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Dowa Holdings Corporate Data

Corporate Data

Name Dowa Holdings Co., Ltd.
Incorporated March 11, 1937
Head Office 22F, Akihabara UDX Bldg., 4-14-1, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 101-0021, Japan
Representatives Masao Yamada, President and Representative Director
Fumitoshi Sugiyama, Representative Director
Common stock ¥36,437 million
Shares issued 309,946,031 shares
Total shareholders’ equity ¥125,291 million (FY2012)
Total assets ¥349,787 million (FY2012)
Account settlement date March 31
Number of employees 5,500
Composition of group companies Dowa Holdings Co., Ltd.
Five principal operating companies
Nine business support companies and other associated firms.
(As of Apr 1, 2014)

Executives

President and Representative Director Masao Yamada
Representative Director Fumitoshi Sugiyama
Director Hiroshi Nakashio
Director Hiroyuki Kai
Director Katsuji Matsushita
Director*1 Eiji Hosoda
Officer Kenichi Sasaki
Officer Akira Sekiguchi
Officer Akira Otsuka
Officer Haruo Nishizawa
Officer Toshiro Sumida
Audit & Supervisory Board Susumu Yoshida
Audit & Supervisory Board Kazu Iwano
Audit & Supervisory Board*2 Osamu Hamamatsu
Audit & Supervisory Board*2 Jin Takeda
*1: Outside director  /  *2: Outside auditor
(As of June 25, 2013)

History

Japanese era Date Event
Meiji Era (1868-1912) 1869 Denzaburo Fujita establishes a business in Osaka Denzaburo Fujita
Kosaka Ore Refining Plant (1903)
September, 1884 The Japanese government sells Fujita Gumi the Kosaka Mine, northern part of Japan.
December, 1893 Fujita Gumi converted from a union organization to a general partnership.
June, 1897 Kosaka Choshi Electric Power Plant, Japan’s second hydroelectric power plant, commences operations.
May, 1899 Fujita Gumi begins land drainage and reclamation work in Kojima Bay, Okayama Prefecture, western part of Japan.
June, 1902 Kosaka Black Ore Flash Smelter commences operations.
Taisho Era (1912–1926) April, 1915 Fujita Gumi acquires the Hanaoka mine, northern part of Japan.
September, 1916 Fujita Gumi acquires the Yanahara mine, northern part of Japan.
February, 1919 Fujita Gumi established the Toyosaki Plant (Currently Dowa Metal Co., Ltd.).
Showa Era (1926-1989) March, 1937 Fujita Gumi and Fujita Mining Co., Ltd. merged to create Fujita Gumi Co., Ltd.
December, 1945 Corporate name changed to Dowa Mining Co., Ltd.
August, 1953 Okayama Works (Now Dowa Electronics Materials Okayama Co., Ltd.) established, commences operations.
September, 1957 Dowa Mining absorbs Fujita Kogyo Co., Ltd.
September, 1967 Kosaka Flash Smelter Plant completed, commences operations.
February, 1971 Akita Zinc Co., Ltd. established.
November, 1972 Akita Plant completed, commences operations.
December, 1980 Kosaka Lead Smelting Facility completed, commences operations.
August, 1982 Semiconductor Materials Laboratory established.
September, 1983 Okayama Works began manufacturing metal powders.
September, 1986 Hanaoka Mining Co., Ltd.  (Now Eco-System Hanaoka Co., Ltd.) established.
June, 1988 Akita LED Factory completed, commences operations.
Heisei Era (1989 ~) March, 1989 Dowa International Corp. established in New York. The old Kosaka Mine office
May, 1989 Kosaka Smelting & Refining Co., Ltd. established.
April 1991 Dowa Mining absorbs Tokyo Heat Testing Co., Ltd.
May, 1992 Minera Tizapa, S. A. de C. V. established in Mexico.
December, 1992 Shiojiri Works (Now Dowa Power Device Co., Ltd.) completed.
June, 1993 Thermo-Technology Center completed.
August, 1994 Operations commence at the Tizapa Mine.
August, 1997 Dowa THT America, Inc. established.
July, 1999 Eco-Recycle Co., Ltd. established.
April, 2000 In-house company system implemented.
June, 2000 Nippon Purle Limited (Now Eco-System Chiba Co., Ltd.) joins the Dowa Group.
April, 2001 E&E Solutions, Inc. joins the Dowa Group.
August, 2001 Investment made in the establishment of Land Solution, Inc.
October, 2001 Recycle Systems Japan Co., Ltd. (Now Eco-System Recycling Co., Ltd.) established.
April, 2002 Akita Zinc Solutions Co., Ltd. established.
October, 2002 Dowa Advanced Materials Shanghai Co., Ltd. established in China.
April, 2003 Zinc Excel Co., Ltd., Acids Co., Ltd., Geotechnos Co., Ltd., and Dowa Techno Engineering Co., Ltd. established.
December, 2003 Dowa Environmental Management Co., Ltd. established in China.
February, 2006 Act-B Recycling Co., Ltd. joins the Dowa Group.
March, 2006 Dowa relocates Head Office to Akihabara, Tokyo.
August, 2006 CEMM Co., Ltd. joins the Dowa Group.
October, 2006 Holding company system implemented.
Dowa Mining Co., Ltd. changes its name to Dowa Holdings Co., Ltd.
Dowa Metaltech (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established.
January, 2007 Auto-Recycle Akita Co., Ltd. established.
February, 2007 Dowa Thermotech (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established.
TD Power Material Co., Ltd. established.
September, 2007 DOWA HD Europe GmbH established.
June, 2008 Bio Diesel Okayama Co.,Ltd. established.
February,2009 Modern Asia Environmental Holdings,Inc. joins the Dowa Group.
December,2009 Meltec Co., Ltd. joins the Dowa Group.
May,2010 Tianjin Dowa Green Angel Summit Recycling Co., Ltd. establish
July,2010 Kunshan Dowa Thermo Furnace Co., Ltd. establish
September,2010 NIPPON PGM EUROPE S.R.O. establish
December,2010 Dowa Environmental Engineering (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. establish
February,2011 JIANGXI DOWA ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT CO., LTD. establish
October,2011 DOWA INTERNATIONAL CORP. San Jose Branch establish
February,2012 DOWA HOLDINGS (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. SHENZHEN Branch establish
June,2012 PT. DOWA THERMOTECH INDONESIA establish
July,2012 DOWA Metals & Mining (Thailand) Co.,Ltd establish
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