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Mitsubishi Chemical

MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL (OTC: MTLHF) or (OTC: MTLHY) Mitsubishi Chemical Group is a major Japanese group holding company formed in 2005. The group companies are Mitsubishi Chemical, Mitsubishi Tanaba Pharma, Mitsubishi Plastics, and Mitsubishi Rayon. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Website: http://www.mitsubishichem-hd.co.jp/english/index.html

Company Description

Major product lines include: Optical recording media for DVDs, polyester films and plastic products, ethical pharmaceuticals, purified terephthalic acid (intermediate for polyester plastics), polypropylene, polyethylene, and polycarbonate.

Mitsubishi Tanaba Pharma

Pharmaceutical products include--

< Major Ethical Drugs >

Autoimmune disease
Remicade (agent for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, Bechet’s disease with refractory uveoretinitis, psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis and ulcerative colitis)
Simponi (agent for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis)

Diabetes and kidney disease
Kremezin (agent for treatment of chronic renal failure)
Tanatril (agent for treatment hypertension and diabetic nephropathy with type Ⅰ diabetes mellitus, etc.)

CNS disease
Radicut (cerebral neuroprotectant)
Ceredist (agent for treatment of spinocerebellar degeneration)
Depas (anti-anxiety agent)
Lexapro (anti-depressant agent)

Other disease
Maintate (agent for treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, ventricular extrasystole, chronic heart failure and atrial fibrillation (tachycardiac))
Talion (agent for treatment of allergic disorders)
Urso (agent for improvement of hepatic, biliary and digestive function)
Venoglobulin IH (intravenous human immunoglobulin)
Anplag (anti-platelet agent)
Herbesser (agent for treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension)

TETRABIK (combined vaccine for diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and poliomyelitis (polio) )

< Major OTC Products >

Flucort f (agent for treatment of skin conditions)
Aspara drink α (oral solutions for tonic and nutritional supplement)
Nanpao (herbal medicine)
Tanabe ichoyaku <choritsu> (digestive medicine)
Alegysal bien (oral agent for allergic rhinitis)
Okinazole L100 (agent for treatment of recurrent vaginal candidiasis)

Mitsubishi Chemical

Chemical operations include--

Basic petrochemicals, ethylene oxide/glycols and ethanol, oxo alcohols, acrylic acid and acrylate esters, C4 derivatives, polyesters, phenol and polycarbonate, food Ingredients (emulsifiers, antioxidants, packaging materials, processing aids for sugar, and isolation and purification of natural products), specialty chemicals, separation materials, lithium battery materials, carbon black, needle coke for electric furnace electrodes, LED lighting, OLED, gallium nitride, electronic chemicals (cleaning and etching agents for semiconductors and printed circuit boards), photovoltaic packaging for organic and silicon systems, ion exchange resins, epoxy resins, hair fixatives, specialty adhesives, and Imaging materials (organic photoreceptor/photoconductor drums, sheets, and toner for laser printing, fax, and dry copying)

Mitsubishi Rayon

Mitsubishi Rayon makes chemicals (methyl methacrylate, methacrylic acid and esters, acrylonitrile, acrylamide, EDTA, ASDA, acetontrile), plastics (acrylic sheets, films, and molding resin, ABS, Dupont Corian, plastisols, paint resins, uv curable coatings, plastic optical fiber, carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic resin, and polyester resin for toners), fibers (acrylic, polyester, acetate, and polypropylene), carbon fibers and composites, and water treatment (hollow fiber membranes, polyacrylamide flocculants).

In 2015, Mitsubishi Rayon announced plans to build a carbon fiber composites plant at Vilshofen, Germany. The plant will make sheet molding compound for the automotive market.

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