Growing with our customers
as a partner providing creative solutions

In the Plastic Division I, the Polymer Department I and the Polymer Department II deal in daily goods as well as plastics for building and engineering materials. The High Performance Plastics Department I deals in high-performance resins and related materials for home appliance and office automation (OA) equipment. The High Performance Plastics Department II and the High Performance Plastics Department III deal in plastic compounds for automobiles and motorcycles.
We operate a total of eight plastic compounding factories in Asia and Mexico, providing comprehensive support from material selection to processing. We are continually improving our service overseas by placing plastic specialists at key locations, fostering people with highly specialized knowledge, and proactively promoting local staffs to managerial positions. Operating our own warehouses enhances our logistics. Stronger overseas bases allow us to provide meticulous support to customers who wish to begin production abroad. We are determined to reinforce our manufacturing bases and processing technologies using our development capabilities and techniques. We are also keen to form joint ventures and collaborate with businesses of diverse fields.
Providing products and services that contribute to environmental conservation and safety is our major concern. Nurturing people with strong expertise is one of our priorities. We are determined to be a partner that provides creative solutions and to foster mutual growth with our customers.

Koji NakanoGeneral Manager, Plastics Div. I

Products & Services

Polymer Departments I, Polymer Departments II

We sell plastics, molded plastic products and machinery for use with building materials, engineering materials, daily goods, automotive components, electrical materials, food containers, and medical supplies to a wide range of industries around the world.

  • Vinyl chloride plastics
  • Plasticizers
  • Additives
  • Commodity resins (olefin type, styrene type, PET resins)
  • Various compounds
  • Various elastomers
  • Engineering plastics
  • Synthetic rubbers
  • Plastic products (profile extrusion products, film and sheets, packaging materials)
  • Machinery
High Performance Plastics Department I

We offer an optimized supply of plastic materials globally with a focus on office automation (OA) and home appliance markets. We act as a coordinator between clients and suppliers. For Japanese customers planning for global expansion, we offer support through market surveys and by providing information such as on labor and legal issues.

  • From commodity plastics to super engineering plastics
  • Molding machines and auxiliary equipment
  • Laser welding machines
  • Specially molded plastic products and related materials
  • Recycling materials
High Performance Plastics Department II, High Performance Plastics Department III

We provide comprehensive solutions for plastic materials, logistics, and financing for manufacturing equipment, mainly targeting the auto market.

  • From commodity plastics to super engineering plastics
  • Molding machines and auxiliary equipment
  • Laser welding machines
  • Heat dissipating products
  • Specially molded plastic products
Business Development Department

We leverage our expertise and knowledge to provide comprehensive support for manufacturing, from material selection to special molding techniques, processing, and products.

  • Stretchable printed circuit boards (PCB)
  • Plating technology for high melting point materials
  • Technology to join materials of different substances
  • “Impact-processed” aluminum products
  • Composite of cellulose nanofiber (CNF) and plastic

Topics

  • Top-level plastic compound production

    With 8 production facilities in 7 countries, including China, Vietnam, and Indonesia (Total: 217,200 tons / year: as of April 1, 2019), Inabata is one of the top plastic compounders run by a Japanese trading company.
    Through our comprehensive support framework of which these overseas bases are part of, Inabata is capable of providing useful information promptly, as well as one-stop service for price negotiations, and stable supply.

    About Plastics Compound Business Office

  • *Stretchable PCB

    Specialized processing methods and technology to meet customer needs

    Plastics Division I is capable of meeting the needs of each and every one of our customers combining its accumulated expertise, know-hows, and the global network.

    • Stretchable PCB
    • Plating technology for high melting point materials which is usable in high-temperature areas where it could not be used before.
    • Technology to join materials of different substance
    • Capable of joining metal and plastics, or different types of plastics without using adhesives.

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