Plant Profiles

Yokkaichi Plant

KH Neochem Co., Ltd., Yokkaichi Plant

ISO14001 certified plant

Umaokoshi Plant
2-3 Daikyo-cho, Yokkaichi-city
Mie 510-8502, Japan
TEL: 81-59-331-0624 FAX: 81-59-331-5954

Kasumigaura Plant
1-4 Kasumi, Yokkaichi-city
Mie 510-0011, Japan
TEL: 81-59-331-5119 FAX: 81-59-331-1799

Mr.Kondo Plant Manager

Mr.Kondo
Plant Manager

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View of the Yokkaichi Plant

The Yokkaichi Plant manufactures industrial alcohols, acetates, ketones and other solvents, as well as plasticizer raw materials. In addition, it manufactures fine chemicals, including organic acids, specialty polymers, lubricant raw materials and high-purity solvents for electronic materials. The range of solvents produced at the plant is one of the most extensive of any Japanese manufacturer, and customers are found in a wide variety of industries in Japan and abroad. The plant, incorporating the Umaokoshi Plant and the Kasumigaura Plant, occupies a site of 320,000 m2 in a petrochemical complex in Yokkaichi City.

Primary products

Alcohols:
Butanol, isobutanol, octanol
Acetate esters:
Butyl acetate
Glycol ethers:
Butycel, PMA (Propyleneglycol monomethylether acetate)
Ketones:
MIBK (Methyl isobutyl ketone)
Aldehydes:
Acetaldehyde, butylaldehyde, isobutyl aldehyde
Organic acids:
Synthetic fatty acids
Diols:
1,3-butylene glycol
Plasticizers:
DOP

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Umaokoshi Plant

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Kasumigaura Plant

Chiba Plant

KH Neochem Co., Ltd., Chiba Plant

ISO14001 certified plant

11-1 Goi Minami-kaigan, Ichihara-city
Chiba 290-8560, Japan
TEL: 81-436-23-9111 FAX: 81-436-23-9129

Mr. Nakahashi Plant Manager

Mr. Nakahashi
Plant Manager

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View of the Chiba Plant

The Chiba Plant manufactures industrial fatty alcohols and synthetic fatty acids, which are used as plasticizer raw materials, as well as hydrocarbons and other performance chemicals. The plant’s high-pressure reactors enable efficient manufacture of fatty alcohols. We are the sole manufacturer in Japan of Isononanoic acid, a raw material for lubricants used in non-CFC air conditioners, and supply this product to customers in Japan and overseas. The plant occupies a site of 215,000 m2 in a chemical/petrochemical complex in the center of the Keiyo Rinkai area.

Primary products

Alcohols:
Nonanol, isononanol, decanol, tridecanol
Organic acids:
Synthetic fatty acids
Hydrocarbons:
Isooctane, isononan
Plasticizers:
DINP, DIDP

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Higher alcohol manufacturing facilities

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Truck shipment facilities

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Cogeneration facilities