Volume 90 Issue 2 | p. 27 | Insights
Issue Date: January 9, 2012

Company Of The Year

Standing tall after a disaster makes Shin-Etsu the top choice for 2011
Department: Business
Keywords: company of the year, Shin-Etsu, Japan, earthquake

Since its inception in 2008, C&EN’s chemical company of the year feature has acknowledged companies embarking on major transformations or that have achieved superlative performance. This year, C&EN recognizes perseverance.

C&EN’s choice for 2011 is Shin-Etsu Chemical, for exemplary tenacity in getting back to normal after the Great East Japan Earthquake.

The 9.0-magnitude quake, one of the largest ever recorded, struck on the afternoon of March 11, 2011. Its epicenter was in . . .

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