HighChem was founded in 1993 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. It has branch offices in Zhengzhou, Guangzhou, Tianjin, Beijing, Jiangsu, Chongqing, Shanghai, and Atlanta.
HighChem produces, synthesizes, exports, imports, and sells industrial chemicals, pharmaceutical intermediates, and agrochemical intermediates. It offers intermediates for pharmaceutical and agricultural chemicals, electronic materials, paint and coatings materials, resin materials, food and feed additive, porphyrin catalysts, membrane separation systems for VOC gases, amino acids and peptides, and compounds. The company also provides contracted research on chemical technologies, facilities, trading, safety, and environment.