Harima: A pine chemicals company
Over70years in the pine chemical industry
We use the power of chemistry to transform the natural rosin of pine trees into products that enrich people's lives.
Rosin, Fatty Acids,
Chemical resources extracted from pine trees include rosin, fatty acids and turpentine. They serve as raw materials for the manufacture of a wide array of products essential to our daily lives.
Harima's share in the world consumption of rosin:
Annually a total of approx. 1.2 million* tons of rosin is produced worldwide. (*Harima estimate)
Harima uses about 10% of this amount to manufacture its various products.
In-house procurement of raw materials:
About 60% of the rosin we use is procured from inside the Harima Group (Kakogawa Plant and several locations outisde Japan), which ensures stable supply of high quality materials.
A Renewable resource
Unlike petroleum, coal and other fossil resources that are finite in quantity, pine trees, the core resource for Harima, are replenished naturally in a cycle of 20-30 years.
A pine tree is a chemical plant
Pine trees are renewable resources.
Harima helps building "A Low Carbon Society" by utilizing pine trees, which absorb carbon dioxide, and biomass fuels resulting as a byproduct of various production processes.
A Global Company
30 production sites
across the world
Our global team
Harima's network spreads over 4 continents.
Businesses and Products
The only tall oil distillation plant in Japan
Our distillation plant at the Kakogawa Plant produces rosin, fatty acids and other products from crude tall oil, and is the only one of this kind in Japan.
Harima' rosin supports
of tires made in Japan!
Half of the car tires made in Japan use Harima' rosin-based synthetic rubber emulsifiers, which enhances their performance. *Harima estimate
in the market for synthetic resins used for printing inks
Harima holds top share of the market for rosin-based synthetic resins used by world manufacturers of printing inks.
Meeting international food safety standards
Our paper coating agents meet the latest safety standards of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and cover a wide spectrum of applications.
Low-silver lead-free solder pastes that are both cost-efficient and durable
Capitalizing on its expertise in alloy design, Harima has developed silver-reinforced, lead-free solder pastes to be used for such applications as joining electronic components.
(FY ended March 31, 2020)
(FY ended March 31, 2020)
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