Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

In response to structural changes in the steel industry, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC; Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masayuki Waga) has decided to implement reforms in the metallurgical coke business at its Kagawa Plant in the aim of ensuring optimal production and sales systems. Details are set out below.


1. Consolidation towards production systems with competitive advantages

Details:         Enhance competitiveness by reducing the number of coke ovens at the Kagawa 

                    Plant from the current 323 to 250.

Timeline:       Progressive shutdown of ovens by the end of March 2021.


2. Augmentation of shipping facilities to expand export sales

Details:         Increase export shipping facilities from the current single line to two lines in 

                    order to reinforce export sales systems.

Timeline:       Operation scheduled to begin from the end of March 2022.


Known as “Sakaide Coke,” MCC’s coke is highly acclaimed by our domestic and overseas customers for its uniform quality and high stability. MCC will continue striving for stable supply of high-quality coke and, through the structural reforms outlined above, enhance its competitiveness by further expanding its global business.

Corporate Communications Div.,
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group
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