Company

Hiroshi Hayashi (President and representative director, Hayashi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.)

Enriching lives around the world with chemistry

The power of humanity propels the world forward. Our role is to rapidly find and realize the technologies that will become essential in the future from the viewpoint of chemistry. To bring advancement, such technologies must achieve accuracy combined with excellent quality and performance. Through research based on the ideas, knowledge and experience of our engineers, we are creating our own technologies and products.

Chemistry has great power and is closely bound to our lives. We are committed to tirelessly creating helpful technologies for food, clothing and shelter in the world― and thereby enriching everyday life.

Hiroshi Hayashi (President and representative director, Hayashi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.)

Company Overview

林化学工業株式会社
Name
Hayashi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
Established
1959
Capital
30 million yen
Businesses
Development, manufacture and sales of dyeing materials, soil improvement materials, ceramics and electronic materials
President and representative director
Hiroshi Hayashi

Location

  • Headquarters and factories

    31 Nishi-machi Donoushiro, Ishihara Kisshoin, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan 601-8357

    General Affairs & Accounting
    Environment Department
    Tel (main): +81-75-661-3171
    Fax: +81-75-681-8334
    Chemical Printing Agent Department
    Tel: +81-75-681-8331
    Fax: +81-75-661-3188
    Agricultural Materials Department
    Tel: +81-75-661-3178
    Fax: +81-75-681-8336
  • Shiga factory

    6-200-1 Tehara, Ritto City, Shiga 520-3047

    Electric Materials Department
    Tel (main): +81-77-598-1315
    Fax: +81-77-598-1316

History

1959
  • Founded
  • Chemical Printing Agent Department established
1962
Kuze laboratory established (Minami-ku, Kyoto City)
1964
  • Kyoto factory constructed (Minami-ku, Kyoto City)
  • Agricultural Materials Department established
1970
  • First overseas sales
  • Development of micro capsules
  • Development of turf colorants
1977
Commended by Defense Agency (for method of producing polyurethane concrete)
1984
Electronic Materials Department established
1985
EB-a selected as a government-designated material under the Soil Fertility Enhancement Act
1994
  • Start of operation of Kusatsu factory
  • Development of world’s first material for piezoelectric printer heads
2012
Kyoto factory added
2016
Obtained certification under the environment management system standard (KES Certification)
2017
  • Shiga factory newly constructed (Tehara, Ritto City, Shiga)
  • Certified as a company supporting the success of women in Shiga
  • Certified as “Kyoto Model” company of good work-life balance