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Company Name
TSURUMI COAL CO., LTD. 
Address
  25-3, Kansei-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa-ken, Japan
Date of Establishment
  Established in October 1935
Incorporated on January 31, 1939
Capital
 
Authorized
Paid in  
\240 million (480,000 shares)
\100 million (200,000 shares)
Business Purposes
  ・Manufacture and sale of activated carbon
・Manufacture and sale of industrial chemicals
・Any other business associated with the aforementioned businesses
Annual Sales
  \1,800 million
Account Settlement
  Annual settlement (in March)
Plants
 
Land area  
Floor area  
Employees
11,000 square meters
8,000 square meters
45   
Officers
  President Katsuya Sabashi
  Director Kasumi Ogawa
  Director Hidehito Inoue
  Auditor Eiji Goto
Head Office/Plant and Sales Office
○Head Office/Plant
  25-3, Kansei-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama 230-0034
  Phone: 045 (511) 4346 (main number)
  Fax: 045 (511) 4349
○Sales Office
  6-3, Nihonbashi Muromachi Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022
  Phone: 03 (5204) 0107(main number)
  Fax: 03 (3231) 3895
Company History
  October 1932 Following the advice of Mr. Nobuteru Mori (the founder of Showa Denko K.K.), research and study of manufacture of activated carbon was started at an institute in Higashi Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.  
  October 1935 A rotating activation furnace was installed in Tsurumi Plant of Dai Nippon Kagaku Kogyo K.K. (then capital: \3 million) (currently the Head Office of the Company), and manufacture of activated carbon powder was commenced.  
  February 1937 Manufacture of crushed activated carbon was commenced  
  October 1938 Development of an original manufacturing method was completed and manufacture of pelletized activated carbon was commenced.  
  January 1939 Koa Tanso Kogyo K.K. (then capital: \195,000) was established and acquired all assets of Tsurumi Plant of Dai Nippon Kagaku Kogyo K.K.  
  August 1941 Designated as a plant supervised by the army (for activated carbon for gas masks).  
  July 1943 Capital was increased to \800,000.  
  February 1948 The company name was changed to Tsurumi Tanso Kogyo K.K.  
  March 1948 Manufacture of activated carbon grains used in production of vinyl chloride was commenced.  
  November 1948 Manufacture of activated carbon grains used in production of vinyl acetate was commenced.  
  April 1949 The capital was increased to \5 million.  
  May 1949 Activated carbon for solvent collection and activated carbon for catalyst carrier were developed.  
  January 1952 The company name was changed to Tsurumi Coal Kogyo K.K.  
  August 1952 Development of special activated carbon for gas mask (ASG) was completed.  
  May 1953 Activated coal for desulfurization was developed.  
  March 1954 Special activated carbon for gas mask was provided to the Defense Agency.  
  July 1954 Manufacture of activated carbon for water purification(GW-30) was commenced and the Company was designated as a supplier of activated carbon from Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd.  
  November 1955 Crushed activated carbon used in production of vinyl acetate by the fluxion method.  
  December 1957 The capital was increased to \9,5 million  
  October 1958 Shinko Kasei K.K. was incorporated for sale of activated carbon products.  
  May 1959 The capital was increased to \20 million.  
  October 1959 The construction of an activation facility of the fluid furnace was completed.  
  February 1961 Tokyo Sales Office was opened  
  August 1961 The capital was increased to \50 million.  
  April 1964 Deodorizing device for human excreta vacuum collecting wagons was developed and adopted by many local government offices.  
  April 1966 Coal-based activated carbon for water purification (GL-30) was developed.  
  September 1967 The construction of a large-scale kiln was completed.  
  April 1968 In the joint study with the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, activated carbon for filters in a nuclear reactor (HCA-S) was developed.  
  December 1968 A deodorizing agent (GOD) was developed  
  October 1969 Activated carbon for adsorbing gasoline (HC-20C) was developed.  
  April 1971 The company name was changed to Tsurumi Coal Co., Ltd. and the capital was increased to \60 million.  
  December 1971 A deodorizer for waste incinerating plants was developed  
  October 1972 The construction of a large scale activation furnace was completed.  
  March 1974 Wastewater treatment equipment using activated carbon was developed.  
  June 1974 The capital was increased to \100 million.  
  March 1975 A deodorizer for human excreta treatment plants was developed  
  April 1977 Activated carbon for collecting high melting-point solvents (4G-3S) was developed.  
  June 1979 Deodorizing agents for human excreta and sewage (AX, SX, MX) were developed.  
  May 1986 The construction of automated production facility for crushed activated carbon was completed.  
  June 1987 The construction of a large scale recovery kiln was completed.  
  February 1989 Turbine wash agents (T-D and 1GI) were developed.  
  October 1992 A dioxin adsorbent (4H) was developed.  
  September 1993 The construction of a new forming facility (of pelletized and crushed activated carbon) was completed.  
  October 1995 The development of dustless activated carbon was completed.  
  March 1998 The construction of the central office was completed  
  March 1999 The chemicals impregnating facility was extended.  
  March 2001 Waste water treatment facility was extended.  
  June 2001 The company acquired a certification for ISO9001.  
  August 2002 The construction of a mobile luck system warehouse was completed.  
  March 2003 The construction of a large-scale regenaration furnace and off gas treatment facility was completed  
  September 2006 Selectivity adsorptive activity charcoal production building completion is carried out.  
  April 2008 Selectivity adsorptive activity charcoal production facility completion is carried out.  
  May 2009 A large-sized reproduction furnace and exhaust-gas-treatment equipment replacement are carried out.  
  June 2012 Activated carbon for removing mercury vapor (4GM-HG2) was developed.  
  August 2013 Activated carbon for removing mercury ion in water (HC-30X2) was developed.  
         

 

TSURUMICOAL CO., LTD. Contact us
25-3, Kansei-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama
Tel.045(511)4346
Fax.045(511)4349