CORPORATION is a Japan-based company engaged in the manufacture and
of chemical and food products. The Company has three business segments.
The Chemical Product-related segment offers information and electric
products, such as ultrapure semiconductor materials, graphical content
materials, optical recording materials, light-curing resins, printed
board etching systems and chemicals; functional chemical products, such
as additives, fire retardant, interfacial active agents and kitchen
agents, as well as general chemicals, such as active soda products. The
Food Product-related segment offers margarine, shortening, cooking oils
and fats, whip cream, frozen pastry, mayonnaise and dressings. The
segment is involved in the planning, construction and management of
and plants, facility maintenance, logistics, storage, car leasing, real
estate and insurance agency activities. The Company has 34 subsidiaries
and 18 associated companies.