About SEKISUI CHEMICAL GMBH

SEKISUI CHEMICAL GmbH was established in 1962 as the representative organization of Sekisui’s European operations to provide various advanced solutions through import and export activities between Sekisui Japan and the European markets.
In line with our fundamental philosophy of enhancing Customer Satisfaction, we are offering our products to various markets, such as Automotive, Chemicals, Electronics (Information Technology), Functional Materials and others. Our mission is to provide cutting-edge technology while adhering to the highest standards of corporate responsibility.

History

Founded in Japan in 1947 by seven samurai with the idea to use plastic to improve the life of all people, SEKISUI’s expansion plans extended to Europe from the 1960s onwards.  

The first subsidiary in Europe was founded when SEKISUI CHEMICAL GMBH was established as the representative organization of SEKISUI’s European operations in Germany.

SEKISUI ALVEO AG was founded in Switzerland as the basis for further growth in Europe.

Further companies were established in the Netherlands, such as SEKISUI ESLON B.V. in 1974 and SEKISUI S-LEC B.V. in 1996.

Further companies joined the SEKISUI family: SEKISUI ALVEO BS GMBH and SEKISUI SPECIALITY CHEMICALS EUROPE S.L. in 2009.

SEKISUI DIAGNOSTICS (UK) LTD. joined in 2011, followed by SEKISUI DIAGNOSTICS GMBH in 2014 and SEKISUI PIPE RENEWAL B.V. in 2015.

SEKISUI EUROPE B.V. was announced as official regional headquarters of SEKISUI in Europe.

SEKISUI POLYMATECH EUROPE B.V. was acquired.

Business sectors

SEKISUI’s product range is comprehensive, spanning from high-performance thermal and acoustic insulation, ultra-lightweight automobile components, infrastructure rehabilitation to sound-reduction products for construction and much more. SEKISUI services the following four business sectors:

The automotive industry achieves improved comfort, safety, durability and fuel efficiencies with products from SEKISUI in Europe: The product range includes components for automotive interiors, exteriors and electronics.

SEKISUI in Europe is able to contribute to safe and convenient urban infrastructures with products that are heat-, chemical and fire-resistant as well as with materials for use in water infrastructures and maintenance technologies.

The advanced technologies of SEKISUI in Europe increase the resolutions and responsiveness achieved by flat panel displays: Innovative adhesives and plastics are able to boost semiconductor performances.

The Medical business in Europe contributes to advancing medical care through fully integrated technologies using biological raw materials, reagents, testing devices and instrumentation.

European companies

SEKISUI in Europe consists of 9 different companies, located all over Europe and offering outstanding plastics for various applications. 

SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group

Headquartered in Japan, SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. and its subsidiaries make up the SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group – the Japanese holding company of all companies of SEKISUI in Europe.

Sustainability

SEKISUI has dedicated itself to social and environmental contribution and is an internationally recognized leader in sustainability and environmental initiatives.