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About the Mitsui Chemicals Group

Mitsui Chemicals in Europe

The Mitsui Chemicals Group, belonging to the Top 20 chemical groups worldwide, is a global chemical manufacturer and supplier of value added specialty chemicals, plastics and materials for the automotive, healthcare, packaging, agricultural, construction, semiconductor and electronics market.

Mitsui Chemicals Europe GmbH is the European subsidiary, located in Duesseldorf, Germany, home of one of the biggest Japanese communities in Europe, and responsible for the market in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Central Asia.

Some Keyfacts

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Founded: 01st October 1997
Head Office: Tokyo, Japan
President & CEO: Osamu Hashimoto
Employees: 17.743 (as of 31st March 2019)
Subsidiaries and affiliates: 155 (as of 31st March 2019)
Sales volume: 12,71 billion € (as of 31st March 2019)

Mitsui Chemicals Europe GmbH

Founded: 01st October 1997
Head Office: Duesseldorf, Germany
President & CEO: Takeshi Hiraiwa
Employees: 95 (as of 17th May 2019)
Affiliates: 12 (Germany, Italy, Poland, Netherlands, France, Great
Britain and Spain)

Business & Product

Our Business


Mitsui Chemicals around the World

Mitsui Chemicals    ARRK    (*without equity-method affiliates)


Networks and Partners

Mitsui Chemicals is particpating in different networking associations and partnerships, especially in the composite field.


Mitsui Chemicals is member of the AVK Federation of Reinforced Plastics and is participating, amongst other topics, in the "Standardization Process for Characterizing of Continuous Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites for Automobile Applications".


Mitsui Chemicals is Business Partner in the AZL Aachen Lightweight Community and is participating, amongst other topics, in the following projects: Ultra-Fast Manufacturing for Composite Tailored Blanks and
Potentials and Challenges of Thermoplastic Tapes for SME Injection Molders


Mitsui Chemicals is Partner of the Marilight Community and is participating, amongst other topics, in the following projects: 
Lightweight Engineering and Workgroup Firesafety

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