Silicones Business

Business Overview


Since becoming the first Company to commercialize silicones in Japan in 1953, the Group has captured more than a 50% share in Japan through strong technological capabilities and detailed support for market needs. Silicone is a highly functional material that has both organic and inorganic characteristics and has many superior distinguishing features. The Shin-Etsu Group currently provides more than 5,000 silicone products to a wide range of industries from electronics and electric to automobiles, construction, cosmetics, chemicals, health care and food.