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International Business

Taiheiyo Cement Group has businesses in the Pan-Pacific region, including on the west coast of the United States, in China, and in Southeast Asia. We seek to contribute to infrastructure development around the world, focusing on the main issues confronting the earth both today and into the future, including resource and energy conservation and climate change. These are the priorities of our global cement business.
Overseas locations
Nghi Son Cement (Vietnam)
Nghi Son Cement (Vietnam)

Operating manufacturing plants around the Pacific Rim

The International Business Division is involved mainly in manufacturing and selling cement, and the business of exporting to overseas markets. We have eight manufacturing plants in operation around the Pacific Rim, including three plants on the west coast of the United States, three plants in China, and plants in Vietnam, and the Philippines. In our cement export business, we are building distribution facilities to export products not only from Japan, but to also engage in intermediary trade and pursue a variety of other businesses.

Robust demand in the vast Chinese market

We have cement plants in China, established through joint ventures, starting with Dalian Onoda Cement Co., Ltd., and then Jiangnan Onoda Cement Co., Ltd., and Qinhuangdao Asano Cement Co., Ltd. Building on these core cement plants, we are aggressively expanding into other businesses, including cement terminals and ready-mixed concrete.

Remarkable growth in the Asian market

Taiheiyo Cement Group is energetically pursuing a variety of businesses in Asian countries beyond China. We have established a joint venture in Vietnam, acquired a cement plant in the Philippines, and expanded terminal businesses in Taiwan and Singapore. In Papua New Guinea, we have opened a clinker grinding plant. We are pursuing these activities in response to robust demand throughout Asia.

Strong growth prospects in the American market

In the U.S., we manufacture cement at three plants in California and Arizona and manufacture and sell ready-mixed concrete throughout the West Coast region. Our U.S. subsidiaries are leveraging the Taiheiyo Cement Group's network to actively pursue trade with third countries. We are responding to market needs in North America by importing and selling high-quality cement and other products.