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In 2009, for the fifth annual Global 100 list, companies from 15 countries have been named to the list.
Sekisui Chemical Group, based in Japan, has more than 200 companies operating in 20 countries. Its main segments include housing, urban infrastructure, environmental products, and high performance plastics. Sekisui TA Industries, a subsidiary based in Brea, CA, USA, manufactures packaging tape and overlamination products.