Quantcast

Latest Showa Denko Stories

2010-09-22 00:35:01

Tokyo, Sept 22, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) today decided to further expand its hard disk (HD) media production capacity by 2 million disks per month, installing additional production lines at its fully-owned subsidiary Showa Denko HD Singapore Pte. Ltd. (SHDS). This is in addition to the capacity expansion of 3 million disks per month announced on April 28, 2010.Although the hard disk drive (HDD) production is now undergoing a slight adjustment phase, HDD demand is...

2010-09-16 16:35:02

Tokyo, Sept 16, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has increased its production capacity of blue LED chips at its Chiba site to 340 million units per month, from 200 million units per month. After completion of expansion work in July, SDK made a trial run to secure product quality and stable operations. Commercial operation has already started.Demand for blue LEDs is expected to grow around 10% a year on the average in coming years due to increased use in such applications as...

3d33cbb3b04bf324c8ba987f17c7cb6a1
2009-07-28 16:20:00

SRI International, an independent nonprofit research institute, and Showa Denko K.K. (SDK), a Japan-based chemical industry company in partnership with Itochu Plastics Inc. (CIPS), have achieved record-breaking results using SRI's new cavity organic light-emitting diode (COLED) technology and SDK's light-emitting polymers to produce a highly efficient light source that could one day replace incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs.SRI's COLED device is a new OLED structure designed by Dr....

2009-01-07 09:12:00

New C4F6 Plant to be Built in Kawasaki, Japan LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) and Showa Denko will extend their 10-year production joint venture (Showa Denko Air Products Co. Ltd.) for etch and chamber cleaning products such as tetrafluoromethane (CF4) and hexafluoroethane (C2F6) by building a new production facility to manufacture hexafluoride butadiene (C4F6) in Kawasaki, Japan. The new C4F6 plant is expected to be completed in the first half year of...

2008-10-08 18:00:25

Tokyo, Oct. 8 (Jiji Press)--Japanese chemical maker Show Denko K.K. said Wednesday it has set up a subsidiary in Vietnam to make raw materials for rare-earth magnetic alloys. Showa Denko Rare-Earth Vietnam Co. will start production of didymium and dysprosium metals in April 2010 at an annual pace of 800 tons. The Ha Nam-based unit is capitalized at 6.36 million U.S. dollars, of which 90 pct is put up by Showa Denko and the remainder by Tokai Trade Co. of Japan. It aims to achieve sales...

2008-10-08 00:00:30

Tokyo, Oct 8, 2008 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has established Showa Denko Rare-Earth Vietnam Co., Ltd. in Ha Nam Province, Vietnam, as its 90%-owned subsidiary. The new company will begin constructing a plant next month for the production of didymium and dysprosium metals. Didymium is a metal consisting primarily of neodymium and praseodymium, and is used as raw material for neodymium-based high-performance magnetic alloys. The plant will start producing 800 tons a year in...

2008-10-07 12:00:41

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ed61e6/ethylene_market_ou) has announced the addition of the "Ethylene Market Outlook 2008" report to their offering. The report analyzes worldwide markets for Ethylene, including Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Oceania. It provides the most complete and current analytical account of the following areas: Ethylene producers, plant-by-plant capacities, supply/demand, future demand trend...

2008-09-30 18:01:07

Tokyo, Sept. 30 (Jiji Press)--Japanese chemical maker Show Denko K.K. and optical glass maker Hoya Corp. will establish a joint venture to integrate their operations in recording media for hard disk drives, the two companies said Tuesday. The new company will be owned 75 pct by Showa Denko and the rest by Hoya. The companies expect the joint venture to post annual sales of 180 billion yen, with a global market share equivalent to that of industry leader Seagate Technology Inc. of the...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.