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TOPPAN FORMS CO., LTD. Will Establish a New Factory in Fukuroi City, Shizuoka Improving Efficiency of Business Form Production and Enhancing Production of IoT-Related Products

May 11, 2017

TOPPAN FORMS CO., LTD.

TOPPAN FORMS TOKAI CO., LTD.

TOPPAN FORMS LOGISTICS AND SERVICES CO., LTD.

DigitalHybrid Company TOPPAN FORMS CO., LTD. (“TOPPAN FORMS” hereunder) will establish Tokai Factory (tentative name) in Fukuroi City, Shizuoka. The new factory will improve the efficiency of business form production, enhance the production of IoT-related products and reinforce the BCP system, among others.
The three factories in Shizuoka of TOPPAN FORMS TOKAI CO., LTD. (headquartered in Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka; President and Representative Director: Takashi Terashima) will be consolidated into Tokai Factory. In addition, the business form manufacturing function of Nagoya Factory will be transferred to the new factory. Measures including the introduction of brand-new printing machines will be taken to ensure the significantly high production efficiency of Tokai Factory. The establishment of the factory is also aimed at enhancing the production of IoT-related products, which are highly in-demand in the market, including ID cards, other card products and RFID tags and labels, so as to strengthen the IT Innovation Business.
Furthermore, TOPPAN FORMS will jointly establish a logistics center in Tokai Factory with TOPPAN FORMS LOGISTICS AND SERVICES CO., LTD. (headquartered in Tokorozawa City, Saitama; President and Representative Director: Satoshi Uchida) and work on the logistics efficiency improvement of the overall Toppan Forms Group. Tokai Factory is planned to be completed in the second half of FY2019.

To achieve sustainable growth, the Toppan Forms Group strives to improve its corporate value by advancing structural reforms, including the further consolidation of its manufacturing bases, the reorganization of the Group and the optimization of personnel distribution, as well as business investments for enhancing its competitiveness and acceleration of the expansion of new IT-based services and businesses with high added value and profitability.
As a part of these initiatives, the Toppan Forms Group will strengthen its business base further by establishing Tokai Factory, consolidating its manufacturing bases and functions in the new factory, and promoting measures for making effective use of business resources in the overall Group and improving the efficiency of its management.

Features of Tokai Factory

  1. 1. High level of production efficiency, which is enabled by consolidating manufacturing bases and functions and introducing new printing machines
  2. 2. Large capacity for manufacturing IoT-related products, which are highly in-demand in the market, such as ID cards and RFID tags and labels
  3. 3. Highly efficient logistics system, which will be enabled by the establishment of a logistics center

Overview of Tokai Factory (Plan)

Name: Tokai Factory (tentative name), TOPPAN FORMS TOKAI CO., LTD.
Location: Toyosawa, Fukuroi City, Shizuoka
Construction of the building: RC structure with four aboveground floors
Completion: Second half of FY2019
*The above information is as of the date of the announcement. It is subject to change without prior notice.

Reference information

■Regarding TOPPAN FORMS TOKAI CO., LTD.
  • Company name
    TOPPAN FORMS TOKAI CO., LTD.
  • Office location
    2-101 Ryuko-cho, Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka
  • Founded
    January 1977
  • Representative
    President and Representative Director: Takashi Terashima
  • Type of business
    Manufacturing of business forms, data print service, outsourced manufacturing and issuance of cards, manufacturing of RFID tags and labels
■ Regarding TOPPAN FORMS LOGISTICS AND SERVICES CO., LTD.
  • Company name
    TOPPAN FORMS LOGISTICS AND SERVICES CO., LTD.
  • Office location
    627-4 Minai Nagai, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama
  • Founded
    October 1998
  • Representative
    President and Representative Director: Satoshi Uchida
  • Type of business
    Storage and cargo handling business, distribution processing business, transport business, service business
  • *“DigitalHybrid” is currently being filed for registered trademark by TOPPAN FORMS CO., LTD.
  • * Other specified product names, etc. are the registered trademarks or trademarks of companies.
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