Chugoku Marine Paints manufactures paint for ship, industrial and containers uses, as well as adhesives. Chugoku Marine Paints’ SeaFlo Neo, an antifouling paint, received a prize by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism at the 10th Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Contribution Awards. Seaflo New, a hydrolyzed polymer, which was jointly developed by the National Maritime Research Institute, Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. and Chugoky Marine Products, in cooperation with the Nippon Foundation, the Cooperative Association of Japan Shipbuilders and Yuge National College of Maritime Technology, formulates a smooth coated film with low friction resistance after painting. It has also achieved the lowest VOC for the industry’s hydrolyzed ship bottom paint.
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1917
REVENUE: $865.800 million
• Marine coatings • Industrial coatings
• Container coatings • Adhesives
Tetsuo Yamazumi, chairman; Masataka Uetake, president and CEO.