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Kaneka Corporation (Kaneka) is a chemical manufacturing company. The company is a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation. It carries out the manufacture and sale of chemicals, solar photovoltaic cells, polymers, biotechnology and electronic products. The company's product offerings include Polyvinyl chloride, Caustic soda, Hydrochloric acid, Flexible PVC compounds, Rigid PVC compounds, Paste PVC and Chlorinated PVC. Kaneka markets these products under the brands Eperan, Lixelle, Kanecaron, Kanekalon, Kaneka and Papre. It has manufacturing plants in Takasago city, Hyogo; Osaka; Otsu city, Shiga; Kamisu city and Ibaraki. Geographically, the company's operations are spread in various countries including Japan, Belgium, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Australia, Vietnam, India and the US. Kaneka has headquarters at Kita-ku, Osaka, and Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
Kaneka Corporation Key Recent Developments
Oct 09, 2013: Synthetic starts 12.7MW solar power plant operations in Japan May 10, 2013: Kaneka Reports Revenue Of JPY476.5 Billion In Fiscal 2013 Feb 12, 2013: EPFL’s Single-junction Microcrystalline Silicon Solar Cell Achieves 10.7% Efficiency Feb 08, 2013: Kaneka Reports Revenue Of JPY353.3 Billion For Nine Months Ended December 31, 2012
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Table Of Contents
Kaneka Corporation (4118) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 List of Tables 4 List of Figures5 Section 1 - About the Company 6 Kaneka Corporation - Key Facts 6 Kaneka Corporation - Key Employees 7 Kaneka Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8 Kaneka Corporation - Major Products and Services 9 Kaneka Corporation - Medical Equipment Pipeline Products Data 11 Kaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11 Kaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Development Stage 13 Kaneka Corporation - History 15 Kaneka Corporation - Company Statement 18 Kaneka Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 19 Head Office 19 Other Locations and Subsidiaries 19 Joint Venture 20 Section 2 - Company Analysis 21 Kaneka Corporation - Business Description 21 Kaneka Corporation - Corporate Strategy 22 Kaneka Corporation - SWOT Analysis 23 SWOT Analysis - Overview 23 Kaneka Corporation - Strengths 23 Strength - Operational Network 23 Strength - Focused Research and Development 23 Strength - Growth in Functional Plastics Segment 23 Kaneka Corporation - Weaknesses 25 Weakness - Patent Infringement Concerns 25 Kaneka Corporation - Opportunities 26 Opportunity - Growth Opportunities in Emerging Markets 26 Opportunity - Optimistic Polymeric Foams Market 26 Opportunity - Business Alliances 26 Kaneka Corporation - Threats 27 Threat - Competitive Pressure 27 Threat - Environmental Regulations 27 Threat - Challenges in Solar PV Market 27 Kaneka Corporation - Key Competitors 28 Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 29 Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29 Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30 Performance Chart 32 Financial Performance 32 Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 33 Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 34 Section 4 - Company's Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 35 Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35 Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36 Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 37 Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 38 Kaneka Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 39 Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 40 Nov 14, 2014: Kaneka launches OLED lighting device with both the longest life in the world at approximately 50,000 hours and minimal color change 40 May 20, 2014: Terumo BCT Enters Agreement with Kaneka Corporation 41 Section 6 - Appendix 42 Methodology 42 Ratio Definitions 42 About GlobalData 46 Contact Us 46 Disclaimer 46
List of Tables Kaneka Corporation, Key Facts 6 Kaneka Corporation, Key Employees 7 Kaneka Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8 Kaneka Corporation, Major Products and Services 9 Kaneka Corporation Number of Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11 Kaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 12 Kaneka Corporation Number of Pipeline Products by Development Stage 13 Kaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Development Stage 14 Kaneka Corporation, History 15 Kaneka Corporation, Other Locations 19 Kaneka Corporation, Subsidiaries 19 Kaneka Corporation, Joint Venture 20 Kaneka Corporation, Key Competitors 28 Kaneka Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 29 Kaneka Corporation, Annual Ratios 30 Kaneka Corporation, Interim Ratios 33 Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35 Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36 Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 37 Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 38 Kaneka Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 39 Currency Codes 42 Capital Market Ratios 42 Equity Ratios 43 Profitability Ratios 43 Cost Ratios 44 Liquidity Ratios 44 Leverage Ratios 45 Efficiency Ratios 45
List of Figures Kaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11 Kaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Development Stage 13 Kaneka Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 32 Kaneka Corporation, Ratio Charts 34 Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35 Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36 Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 37 Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 38