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SDK Establishes Electronics Materials Sales Firm in Taiwan

Showa Denko K.K.
September 26, 2008

Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has established a wholly owned subsidiary Taiwan Showa Denko Electronics Co., Ltd. to strengthen sales of LED chips.

Demand for LED lamps has been growing rapidly around the world, reflecting the progress in commercialization of LED-containing products. And Taiwanese LED lamp manufacturers are expanding their operations thanks to their international price competitiveness. Under the circumstances, demand for SDK's LED chips is growing steadily in Taiwan for incorporation into LED lamps.

With the establishment of the new subsidiary, SDK will strengthen its customer support and meet market needs.

[Profile of Taiwan Showa Denko Electronics Co., Ltd.]

Established in September 2008
(Operations will start in or around November 2008.)

Head office 11F.-7, No. 17, Sec. 1, Chengde Rd., Datong District, Taipei City 103, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Capital 10 million Taiwan dollars (Approx. ¥35 million)
Chairman Shunji Fukuda (Corporate Officer; Executive Officer, Electronics Sector, SDK)
Scope of business Sale of electronics materials

For further information, contact:
IR & PR Office (Phone: 81-3-5470-3235)