Tokyo, Japan 114-0002
Sales: $440 million (¥46,155 million) consolidated.
Major Products: Web and UV offset inks; solvent-based and water-based gravure inks; inkjet inks; fountain solutions and printing additives.
Key Personnel: Atsuo Ohashi, president; Kazufumi Sakai, board director; Koichi Ito, board director; Kimihiro Enomoto, board director; Satoshi Horikawa, board director; Akihiro Deguchi, executive officer of Ink Sales Division.
Number of Employees: 680 (consolidated).
Comments: Tokyo Printing Ink Mfg. Co., Ltd., is one of Japan’s leading ink manufacturers. The company specializes in offset and gravure inks, and has subsidiaries in Shanghai, China; Bangkok, Thailand; and Signal Hill, CA.
In terms of sales, 2015 was relatively flat for Tokyo Printing Ink, with sales declining by 1.9% to $440 million. The company’s emphasis on environmentally friendly inks is a key component of the company’s growth.