|Company||DAITO KASEI KOGYO CO., LTD.|
|Head Office||1-6-28 Akagawa, Asahi-ku, Osaka 535-0005|
|Incorporation||February 1950 (Founded in 1930)|
President Representative Director Yoshinori WAKI
Executive Director Takumi TANAKA
Director Chisato NAGAMINE
Director Tomoya WAKI
Director Keisuke WAKI
Part-time Auditor Juta TAKAMATSU
|Number of employees||250|
|Organization||Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Osaka Prefectural Manufacturing & Industrial Association, The Society of Cosmetic Chemists of Japan, Tokyo/West-Japan Cosmetic Industry Association, Kinki Cosmetic Materials Association, Japan Society of Colour Materials etc.|
|Manufacturing Organic/Inorganic Pigments|
|1930||As YODOGAWA PIGMENT MANUFACTURING COMPANY, production of dyeing lake and Azo lake was started.
During war, YODOGAWA PIGMENT MANUFACTURING COMPANY and other 13 companies were integrated and worked as TEIKOKU PIGMENT KOGYO.
|1945||After the war, continuing business as TAIYO KASEI KOGYO Yodogawa Factory.|
|The Origin of DAITO KASEI KOGYO|
|1950||The first president, Yasujiro FUKUMOTO succeeded to TAIYO KASEI KOGYO Yodogawa Factory with a capital of 1,350,000 yen and established DAITO KASEI KOGYO CO., LTD. in Asahi-ku, Osaka. The company started manufacturing Organic and Inorganic Pigment.|
|INK - Special Gravure Ink|
|1952||The Company succeeded in developing Special Gravure Ink.|
|1956||The capital was increased to 7,000,000 yen.|
|1961||Higashi Osaka Factory was established for the manufacturing base of Ink.|
|1963||The capital was increased to 10,000,000 yen.|
|PLASTIC - Master Batch and Coloring|
|1964||Mikio WAKI became 2nd president.|
|1965||Suita Factory was established for Plastic division in Osaka, and started manufacturing colored polycarbonate, polyester resin, and master batch.|
|1969||Shikoku Factory was established for Ink division in Ehime prefecture.|
|1972||The capital was increased to 30,000,000 yen.|
|1977||Head Office was established in Osaka, and R&D was rebuilt at the same time.|
|1981||Okayama Factory (Plastic) was established for Plastic division.|
|1984||The capital was increased to 50,000,000 yen by receiving investment from Osaka Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation Co., Ltd.|
|1985||35th anniversary of the foundation. Okayama Factory was established due to the expansion of Plastic division.|
|1988||Tokyo branch was established.|
|1988||Suita Factory was closed, following the opening of Okayama factory.|
|COSMETICS - Surface Treatment and Other Unique Pigments|
|1990||As we commemorated our 40th anniversary, Osaka head office and factory were completed. We started manufacturing surface treatment powders for cosmetics.|
|1992||Okayama 1st Factory (Chemical) was established.|
|1994||We participated in IFSCC in Venice.|
|1996||Invested in Okayama Factory (Plastic).|
|1997||Okayama 2nd Factory (Chemical) was established.|
|1998||Set up "Application Development Group" for the purpose of checking effects and usage of our products.|
|2000||Celebrated 50th anniversary.|
|2001||Warehouse for Chemicals was established in Okayama Factory.|
|2002||Shikoku Factory was closed to concentrate the Ink dvivision activity in Higashi Osaka Factory.|
|2004||Operated Fukui 1st Factory (Chemical) in Fukui to avoid the risk of natural disasters.|
|2006||Fukui 2nd Factory (Chemical) was established.|
|2007||Started CERIGUARD (Cerium Oxides) business in Niigata Factory.|
|2008||Started selling world's smallest size of shot media "DAITO Blast #400". We enhanced dispersion business in association with Chemical, Plastic, and Ink divisions.|
|2009||Started developing a production technology for SACRAN (extracts of Suizenji nori; Aphanothece Sacrum)|
|Challenging - Overseas Subsidiaries|
|2010||Yoshinori WAKI became 3rd president. Celebrated 60th anniversary.
DAITO KASEI EUROPE SAS was established in the suburban of Paris, FRANCE.
|2012||DAITO KASEI CHINA was established in Shanghai, CHINA.|
|2013||Started preparing ISO 9001.
DAITO KASEI CHINA business operation in Chinese market were started as the General Tax Payer was acquired.
|2014||Got the ISO 9001:2008 certification. Certification Scope: Okayama Factory (Chemicals), Fukui Factory, Sales for Chemicals, General Affairs Division, Manufacturing and Development Group, Quality Evaluation Group.|
|2015||DAITO KASEI INDUSTRIES FRANCE (DKIF) started to operate - our First Overseas Manufacturing Site.|
|2016||Warehouse for Chemicals was established in Fukui Factory.|
|2017||ISO 9001:2015 certified. Certification Scope: Okayama Factory (Chemicals), Fukui Factory, Sales for Chemicals, General Affairs Division, Manufacturing and Development Group, Quality Evaluation Group.|
|2018||Started preparing, in order to manufacture and sell products which comply with quality standard of cosmetic ingredients GMP(EFfCI: EU standard).
Obtained company certification for “Youth Ale” project by MHLW.
Established “DAITO KASEI – Forest of Smiles” to protect the village woodlands of Wakayama.
Established DCAC (DAITO CHEMICO ASIA COLOR COSMETICS CENTER), joint facilities with CHEMICO Group in Thailand.
Operated Okayama 3rd Factory (Chemical) in Okayama.
|2019||Expanded Certification Scope of ISO 9001:2015. Certification Scope: 4 Factories and Head Office.
Warehouse for Chemicals was established in Niigata Factory.
|2021||DAITO KASEI ITALIA was established in Milano suburb, ITALY.|
ForerunnerManufacturing Organic/Inorganic Pigments
First-generationThe Origin of DAITO KASEI KOGYO
Second-generationINK - Special Gravure Ink
Third-generationPLASTIC - Master Batch and Coloring
Fourth-generationCOSMETICS - Surface Treatment and Other Unique Pigments
Fifth-generationChallenging - Overseas Subsidiaries