Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.

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Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.
Native name
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 4041
ISIN JP3726200003
Industry Chemicals
Founded Jōetsu, Niigata (February 1, 1920; 97 years ago (1920-02-01))
Founder Tomonori Nakano
Headquarters Ōtemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8165, Japan
Area served
Key people
Yutaka Kinebuchi
Akira Ishii

Decrease JPY 142.7 billion (FY 2015)

(US$ 1.27 billion) (FY 2015)

Increase JPY 14.3 billion (FY 2015)

(US$ 127.7 million) (FY 2015)
Number of employees
2,702 (as of September 30, 2016)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references

Nippon Soda (日本曹達株式会社, Nihonsōda Kabushiki-kaisha) is a Japanese chemical company whose products include chemicals, agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.[3] Nippon Soda is a member of the Mizuho keiretsu.


In 2012, Nippon Soda acquired 100% of MSSA Chemical Company (formerly known as Métaux Spéciaux), a French maker of sodium and related by-products with a factory in Saint-Marcel, Savoie, France.[4]


  1. ^ "Corporate Data". Nippon Soda. Retrieved February 11, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Company Profile". Nikkei Asian Review. Nikkei Inc. Retrieved February 11, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Nippon Soda profile". Resource Nation. 
  4. ^ Ascensio, Amandine; Thénot, Dorothée. "MSSA-Métaux Spéciaux passe sous contrôle japonais et investit dans les technologies vertes". L'Usine nouvelle (in French). InfoPro Digital. Retrieved August 22, 2015. 

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