SHOKO CO., LTD. is a comprehensive trading company handling a wide range of raw materials and resources essential for modern living, including chemicals, plastics, metals and ceramics.
Through our extensive network in Japan and other parts of the world, we provide a dependable supply of a wide selection of commodities used for sustainability efforts, including decarbonization and recycling.
Growth in sales
We originally established to market chemicals and fertilizers in Japan while also importing and exporting them. Since then our business has diversified to respond with foresight to socioenvironmental changes. Today, our growth continues on a sturdy track.
Sales ratio, by segment
Our maintains a balanced portfolio focused on three business segments - chemicals, plastics, and metal ceramics - promoting both upstream and downstream operations.
Number of years in operation since establishment
Established in 1947. Our company has worked together with customers and business partners for more than seven decades.
Number of employees
469 employees, collectively sharing our Create Value, Passion to Grow spirit, contributing to advances in the quality of life in different parts of the world.
Number of bases of operation
Headquartered in Tokyo, our company has five bases of operation in Japan, and four more in other parts of East Asia: China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.
Total number of corporate business partners
Our chemical, plastic and metal ceramic businesses have transactions with more than 4,800 companies.
Number of commodities handled
In Fiscal 2022, we handled 667 different types of commodities. We also focus proactively on the development of new types of commercial goods.
Number of countries and regions where we conduct transactions
With a network extending to 27 countries and five regions, we are well equipped to help our business partners resolve problems.
Delivering commodities of value throughout the world, while working for the achievement of sustainability and high living standards.
We have established excellent ties with suppliers worldwide. We are a dependable and on-time supplier of a wide range of commodities that answer the requirements of customers in Japan and other countries.
As a trading company active on a global scale, we are well aware of the need to use limited resources efficiently, working for a sustainable world that places a strong emphasis on recycling.