Sekisui House, Ltd.
Native name
積水ハウス株式会社
Sekisui Hausu kabushiki gaisha
TypePublic KK
TYO: 1928
IndustryReal estate
FoundedAugust 1, 1960; 62 years ago (1960-08-01)
HeadquartersUmeda Sky Building, ,
Japan
Key people
Isami Wada (former CEO)
Websitewww.sekisuihouse.co.jp/english

Sekisui House (積水ハウス, Sekisui Hausu) is one of Japan's largest homebuilders. It was founded on August 1, 1960 and is headquartered in Osaka.[1] In 2009, Sekisui House expanded into Australia and Russia before expanding into China and the United States the following year.[2]

The company has origins in and is affiliated with ja:積水化学工業 (Sekisui Chemical), which once was a major chemical firm, but has since diversified due to Asian competition; they supply medical diagnostic lab equipment and manufacture pharmaceuticals worldwide. The chemical firm has over 100 subsidiaries and affiliates.

References

  1. ^ "Sekisui House, Ltd". Hoover's Profile. via Answers.com. Retrieved 2009-10-22.
  2. ^ "Sekisui House Australia - Our History". Retrieved 2014-07-13.