UBE makes a wide variety of products including chemicals, cement, plastics, and molding machines. Founded in 1897 in Ube City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, today the company provides products and services from plants and offices in Japan and around the world.
|Corporate Name||UBE Corporation|
|Accounting period||March 31|
|Locations|| Tokyo Head Office
Seavans North Building, 1-2-1, Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8449, Japan
Ube Head Office
1978-96 Kogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8633, Japan
|Stock exchanges||Tokyo, Fukuoka [Code: 4208]|
|Capital||58.4 billion yen (As of March 31, 2022)|
|Number of employees||Consolidated 9,849
Fiscal year ended March 31, 2022
*Inter-segment internal sales are included (percentages add up to above 100%).
- Caprolactam (raw materials of nylon)
- Nylon resin
- Synthetic rubber
- Lithium-ion battery materials
- Fine chemicals (High-purity chemical products produced in small quantities for special applications), other
Net sales 341.5 billion yen
Operating profit 35.5 billion yen
Share of UBE Group net sales 52%
Okinoyama Coal Mine is established as a silent partnership.
Founded to develop an undersea coalfield in the Ube area. The Group continues to be engaged in the coal business under Construction Materials Business, and its industrial facilities in the Ube area are built on land filled with soil dug from coal mines.
Ube Shinkawa Iron Works is established as a silent partnership.
Precursor to the Machinery Business that was started to manufacture and maintain coal mining machinery.
Ube Cement Production, Ltd. is established.
Precursor to the Cement & Construction Materials Business that was started to utilize coal and soil dug from coal mines, and capitalize on rich limestone deposits in the Ube area.
Ube Nitrogen Industry, Ltd. is established.
Precursor to today's Chemical Business that was started to manufacture ammonium sulfate as a chemical fertilizer, using coal as a raw material.
Ube Industries, Ltd. is established through amalgamation of the four foregoing companies.
Ube Industries, Ltd. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Central Research Laboratory (now the Strategic Core Technology Research Laboratory) is established.
Isa Cement Factory is established.
Kanda Cement Factory opens.
Sakai Factory is established.
Polybutadiene plant is built in Chiba.(now Chiba Petrochemical Factory)
Spanish production location began operations.
Ube Industries celebrates the 100th anniversary of business operations. Thai production location began operations.
Ube Machinery Corporation, Ltd. is established.
Ube Industries celebrates the 120th anniversary of business operations.
|Transfer agent and share registrar and account management institution for special accounts||Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Address: 1-4-5 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
|Number of shares||Total issuable shares: 330,000,000
Total shares issued: 106,200,107 (including treasury stock)
|Number of shareholders||69,262 (As of March 31, 2022)|
|Historical dividend per share||