Tokyo - Showa Denko K.K. will change the structure of its chemicals unit on June 1, The company says it will establish separate units responsible for profit and production cost control, and this will increase operational efficiency and expand strategic business growth .
The two existing divisions--Gases & Chemicals and Specialty Chemicals--will be consolidated and reorganised into a Chemicals Division and a Chemicals Production Center. The former will be responsible for ensuring profit by managing sales, marketing and market/technology development. The latter will be responsible for effectively controlling production cost by strengthening production, environment/safety, quality assurance and production technology functions.
Within the chemicals division, there are four business departments, of which one--Organic Industrial Chemicals Department--is responsible for polymers, including Showa's range of polychloroprene and chlorinated polyethylene elastoemrs.
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Press release from Showa Denko (via JCNN)
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