Nikkei 225 Component
|Founded||Tokyo, Japan (April 8, 1918 )|
|Headquarters||Aoyama Building, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8636, Japan|
(CEO and President)
|Revenue||JP¥ 106.2 billion (FY 2017) (US$ 948 million) (FY 2017)|
|JP¥ 11.8 billion (FY 2017) (US$ 105 million) (FY 2017)|
Number of employees
|2,142 (consolidated, as of December 2016)|
|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.
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.
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.
In 2014 the company acquired Cancarb, a Canadian thermal carbon black producer, from TransCanada Corporation.
In June 2018 Tokai announced the acquisition of Sid Richardson Carbon, the largest manufacturer of furnace black in the US. Sid Richardson counts Bridgestone, Michelin, Goodyear and Continental AG among its customers.