MEIWA CORPORATION (明和産業株式会社; Meiwa Sangyō Kabushiki
Gaisha) TYO : 8103 is a Japanese trading company in
Tokyo , related to
The company was established in 1947, by members from chemicals and
some other departments of former
Mitsubishi Corporation , that was
liquidated under order of General Headquarters of the Allied Forces
World War II
World War II .
After merging Sansho Co., Ltd. in 1959 and listing in friendship
trading company with
China in 1962, the company developed into an
all-round trading company with business mainly with socialist
countries. It was later listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo
Stock Exchange in 1973, and on the First Section in 1975.
Owing to social changes such as normalization of diplomatic relations
Japan and China, the company once narrowed down the focus of
business lines and trading partner countries. After expanding business
South East Asia
South East Asia , it now has 3 liaison offices and 2 subsidiary
China , liaison offices in
South Korea and 4
subsidiary companies in Vietnam,
Indonesia . Main lines
of trading have specialized to chemicals , plastics , building
materials , petroleum products, functional materials and building
materials. There are some related companies in chemicals, plastics,
building materials and glass ware, too.
The capital is 4,024 million Yen, the president is Nobuhiko Ohtomo .
The main stockholders are
Mitsubishi Corporation ,