Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd., formerly KYOWA HAKKO KOGYO CO., LTD., is a Japan-based manufacturer that has five business segments. The Medical Product segment is engaged in the manufacture, sale and promotion of medical products for hospital use, as well as the provision of technologies for antibody drug creation, the development of candidate substances for new drugs and the supply of clinical test reagents. The Biochemical segment offers medical and industrial materials, mainly amino and nucleic acids, as well as healthcare items and products for agriculture and fishery uses. It also designs and constructs facilities. The Chemical Product segment provides solvents, plasticizers, materials for plasticizers and functional products, among others. Its Food segment supplies seasonings, materials for confectionery and bread making, processed food products and others. The Others segment is involved in the wholesale and distribution businesses, as well as the provision of industrial alcohol.