Mitsui Toatsu is a chemical company with $4.3 billion in sales in 1993. Polypropylene (PP), polystyrene (PS), and poly(vinyl chlorine) (or PVC) are the company's major products in the commodity sector. The team visited the company's Life Sciences Department. The six groups in the Life Sciences Department are pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, plant biotechnology, biotechnology, amino acids, and biodegradable polymers. The task group was introduced to the company through the company's brochures and descriptions of the products and research.


Published: March 1995; WTEC Hyper-Librarian