Nissan Chemical Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Chemicals, Functional Materials, Agrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Wholesale Business, and Others. The Chemicals segment deals with fine and basic chemicals such as melamine, sulfuric and nitric acid, ammonia, epoxy compound for LED sealants, solder resist and painting, and flame retardant. The Functional Materials segment produces display, semiconductor, and inorganic materials. The Agrochemicals segment markets herbicides, insecticides, and fungicide. The Pharmaceuticals segment offers anti-cholesterol agent (LIVALO) and custom chemicals. The Wholesale Business segment handles chemical trading. The Others segment includes fertilizers, transportation, landscaping, and engineering. The company was founded by Jokichi Takamine, Eiichi Shibusawa, and Takashi Masuda in February 1887 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.