Asahi Kasei (AK) is a leading manufacturer of chemicals and fibers, housing and construction materials, electronics and healthcare equipment. The company reported total sales of $17 Billion in fiscal 2016. By expanding world-leading businesses through investment and focusing on a tradition of quality, AK is creating new value for the global community. AK products and technologies are used in the home, office, hospital and outdoors. Below are examples of how AK products and technologies are used in the home.
Creating for Tomorrow
AK’s “Creating for Tomorrow” initiative (fiscal 2015-2018) is positioned as a time for building the business by making connections among its varied portfolio of businesses with its team of diverse, talented professionals. The Asahi Kasei Group is focused on creating a portfolio of high-profitability, high value-added businesses by fiscal 2025, that will provide solutions to social challenges to contribute to the realization of a society of clean environmental energy that promotes peace of mind and healthy, comfortable longevity.
The Asahi Kasei Group plans to pursue growth and profitability in each of its key business sectors: material, homes, healthcare and other areas, including UVC LED design and development led by Crystal IS in support of its Creating for Tomorrow goals. They will create new business opportunities that will advance R&D that connects to new business creation and adds value for customers. The Asahi Kasei Group will continue to expand globally, accelerating its efforts to define new business models and acquire technologies that are in line with its Creating Tomorrow vision. To learn more about AK’s Creating for Tomorrow initiative, please click here.