Asahi Kasei startup accelerator

Asahi Kasei

Founded in 1922, the Asahi Kasei Group is a diversified manufacturer centered on chemistry. Throughout over nine decades of growth, we have continued to proactively diversify and adapt our operating portfolio to changes in the economy, changes in society, and changes in the environment. The history of the Asahi Kasei Group is rooted in Japan’s first ammonia production by chemical synthesis, using hydroelectric power, which formed the basis for our synthetic chemistry and chemical fibers businesses.

We now contribute to life and living for people around the world through our operations in the three business sectors of Material consisting of fibers, chemicals, and electronics businesses; Homes consisting of homes and construction materials businesses; and Health Care consisting of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and acute critical care businesses.