Product news and innovations at Showa Denko:

02/12/2011

SDK Expands Capacity for VGCF

Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has completed additional production line for VGCFTM (vapor-grown carbon fiber) at Kawasaki Plant, Kanagawa Prefecture, thereby increasing total production capacity for the product from 100 t/y to 200 t/y.  VGCFTM is used as additive in anodes and cathodes of lithium-ion rechargeable batteries (LIBs).... read more

28/07/2011

SDK Completes Expansion of Capacity for Titanium Oxide Nanoparticles

Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has expanded the nanoparticle titanium-oxide production capacity at its wholly owned subsidiary Showa Titanium Co., Ltd., to 240 tons a month.  A ceremony was held yesterday to celebrate the completion.  Full-scale production at the expanded facility will start next month.... read more

08/07/2011

SDK to Up Rare Earth Magnetic Alloy Production Capacity in China

Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) will increase rare earth magnetic alloy production capacity at Ganzhou Zhaori Rare Earth New Materials Co., Ltd., in Ganzhou, Jiangxi Province, China, from 2,000 tons per year at present to 3,000 tons per year by the end of this month.... read more

16/05/2011

Toyota and SDK Receive Ichimura Industrial Award for Development of Cooling Devices for Power Control Units

Technical experts of Toyota Industries Corporation (Toyota Industries) and Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) have received the 43rd Ichimura Industrial Award, from the New Technology Development Foundation, for their joint development of cooling devices for power control units installed in new-model hybrid cars.... read more

11/05/2011

Exhibition "150 Years of Japanese - German Trade Relations"

We would like to invite you to come and visit the exhibition “150 Years of Japanese – German Trade Relations” by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry e.V. in Düsseldorf.... read more