Growing with our customers
as a partner providing creative solutions
Shinya KawaiExecutive Officer,
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.
|Performance Plastics Department
We offer an optimized supply of plastic materials globally with a focus on OA, home appliance as well as electric and electronic product 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.
|Automotive Products Department I,
Automotive Products Department II
We provide comprehensive solutions for plastic materials, logistics, and financing for manufacturing equipment, mainly targeting the auto market.
|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. We also offer molded products through our Group company I & P Co., Ltd.
Top-level plastic compound production
With 7 production facilities in 7 countries, including China, Vietnam, and Indonesia (Total:195,600 tons / year: as of July 1, 2023), 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.
Proposing environmentally friendly plastic materials
By making the most of its domestic and overseas networks cultivated over the years, the division provides a variety of environmentally friendly plastic materials, including recycled resins.
- Recycled resins (PCR and PIR materials): PP, PA, PC, PMMA, etc.
- Biomass resin
- Development of products using resin compounds (cellulose nanofiber, etc.)
- Construction of recycling system including collection and transportation of waste plastics