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Kitamura Chemicals Co.,Ltd.

As a trading company dedicated to chemical products for over 120 years, we do not rest on our history and achievements but are constantly attempting to create new value. With the store of knowledge and know-how accumulated by working with a wide range of chemicals, from materials to products, we solve our customers' issues with a multifaceted approach


KITAMURA LTD. founded in Hiranomachi, Higashi-ku, Osaka by the late Chozo Kitamura for the manufacture, import, and sales of alcohols, medicine, and industrial chemicals

1917  (September) 
KITAMURA LTD. PARTNERSHIP CO. established by the late Denjiro Kitamura with JPY 100,000 in capital



Tokyo Branch established

1951    (December)  Nagoya Branch established
1956   Capital increased to JPY 10,000,000
1957   Capital increased to JPY 15,000,000
1960   Capital increased to JPY 20,000,000
1961    (March)  Sapporo Sub-branch Office established
         (August)  KITAMURA CO., LTD. incorporated with JPY 49,000,000 in capital
1962   (March) 
KITAMURA LTD. PARTNERSHIP CO. absorbed for a combined capital of JPY 69,000,000
1969   (June)  Company name changed to KITAMURA CHEMICALS CO.,LTD.
         (August)  Fukuoka Sub-branch Office established
1978   (April)  Capital increased to JPY 103,500,000
1994   (February)  Fukuoka Sub-branch Office upgraded to Sales Office

1999 (October) 
Joint corporation KITAMURA UMC (THAILAND)CO., LTD. established in Bangkok, Thailand
2003  (September) 
Local subsidiary KITAMURA-XIA (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. established in Shanghai, China
2005  (September) 
KITAMURA-XIA (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. Shenzhen Branch established in Shenzhen, China
KITAMURA CHEMICALS (HONG KONG) CO., LTD. established in Hong Kong, China
2006  (October) 
Sapporo Sub-branch Office upgraded to Sales Office
2010  (July) 
KITAMURA-XIA (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. Beijing Branch established in Beijing, China
2016  (October) 
KITAMURA CHEMICALS VIETNAM REP OFFICE (Representative Office) established in
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
2018  (October)  
KITAMURA CHEMICALS VIETNAM CO.,LTD. start activity as a Local Subsidiary ( from present Representative Office)

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