Mitsui Plastics

Raw Material Suppliers for Plastics Manufacturers

We seek to support our partners by providing quality products and services in the plastics and related markets we serve

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Mitsui Plastics
Mitsui Plastics Company

History and Values

Mitsui Plastics, Inc. was established in 1988. As a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co. (USA), Inc., Mitsui Plastics, Inc. serves the plastics and chemical markets as part of the global Mitsui network

For more than 30 years, we have served as a prominent and differentiated distributor to the plastics and chemical industries worldwide as part of the international network created by Mitsui & Co., Ltd., one of the world’s most comprehensive trading, investment and service companies.

Mitsui Plastics, Inc. has six business groups:

  1. Automotive Materials
  2. Functional Materials
  3. Industrial Materials
  4. Packaging Materials
  5. PVC & PO Materials
  6. Rubber & Elastomers
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Mission Statement

We provide the plastics and chemical industries with a diverse portfolio of quality materials utilizing our specialized team of technical and business professionals, innovatively linking our global resources with our partners’ local requirements.

Vision Statement

To be the preferred partner in the plastics and chemical industries, creating innovative solutions powered by our global network of people.

Our Values

  • Ethics
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Compliance
  • Employee Empowerment
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

Our Team

Meet the Mitsui Plastics Leadership Team

  • Teruya Mogi

    Teruya Mogi

    President & CEO
    Teruya Mogi

    Teruya Mogi

    President & CEO

    Teruya Mogi became President & CEO of Mitsui Plastics, Inc. in 2019 with 25 years of experience at Mitsui around the globe.

    He has been engaged in businesses in diverse chemical industry, especially in polymer related business, with prior to arriving at Mitsui Plastics, Teruya served as General Manager of specialty polymers business in Mitsui Tokyo HQ, performance chemicals business in Mitsui Europe (Germany and Belgium), and also at Strategic Planning Department of Chemicals business unit.

    Throughout his career, he has focused on various chemical businesses, including leading several acquisition projects and JV establishments in Asia, United States, and Europe.

    Teruya holds a Bachelor of Law from Keio University in Tokyo and a Master’s in Business Administration from Waseda University Graduate School, Tokyo.

  • David Matsushita

    Executive Vice President & COO

    David Matsushita

    Executive Vice President & COO

    David Matsushita became Chief Operating Officer in 2016 and is in charge of overseeing and managing Mitsui Plastics’ daily business operations and investment opportunities.

    Before achieving this position, he held numerous roles in various Mitsui departments and offices throughout the United States and Canada. He has oversight of a diverse portfolio of industrial materials, including inorganic chemicals, automotive materials, elastomers, fine chemicals and polymeric materials.

    David began his 35+ year career at Mitsui Calgary upon receiving his Bachelor of Science in Geology & Economics from the University of Toronto, and later continued his education at Northwestern University Business School in Chicago.

  • Naoto Kihara

    Chief Compliance Officer

    Naoto Kihara

    Chief Compliance Officer

    Bio Coming Soon.

  • Brian Mungo

    Treasurer - Director of Accounting & Finance

    Brian Mungo

    Treasurer - Director of Accounting & Finance

    Bio Coming Soon.

  • Sean Helak

    Vice President

    Sean Helak

    Vice President

    Sean Helak assumed the role of General Manager in 2015 and currently oversees the Functional Materials and Packaging Divisions, where he manages the daily business operations and ensures future growth of these business units.

    Sean’s career with Mitsui began in 2007 in Mitsui Plastics’ New York office, where he managed a product portfolio of engineered resins. Since then, he has managed different divisions within the company, diversifying his portfolio to include polymer additives and modifiers, customer compounds and masterbatches, functional filler systems, minerals, industrial gases, electronics materials, and most recently packaging materials.

    Sean has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College. He is passionate about developing new business and connecting the needs of the market with new materials technology through complete supply chain solutions.

  • Daisuke Moriya

    General Manager

    Daisuke Moriya

    General Manager

    Mr. Daisuke Moriya began his career with Mitsui in 1999 and has had various experiences of increasing responsibilities including the domain of Electronics Materials (such as Semiconductors, Lithium Ion Batteries, Printed Circuit Board, and Photovoltaic panels related businesses) within Chemical Segment, and also a secondment experience to Mitsui Italy and Mitsui Plastics Trading Shanghai/China.

  • Benito Kobayashi

    General Manager of Corporate Planning

    Benito Kobayashi

    General Manager of Corporate Planning

    Mr. Kobayashi assumed the role of General Manager of Corporate Planning at Mitsui Plastics in 2023 and currently oversees Corporate Planning, working closely with our officers and general managers.  Mr. Kobayashi brings many years of diverse experience to Mitsui Plastics focusing on business development, internal controls and the pursuit of higher business operational efficiencies.

    Mr. Kobayashi has worked for Mitsui since 1995, holding a variety of roles throughout various offices including General Manager of the Chemical Dept at Mitsui Mexico City office, as well as General Manager of the Mitsui Plastics Functional Materials Group in Houston, Texas from 2011-2014.

    Mr. Kobayashi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy Engineering from the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (Public College, Mexico City) as well as completing technical training thru JICA in Japan related to Agriculture.

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Partnerships:

Synergies for Our Business and Yours

Mitsui Plastics, Inc. seeks all types of partnerships, including business, strategic and equity relationships

Operating in the Sogo Shosha Business Model

Operating in the Sogo Shosha Business Model

Mitsui Plastics, Inc. is a leading global supplier of polymer materials, providing unique services and solutions

Mitsui Plastics, Inc. is a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co. (USA) Inc., and our financial information is consolidated into Mitsui & Co. (USA) Inc. financial statements. Mitsui & Co. (USA) Inc. is, in turn, a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., which was incorporated in 1966 in Japan.

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. is involved in the traditional “sogo shosha” business, which refers to the operations of Japanese trading companies that engage in import/export, offshore trade, and domestic wholesale, as well as in business investments, project development and management, and capital goods technology transfer.

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. is involved in the traditional “sogo shosha” business, which refers to the operations of Japanese trading companies that engage in import/export, offshore trade, and domestic wholesale, as well as in business investments, project development and management, and capital goods technology transfer.

Locations

To meet the globally diversified needs of customers, Mitsui Plastics, Inc. takes advantage of the comprehensive strength of Mitsui’s network to conduct and develop business in cooperation with its overseas offices all over the world.

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