SDK to increase the cost of high-purity gases for electronics

TOKYO, NOVEMBER 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Showa Denko (SDK; TSE: 4004) semiconductor decides to increase the price of high-purity gas for electronics used in the production of integrated circuits and other electronics. In particular, since January 1, 2022, SDK will increase the price of high-intensity pure electronics by 20% or more.

High-purity gas for electronics is used to produce integrated circuits, LCD panels and GEN LEDs. Chemicals that stick to the walls of the room after thin films have been placed on the silicone sheets.

While demand for gases due to high demand for semiconductor integrated circuits continues to increase, with regard to the market for high-purity gas for electronics, the cost of our product is increasing and the cost of raw materials and energy is increasing. In addition to the significant increase in transportation costs. Although we have worked hard to reduce costs by improving productivity, facilitating transportation, and other routes, we have come to the conclusion that we have no choice but to ask our customers to bear some of the cost increase. High-purity gases for electronics.

About Shoa Denko KK

Showa Denko KK (SDK; TSE ፡ 4004, ADR ፡Scre SHWDY) is a leading manufacturer of chemical products from heavy industry to computer and electronics. The petrochemical sector provides cracker products such as ethylene and propolis, the chemical sector provides semiconductor and other industries industrial, high performance and high purity gases and chemicals; The Aluminum Sector offers aluminum materials and high-cost manufactured aluminum, the electronics sector offers HD media, integrated semiconductors such as ultra-bright LEDs and rare earth magnetic compounds and an advanced battery pack (ABM) lithium-ion. Battery components. For more information, please visit

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