Advanced Fine Materials Business
Magnetic Recording Materials, a leading product line in the DOWA ELECTRONICS MATERIALS CO., LTD. Materials’ Advanced Fine Materials Business Unit, are magnetic powders used in data storage tapes for broadcast stations. They are among our key products, developed by leveraging our nano technologies. Unmatched in terms of characteristics, quality, and supply, the product has led the industry since its launch in 1984 and holds the world's top share. We continue to develop magnetic recording materials suitable for different generations and, with the realization of high-capacity storage media, continue to play a part in the advancement of the information society.
We also hold the top world-market share in ferrite powder for bond magnets that are used in magnetic rollers of printers and copiers and motors. Our carrier powder that plays a part in carrying toner inside a copier is gaining a strong reputation from major users. Our iron powder materials are used for various purposes including welding rods, disposable heating pads, and powder alloys, as well as our original special iron powder for soil decontamination.