Strem Chemicals, Inc
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
SHARP CORPORATION
Okitsumo Incorporated
Nikki-Universal Co., Ltd.
MilliporeSigma
Biomimic Co., Ltd.

8 Photocatalyst Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for photocatalysts as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 8 photocatalyst manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked photocatalyst companies as of February, 2024: 1.SHARP CORPORATION, 2.Strem Chemicals, Inc, 3.Okitsumo Incorporated.

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List of 8 Photocatalyst Manufacturers

*Including some distributors, etc.

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  • Japan
    • SHARP CORPORATION
      • Japan Address: 1 Takumi-cho, Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Sharp Corporation is a multinational electronics manufacturer based in Japan. They design and produce a wide range of electronic products, including TVs, smartphones, home appliances, and solar panels. The company was establish in 1912 in Tokyo and has received several awards for its products and technologies. In 2020, the company received the Red Dot Award for its Aquos Zero2 and iF Design Award for its Plasmacluster Ion Generator, along with multiple ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Awards. Sharp's business model is centered on technology and research and development, enabling the manufacturing and supply like air purifiers, refrigerators, washing machines, and TVs.

    • Nikki-Universal Co., Ltd.
      • Japan Address: Nissei Bldg., 6-3, Ohsaki 1-Chome, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Nikki-Universal Co., Ltd., established in 1963 and headquartered in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, is a manufacturer and supplier of UOP technologies. The company's product range includes refining and petrochemical industry solutions, GHG removal technologies, exhaust gas treatment catalysts, living environmental catalysts, and enzyme filters. These products are utilized in processes such as environmental protection, enhancing living conditions, and GHG removal. The company serve various sectors, including the semiconductor, enamel wire, automobile painting, and battery industries. Additionally, the company offers services like catalyst preparation, commercialization, and toll manufacturing.

      • Japan Address: 22646 Matsunokihara,Yamauchi-cho,Takeo-city, Saga-prefecture, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Japan Photocatalyst Center, established in 2001 and based in Tokyo, Japan, is a manufacturer of photocatalysis technology. The company develops and applies photocatalytic materials and technologies for environmental purification and energy conversion. The company’s product includes PTA, PTA-FJ, TPX-85, and TPX-HP. Its research encompasses fields such as air and water purification, hydrogen production, and renewable energy. Its work has wide-ranging implications for environmental sustainability and clean energy industries. The company is certified in ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, ensuring quality management systems and environmental safety.

    • Okitsumo Incorporated
      • Japan Address: 1109-7 Shibade, Kuramochi-cho, Nabari-shi, Mie, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Okitsumo Incorporated , established in 1934 and headquartered in Mie, Japan, is a manufacturer of paint and coating solutions. Its diverse product range includes heat-resistant paint, fluorocarbon polymer paint with nonstick properties and resistance to chemicals, and functional coatings, which find applications in areas such as automobile exhaust systems, industrial equipment, and fire prevention coatings. The company holds ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications for its quality management and environmental management systems.

    • Strem Chemicals, Inc

      Manufacturer Overview

      Strem Chemicals, Inc, founded in 1964, is an American manufacturer and supplier of high-purity specialty chemicals and materials, based in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Acquired by Ascensus Specialties, another American chemical company in 2021, Strem offers a catalog of over 6,000 specialty products under the metal, inorganic, organometallic, and nanomaterial categories. Some of their diverse product offerings include metal catalysts for organic synthesis, metal carbonyls, metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) and atomic layer deposition (ALD) precursors. Strem serves global customers, particularly academic, governmental, and industrial research and development laboratories. Their products find applications in various industries, including microelectronics, chemicals, petrochemicals, and pharmaceuticals.

    • MilliporeSigma

      Manufacturer Overview

      Millipore Sigma, formerly known as Sigma-Aldrich, was created in 175 through the merger of Sigma Chemical Company and Aldrich Chemical company and today is a subsidiary of Merck. Millipore Sigma is a life science and biotechnology company serving the industry with several products and services. Some of their product categories include peptide synthesis materials, biochemicals, building blocks, catalysts, chemical biology, chemical synthesis, flavors & fragrances, formulation, lab chemicals, lab safety, APIs, and stable isotopes. Services include characterization, contract manufacturing, custom products, software, support, testing, and mRNA development & manufacturing.

    • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
      • Japan Address: 4-1 Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Company Overview

      Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., founded in 1926 in Japan, is a manufacturer and distributor of synthetic chemicals and electronic materials, such as semiconductor silicon and rare earth quartz. The company offers a wide range of products, including silicone sealants and rubbers, as well as cellulose derivatives used in foods and pharmaceuticals, and rare earth magnets. The company has four core business segments, including infrastructure chemicals, electronics materials, silicone-based functional agents, and specialized engineering for the development of plant design, construction, and maintenance.

Photocatalyst Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the photocatalyst page as of February 2024. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. SHARP CORPORATION: 48,165
  2. Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.: 24,954
  3. Nikki-Universal Co., Ltd.: 235

Newly Established Company

  1. Biomimic Co., Ltd.: 2005 (19 years ago)
  2. Japan Photocatalyst Center: 2001 (23 years ago)
  3. Strem Chemicals, Inc: 1964 (60 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. SHARP CORPORATION: 1912 (112 years ago)
  2. Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.: 1926 (98 years ago)
  3. Okitsumo Incorporated: 1934 (90 years ago)

Global Distribution of Photocatalyst Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
Japan Japan 6 100.0%

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