Guided by our Company Motto: Let us contribute to building a better society through our corporate activities, Sanyo Chemical has fulfilled the social wishes to improve the quality of life through our performance chemicals, strived for perfection in safety and thorough legal compliance which are the first required mission in the society as well as promoted dialogue with all of our stakeholders since it was established in 1949.
Recently and into the future, emerging countries will require high performance products. We hope to be able to serve our performance chemicals to this market and further our mutual wins in expanding opportunities.
Under these business environments, to become a truly unique and excellent corporate group that operates on a global scale, Sanyo Chemical has promoted the Eighth Medium-Term Management Plan for the four years beginning in FY2011. In FY2014, the last year of the plan, we intend to accelerate the implementation of the global growth strategies, promoting corporate group management based on the new product development and the expansion of core business. And we pass on to the Ninth Medium-Term Management Plan, which will start in FY2015.
In these latter days, the business environment surrounding us continues rapid changing in all aspects. Because of such a period, meeting social needs is a matter of course, we are deeply sincere in our understanding of our company motto, create corporate culture that the employees work vigorously with dreams and pride, as well as enhance company value.
We look forward to your continued guidance and support.