About us

Dusseldorf Office

Who we are

Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH

Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH is Asahi Kasei’s European regional headquarters. We began operations on April 1, 2016, in Düsseldorf, Germany. We not only serve as the administrative base for Asahi Kasei’s operations in Europe overall, but we also have an operating function in the Material sector, mainly focusing on the automotive industry. In addition to serving European markets with performance plastics, synthetic rubber and elastomers, packaging products, performance coating materials, membranes and systems, and acrylonitrile, we also work with our sister company Asahi Kasei Microdevices Europe GmbH for the supply of electronic devices. We are here to be your innovation partner with our various technologies.


Asahi Kasei Group in Europe

Asahi Kasei has a very long relationship with Europe. In 1923 we began commercial operation of a large-scale plant for ammonia synthesis using Casale process technology licensed from Italy. The Asahi Kasei Group currently has 16 subsidiaries operating in 6 countries across Europe meeting a broad range of market needs in the Material and Health Care sectors. A list of products available in Europe is shown on the top page.


Asahi Kasei Group

Asahi Kasei Corporation, the parent company of the Asahi Kasei Group, was founded in Japan in 1922. With our Group Mission of “contributing to life and living for people around the world,” we have developed as one of the leading chemical companies with a wide range of businesses operating in three business sectors of Material, Homes, and Health Care.

Material sector:                  Fibers & Textiles, Chemicals, Electronics

Homes sector:                    Homes, Construction Materials

Health Care sector:            Pharmaceuticals, Medical Care, Acute Critical Care

Currently, more than 30,000 employees work in the Asahi Kasei Group, and our operational bases and production sites are located across the globe to facilitate the efficient supply of products and services in each of the major markets. In accordance with our Group Slogan of “Creating for Tomorrow,” we place particular emphasis on innovation. Total R&D expenditure throughout the Asahi Kasei Group in fiscal 2015 was equivalent to over €700 million.

For further information, please visit the Asahi Kasei Corporation website.


Group Philosophy

This is the basic foundation that underpins everything we do in the Asahi Kasei Group.


Group Mission

We, the Asahi Kasei Group, contribute to life and living for people around the world.

This is the Asahi Kasei Group’s unchanging reason for being. What we never cease to strive for, though the needs of society change throughout the ages. It is in our very nature, deriving from a sincere regard for the people of the world.


Group Vision

Providing new value to society by enabling "living in health and comfort" and "harmony with the natural environment"

This vision for the Asahi Kasei Group indicates the direction in which our business activities advance based on our Group Mission to meet the needs of the times.


Group Values

Sincerity—Being sincere with everyone

Challenge—Boldly taking challenges, continuously seeking change.

Creativity—Creating new value through unity and synergy.

These are the shared values that must be held by the people who work in the Asahi Kasei Group. They define our fundamental approach in the process of pursuing our Group Mission, held in common among our diverse range of personnel.


Group Slogan

Creating for Tomorrow

The commitment of the Asahi Kasei Group: To do all that we can in every era to help the people of the world make the most of life and attain fulfillment in living. Since our founding, we have always been deeply committed to contributing to the development of society, boldly anticipating the emergence of new needs. This is what we mean by “Creating for Tomorrow.”


Location in Europe


Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH

Processing, sale and marketing of chemicals and polymers

Am Seestern 4, 40547 Düsseldorf, Germany




Asahi Kasei Europe R&D Center

Research, product development and technical support

CHEMPARK Dormagen, Gebäude E4
41538 Dormagen

TEL: +49-(0)2133 97 876 11
FAX: +49-(0)2133 97 876 99

E-mail: r&d@asahi-kasei.eu


Asahi Kasei Microdevices Europe GmbH

Electronic devices marketing and technical support

Am Seestern 4, 40547 Düsseldorf, Germany




Asahi Kasei Spandex Europe GmbH

Processing, sale and marketing of premium stretch fiber

Bldg E4, Chempark, 41538, Dormagen, Germany




Asahi Kasei Medical Europe GmbH

Sale of medical devices, medical systems

Herriotstrasse 1, Frankfurt am Main, 60528 Germany




Asahi Kasei Bioprocess Europe SA/NV  Cologne Technical Center

Technical service of virus removal filters and other bioprocess products

Gottfried-Hagen-Strasse 20, 51105 Cologne, Germany




Asahi Kasei Bioprocess Europe SA/NV

Sale of virus removal filters and other bioprocess products

Rue Colonel Bourg 122, 1140 Brussels, Belgium




Asahi Photoproducts (Europe) SA/NV

Sale of photopolymer, printing-plate making systems

Paepsem Business Park, Boulevard Paepsem 22, B-1070 Brussels, Belgium





Asahi Kasei Fibers Italia s.r.l.

Sale of cupro cellulosic fiber and nonwovens

Via E. Cantoni, 1, 21013 Gallarate (VA), Italy




United Kingdom

Asahi Photoproducts (UK) Ltd.

Sale of photopolymer, printing-plate making systems

1 Prospect Way, Hutton Industrial Estate, CM 13 1XA Shenfield, United Kingdom




Video Archive

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