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Latest update: 30/05/2017 17:55:05

Shin Tohoku Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.

We sell conditioning interior materials made from natural zeolite to museums in Japan and abroad.

We excavate natural zeolite from our own mine for stable quality and supply. We manufacture conditioning interior materials, VOC reducing materials, and various other environmentally friendly products that make the most of the characteristics of zeolite. Our conditioning interior materials are employed for the storage facilities of many museums in Japan and abroad, including national-level institutions.

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[Company strength]
We excavate zeolite from our own mine for stable quality and supply. We excel at developing products by applying the characteristics of zeolite. We handle many environmentally friendly products in the field of building materials. These include conditioning interior materials, VOC reducing materials, water treatment materials, and soil conditioners. We are proactively promoting joint research with universities and public laboratories and also joint development with users. We have a wide range of customers, from agricultural to industrial fields. We have an information and sales network to cover this range.

[Business description]
Our company excavates, processes, and sells natural zeolite in an integrated form as a functional mineral. We supply zeolite as a raw material and also commercialize and sell it in our own products. We sell deodorizing cat litter nationwide as a pet business.


[Strength of products/technologies]
We create environmentally friendly products, such as building panels that control humidity and prevent sick house syndrome, as well as laying materials that control underfloor humidity. We manufacture products as functional environmentally friendly building materials by considering the air quality of a space. We can propose the development of various products by utilizing the characteristics of zeolite. We are now promoting development in a wide range of industrial fields. Zeolite is now attracting attention as a cesium-adsorbing mineral. We have supported this with high-quality zeolite and applied development from the beginning of our corporate history.

[Representative's message]
Our company was established in 1963. Our corporate history began with the use of zeolite to adsorb and remove radionuclides from the perspective of nuclear power safety. We have been devoted to manufacturing by applying the characteristics of zeolite. We particularly consider clean water and air to be the most important points for future environmental conservation. Zeolite is a rich natural resource for Japan and its role will also remain significant in the future. We will transmit information in Japan and abroad by promoting composite technologies with other industries. This will be done through high-quality products and know-how to develop new sales channels.

[Company structure for market development/overseas expansion]
Our sales department supports new customers and the R&D department handles proposals for joint development. We are ready to meet requests quickly. We will propose the use of our sales channels wherever possible, and also new sales channels to new customers. 

[Market share/Ranking]
Zeolite supply in Japan: 20%.
Cat litter sales in Japan: 13%.

[Awards and media coverage]

Many, such as newspapers and journals.

[Joint research and development]
Joint patent with Miyagi Prefecture (adsorption and desorption building materials), etc.

[Main Clients / Business History (domestic)]
Not introduced here because of non-disclosure agreements.

[Main Clients / Business History (overseas)]
Not introduced here because of non-disclosure agreements.

This company is recommended by the following support organizations.

Tohoku Head Office, SMRJ