production plant for "refined boric acid." in Shiki Plant
1968 Received a quality conformance certificate as a supplier for "high-purity boric acid" for PWRs and BWRs (nuclear reactors) designed by WH and GE of the USA. Became the only supplier in Japan
1979
  • Started the study of "LIPASTE™" an electrolyte for lithium batteries.
  • Started mass-production for high-purity chemicals for glass fiber for optical communication
  • Set up P&D Building in Shiki-Plant
1981
  • Started commercial production of" BOROPOWDER™" "BOROGLASS™" a Boron trioxide for manufacturing compound semiconductors
1982 Started commercial production of "LIPASTE™" an electrolyte for lithium batteries
1985 Constructed Okuma Plant at Okuma-cho, Fukushima Prefecture
1988 Pharmaceutical production was authorized at Okuma Plant. Started commercial production of "pharmacopoeia boric acid" (Okuma Plant)
1989
  • Set up new Production line for high purity chemicals for glass base-material in Shiki Plant
  • Started commercial production of high-purity chemicals for tantalum electrolytic capacitors (Okuma Plant)
1990 Set up production line for high purity chemicals for glass base-material for mass production (Okuma Plant)
1992 Constructed manufacturing plant for electrolyte for lithium batteries (Okuma Plant). Increased production lines. Started commercial production
1994 Constructed an automated plant for organic electrolyte for aluminum electrolytic capacitors (Okuma Plant)
1996 Improved automated production lines for electrolyte for lithium batteries to increase capacity
1997 Set up an automatic multiple plant (Okuma Plant)
1999 Pharmaceutical production was authorized at Shiki plant. Started commercial production of "pharmacopoeia sodium tetraborate"
Obtained a certificate of compliance with the ISO 9002 (head office and Okuma Plant).(Authorized by JCQA)
2000 Obtained a certificate of compliance with the ISO 9001 in August (for entire company)
2002
  • Installed new facilities for electrical field chemicals (Okuma Plant)
  • Certified ISO 14001 (Okuma Plant)
2004 Built up new building only for analytical dept (Okuma Plant)
2007 Set up new production facility for dangerous chemicals (Shiki Plant)
2008 Built up more facilities for FUNCHEM (Okuma Plant)
2009 Built up new facilities for potassium salt and sodium salt (Okuma Plant)
2010 Renamed Shiki Plant "P&D center"
2011
  • Shut down Okuma Plant due to the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant accident
  • Secured a plant site in Kashima
2012
  • Constructed Kashima Plant at Kamisu-shi, Ibaraki Prefecture
  • <Construction Phase1>
  • Plant for high-purity chemicals for aluminum electrolytic capacitors
  • Plant for organic electrolyte for lithium batteries
2013 Built new plant in Kashima Plant
<Construction Phase 2>
  • Plant for high-purity boric acid
  • Plant for ammonium salt and other salts
  • Plant for high-purity chemicals for tantalum electrolytic capacitor
2014 Inspection building in Kashima Plant is now called Technical Building

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