Merger of SHOWA DENKO CARBON Holding GmbH and Showa Denko Europe GmbH completed


We would like to inform you on the completion of the merger of SHOWA DENKO Europe GmbH (SDE) and SHOWA DENKO CARBON Holding GmbH (SDCH). The merged company’s name is Showa Denko Europe GmbH, effective as of December 16, 2020.

Both SDE and SDCH were consolidated subsidiary of Showa Denko K.K.. The merger of both companies was originally announced on September 24th, 2020.
SDE had supplied a wide range of Showa Denko K.K.’s chemical products. SDE had also operated chemical substance management and marketing function. SDCH had controlled the Graphite Electrode businesses of its subsidiaries as a management and holding company in Europe.

By this merger, we expect to expand our business in Europe by unifying SDE’s business support function and SDCH’s business management function into one. After the merger, the head office is located in Wiesbaden and the office in Munich is retained as a sales office of the new Showa Denko Europe GmbH.

The key information of the merged company, the new Showa Denko Europe GmbH.

Showa Denko Europe GmbH
Head Office Abraham-Lincoln-Str.44, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany
Sales Office Konrad-Zuse-Platz 3, 81829 München, Germany
President Takashi Kotsuka
Scope of Business Sales base of Showa Denko Group’s businesses in Europe, Turkey, Russia, Middle East and Africa, providing liaison services including market research and marketing. Holding company that owns companies producing and selling graphite electrodes.
Major Shareholders Showa Denko K.K.: 100% Link to Showa Denko K.K. website
Commercial Registration Number Register Court Augsburg HRB 30351
VAT ID DE305667382