Admatechs, established jointly by Toyota Motor Corporation and Shin-Etsu Chemical Corporation Limited, develops advanced materials. The company's R&D Division is developing several technologies based on VMC combustion technology, for example, coarse particle removal from spherical metal oxide particles, particle surface treatment, and high dispersion of particles.
Mitsui has established two research institutes to date, one concentrating on R&D targeted at the mass production of carbon-based nanotechnology materials and the other focusing on application of nano-porous materials.
Sokudo Co., Ltd. is a joint venture company established between Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. and Applied Materials, Inc. Its mission is to deliver advanced, technically differentiated track solutions for customers' critical semiconductor manufacturing requirements.