We now contribute to life and living for people around the world through our operations in the three business sectors of Material consisting of fibers, chemicals, and electronics; Homes consisting of homes and construction materials; and Health Care consisting of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and acute critical care.
The products, technologies, and services of the Asahi Kasei Group can create new value that helps society overcome current challenges by contributing to a clean environment, to clean energy, and to longevity with health, comfort, and peace of mind. We will fulfill our Group Slogan of "Creating for Tomorrow" by leveraging the broad-ranging businesses and multifaceted human resources gained across our history of diversification to actively innovate through our products, technologies, and services.
Asahi Kasei was founded for the purpose of "improving people's standard of living by supplying an abundance of the highest-quality daily necessities at the lowest prices." In the century since then, we have always striven to meet the changing needs of society while holding this objective to heart. We have continuously changed by taking challenges anticipating changes in society. But we have never wavered from our original purpose.
There are more than 7,000 employees in the United States and 37,000 around the world, serving customers in more than 100 countries.