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 the FY2018

In the FY2018, net sales for the NICHIAS Group overall increased by 9.1% year on year to ¥215,495 million.

In terms of profits, operating income increased by 6.0% year on year to ¥22,629 million, ordinary income increased by 6.3% year on year to ¥23,171 million, and profit attributable to owners of the parent company increased by 6.0% year on year to ¥15,861 million.

The net sales by segment for the FY2018 are as follows:

Energy and Industrial Plants

Sales increased by 19.4% year on year to ¥67,298 million. With solid demand from petroleum refining and petrochemical companies, the posting of completed large-scale shipbuilding construction projects contributed.

Industrial Products

Sales increased by 6.3% year on year to ¥46,509 million. This was due to robust demand for sealing materials, fluoropolymer products, and inorganic thermal insulation materials, and high demand for environmental products.

Advanced Products

Sales increased by 1.2% year on year to ¥24,870 million. Although demand for semiconductor production equipment was high through the first three quarters, it slowed in the fourth quarter.

Autoparts

Sales increased by 2.7% year on year to ¥45,001 million.This was due to domestic and foreign demand on par with the pevious fiscal year and the impact of changes to the fiscal period of some consolidated subsidiaries.

Building Materials

Sales increased by 9.8% year on year to ¥31,816 million.This was due to strong demand for wrap-type fireproof material and floor installation work.

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FY:
April 1 - March 31
1st Quarter:
April 1 - June 30
2nd Quarter:
July 1 - September 30
3rd Quarter:
October 1 - December 31
4th Quarter:
January 1 - March 31

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