Corporate Profile

Nisshin Kogyo was founded in 1922 as the pioneer in manufacturing of waterproof materials in Japan. Since then, for over 90 years, the company has been well received by the customers with the merchandise such as asphalt waterproof roofing with brand name of “Maruesu” and “Kappa”.

Company Name:


Head Office:

2-23-4 Senju-Azuma, Adachi-ku, Tokyo 120-0025, Japan


October, 1922


July 1st, 1943

Capital (as of end 2016):

88 million yen

Annual Turn Over (2016):

11.5 billion yen

Number of Employees (as of end 2016):


Company Directors:

Kimitaka Sohdai, Chairman
Yukihiro Sohdai, President
Tsukasa Sugano, Managing Director
Hideharu Koketsu, Director

Number of Offices and Sales Agents (as of end 2018):

10 Sales Offices in main cities in Japan. 150 Agents throughout Japan for sales and construction of waterproof works.

Manufacturing Facilities (ground areas):

Saitama Plant (55,297m2)、
Yamagata Plant (47,084m2)

Major Product Lines:

Asphalt Waterproof Materials, Polymer Modified Asphalt Waterproof Materials.
Waterproof Sheet (Synthetic Rubber Type, PVC Type).
Waterproof Coating Materials (Polyurethane Type).
Polymer Modified Asphalt Sealing Materials.
Roof Underlayment.
Asphalt Shingles.
Raised Floor Systems, Green Roof Systems.
Highly Reflective Painting.
《New Products》
Eco-friendly asphalt waterproof materials and systems:
Unique and innovative asphalt waterproof materials and application system: This new system can be applied by low, normal temperature and can eliminate smell and smoke of asphalt for environmental circumstances.

Head Office(Tokyo)


Major Banks:

Resona Bank, Limited.
MUFJ Bank, Ltd.

・Green Mark:
Nisshin Kogyo has obtained Green Mark for their traditional and integrated production system of recycling waste paper to manufacture of roofing materials.
・Training School for waterproof roofing application:
Established by Nisshin to bring up skilled applicator for waterproof works, approved by Tokyo Metropolitan Government in 1997 as vocational training school.
・Architectural Design Competition:
Held by Nisshin since 1974 and many young and promising architects have been turned out from this competition and now  actively working at the industry.