Have you ever noticed that Japanese colleagues often “shuffle” through the office because they wear shoes that are too big? The reason is easy to understand: they are wearing unsuitable shoes due to an old habit, that most Japanese also practice in Europe.
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Interview with René Venner: A new role within the SEKISUI family
René Venner is Production Manager at SEKISUI POLYMATECH EUROPE – the newest member of the SEKISUI Group in Europe. He is not an unknown face though. Before joining the new company being built up in Roermond, René was working for SEKISUI S-LEC. We talked with him about the change of position and his daily business life.
Never not running: SEKISUI at the Virtual Ekiden race
It is the second weekend of July in times of Covid-19. How do you spend your free time when you are athletic and like running? You join a virtual run, such as the Ellisons 2020 Virtual Ekiden. So did 18 motivated runners from SEKISUI!
Videos: SEKISUI products are part of our everyday life
It is interesting to see how outstanding plastics help to make our lives more enjoyable and even safer.
SEKISUI in Europe at a glance: Regional website now live!
In Europe, SEKISUI consists of 10 companies offering a variety of outstanding products for industrial applications. The new regional website provides a comprehensive overview on the European business of SEKISUI and serves as central information platform.
SEKISUI companies in Europe: Interview with Makoto Sambongi (Managing Director SEKISUI POLYMATECH EUROPE B.V.)
As a group of companies, SEKISUI in Europe provides a vast array of innovative products and services, engages around 1,000 diverse employees and combines the strength of various great companies.The newest of these companies is SEKISUI POLYMATECH EUROPE – with its Managing Director Makoto Sambongi. We met him for a personal interview to talk about the newly established company in Roermond, his position as well as the cooperation amongst SEKISUI companies in Europe.
SEKISUI TODAY 2020
In 2020, the SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group has launched a new long-term vision aimed at 2030. This vision expresses the company’s will to continue to innovate and to contribute to sustainability, aiming to double its business by “business growth, reform and creation, centered on ESG management”. The first phase of that vision is the new medium-term management plan called “Drive 2022”. Learn more in the new corporate video “SEKISUI Today 2020”.
SEKISUI financial results 2019
The SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group has recently announced the financial results of the past Fiscal Year. The numbers for 2019 follow the global market trend: due to the spread of COVID-19, sales and income of the company decreased. With a substantial drop in operations and sales as of February 2020, the forecast was not achieved. In FY2019 sales was 1129.3 billion ¥ (ca. 9333 million €). Facing further economic impacts of the pandemic, the financial plans for the Fiscal Year 2020 were updated.