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Market Shares of the Group’s Products

Products of the Furukawa Company Group have large shares in the Japanese and global markets.

Industrial Machinery

Sewage Pumps

Sewage Pumps
Japanese Market Share 60%

These pumps are used to transport sewage and sludge at a number of sewage treatment, human waste treatment and water filtration plants of municipalities across Japan, supporting the lives behind the scenes.

Slurry Pumps

Slurry Pumps
Japanese Market Share 35%

These are centrifugal pumps designed to effectively transport liquid with solids (slurry) and are highly appreciated for their outstanding durability and high operability. We have delivered our products to customers in a wide range of fields from public organizations to private companies and they are used for slurry transportation at various types of plants, underground tunnel construction sites and others.

Crushers

Crushers
Japanese Market Share 15%

There are different types of crushers for different object sizes, for example primary, secondary and tertiary crushers and we have all of these types available. Also, we developed and manufactured the Japan’s first jaw crusher for primary crushing and cone crusher for secondary crushing.

Rock Drill Machinery

Hydraulic Breakers

Hydraulic Breakers
Japanese Market Share 40%

A hydraulic breaker is usually fitted to excavators for demolishing rocks, concrete structures and so forth. We contribute to infrastructure development, such as civil engineering work and construction sites worldwide.

Hydraulic Crawler Drills

Hydraulic Crawler Drills
Global Market Share 30%、Japanese Market Share 70%

A hydraulic crawler drill with a hydraulic rock drill (drifter) fitted to it is a self-propelled machine for making downward holes in rocks for setting blasting powder. They are used at limestone mines, quarries and civil engineering work sites and have the largest global share of 30%.

Tunnel Drill Jumbos

Tunnel Drill Jumbos
Japanese Market Share 90%

A tunnel drill jumbo with a hydraulic rock drill (drifter) fitted to it is a self-propelled machine for making horizontal holes in rocks for setting blasting powder. They are mainly used at mine development and mountain tunnel construction sites. They have a 80% share in the Japanese market and have been used at a number of express way and rail tunnel construction sites in the mountains in Japan.

UNIC Machinery

Truck-Mounted Cranes (UNIC Cranes)

Truck-Mounted Cranes (UNIC Cranes)
Japanese Market Share 50%

The UNIC Crane is a truck-mounted crane setup between the driver’s seat and the loading platform of a truck, thus offering the features of both truck and crane. These energy-saving machines can perform all the cargo-handling processes; from hoisting and loading, to transporting and set construction. The product name UNIC* has become so well-known that it is a synonym for truck-mounted cranes in Japan and they hold a 50% share in the Japanese market.

Carriers (UNIC Carriers)

Carriers (UNIC Carriers)
Japanese Market Share 51%

The UNIC Carriers transport cars in such instances of delivery of new cars, and movement of cars in need of repair or totally wrecked in accidents. We have various models available for different applications such as the model in which its loading platform can slide or a model for carrying two cars. We currently hold a 50% share in the Japanese market.

Mini Crawler Crane

Tunnel Drill Jumbos
Japanese Market Share 40%

The compact mini crawler crane can operate in a construction site, on rough ground or inside an indoor worksite where trucks cannot enter. We currently hold a 40% share in the Japanese market.

※UNIC is a registered trademark of Furukawa Co., Ltd.

Electronic Materials

High-Purity Metallic Arsenic

High-Purity Metallic Arsenic
Global Market Share 50%、Japanese Market Share 65%

High-purity metallic arsenic is used to make gallium arsenide semiconductors, materials used in electronic devices in mobile phones, laser diodes for DVD pickup and LEDs. We have become capable of producing metallic arsenic with the highest purity in the world - 99.999995% (7N5). Currently, we are the only high-purity metallic arsenic manufacturer in Japan and have a 50% share in the global market.

Gallium Phosphide Polycrystals

Gallium Phosphide Polycrystals
Japanese Market Share 40%

Gallium phosphide polycrystals are used to make semiconductors used in LEDs in information displays and mobile phone button lights. We hold a 70% share in the Japanese market.

Chemicals

Cuprous Oxide

Cuprous Oxide
Japanese Market Share 45%

Cuprous oxide is a red pigment used as antifoulant for ship-bottom paints. Recently, we developed cuprous oxide suitable for organotin-free ship-bottom paints to prevent marine pollution. We have a 45% share (production volume) in the domestic market.

(Note) The market shares of the above products are based on the results of our surveys.

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