Materials GroupChemicals Division

Major Products and Areas

  • Basic Petrochemical Products and plastic derivatives
  • Salt and Chlor-alkali products
  • Life science-related products such as food functional ingredients, feed additives, oleochemicals and personal care ingredients
  • Electronic materials, Inorganic Mineral Resources, Fertilizer Materials and Inorganic Chemicals

Our Strengths

The top of the industry in the trade of olefins, aromatics, intermediates of synthetic fiber, synthetic resins, PVC, and fertilizer materials

For olefin trading, Marubeni owns or has a standing charter for olefin tankers to maintain its industry-leading position in Asia and the Middle East. For aromatics, intermediates of synthetic fiber, polyolefins, and PVC, Marubeni is expanding its sales networks through cooperation with major suppliers.

  • Olefin (ethylene) vessel
    Olefin (ethylene) vessel
  • Dedicated molten sulfur vessel
    Dedicated molten sulfur vessel

Comprehensive expansion of business

Chemicals represent a wide-ranging industry that permeates every aspect of our lives. Marubeni continues to take on the challenge of building new business models in a wide range of fields, from the upstream field of inorganic mineral resources such as industrial salts, to the downstream fields of electronics such as displays, solar power generation, semiconductors, and battery materials; the specialty chemicals field, including fatty alcohols; and the life science field, mainly food functional ingredients and feed additives.

  • Dampier salt pit (Australia)
    Dampier salt pit (Australia)
  • Mega-solar PV modules
    Mega-solar PV modules
  • Orffa International Holding BV (Netherlands)
    Orffa International Holding BV (Netherlands)

Shipping vessel decarbonization
Marubeni is contributing to shipping vessel decarbonization by supporting the transition to high-performance antifouling paint.

Together, we can go further.