Tokai Carbon

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Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 5301
Nikkei 225 Component
Industry Chemicals
Founded Tokyo, Japan (April 8, 1918 (1918-04-08))
Headquarters Aoyama Bldg. 2-3, Kita-Aoyama 1-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8636, Japan
Key people
Hajime Nagasaka, (CEO and President)

Increase US$ 977 million (FY 2013)

(JP¥ 100.935 billion) (FY 2013)

Decrease US$ 11 million (FY 2013)

(JP¥ 1.213 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
1,916 (consolidated) (as of December 2013)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references

Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (東海カーボン株式会社 Tōkai Kābon Kabushiki-gaisha?) is a Japanese company. The company is a developer and stockist of graphite material for use in nuclear power, particularly electrical discharge machining electrode, high temperature, and mechanical applications.[4]

The company was founded in 1918 as Tokai Electrode Mfg. Co. Ltd. with a plant in Nagoya and the head office in Tokyo. In 1975 it changed to its present name, Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. It is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the Nikkei 225 stock index.[5]

Company locations[edit]

Night view of Tokai Carbon Chita factory

In Japan Tokai Carbon has:

As of the end of 2012 it has 24 subsidiaries and 6 affiliated companies in Japan, Germany, the UK, Sweden, Italy, China, Thailand, South Korea and the US.[7]

Business segments and products[edit]

  • Carbon black for use in the tire (as a pigment and reinforcing agent for tires) and rubber industry
  • Carbon and ceramics
    • Graphite electrodes, which are used for recycling steel in electric furnaces
    • Fine carbon, which is used in solar cell and semi-conductor industry
  • Industrial furnaces and related products for fine ceramic, glass and electronic parts industry
  • Other operations



  1. ^ "Company Outline". Tokai Carbon. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Company Profile". Google Finance. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Financial Statements". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Company Profile". Nikkei Asian Review. Nikkei Inc. Retrieved March 21, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Company Network". Tokai Carbon. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Annual Report 2012" (PDF). Tokai Carbon. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 

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