Nippon Chemi-Con Corporation
Native name
TypePublic KK
TYO: 6997
Foundedas Satoh Denki Kogyosho (August 1931; 91 years ago (1931-08))
FounderToshio Satoh
HeadquartersOsaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-8605, Japan
Key people
Ikuo Uchiyama
(President and CEO)
  • Capacitors
  • Precision mechanical components
  • Electronic components
Number of employees
6,772 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2017)
WebsiteOfficial website
Footnotes / references
Aluminium electrolytic capacitor, 1000µF, 450V
Aluminium electrolytic capacitor, 1000µF, 450V

Nippon Chemi-Con Corporation (日本ケミコン株式会社, Nippon Kemikon Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese corporation that produces capacitors and other discrete electronic components.

Nippon Chemi-Con was founded in 1931 by Toshio Satoh in Japan.[3]

Price fixing

On March 22, 2018, the European Union fined Nippon Chemi-Con €98 million for historical price fixing, alongside other companies including Nichicon and Rubycon.[4]


Nippon Chemi-Con has two wholly owned subsidiaries: United Chemi-Con (in the United States) and Europe Chemi-Con (in Germany).[5]


  1. ^ "Company Profile". Nippon Chemi-Con. Retrieved September 23, 2021.
  2. ^ "Company Profile". Nikkei Asia. Nikkei, Inc. Retrieved September 23, 2021.
  3. ^ "History of Nippon Chemi-Con". Nippon Chemi-Con. Retrieved September 23, 2021.
  4. ^ JiJi (March 22, 2018). "EU fines Japanese firms over price-fixing cartel for capacitors". The Japan Times Online. The Japan Times. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved September 23, 2021.
  5. ^ Europe Chemi-Con (Deutschland) GmbH. "About us". Europe Chemi-Con. Europe Chemi-Con (Deutschland) GmbH. Retrieved September 23, 2021. Europe Chemi-Con (Deutschland) GmbH, located in Nuremberg, Germany, is the European subsidiary company of the Japan-based Nippon Chemi-Con Corp.