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Company Profile

Company name
UMAI CHEMICAL CO.,LTD.
President
Masaharu Umai
Foundation
1599 (Keicho period 4)
Establishment
January, 1944
Capital
35 million yen
employee
60 (as of May 2020)
Business contents
Chemical manufacturing and a trading company in chemical products

【Headquarters / Head Office Factory】
60 Matsushima,Muya-cho,Kurosaki,Naruto-shi,Tokushima-ken 772-0001,Japan
TEL/088-685-4175  FAX/088-685-3054

【Tokyo branch】
1F Kotobuki building ,3-10-21, Kitaaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0061, Japan
TEL/03-6433-5154  FAX/03-3400-6900

【Osaka Branch】
4-3-9, Minamikuhojicho, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0058,Japan
TEL/06-6251-5214 FAX/06-6251-5365

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Certificate information
manufacturing industry as a drug substance
manufacturing and sales industry as medicine for animals
manufacturing and sales industry as cosmetic
manufacturing industry as food additives and feed additives
ISO 9001 ( Magnesium chloride、AdBlue®)
JIS K2247-1 (AdBlue® )


Social Contribution Activities
We engage in social contribution activities for the local community.
1. We engage in tax education activities for elementary school students in the Naruto
Corporate tax association and fund-raising activity by charity golf competition. (Donation to public facilities)
2. Donation to rebuilding Shiogama Shrine in 2011.
*Shiogama means Reactor used in salt production.

History

1599 (Keicho4)
Founded as salt producing with a salt field at Naruto by Hichirobee Umai
1918
Started as salt producing as material with bittern which is by-product of salt
1935
Founded the pharmaceutical association using a bittern in Tokushima Prefecture
1944
UMAI SHOTEN was established in January.
*SHOTEN means a trading company.
1946
Headquarters and head factory built in Naruto and started production of Magnesium sulfate.
1951
Osaka branch opened.
1960
Started production of Magnesium sulfate(trihydrate-anhydrate) and Japan Pharmacopoeia (JP) Reference Standard.
1965
Changed company name to UMAI Chemical CO.,LTD..
Started production of Sodium bisulfate.
1966
Tokyo branch opened.
1968
Produced Magnesium sulfate by chemical synthesis instead of salt by-product.
1969
Built a private port and storage tank for sulfuric acid.
1970
Construction of Naruto (Kurosaki area) factory and established new factory of Magnesium sulfate.
1972
Established new factory of Magnesium sulfate(trihydrate-anhydrate).
1975
Established new factory of Liquid magnesium chloride.
1978
Established new factory of Sodium bisulfate.
1980
Established new factory of High-purity Magnesium sulfate (Japanese pharmacopoeia, food additives and so on.).
1988
Construction of a new building in Naruto( Kurosaki area), which relocated from Saita area.
Naruto(Kurosaki area) factory was as the head factory.
1993
Started production of Sodium nitrate.
1995
Started production of Nickel nitrate and constructed nitrate storage tank.
1996
Integrated Naruto (Saita area) factory into the head factory.
2001
Construction of PAC and liquid Aluminum sulfate storage tank, and renovation of liquid Magnesium chloride plant.
2002
Started production Silky Dip iodine-based teat dip.
2003
ISO 9001 acquired.
2005
Started production [AQURUM] for semiconductor additives.
2007
AdBlue® acquired.
2014
Entered healthcare field as sales a bath salt.
2015
NEHAN TOKYO (bath salt shop) opened in Tokyo, Aoyama.
2016
JIS K 2247-1 (for AdBlue®) acquired.
2017
Started production concrete repair agent [ REACTRISE ] and [ CALSUPPLY ] .
2018
Established a new factory of High purity Magnesium sulfate.
2020
Started production concrete repair agent [ REACTRISE+H(Water-repellent)] .