Platinum MATSUDA SANGYO 500 gram Plates 999.5% LPPM
Japanese Refined & Produced
Platinum plates refined and produced to high grade 999.5% platinum has a weight variance of up to +/- 10 % in bar weight.
Each bar is unique in bar weight and of course the refinery registered bar number.
Matsuda Sangyo Co Ltd, a Japanese manufacturer of precious metal products, including silver, gold and platinum and their headquarters in the Shinjuku-ku district of Tokyo. Gold refining and bar manufacture take place at the company’s plant in the Mushashi Industrial Park in Iruma (Saitama Prefecture), 35 km north west of Tokyo.
1993 Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)
1995 London Good Delivery platinum and palladium bars (LPPM)
2000 London Bullion Market Association (LBMA)
2000 Member and manufacturer London Good Delivery silver bars (LBMA)
In 1957, however, it started to refine silver from scrap photographic materials, and in 1971 opened the plant in Iruma, which now refines gold, silver and platinum group metals. The company, incorporated as Matsuda Sangyo Co Ltd in 1992, began over-the-counter trading in 1999 listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange
It focuses on three business categories: precious metals (refining and manufacture of industrial products), foodstuffs (importing, trading and processing) and the environment (products, equipment and services, including the collection and treatment of industrial waste throughout Japan).
In addition to three manufacturing plants and an R&D Centre in Japan (all based in Iruma), its customers are further serviced through 12 sales offices in Japan. The company has also opened plants (and offices) in Thailand (2003) and Malaysia (2009), and offices in Singapore (1992), Philippines (2004), China (2007), Vietnam (2011) and Taiwan (2011).