YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1955
REVENUE: $846 million
(2015: $752 million)
Specialty coatings; Textured coatings; Architectural paints; Industrial coatings; Floor and roof coatings; Fire retardant and heat insulating coatings
Minoru Fujii, chairman; Mitsuhiro Fujii, president; and Masahide Sakamoto, senior managing director.
SK Kaken Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the manufacture and sale of architectural coatings and insulating refractory materials. The company operates in three business segments. The architectural coatings segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of organic and inorganic aqueous coatings, synthetic resin coatings, inorganic coatings and inorganic building materials. The insulating refractory materials segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of heat insulation materials, fire-retardant and insulating coatings, as well as fireproof paints. According to the Japan Building Coating Materials Association (2015), SKK provides 53 percent of building coating materials in Japan. The company has approximately 1,782 employees. SK Kaken was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Ibaraki-City, Japan.
SKK Exhibits at Eco Expo Asia 2016
SK Kaken Co. Ltd. displayed a wide range of green building materials at the Eco Expo Asia 2016. Their offerings included granite-like prefabricated sheets called Granipierre, marble-like prefabricated panels named Jewelry Series and Woody Smile, anewly modified wood-toned prefabricated material.
Michelle Tsang, general manager of the Hong Kong Branch Office, said: “We hope to promote to industry players and experts our self-developed eco-friendly building materials and technologies through this annual event.”
Asia’s green trading platform, Eco Expo Asia, took place at the Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo October 2016. The expo is organized by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The event aims to provide in-demand green solutions for international governments, industry players and individuals to help tackle growing environmental challenges.