Mitsui Chemicals Spearheads Development of Advanced Carbon-Neutral Naphtha Cracking Tech

In an ambitious move towards carbon neutrality, Mitsui Chemicals has partnered with Microwave Chemical and Chiyoda Corporation to develop a pioneering naphtha cracking technology, the M-Cracker. The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) adopted this initiative under its program for advancing research, development and social implementation of energy-saving technologies to realize a decarbonized society. Japan’s petrochemical industry annually […]

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Mitsui Chemicals Targets Global Leadership in Pellicle Manufacturing

Mitsui Chemicals has announced the inauguration of its new affiliate, Mitsui Chemicals EMS Corp., which started operations on July 1, 2023. The newly established company is built on the pellicle business acquired from Asahi Kasei. As a leading provider of FPD pellicles, used in the LCD panel exposure process, this business has established a strong market presence. The company also […]

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Toyo Ink Unveils Nano-Silver Sintering Paste for Enhanced Power Die Bonding

Toyo Ink SC Holdings, the parent company of specialty chemicals firm Toyo Ink Group, has developed a silver nanoparticle paste for die-attach applications. This lead-free material is engineered to meet the needs of next-generation power electronics, capable of sintering at low temperatures under both pressureless and pressure-assisted methods. The silver nanoparticle paste, born from the company’s Corporate R&D Division, caters […]

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Mitsui Chemicals Announces Major Reorganization of Subsidiary Tohcello

Mitsui Chemicals has announced a significant shakeup of its wholly owned subsidiary Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello. The Tokyo-based corporation plans to split off Tohcello’s Protective Films business and Industrial Films & Sheets business, both of which are part of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) business. A newly created, wholly owned subsidiary will inherit these ICT components, with Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello’s […]

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Asahi Kasei Acquires Renewable Energy Certification for Dinamica Plant

Asahi Kasei’s Nonwovens Plant in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, has in March obtained the first Certificate of Renewable Energy Use from the Powered by RE Certification Committee, using Hitachi’s Powered by RE system to track renewable energy usage. The certificate confirms that the production facility for Dinamica artificial suede is powered entirely by renewable energy. In pursuit of a sustainable society, companies […]

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Mitsubishi Power Supports Hydrogen Utilization in Petroleum Refining Process

Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand under Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), has initiated an energy balance optimization service for Eneos Corporation (Eneos) to facilitate efficient utilization of hydrogen in the petroleum refining process. The service was first implemented at the Eneos Sakai Refinery in Osaka, where MHI deployed its Tomomi suite of intelligent solutions incorporating Energy Cloud, an analysis engine […]

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