Tokai Carbon

Tokai Carbon

Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.
Type Public KK
Traded as TYO: 5301
Nikkei 225 Component
Industry Chemicals
Founded Tokyo, Japan (April 8, 1918 (1918-04-08))
Headquarters Aoyama Bldg. 2-3, Kita-Aoyama 1-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8636, Japan
Key people Yoshinari Kudo, (CEO and President)

$ 977 million (FY 2013)

(¥ 100.935 billion) (FY 2013)
Net income

$ 11 million (FY 2013)

(¥ 1.213 billion) (FY 2013)
Employees 1,916 (consolidated) (as of December 2013)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references

Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (東海カーボン株式会社 Tōkai Kābon Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese company. The company is a developer and stockist of graphite material for use in nuclear power, particularly electrical discharge machining electrode, high temperature, and mechanical applications.

The company was founded in 1918 as Tokai Electrode Mfg. Co. Ltd. with a plant in Nagoya and the head office in Tokyo. In 1975 it changed to its present name, Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. It is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the Nikkei 225 stock index.[4]


  • Company locations 1
  • Business segments and products 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Company locations

In Japan Tokai Carbon has:

As of the end of 2012 it has 24 subsidiaries and 6 affiliated companies in Japan, Germany, the UK, Sweden, Italy, China, Thailand, South Korea and the US.[6]

Business segments and products

  • Carbon black for use in the tire (as a pigment and reinforcing agent for tires) and rubber industry
  • Carbon and ceramics
    • Graphite electrodes, which are used for recycling steel in electric furnaces
    • Fine carbon, which is used in solar cell and semi-conductor industry
  • Industrial furnaces and related products for fine ceramic, glass and electronic parts industry
  • Other operations
    • Friction materials for use in the motorcycle, construction machinery and automobile industries (in brake and clutch systems)[7]
    • Property leasing and operation of golf practice centers


  1. ^ "Company Outline". Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Company Profile".  
  3. ^ "Financial Statements".  
  4. ^ "Components:Nikkei Stock Average".  
  5. ^ "Company Network". Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Annual Report 2012". Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Products". Retrieved April 5, 2014. 

External links

  • Official website (English)
  • Tokai Carbon Europe (subsidiary) (English)
  • Tokai ERFTCARBON GmbH (subsidiary) (German)
  • Tokai Carbon USA (subsidiary) (English)
  • Tokai Carbon Korea (joint venture) (Korean)
  • Tokai Carbon (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. (subsidiary) (Chinese)