About us

Business Overview

Our strength is that we can respond to the changes of the times
with various multi-functions and never cease our evolutionary steps.

Our strength is that we can respond to the changes of the times with various multi-functions and never cease our evolutionary steps.

A Multifunctional Trading Company

Technical Support

We have built a technical support system that provides backup
to our customers in electronics and other fields of rapid technical innovation.

Gathering and sharing information

Maruzen's work in gathering and disseminating information
on the latest products and technologies is coordinated on a worldwide scale,
in order to support the R&D activities of our customers.


We assist our customers in solving problems related to products,
costs, the environment, and many other matters.

Product Planning,
Development, and Production

Employing tie-ups with manufacturers in Japan and overseas,
we are involved in the planning and development of new products as well as the development
and production of products with special specifications.


We have built a proprietary distribution system that is accurate,speedy, and flexible.
This allows us to provide high-quality distribution services that are stable and reliable.


We use our own independent network of contacts,
creating new value and business opportunities by facilitating interaction among technologies and the demand for them,
products, and manufacturers.

Message from the CEO・
Medium-term Business Plan

President: Daisuke Yanagihara

As a trading company responding flexibly to change for more than 120 years.
We will continue to provide
better values for a prosperous society.

Maruzen Chemicals Co., Ltd. was founded in 1895 as a chemical trading company, and over the past 120 years, we have responded to a wide range of social needs and customer requests.
In the turbulent transition of the Meiji, Taisho, Showa, Heisei, and Reiwa periods of Japan, we have provided products that have been useful to everyone and supported people's daily lives in response to the demands of rapidly advancing science and technology and a changing society. We have grown today into a multi-functional trading company that can contribute to domestic and international markets in various business areas, with a focus on chemicals.

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Mission Statement,
Company Philosophy and Code of Conduct
Cherishing sincerity in pursuit of a brighter tomorrow through chemicals.

Mission Statement

Integrity is our virtue and we pursue this with sound management

Company Philosophy

We will create a network of trust as a partner in the exchange of information and manufacturing.
We will create a corporate culture that ensures prosperity for our employees and their families.
We will contribute to the welfare of society through the sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Code of Conduct

This Code of Conduct summarizes Maruzen Chemical's philosophy and mission statement in five principles.
It was established to confirm that the company respects all persons, whether in Japan or overseas, and strictly complies with all related laws and international rules,
both in letter and in spirit, and works toward the development of a sustainable society, with the good of society uppermost in mind.

Corporate History

Corporate History

Our company has a long history, founded in 1895. We are committed to responding to the needs of society and our customers,
by further growing based on the experience and expertise we have accumulated
through out the years of business operations.

Company Profile

Maruzen Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Company Name Maruzen Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Established March 28, 1895
Incorporated March 24, 1938
Capital 330,000,000 yen
Net sales 77.8 billion yen (2023)
Directors President:Daisuke Yanagihara
Chairperson:Ryoichi Yanagihara
Senior Managing Director:Kazunobu Shimakawa
Director:Daisuke Kurosaka
Director:Akira Yoshida
Director:Kentaro Matsui
Director:Ryoichi Koga
Auditor:Koji Aoi
Auditor:Yoshiaki Nishiura
Number of Employees 242 (as of November 2023)
Main Banks Mizuho Bank
Osaka Branch,Nihonbashi Branch
Senba-Chuo Branch,Kanda Ekimae Branch
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Osaka-Chuo Branch
Resona Bank
Kitahama Branch

Company Profile (PDF)


  • Osaka Head Office


    Maruzen Doshomachi Bldg., 4-7, Doshomachi 2-Chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0045

    TEL (06) 6206-5669 (Main) 
    FAX (06) 6206-5660

  • Tokyo Head Office


    6F Kandatokuriki Bldg., 9-12, Kajicho 2-Chome, Chiyoda-ku,
    Tokyo 101-0044

    TEL (03) 3256-5560 (Main) 
    FAX (03) 3256-5578

  • Nagoya Branch


    6F Marunouchi One Bldg., 9-16, Marunouchi 1-Chome, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0002

    TEL (052) 209-5660 (Main) 
    FAX (052) 209-5666

  • Fukuoka Branch


    7F Daiichimyoujou Bldg., 1-37, Tenjin 4-Chome, Chuo-ku,
    Fukuoka 810-0001

    TEL (092) 707-1591 (Main) 
    FAX (092) 707-1599


Organization Chart

By adopting a divisional system, we have built an organizational structure
that allows each division to offer highly specialized services.