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Since our founding in 1896, we have refined our material design technology for colorants and polymers, as well as our process technology for dispersion and coatings. By adding various functions such as durability and electrical properties to these technologies, we are providing high value-added products to various market areas.
Our products not only make society more convenient, but also deliver "surprise" and "excitement" to consumers, as we continue to strive to realize a future where all people can live enriched lives.

Colorants and Functional Materials

Organic pigments

Organic pigments
Organic pigments are used in a variety of applications that require color, such as various printing inks, paints, and the coloring of plastics. We support colorful lifestyles with a wide variety of products with weather resistance, heat resistance, safety, etc., depending on the product application.

Major Applications

  • printing inks
  • Automotive exterior paint
  • Plastic colorants

Product details

Organic pigments

functional dispersions

functional dispersions
functional dispersions are materials that exhibit various functions, such as optical, electrical conductivity, and thermal conductivity, by coating them on the surfaces or interfaces of structures, or by mixing and dispersing them. Advanced dispersion technology is essential to the evolution of products that are lighter, thinner, and more highly functional.

Major Applications

  • lithium ion battery

color filter materials

color filter materials
color filter are essential components for color reproduction on displays. By leveraging our strengths in the integrated development and production of everything from high performance pigments to color resist (resist inks), we are contributing to further enhancement of the functionality and performance of color displays.

Major Applications

  • flat panel display
  • image sensor

Product details

color filter materials

Plastic colorants

Plastic colorants
Colorants add color and functionality to plastic products. Coloring plastics is used not only for decoration and identification, but also for protecting the contents. It is also used to add new functions to plastics, such as electrical conductivity and thermal conductivity.

Major Applications

  • Package
  • Automotive
  • OA equipment/electronic products

Product details

Plastic colorants

Inkjet inks

Inkjet inks
Printing trends are shifting from high-volume printing using conventional printing methods to low-volume, high-mix printing using digital printing methods, and personalized printing.
In the commercial printing field, our inkjet products have achieved image quality and print suitability that approach conventional offset printing methods, and are expanding their use beyond commercial printing to include flexible packaging, labels, folding cartons, and cardboard.
By making full use of our unique dispersion technology and ink formulation technology, we propose new inkjet inks for various applications.

Major Applications

  • cardboard label
  • signboards
  • Print on Demand (POD)

Product details

Inkjet inks

Polymers and Coatings

pressure sensitive adhesives / adhesives

pressure sensitive adhesives / adhesives
We have a wide lineup of pressure sensitive adhesives (pressure-sensitive adhesives) for industrial and industrial use. We are focusing on developing high-performance products that meet the needs of growing markets such as optical films, electronics, and life sciences.

Major Applications

  • label package
  • Electronics
  • solar cells

Product details

Pressure sensitive adhesives

Laminating adhesives

Hot melts

functional films /tape

functional films /tape
Film or tape products that are made by coating a base material such as film or nonwoven pressure sensitive adhesives, and are used for a wide range of purposes. In particular, products with functions such as conductivity have a strong track record in the electronics field.

Major Applications

  • Electronics
  • industrial double-sided tapes
  • marking films for signboards

Product details

Electronics materials

adhesive tapes

Materials for signboards

Various coating products

Various coating products
Coating agents are used to protect substrates in a variety of situations, including beverage cans, LCD panels, and concrete buildings. By applying a coating agent, we protect the surface and add various functions, contributing to increased product safety and added value.

Major Applications

  • Beverage/edible cans
  • Electronics
  • concrete building

Product details

Coatings for metal products

Hard coatings / functional coating agents

Water-based resin

medical products

medical products
We have a lineup of products that comply with strict laws and regulations, including medical drugs, pharmaceutical additives, cosmetic raw materials, and components for medical devices and diagnostic reagents.
In the field of medical drugs, we specialize in transdermal patches (transdermal patches), and we also undertake contract manufacturing for many pharmaceutical companies.

Major Applications

  • transdermal patches
  • biocompatible resin

Product details

Medical / bio

Natural extracts

Natural extracts
Based on natural pigment extraction technology, we offer a wide range of coloring agents used in foods and cosmetics, as well as edible inks for printing designs directly onto foods. Sasa extract extracted from bear bamboo is used as a functional material in food, cosmetics, and feed.

Major Applications

  • edible natural coloring
  • feed
  • cosmetics

Product details

Natural extracts

Packaging Materials

Gravure Inks 

Gravure Inks 
It is used in a variety of fields, including food packaging, construction materials, and industrial components. For food packaging applications, we offer environmentally-friendly products such as water-based, solvent-free, and biomass. In the areas of building materials and industrial components, we offer a variety of high-performance products.

Major Applications

  • food packaging
  • Building materials
  • industrial parts

Product details

Gravure Inks 

Flexo Inks

Flexo Inks
Flexo printing exhibits high printing reproducibility even on substrates with low surface smoothness such as cardboard, cloth, and non-woven fabrics. The combination of high-definition plate-making technology and water-based ink has high expectations as a resource- and energy-saving solution in the film packaging field.

Major Applications

  • Various film packaging
  • cardboard
  • Paper carton

Product details

Flexo Inks

Printing and Information

Offset inks

Offset inks
Offset printing is widely used for printing newspapers, flyers, books, etc. because it can efficiently print photos and text with rich expressiveness. We provide new value to information transmission media through products and technologies that allow for more beautiful expression and faster printing.

Major Applications

  • Newspapers, flyers
  • books, magazines
  • Paper cartons, stickers, labels

Product details

Offset inks

Screen inks

Screen inks
Screen printing can print on various types and shapes of substrates, and it is also possible to print thick films of several tens to hundreds of micrometers. Taking advantage of these characteristics, we are focusing on developing products that change the texture, such as ``grainy'' and ``moist,'' as well as functional inks that are ideal for the electronics field.

Major Applications

  • Package
  • Electronics

Product details

Screen inks