Ube Industries makes a wide variety of products including chemicals, cement, plastics, and molding machines. Founded in 1897 in Ube City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, today the company provides products and services from plants and offices in Japan and around the world.
|Corporate Name||Ube Industries, Ltd.|
|Accounting period||March 31|
|Locations|| Tokyo Head Office
Seavans North Building, 1-2-1, Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8449, Japan
Ube Head Office
1978-96 Kogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8633, Japan
|Stock exchanges||Tokyo, Fukuoka [Code: 4208]|
|Capital||58.4 billion yen (As of March 31, 2017)|
|Number of employees||Consolidated 10,928
Fiscal year ended March 31, 2017
*Inter-segment internal sales are included (percentages add up to above 100%).
- Caprolactam (raw materials of nylon)
- Nylon resin
- Synthetic rubber
- Lithium-ion battery materials
- Fine chemicals (High-purity chemical products produced in small quantities for special applications), other
Net sales 258.3 billion yen
Operating profit 9.6 billion yen
Share of UBE Group net sales 42%
- Drug discovery for active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in collaboration with pharmaceutical companies
- Contract manufacturing for pharmaceutical companies including manufacturing process R&D
Net sales 10.9 billion yen
Operating profit 2.4 billion yen
Share of UBE Group net sales 2%
Cement & Construction Materials
- Building materials
- Ready-mixed concrete, other
Net sales 227.2 billion yen
Operating profit 16.2 billion yen
Share of UBE Group net sales 37%
- Molding machines
- Industrial machinery
- Bridges, other
Net sales 71.6 billion yen
Operating profit 3.6 billion yen
Share of UBE Group net sales 12%
Ube Industries, Ltd. is established through amalgamation of the four foregoing companies.
Ube Industries, Ltd. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
|Transfer agent and share registrar and account management institution for special accounts||Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Address: 1-4-5 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
|Number of shares||Total issuable shares: 330,000,000
Total shares issued: 106,200,107 (including treasury stock)
|Number of shareholders||65,803 (As of March 31, 2017)|
|Historical dividend per share||
The Company consolidated its shares in a ratio of 10 common shares to one common share, effective October 1, 2017. As for the forecast of the year-end dividends for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, the figure given takes into account the impact of said share consolidation.
- 1897 Okinoyama Coal Mine is established as a silent partnership.
Okinoyama Coal Mine (1910)
Founded to develop an undersea coalfield in the Ube area. The Group continues to be engaged in the coal business under the Energy & Environment Division, and its industrial facilities in the Ube area are built on land filled with soil dug from coal mines.
- 1914 Ube Shinkawa Iron Works is established as a silent partnership.
Ube Shinkawa Iron Works (1914)
Precursor to the Machinery Company that was started to manufacture and maintain coal mining machinery.
- 1923 Ube Cement Production, Ltd. is established.
Ube Cement Production under construction (1924)
Precursor to the Cement & Construction Materials Company that was started to utilize coal and soil dug from coal mines, and capitalize on rich limestone deposits in the Ube area.
- 1933 Ube Nitrogen Industry, Ltd. is established.
Ube Nitrogen Industry, Ltd (1936)
Precursor to today's chemical business that was started to manufacture ammonium sulfate as a chemical fertilizer, using coal as a raw material.
- 2001 Energy & Environment Division is established.
Okinoyama Coal Center
Established by integrating the coal business and power business. Operates an independent power producer (IPP) business in addition to private power plants that supply electricity.
- 2011 Pharmaceutical Division is established.
Spun off from the Specialty Chemicals & Products Company to serve as the third cornerstone of the chemical business.
- 2015 Chemicals Company is newly established.
Polycarbonate Diol Production Factory in Spain
Established by merging the Chemicals & Plastics Company and Specialty Chemicals & Products Company, to better position the company to rapidly meet the needs of markets.