R&D/Production Technology

Pioneer of Japanese Chemical Industry

Research and Development

In the past, into the future

JNC's founder Shitagau Noguchi, also known as "the father of electrochemistry," was constantly aware of the trend of the times and introduced technologies and products conforming to the customers' needs, such as successfully manufacturing synthetic ammonia using the Casale process for the first time in the world in 1923, and starting manufacture of vinyl chloride resin in 1941.
We have inherited the gene for this pioneering spirit and have constantly lead Japan’s chemical industry by producing octanol, DOP, advanced compound fertilizers and ultra-high-purity metallic silicon for the first time in Japan in the post-war period.
Today, in order to satisfy the ever-diversifying and advancing needs of society, we focus on research and development for "electronic information technology for realizing an advanced information society," "energy-related technology in response to resource depletion of fossil fuels and global warming," and "life chemical-related products for enriching lifestyles."
We constantly hold high awareness for social contribution and promote research and development in hopes of realizing our dreams.

Production Technology

Reinforcement of production technology

As a production technology strategy, the entire company is engaged in Σ (SiGMA) Activities* for production technology reinforcement in an effort to establish proprietary technologies and to reform existing processes toward increased productivity. There are two objectives to these efforts.
The first objective is to develop new technologies in order to create new businesses, and the second is to adopt new technologies to make our facilities more competitive.
Instead of being complacent with our current technologies and skills, we are pursuing the establishment of a competitive production framework by further honing our technologies and skills to match the specific requirements of our customers.

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    Σ (SiGMA) Activities: Sustainable Innovation for Global Manufacturing Advantage