JSR at a glance

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ABOUT US

About JSR

Who is JSR?

JSR is a technology company with chemistry at its core.

What value do we provide?

At JSR, our objective is to do business based on our technical competencies to solve challenges and enrich society at large.

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MAIN BUSINESS

JSR’s Three Main Business Segments

Digital Solutions Business

Along with our breakthrough materials for edge computing, JSR enjoys a leading share of the global semiconductor materials and display materials markets.

Life Sciences Business

JSR not only provides materials for downstream processing of biopharmaceuticals and diagnostic reagents, but also offers full service drug discovery and development services.

Plastics Business

ABS resins, the center of our Plastics Business, are produced by means of technological capacity in flexible product designs, giving each resin type unique properties. The Plastics Business segment provides customers around the world with products of the highest quality.

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JSR in SUCH A PLACE

JSR Products are Found Everywhere

04

DATA

JSR by the Numbers

  • Year of Establishment

    1957

  • Number of Business Sites

    47sites

    (In Japan 19 sites and
    overseas 28 sites)

    *As of April 1, 2022

  • Number of Employees

    9,608

    (Of this number, 4,384 employees work
    at overseas business sites.)

    *Number of consolidated employees as of September 30, 2021,
    including employees engaged in the Elastomers Business.

  • Revenue

    446.6billion
    yen

    (58.7% of these revenue are overseas.)

    *FY2020 results including the Elastomers Business.
    (April 1,2020 - March 31, 2021)

  • R&D Expenses

    24.6billion
    yen

    *FY2020 results including the Elastomers Business.
    (April 1,2020 - March 31, 2021)
    *Whole JSR Group, including contract research
    expenses of goods purchased.

  • Percentage of Annual
    Paid Leave Taken

    81.0%

    *JSR non-consolidated results for FY2020.
    (April 1,2020 - March 31, 2021)

JSR Looking Back

05

HISTORY

JSR’s Major Milestones

JSR has expanded by identifying the needs of society and our customers.
Here we look back at our major milestones and key material innovations.

Plastics Business

Semiconductor
 Materials
 Business

Display Materials
 Business

Edge Computing

Life Sciences
 Business

  • Japan Synthetic Rubber Co., Ltd. (former company name) established
  • Successfully began domestic production of synthetic rubber
  • The 61st session of the Japanese National Diet passed the Law on the Abolition of the Special Measures Law Concerning the Japan Synthetic Rubber Co., Ltd. On the day of the law’s promulgation, JSR became a purely private company.
  • Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
  • Company name changed to JSR Corporation
  • Positioning Semiconductor Materials segment and Life Sciences Businesses as growth drivers and implementing structural reforms in the petrochemical business
  • Elastomer business is spun off and transferred to ENEOS Corporation

JSR Looking Ahead

06

CHALLENGE

JSR’s Advanced Technology Initiatives

JSR is fully engaged in advancing our competencies at the technological level, which is our biggest strength. This will enable us to further contribute to society, which is racing forward every minute.

Materials Informatics

Utilize advanced simulation technology, machine and deep learning

Open Innovation

Generate new value by collaborating with outside entities and incorporating their ideas with our technologies

07

DIVERSITY

Toward a Diverse Society

JSR aims to enable all employees to reach their full potential. We are working to build a culture that prizes the individuality of each employee, in which each employee’s values, perspectives, and ideas are respected, acknowledged, and mutually refined, and where all possibilities are explored and pursued.

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