PUBLIC COMPANY; YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1955
REVENUE: $860 million s (2016: $846 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.
The company manufactures and sells organic and inorganic water-based painting materials in Japan and internationally. It offers inorganic painting and construction materials, special finishers, and architectural paints; and synthetic resin, fire retardant and heat insulating, floor, roof waterproofing, special and industrial, and textured coatings. The company also manufactures and sells fireproof paints. In addition, it is involved in contracting fireproof and insulated construction activities. The company was formerly known as Shikoku Kaken Industry Co., Ltd. and changed its name to SK Kaken Co., Ltd. in April 1991.