Mitsubishi Chemical expands its digital presence

“At Mitsubishi Chemical, we make an extra effort to be easily accessible and understandable to our  customers,  enabling us to better  service our customers with  easy  access to the wide Mitsubishi Chemical  product portfolio. With Knowde, we are able to provide a cutting-edge on-line buying experience that today’s customers are seeking.”

Dick   Hoogerdijk,  Director of  Marketing and New Business Development, Mitsubishi Chemical

“The industry is moving faster than ever towards digital transformation, and a storefront on Knowde offers companies like Mitsubishi Chemical all the technology required to move online quickly. We’re excited to have Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation – one of the world’s leading chemical companies – on Knowde.”

Ali Amin-Javaheri, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Knowde

Mitsubishi Chemical is now on Knowde

SAN JOSE, CA – MAY 18, 2021 – Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC; Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President: Masayuki Waga) has expanded its digital presence by launching a storefront on Knowde, the world’s leading marketplace for ingredients, polymers and chemistry.

Research and development (R&D) professionals and chemical buyers now have 24/7 access to key Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation brands and products which are utilized in the automotive and transportation, adhesives and sealants, electric and electrical, and paints and coatings industries.

“At Mitsubishi Chemical, we make an extra effort to be easily accessible and understandable to our customers, enabling us to better service our customers with easy access to the wide Mitsubishi Chemical product portfolio,” said Dick Hoogerdijk, Director of Marketing and New Business Development, Mitsubishi Chemical. “With Knowde, we are able to provide a cutting-edge on-line buying experience that today’s customers are seeking.”

For the first time ever, R&D and procurement professionals can search, learn, engage, sample, quote and purchase from every major producer on earth – all in one place – with Knowde. Registration is free, and Knowde makes it possible to explore products by chemistry, application, function, technical properties and more. 

Recently, Knowde launched a suite of enhancements designed to make its cutting-edge online buying experience better and faster, including the most comprehensive product collateral in the market: the Knowde Enhanced Technical Data Sheet (TDS). Additionally, KnowdeConcierge™ provides 24/7 access to expert advice and insight on all manufacturer, brand and product pages, and ensures prompt replies to inquiries.

“The industry is moving faster than ever towards digital transformation, and a storefront on Knowde offers companies like Mitsubishi Chemical all the technology required to move online quickly,” said Ali Amin-Javaheri, co-founder and CEO of Knowde. “We’re excited to have Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation — one of the world’s leading chemical companies — on Knowde.”

Each month, buyers conduct 295,000 searches and request nearly 6,000 samples and 1,200 quotes. On average, Knowde generates one qualified sales lead every five minutes.

Manufacturers interested in activating their storefront on Knowde can contact Dan Haas, Chief Commercial Officer, at dan@knowde.com.

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About Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation creates innovative solutions globally based on our core values of sustainability, health and comfort, striving for the well-being of people, society and our planet Earth. Learn more atwww.m-chemical.co.jp/en.

About Knowde

Located in Silicon Valley, Knowde is a digital marketplace built for chemistry. As Amazon, eBay and others have modernized and changed the way we research and buy products, so too is Knowde bringing this same revolutionary change to the world of ingredients, polymers and chemistry. For additional information about Knowde, visit www.knowde.com.

For Journalists

Interested in an interview with Dick Hoogerdijk, Director Marketing and New Business Development, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation? Please contact him at dick.hoogerdijk@m-chem.com. For product inquiries, please contact Sano Wataru at sano.wataru@mb.mitsubishichem-hd.co.jp.

Interested in an interview with Knowde CEO Ali Amin-Javaheri? Please contact John Schmidt at john.schmidt@knowde.com.

 

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