Corporate Outline


Company name C.Uyemura & Co., Ltd.
President Hiroya Uyemura
Headquarters 3-2-6, Dosho-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 541-0045 Japan
Foundation Established in 1848
Company formation Incorporated in 1933
Paid-in Capital 1,336,936,360 Japanese Yen
Sales Nonconsolidated 25,143 Million of Yen.
Consolidated 48,120 Million of Yen.
(Apl. 1. 2017 - Mar. 31. 2018)
Stock listing Second Section of the Tokyo Securities Exchange
Office Office : Tokyo and Nagoya
Chemical Plant : Hirakata, Osaka
Machinery Plant : Hirakata, Osaka
Central Reserch Laboratory : Hirakata, Osaka


1848 Commences business as a pharmaceutical destributor in Dosho-machi, Osaka.
1915 Uyemura changes the business, and begins to import materials for the cutting-edge plating technology.
1918 Achieves the first successful domestic production of oily abrasive compounds.
1933 Incorporates as a joint-stock company named C.Uyemura & Co., Ltd.
1957 Establishes a specialty plating chemical department to research plating technology, in order to develop and create an original name brand of chemical products.
1960 Establishes a plating equipment department to begin engineering and manufacturing of automated plating equipment and order types of specialized finishing equipment.
1963 Establishes SUMIX Corporation.
1968 Opens the Central Research Laboratory, one of the first such laboratories in the world devoted exclusively to plating research, and commences basic research and applied research.
1985 Establishes Uyemura International Corporation as a joint venture company in Los Angeles, USA.
1986 Establishes Uyemura-Solar Co., Ltd. (now the Uyemura International (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.) as a joint enterprise in Hong Kong.
1987 Establishes Taiwan Uyemura Co., Ltd. as a joint enterprise in Taiwan.
Establishes Sum Hitechs Co., Ltd. as a joint enterprise in Thailand.
1988 Establishes Nanshan Uyemura-Solar Co., Ltd.(now the Uyemura (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.)
as a joint enterprise in Shenzhen, China.
Establishes Uyemura International (Singapore) Pte., Ltd. in Singapore.
1996 Increases capital to 756,936,360 Yen.
Awarded the Science and Technology Agency Director-General's Prize for the development of a hard disk substrate forming technology using electroless plating.
Establishes Uyemura (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. manufacturing facility in Malaysia.
1997 C.Uyemura & Co., Ltd. is listed on the Second Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Increases capital to 1,336,939,360 Yen.
1998 Establishes the Uyemura International Corpration Technical Center in Connecticut, USA.
ISO9001 approval at HIRAKATA Plant.
2002 Establishes Uyemura (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in Shanghai.
ISO14001 approval at HIRAKATA Plant.
2007 Completes the three-year modernization project of the Uyemura Hirakata manufacturing facility.
Completes the construction of the new Uyemura Tokyo office building.
2008 Business for 160 years.
2010 Establishes Uyemura Korea Co., Ltd. in Korea.
2012 Establishes PT.Uyemura Indonesia in Indonesia.
2013 Completes the Central Laboratory Restructing Project.