• Top message

    MAEDA INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS CO., LTD. established in 1906 (Japan Meiji era 39) in Kyoto region which has roots of the chemical trading company for chemical agent and dyestuff sales.And we have been moving through our work along with local industry developments for more than 110 years.After that, in 1929(Japan Showa era 4) we became independent based on Osaka H/Q, opened local domestic branches to give the full support for the local industry and we have been working as a trading company which has expertise in overall chemical products and expanding our businesses into the nationwide.We aim to provide a proposal type of sales and marketing with a customer viewpoint in taking place the change in every industry and continuously we provide 「service with great cordiality」 and 「emotion」to our valued customers.Besides , as to our own -brand –product , we emphasize more「safety and security」 under compliance.On the other hand, we contribute to the social sustainable development by CSR (corporate social responsibility) activity through every our single employee with awareness in their mind from the viewpoint of global environment thorough business activity as well as grabbing accurately customer's needs and environmental change.

    We achieve happiness for our every single employee through the chemical by contributing to the local society and our permanent development.

    CEO Shiro Maeda

  • Corporate data

  • Company Name

    Maeda Industrial Chemicals Co., Ltd.

    Date of Foundation

    Nov. 1929

    Date of Incorporation

    Aug. 1947

    Paid-in Capital

    JPY 48,000,000

    Accounting Closing Month


    Number of Employees



    CEO:Shiro Maeda
    Directors:Masafumi Goto ,Naoto Nakamura , Masaru Kobayashi


    DIC Corporation / Mitsui Chemicals , Inc. / Employee Shareholding Association

    Financing Bank

    Mizuho Bank, Ltd. / MUFG Bank, Ltd. / Sumitomo Mitsui Banking / The Nanto Bank, Ltd. / The Kiyo Bank, Ltd. / The Fukuho Bank, Ltd.

  • History

  • Jan. 1906

    Founded MAEDA NARASABURO-store in Kyoto region as a distributor of dye and chemical agent

    Feb. 1917

    Opened Satellite office in Osaka City

    July. 1927

    Moved Satellite office to Higashi-ward

    Nov. 1929

    Became independent as MAEDA SHOUTEN company limited.

    Aug. 1947

    Took over Dye , chemical agent department and established OSAKA MAEDASHOUTEN COMPANY LIMITED

    Feb. 1964

    Moved Head Quarter to the current place of Osaka City Chuo-ku while changed company name to the current MAEDA INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS CO., LTD.

  • Offices and Sites

  • Head Office

    5-2-2, Uehonmachi-Nishi, Chuo-ku, Osaka City, Osaka, 542-0062, Japan
    TEL: +81-6-6762-9321 / FAX: +81-6-6768-6721

  • Tokyo Branch Office

    REX BLD F4, 1-5-5, Yanagibashi, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0052, Japan
    TEL: +81-3-6240-9321 / FAX: +81-3-6240-9521

  • Hokuriku Sales Office

    Maeda BLD #202, 3-812, Toiya-Cho, Fukui City, Fukui, 918-8231, Japan
    TEL: +81-776-25-6271 / FAX: +81-776-25-6273

  • Kyoto Sales Office

    51-1, Shimada-Misuno, Kumiyama-Cho, Kuze-Gun, Kyoto, 613-0043, Japan
    TEL: +81-75-631-0872 / FAX: +81-75-631-0876

  • Himeji Sales Office

    53-1, Ipponmatsu, Hanada-Cho, Himeji City, Hyogo, 671-0253, Japan
    TEL: +81-79-251-2581 / FAX: +81-79-251-2582

  • Okayama Sales Office

    3526-4, Nakasho, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 710-0016, Japan
    TEL: +81-86-461-1633 / FAX: +81-86-461-1634

  • Shanghai Office

    12FL-E/F, BLD B, Citic Pent-OX METROPOLIS, 1081-1089, PuDong Avenue, Shanghai, China
    TEL: +86-21-5058-6035 / FAX: +86-21-5058-6037

  • Owned equipments

  • Fully equipped with test facilities to meet a wide variety of users' demands and quality Standards.

    Accepting requests of users, we select suitable dyestuff components, develop mixed dyestuffs and perform their dyeing tests. Selected dyestuffs and chemicals are performed under supervision to comply with various standards such as bluesign® and Oeko-Tex standards®, etc.
    Obtaining safety information of restricted chemicals regulated by domestic laws and global standards, we are sincere about our efforts to alternate to make our products safer and improved qualities and to promote human security, environmental conservation.

  • 【Dyeing machines】

  • Thermosol dyeing machine

    Thermosol dyeing machine

  • Padder


  • Pad steamer

    Pad steamer

  • Labo Master (Rapid dyeing testing machine)

    Labo Master (Rapid dyeing testing machine)

  • High Temperature Steamer

    High Temperature Steamer

  • 【Testing equipments and Quality measurement instruments】

  • Testing equipments and Quality measurement instruments
    Lot management of in-house and imported products

  • Launder Meter

    Launder Meter

  • UV Fade Meter

    UV Fade Meter

  • Rubbing tester,  Scorch tester

    Rubbing tester, Scorch tester

  • Spectrophotometer


  • 【Dyestuff mixing machine】

  • Large mixing machine

    Large mixing machine

  • Medium mixing machine

    Medium mixing machine

  • Small mixing machine

    Small mixing machine

  • Sieve for dyestuff

    Sieve for dyestuff

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