Segment Information

NICHIAS’s Five Businesses, each involved in different markets, Cover a Wide Range of Industries.

The NICHIAS Group is engaged in five businesses. Energy and Industrial Plants, which provides engineering to plants of all types; Industrial Products, which has the basic industry as its main market; Advanced Products, which specializes in the semiconductor market; Autoparts, for which automobile and automotive parts manufactures are the main customers; Building Materials, which supplies and installs building materials for residences and buildings. These businesses span broad domains and make significant contributions to the development of diverse industries. We are pushing ahead with globalization by putting our accumulated technology and experience to work.

Overview by Segment for FY2017

In FY2017, NICHIAS Group sales increased 5.8% year on year to ¥180,363 million.

In terms of profits, operating income increased 29.8% year on year to ¥19,600 million, ordinary income increased 27.6% year on year to ¥19,756 million, and net income attributable to owners of the parent company increased 101.1% year on year to ¥13,409 million.

The net sales by segment for FY2017 are as follows.

Energy and Industrial Plants

Sales increased 1.9% year on year to ¥52,444 million. This was due to strong performances by construction and sales departments that responded to maintenance demand.

Industrial Products

Sales increased 1.3% year on year to ¥41,385 million. This was due to robust demand for products such as fluoropolymer products and environmental products.

Advanced Products

Sales increased 25.5% year on year to ¥19,458million. This was due to high levels of demand with respect to products for semiconductor and liquid crystal production equipment.

Autoparts

Sales increased 6.4% year on year to ¥37,803 million. This was due to solid overseas demand particularly in North America.

Building Materials

Sales increased 8.0% year on year to ¥29,271 million. This was due to an increase in demand for fire-resistant covering material and completion of floor installation in a large-scale building.

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