DOWA Electronics Materials was established in Japan in October 2006 as a company specializing in the electronics materials businesses, being spun off from DOWA Mining Co., Ltd. that was established as a mining and smelting company in 1884.
DOWA Electronics Materials has produced products that hold a top share of their respective world markets with the high added values and is classified divided into three major businesses; semiconductor business, electronics materials business, and advanced fine materials business.
DOWA produces, as part of its advanced materials unit, various kinds of metal powders like ferrite and iron powders, and is now developing complex oxide powders as a new field. Its perovskite-type complex oxide powder (SOFC) are various oxides that can be used as the materials for electrodes and electrolytes. It can also be used for exhaust gas purification catalyst and OSC material.