LAWTER Inc. became an affiliated company of Harima Chemicals, Inc. as of February 1st, 2011.
With rosin as the main raw materials, LAWTER Inc. manufactures and sells resins for printing ink, tackifiers, synthetic rubber emulsifiers and aroma chemicals with manufacturing footprint in North America, South America, Europe, New Zealand, China and South Korea.
A Harima Chemicals affiliate which manufactures and sells chemicals such as sizing agents which are used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard. Based in Pensacola, Florida in the United States, this company distributes its products widely throughout North America.
A foundation set up by basic contributions from Harima Chemicals, Inc. and its founder Sueyoshi Hasegawa to aid and encourage studies, research and international exchanges relating to science and technology.
The PCA was established in 1947 as the Tall Oil Association, and became the Pulp Chemicals Association in 1955. In 1988, its name was changed to the Pine Chemicals Association. The Harima Chemicals group is registered as a member of this group.
“Regional lignin resource system collaborative research Institution (SIP lignin)” is a research consortium in charge of “technological innovation of biomass utilization system leading regional lignin resources”, in the Cabinet Office’s Strategic Innovation Creation Program (SIP) “Next Generation Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Creation Technology”.