Tokyo, Japan 114-0002
Sales: $125 million
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, chairman; Satoshi Horikawa, president; Kazufumi Sakai, board director; Koichi Ito, board director; Kimihiro Enomoto, board director; Norisuke Takamatsu, board director; Akihito Deguchi, executive officer of Ink Sales Division.
Number of Employees: 212.
Comments: Headquartered in Tokyo, Tokyo Printing Ink had a stable year in 2019, with its ink sales declining 7.9% to ¥13,454 million ($125 million). The company specializes in offset inks and gravure inks, where it is gaining with its environmentally friendly products.
Founded in 1923, Tokyo Printing Ink Mfg. Co., Ltd. has five manufacturing plants in Japan: Saitama-Yoshinohara, Saitama-Hanyu, Gifu, Osaka and Fukuoka. Internationally, the company expanded into the US in 1987, created a subsidiary in Shanghai in 2006 and added its first overseas production site, Tokyo Ink (Thailand), in 2015.