Tosoh Corporation Established Regional Holding Company in China to Strengthen its Group Management

Tokyo, Japan— Tosoh Corporation established Tosoh China Holdings Co., Ltd. (Tosoh China) in Shanghai on March 21 as a holding company. The company was established for the purpose of supporting further growth of its business operations in one of Tosoh’s important markets. Tosoh owns and operates 11 consolidated subsidiaries in China, which consist of companies that sell Tosoh Group products, and other companies that manufacture and sell urethane-related products as well as polyvinyl chloride.

Tosoh China will enable the Tosoh Group to formulate a more effective operating structure and reinforce the governance of group companies in China, thereby strengthening its business foundation in the country.

As operations expand in China, Tosoh Group companies will gradually be put under the control of Tosoh China.

Tosoh China Holdings Co., Ltd.

 Date of 

March 21, 2018
 Location:  China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone
 Representative: Shingo Tsutsumi (Director, Tosoh Corporation, and Head of China Operations)
 Capitalization: US$10,000,000 (wholly-owned subsidiary)
 Business:  Overseeing new investments and capital management, and supporting administrative operations for Tosoh group companies in China



Tosoh is the parent of the Tosoh Group, which comprises over 100 companies worldwide and a multiethnic workforce of over 12,000 people and generated net sales of ¥743.0  billion (US$6.9 billion at the average rate of ¥108.35 to the US dollar) in fiscal 2017, ended March 31, 2017.


Tosoh is one of the largest chlor-alkali manufacturers in Asia. The company supplies the plastic resins and an array of the basic chemicals that support modern life. Tosoh’s petrochemical operations supply ethylene, polyethylene, and functional polymers, while its advanced materials business serves the global semiconductor, display, and solar industries. Tosoh has also pioneered sophisticated bioscience systems that are used for the monitoring of life-threatening diseases. In addition, Tosoh demonstrates its commitment to a sustainable future in part by manufacturing a variety of eco-products.

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