The Nagase Application Workshop (NAW) is home to specialized equipment and expert staff capable of conducting raw materials analysis, application development, and final product formulation for plastics and coating materials. This organization is responsible for technological development, incubation, and research. Through its technological development function, NAW combines the materials and processing technologies from Group manufacturing companies and other business partners to propose innovative solutions that meet the needs of customers and the market, after these needs have been identified by the NAGASE Group marketing function. This is just one way in which NAGASE proves itself to be a unique evolution of the traditional trading company model of business.
Formula design by expert technicians, test production of compounds (mainly via twin-screw extruder), test production of molded plastic products (via injection molding), physical property assessment using various evaluation equipment
Coating and ink formulation by expert technicians, test production of coatings and inks using various evaluation equipment, physical property assessment using various evaluation equipment.
The NAGASE Group is engaged in development in a variety of fields, including compounding technologies (plastic, coating, ink, etc.), materials technologies (dyes, additives, fillers, etc.), and printing technologies (color, surface treatment, etc.). With respect to these technologies in particular, the Group assigns technical staff from other departments, related companies, and affiliates to work in the NAW multipurpose laboratory. In this way, the Group makes more effective use of technical support provided by NAW facilities and staff, leading to faster development speed.
Exit the Meishin Expressway at the Amagasaki Interchange. NAW is around 500 meters to the east on the northern side of Yamate-kansen Road.
JR Amagasaki Station (North Exit) is the closest station. NAW can also be reached by taxi from JR Tsukaguchi Station, Hankyu Tsukaguchi Station, or Hanshin Amagasaki Station. NAW is located on Nagase Logistics Co., Ltd. grounds, so ask your driver to go to Nagase Logistics, located at the Kukuchi Intersection.