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Mitsui Chemicals Receives Letter of Gratitude From METI for Supplying Emergency Medical Goods During COVID

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) has received a letter of gratitude from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), thanking the company for working over the past year to boost its raw material production for medical gowns, masks and so on. With COVID-19 starting to spread widely around the world last spring, there was a shortage of medical gowns. And...

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Mitsui Chemicals to Raise Prices on Mitsui EPT as of December

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) is set to raise its selling price for Mitsui EPT. The change will apply to all lines of the material, and will affect shipments Dec. 1 onward. Sales in the Japanese market will have their prices increased by 20 yen ($0.19) per kilogram. Meanwhile, sales to overseas customers will see a price increase of $200 per...

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Mitsui Chemicals Moves to Bolster Production of Mask Nose Clamps via Subsidiary

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) recently announced that it will have wholly owned subsidiary Sunrex Industry Co. Ltd. expand its production facilities for Teknorote mask nose clamps. This comes as an effort to meet increased demand, with mask-wearing now having become commonplace due to the fight against COVID-19. Through this move, Mitsui Chemicals will bolster its production capacity of mask nose...

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Mitsui Chemicals, Prime Polymer Open Their First PP Compounding Plant in Europe

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) and Prime Polymer Co. Ltd. announced on June 11 that they have begun business operations at Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites Europe BV (ACE), a joint venture that also includes Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (TYO:8031). Located within Chemelot Industrial Park in the Netherlands, ACE is the Mitsui Chemicals Group’s first polypropylene (PP) compounding plant in Europe. The...

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Mitsui Chemicals, Nagoya University Begin Joint Development of Reusable 3D-Printed Mask

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) has teamed up with Professor Katsutoshi Hori of the Graduate School of Engineering at Nagoya University and Friend Microbe Inc., a venture stemming from Nagoya University, to start development for a reusable 3D-printed mask. The greatest feature of this new mask promises to be virus-blocking capabilities while also offering reusability. This is achieved with a reusable...

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Mitsui Chemicals Sees Sales Revenue Drop for FY2019

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) recently posted its business results for fiscal 2020 to reveal sales of just under 1.34 trillion yen ($12.52 billion), down 9.7 percent year-on-year. The company’s overall operating income totaled a little below 71.64 billion yen, down by 23.3 percent, with ordinary income down 36.4 percent to slightly under 65.52 billion yen and net income down 50.1...

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