SK Kaken Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells organic or inorganic water-based painting materials, synthetic resin coatings, inorganic painting and construction materials, and special finisherers. Coatings sales in 2010 were $831 million. It also offers fireproof paints, and various transformation goods and cleaning agents; and involves in the contract of fireproof and insulated construction. The company was formerly known as Shikoku Kaken Industry Co., Ltd. and changed its name to SK Kaken Co., Ltd. in 1991. SK Kaken Co., Ltd. was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Ibaraki-City, Japan.