Message from the President

MESSAGE

Business description
“The only inorganic material trader in the Nagase Group”

Nagase Abrasive Materials Co., Ltd. always endeavors thrive along with our customers by understanding their perspectives and providing them with reliable, quality products and solutions.

Since our establishment in 1955, we have supplied industries with abrasives and other inorganic materials, as well as organic chemicals, equipment, facilities, and other metallic materials. We have recently expanded our business to contract grinding and metal forming.

We are a member of the Nagase Group -- the only inorganic trader in the group. Keeping in mind our corporate philosophy of "Maintaining the highest standards of integrity", we aim to deploy our business globally under the group’s umbrella.

CEO Hiroshi Naramoto

Company Profile

ABOUT

Company name
NAGASE ABRASIVE MATERIALS CO.,LTD. (NAGASE ABRASIVE MATERIALS CO.,LTD.)
Founded
1877
Established
October 29,1955
Capital
¥110,000,000
Directors
CEO Hiroshi Naramoto
Director Hironao Makise
Auditor Takahiro Watanabe
Business group
NAGASE & CO., LTD.
Head Office
1-1-17 Shinmachi, Nishi-ku, Osaka City, Osaka 550-8668
Tel: +81-6-6535-2527 Fax: +81-6-6535-2534 View on Google Map
Tokyo Sales Office
5-1, Nihonbashi-Kobunacho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8355
Tel: +81-3-3665-3659 Fax: +81-3-3665-3857 View on Google Map
Main business
Sales of abrasives and precision polishing equipment
Administrator of the Shareholders’ Register
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited

Corporate Philosophy

Our Philosophy

NAGASE & CO., LTD. is a chemicals trading firm, founded in Kyoto, Japan in 1832. The NAGASE Group began as a specialized sales agent securing exclusive contracts to sell industry-leading products from around the world in Japan. Over the years, we have leveraged our technology and information gathering expertise —as well as our global network—to transform our business into a hybrid model offering superior manufacturing, processing, and R&D functions as well as trading company services. Looking forward to our 200th anniversary in the year 2032, we are creating a platform for sustainable growth.

NAGASE Management Philosophy

We recognize our responsibility to society and offer beneficial products and services while maintaining the highest standards of integrity.
Through our growth, we will contribute to society and enrich the lives of our employees.

NAGASE Vision

To realize a sustainable world where people live with peace of mind, each of us embodies our value proposition, Identify, Develop and Expand through daily activities.

Strength / Characteristics

  • Maintaining the highest standards of integrity for almost 200 years
  • Working with partners to enable new businesses
  • Driving new technologies with knowledge and experience
  • Staying a step ahead of the market to actively offer solutions

Value Proposition

We “Identify, Develop and Expand” new business

  1. Identify : We discover untapped business opportunities
  2. Develop : We convert opportunities into customer value
  3. Expand : We deliver solutions to multiple fields and regions

Vision for the Future

We will contribute to a sustainable world where people live with peace of mind

"The NAGASE Way" Action Principles

  • Always be customer-oriented.
  • Always be a creative challenger.
  • Always use the power of the NAGASE Group.
  • Always think globally and act locally.
  • Always think systematically and act speedily.

History of Nagase

HISTORY

1877年

Establishment.

1955年

Reorganized into a stock company with a capital of 1 million yen.

1972年

Nagase & Co., Ltd. participates in management. Increased capital to 3 million yen.

1976年

Increased capital to 6 million yen.

1979年

Changed the trade name to NAGASE ABRASIVE MATERIALS CO.,LTD.

1980年

Tokyo office opened.

1981年

Nagase & Co., Ltd. acquired all shares and became a wholly owned subsidiary of the company.

1985年

Increased capital to 10 million yen.

1988年

Increased capital to 30 million yen.

1990年

Increased capital to 50 million yen.

1991年

Moved the head office to Itachibori.

2006年

Obtained ISO 14001

2008年

Head office moved to current location.

2012年

Moved Tokyo sales office to current location.

2020年

Increased capital to 110 million yen.