Printer Friendly

SDK to Establish Advanced Battery Materials Dept.

Tokyo, Sept 15, 2009 - (JCN JCN Japan Corporate News
JCN Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
JCN Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
JCN Journal of Christian Nursing
JCN Job Control Number
JCN Journal of Child Neurology
JCN joint communications network (US DoD) 
 Newswire) - Showa Denko Showa Denko K. K. (昭和電工株式会社   K.K. (SDK (Software Developer's Kit) See developer's toolkit and Windows SDK.

SDK - Software Developers Kit (or "Software Development Kit").
) has decided to establish an Advanced Battery Materials Department to meet growing demand for lithium ion batteries (LIBs).

The new department, to be set up tomorrow, will take unified control of SDK's businesses in battery components, including VGCFTM (additive in cathodes/anodes of high-performance LIBs) and SCMGTM (graphite anode anode (ăn`ōd), electrode through which current enters an electric device. In electrolysis, it is the positive electrode in the electrolytic cell.

Terminal or electrode from which electrons leave a system.
 material already adopted in LIBs for electric vehicles).

The department will collect and analyze battery-related information in a unified manner, accelerating the development of innovative technologies for battery components.

In view of the global warming issue and limitations of mineral resources, we expect increased social demand for environmental protection and energy conservation technologies. Thus, we will continue to meet the demand by providing "individualized in·di·vid·u·al·ize  
tr.v. in·di·vid·u·al·ized, in·di·vid·u·al·iz·ing, in·di·vid·u·al·iz·es
1. To give individuality to.

2. To consider or treat individually; particularize.

" materials and technologies, including those for LIBs.

About Showa Denko

Showa Denko K.K. ('SDK'; TSE See Tokyo Stock Exchange.


1. See Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).

2. See Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE).
: 4004, US: SHWDF) is a major manufacturer and marketer of chemical products serving a wide range of fields ranging from heavy industry to the electronic and computer industries. SDK makes petrochemicals (ethylene, propylene propylene /pro·pyl·ene/ (pro´pi-len) a gaseous hydrocarbon, CH3CHdbondCH2.

propylene glycol  a colorless viscous liquid used as a humectant and solvent in pharmaceutical preparations.
), aluminum products (ingots, rods), electronic equipment (hard disks for computers) and inorganic materials (ceramics, carbons). The company has overseas operations and a joint venture with Netherlands-based Montell and Nippon Petrochemicals to make and market polypropylenes. In March 2001, SDK merged with Showa Denko Aluminum Corporation to strengthen the high-value-added fabricated aluminum products operations, and is today developing next-generation optical communications-use wafers. For more information, please visit .

Source: Showa Denko

Showa Denko K.K. (SDK)
IR & PR Office
Phone: 81-3-5470-3235

Copyright 2009 JCN Newswire. All rights reserved.
COPYRIGHT 2009 Japan Corporate News Network K.K.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2009 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion




Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:JCN Newswires
Date:Sep 15, 2009
Previous Article:Pioneer to Streamline Business Operations to Match the New Business.
Next Article:NTT DOCOMO to Sell Stake in U Mobile.

Related Articles
Caterpillar reinvents the lead-acid battery.
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) to Increase Production Capacity of VGCF Carbon Nanofibers.
Apple to allow outside developers to make add-on iPhone software.
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) Works Out 'Passion Extension' for 2009 and 2010.
SDK and HOYA to Terminate Discussions on Consolidation of HD Media Operations.
SDK Develops Graphite for Lithium-Ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles.
SDK Develops Bipolar-Type Carbon Separators for PEFCs.
SDK to Withdraw from Commodity Aluminum Extrusions Business and Rationalize Operations by Reducing Personnel.
SDK to Absorb SEC's Engineering Business.
Showa Denko to Develop New Liquid Electrolytes for Automotive LIBs.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters