70th anniversary of silicone business

70th Anniversary


We have celebrated
the 70th anniversary of
our silicone business

We are pleased to announce that our silicone business celebrated its 70th anniversary on October 1 of this year and would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to all of our customers and stakeholders.

Under the Shin-Etsu Silicone brand, we are developing our business with manufacturing and services unique to Japan and have established production and sales bases in 13 countries worldwide.

By leveraging the technological capabilities and know-how that we have cultivated over the years, we will promote the development of environmentally friendly products that contribute to SDGs and carbon neutrality, and by further enhancing the lineup of highly functional products that support our customers' product development, we will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.

We will proceed with the aim of achieving further growth together with our customers and look forward to your guidance and continued support in the future.

Ueno Susumu
Director, Senior Managing Corporate Officer
President, Silicone Division


Shin-Etsu Silicone 70-year history

This section introduces Shin-Etsu Silicone's past challenges
and globalization efforts.

70-year History


Capital investment to respond to trust

In the Silicones Business, we will continue to make capital investments
to expand the market and strengthen our stable supply system.
This section introduces previous press releases
for investment projects when capital investment was brisk.

Capital investment


Technology to open up
a prosperous future

Shin-Etsu Silicone offers products that contribute to SDGs and
carbon neutrality as well as products that contribute to cutting-edge technologies.
We are developing new products and technologies that meet the needs of the times.

Taking on the challenge of resolving critical global issues

Social issues such as SDGs and carbon neutrality, 
Various issues in customer product development, 
Quality of life issues, etc. 
The world is facing numerous issues. 
We have developed valuable silicone products by making use of the technological capabilities and know-how we have accumulated over the years, and we will take on the challenge of tackling a variety of pressing issues.

This content was created in October 2023.

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