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Mitsubishi Chemical Europe is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation. The company, with headquarters in Düsseldorf, offers and sells highly developed chemical-based products. The portfolio includes performance polymers, carbon fiber & composites, polyester films, aluminum and metal composite sheets as well as semiconductor solutions for a wide range of industries. In an additional role as regional headquarters for Europe, Located in Frankfurt, it promotes the exchange between group companies in Europe and management in Japan. The stem of all activities is to contribute to the KAITEKI corporate philosophy, which strives for sustainability for people, society and the earth.


Mitsubishi Chemical Group in Europe is operating via wholly owned subsidiaries of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation. As of April 1st, we have integrated companies in Germany and in the UK into Mitsubishi Chemical Europe GmbH and into Mitsubishi Chemical UK Ltd. The former merged group companies with different company names will continue to operate Mitsubishi Chemical Group several business units globally.

We want to realize KAITEKI


The origin of Mitsubishi goes back to 1870, when the founder, Yataro Iwasaki, started a shipping firm with three aging steamships. Yataro’s brother, son and nephew expanded the business into various fields during their respective firms as president and set the foundation of the Mitsubishi companies. Click on the read more button for a summary of the 140 years history shared by the Mitsubishi companies.

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation was established on 1 April 2017 by the integration of the three companies Mitsubishi Chemical (MCC), Mitsubishi Plastics (MPI) and Mitsubishi Rayon (MRC). The aim is to integrate all corporate resources, advance innovation and focus on new products that will benefit our customers and society.