Mitsui & Co. is a general trading company (“sogo shosha” in Japanese), active in wide-ranging business development on a global scale. Headquartered in Tokyo, Mitsui maintains a global network of 138 offices in 66 countries, as well as nearly 469 subsidiaries and associated companies worldwide.
Chemicals and plastics play a key role in our company and business activities. Mitsui has a strong presence in B2B sectors of basic chemicals, fine chemicals, plastics and plastic additives, biofuels and renewable energies. Our company is a reliable partner for manufacturers, converters and users of chemicals worldwide. With our partners we are approaching new markets and new areas, including management of the supply chain, realizing distribution handling, invoicing or support in global raw material procurement.
Our worldwide sales network assists European companies in their search for new markets. In addition to the traditional import and distribution of industrial raw materials from Japan and Asia, as well sales of products from our subsidiary companies’ production sites in Europe, we organize and support the export of European raw materials or semi-finished products to overseas markets.
In our Performance Materials Division we are focusing on plastics and resins in the form of granulates, foils and fibers, as well as various kind of plastic additives. Major application fields for these products can be found in construction, film & packaging or the automotive industry.
Our portfolio of plastic additives ranges from individual stabilizers and performance additives up to synergistic additive blend systems and tailor made solutions for improved handling properties. Together with our customers we develop solutions, targeting the specific needs and requirements of the compounding and recycling industry.