Ube Industries, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the chemicals, construction materials, and machinery businesses in Japan, Asia, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Chemicals, Construction Materials, Machinery, and Others. It offers synthetic rubber, engineering plastics, caprolactam, industrial chemicals, liquefied gas, polyethylene, ammonium sulfate, polyimide, battery materials, telecommunication parts, separation membranes, fine chemicals, ceramics, phosphor products, high purity chemicals, polyurethane and related materials, aerospace materials, inorganic fiber, and high temperature paints. The company also provides contract manufacturing services for APIs and intermediates; aromatic SF5 compounds; FLUOLEAD, a novel nucleophilic fluorinating agent; and drug discovery and pipeline services. In addition, it offers cement products, such as ordinary and specialized cement; and building materials, including interior and exterior materials, waterproofing materials, floor underlayment materials, plastering materials, and foundation materials, as well as sells imported coal. Further, the company is involved in the wholesale power. Additionally, it provides die-casting and injection molding machines, and extrusion presses, UBE vertical mills, kilins, furnaces, dryers, water screening equipment, storage and transportation systems, and bridges and steel structures. The company also manufactures and sells nylon, ready-mixed concrete, ammonia and industrial gases, plastic films, polypropylene molded products, fibers, fiber-reinforced plastics, magnesia clinker, quicklime, slaked lime, concrete piles, and cast iron and rolled steel billets; and offers domestic shipping, harbor transportation, shipping-agency, and customs clearing services. Ube Industries, Ltd. was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.