Our Business

Sojitz JECT trades carbon materials and products around the world and by doing so supports the manufacturing industries that are essential to society. The Sojitz Group’s uses its network and expertise in the carbon business to meet the expectations of a wide variety of clients.

Contributions to the Environment and Society

Contributions to the Environment and Society

Doing business on a global scale, we contribute to society through development of the carbon industry.

Our company handles products that are rarely seen in our daily lives. However, we are all proud of our contribution to the production of steel, automobiles, aluminum, and semiconductors, essential products for society. We will continue to keep the importance of nature firmly in mind in our handling of products that make use of our environments precious natural resources, and consider it a special joy to be able to contribute to society.

Message from President

Since our establishment in March 2002, we have been engaged in the import into/export from Japan and the world trade of carbon-related materials and products as well as basic raw materials for major industries, with the motto of providing services from the perspective of our respected customers, such as proposing optimal logistics and financing functions. Furthermore, we are promoting flexible and robust business development by expanding the supply chain of carbon-related products both vertically and horizontally, such as by participating in joint ventures in China and adding manufacturer functions.
 In addition to contributing to key industries such as steel, nonferrous metals, automobiles, chemicals and semiconductors, we are also enlarging xpanding our business into carbon-related products and other raw materials that are indispensable for the realization of an increasingly important decarbonized society, recycling and energy conservation.
 We will continue to create new added values through the acquisition of further functions in order to meet the needs of our business partners from a global perspective.
 As a member of the Sojitz Group, we will fully utilize the Sojitz network to become a company that can contribute to our business partners and global society, and all of our employees will strive to conduct our business with sincerity, creativity, and enthusiasm.

President & CEO Tsuyoshi Tsuchida

Corporate Philosophy

Foster progress through our carbon business and seek prosperity for our employees.

Corporate Philosophy of Sojitz JECT CorporationCorporate Philosophy of Sojitz JECT Corporation
  • The Three Commitments:
      Commitment to Passion,
      Commitment to Integrity,
      Commitment to Innovation
    Bring deep satisfaction and inspiration to people as we contribute to society through a work ethic backed by these three commitments.
  • Strength through solidarity,
  • Grace through gratitude,
  • Evolution through innovation.
  • Band together, always keeping respect and gratitude at heart.
Management Policy of Sojitz JECT CorporationManagement Policy of Sojitz JECT Corporation
  • Aim to be a multifaceted company equipped with functions similar to manufacturers.
  • Pursue high functional quality and value-added to maximize our competitive edge.
  • Fully analyze customer needs and provide solutions.
  • Be a free and open organization
  • Foresee coming changes and be an industry forerunner.
  • Become an inspiring company.

Company Profile

Company Name
Sojitz JECT Corporation
7th floor, 8-6, Nishi-Shimbashi 2-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0003, Japan
President & CEO
Tsuyoshi Tsuchida
Directors and Auditor
Director, In charge of Administrative Affairs / Takashi Honda
External Director / Osamu Matsuura
External Director / Hiroshi shimomaehara
External Director / Akira Mitsuda
Auditor / Takahiro Hoshino
Cokes; carbon material; carbon products; carbon specialties; graphite electrode; tar products; various minerals
Export (50%), Import (40%), Offshore trade (5%), Domestic sales (5%)
March 2002
Capital stock
460,600,000 Yen
Sojitz Corporation (100%)
Annual sales
20billion yen
Number of employees
financial backers
MUFG Bank, Mizuho Bank, Shinwa Bank, Yachiyo Bank, Yamaguchi Bank, and others

Corporate History

25 Mar 2002
Nichimen Corp. transferred its petroleum and carbon business to Sojitz JECT Corporation.
26 Mar 2002
Nichimen transferred all issued shares of Sojitz JECT to Nissho Iwai and Sojitz JECT became a subsidiary of Nissho Iwai
Aug 2002
Beijing Representative Office (China) was established
Oct 2002
Moscow Representative Office (Russia) was established
Jan 2003
Düsseldorf Branch (Germany) was established
24 May 2003
Head office was relocated to current location
Dec 2003
Coal tar distillation plant was jointly established in Shandong, China
Feb 2004
100% subsidiaries were established in U.S.A. and China
Apr 2004
Nichimen and Nissho Iwai were merged to form a new single entity, Sojitz Corporation
Mar 2009
Changed the company name from JECT Corporation to Sojitz JECT Corporation
Jan 2015
Dissolved the joint venture with Coal tar distillation plant in Shandong, China.
Dec 2017
Liquidation of US corporation
Sep 2018
Reorganized Beijing representative office into a corporation in China (Qingdao)
Jul 2019
Established a joint venture to take ownership of a graphic electrode production plant in Dezhou, China
Apr 2023
Moscow Representative Office (Russia) Dormant

Location Map

7F, Sumitomo Fudosan-Hibiya Bldg,8-6, Nishi-Shimbashi 2-Chome, Minato-ku,Tokyo 105-0003, Japan
  • 3 minutes walk from A3 exit of Uchisaiwaicho Station on the Toei Mita Line
  • A 6-minute walk from the Karasmori Exit of Shimbashi Station on the JR Line, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, and Toei Asakusa Line
  • 8 minutes walk from Exit A1 of Toranomon Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
  • 10 minutes walk from Exit B1 of Toranomon Hills Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line

Organization Chart

Organization Chart