President’s Message

Message from the President and CEO

This website is designed to provide a comprehensive and in-depth review of our Company, reflecting the pride we, as Denka Performance Elastomer employees across the globe, have in our continuing growth and current success.  It conveys our sense of mission and vision to expand our world-wide leadership position in polychloroprene elastomers.

The Denka corporate culture is characterized by its ability to adapt quickly to our customer needs and requirements. Throughout the Company’s history, our tradition of ingenuity has driven continuous improvement in the way we operate and a relentless drive for growth.

Denka Performance Elastomer operates in a wide range of business fields, including automotive components, industrial belts and hoses, foam rubber for household and industrial uses, elasticizers and seals for civil engineering, food packaging, adhesives, and dipped goods.

Everyday our products touch the lives of millions of people all around the world. From bridge support pads to wetsuits made of Neoprene, Denka products are fundamental to improving our quality of life. Through our website, you will discover our commitment to the global communities in which we operate; our work to protect and sustain the environment in which we all share; our pioneering technology and innovation to build a better future; and the high quality products we offer to our customers.

We believe that people have limitless potential, thinking and engaging in highly intellectual and creative activities based on knowledge gained by observing, sensing, and learning. Through this process, humanity has kept exploring new fields and areas of science and culture, making progress in leaps and bounds.

Denka Performance Elastomer is a success story that would not be possible without the contribution of our customers and dedicated employees who share our incredible journey.

President & CEO
Mikio Shimizu