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									                Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. (4217) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                        Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDCH7904FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: JUN 2013

          Grantokyo South            Tower,      1-9-2,,
                                                             Phone             +81 3 55337000                   Revenue          473,069 (million JPY)
          Marunouchi
          Chiyoda-ku, TKY                                    Fax               +81 3 55337077                   Net Profit       18,818 (million JPY)
          100-6606                                           Website           www.hitachi-chem.co.jp           Employees        16,713
                                                                               4217   [Tokyo         Stock
          Japan                                              Exchange                                           Industry         Chemicals
                                                                               Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. (Hitachi Chemical) carries out the manufacture and sale of advanced performance and electronic
       related products. Hitachi, Ltd., the parent company of Hitachi Chemical, holds 51.2% of the total share of the company. The
       company’s product portfolio includes semiconductor and display related materials; printed wiring boards and related products;
       industrial materials; carbon and ceramic; automotive parts; and advanced functional films. The company owns and operates
       manufacturing facilities in Japan, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, the US and Mexico, among others.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., SWOT Analysis
         Kazuyuki Tanaka                     Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Shunichiro Uchimura                 Executive Officer
                                                                                      Diversified Product Portfolio          Increased Debt
         Takashi Kawamura                    Chairman
                                                                                      Extensive Technology Platform Litigation Claims
         Takashi Urano                       Director
         Keiichi Takeda                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Growing Automotive                     Raw Material Procurement
       Share Data                                                                     Semiconductor Market                   Risks
         Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.
                                                                                      Strategic Initiatives                  Competitive Pressure
        Share Price (JPY) as on 21-Jun-                                1,478
        2013
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (JPY)                                                      90.36         GlobalData
        Market Cap (million JPY)                                    304,874
        Enterprise Value (million JPY)                              322,784
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     208
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Feb 22, 2012         Hitachi Chemical Announces Management
                                                                                                           Changes
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
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       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. (4217) - Financial and Strategic SWOT                                                                Reference Code: GDCH7904FSA
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................... 4
       Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 5
       Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................... 6
       Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................. 7
       Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - History.................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................ 13
       Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 14
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 14
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
       Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Business Description ........................................................................................................................... 16
       Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Corporate Strategy............................................................................................................................... 17
       Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................... 18
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Strengths .......................................................................................................................................... 18
             Strength - Diversified Product Portfolio ..................................................................................................................................... 18
             Strength - Extensive Technology Platform ................................................................................................................................ 18
             Strength - Wide Geographical Operations................................................................................................................................. 18
             Strength - Synergy with Hitachi, Ltd. ......................................................................................................................................... 18
          Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Weaknesses ..................................................................................................................................... 19
             Weakness - Increased Debt ...................................................................................................................................................... 19
             Weakness - Litigation Claims .................................................................................................................................................... 19
          Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................... 19
             Opportunity - Growing Automotive Semiconductor Market........................................................................................................ 19
             Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives .............................................................................................................................................. 19
             Opportunity - Africa – Attractive Destination for Chemical Firms ............................................................................................... 20
          Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Threats ............................................................................................................................................. 20
             Threat - Raw Material Procurement Risks................................................................................................................................. 20
             Threat - Competitive Pressure .................................................................................................................................................. 20
             Threat - Stringent Regulations ............................
								
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