Shin Etsu Handotai Europe Scotland Ltd

Shin-Estu Handotai Europe Ltd are based in Livingston, West Lothian.  We manufacture high grade silicon polished wafers.  These wafers are used by our customers to produce a variety of microchip devices which end up in many high tech gadgets like I pads, mobile phones etc.

Shin Etsu Handotai Europe Scotland Ltd

Shin-Etsu Handotai Europe Ltd (SEH Europe) was registered in Scotland in 1984, A wholly owned subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Handotai Co Ltd Japan. The ultimate parent Company is Shin-Etsu Chemical Company Ltd.

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. operates in six business segments. The Poly Vinyl Chloride and Chemicals segment manufactures and sells vinyl chloride and caustic soda products. The Silicon segment manufactures and sells silicon products. The Functional Chemicals segment manufactures and sells cellulose derivatives, oval and silicon metals. The Semiconductor Silicon segment manufactures and sells semiconductor silicon products. The Electronic and Functional Materials segment manufactures and sells rare earth magnets, photoresist and synthetic quartz products. The Others Related segment provides resin processed products, exports technology and plant, imports and exports products, and conducts engineering works.

SEH Europe is the third overseas plant within the SEH group which now comprises seven manufacturing plants in Japan, SEH Malaysia, SEH America and SEH Taiwan

SEH Europe Ltd occupies a land area of 111 acres and is located in Livingston, West Lothian.  SEH Europe Ltd, manufactures high-grade silicon polished. Wafers of 150mm and 200mm epitaxial wafers. These wafers are used by Customers in the semiconductor industry to produce a variety of devices.

The output from SEH Europe Ltd is primarily directed at the European market, but products are also shipped to Japan, Asia and America.

It is the mission of SEH Europe Ltd, to be recognised by our present and potential Customers as the supplier most able to ensure their requirements are consistently met and where possible exceeded.
SEH aims to develop and maintain a position of being the undisputed leader in the European market place through competitive technology, consistency of product quality, delivery and cost while maintaining a stable relationship with all our Customers.


Wilson Road
Toll Roundabout
West Lothian
EH54 7DA