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TOPPAN FORMS Completes Construction Work for Increasing Floor Space at the Osaka Sakurai Plant, a Flagship Manufacturing Plant for the TOPPAN FORMS Group in the Kansai Region, for Strengthening the Group System for Contracting DPS and BPO Services

March 13, 2018

Digital Hybrid Company TOPPAN FORMS CO., LTD. (TOPPAN FORMS, hereunder) completed construction work to increase the floor space at the Osaka Sakurai Plant of TOPPAN FORMS KANSAI CO., LTD. a flagship manufacturing plant for the TOPPAN FORMS Group located in the Kansai region, on March 13, 2018.
This floor space expansion is aimed at growing the DigitalHybrid business, a core operation for TOPPAN FORMS, by setting up a business process outsourcing (BPO) area for contracting related administrative duties and strengthening the TOPPAN FORMS Group’s BPO system in the Kansai region, in addition to building a production system for the Data Printing Service (DPS) in which TOPPAN FORMS handles the manufacturing and mailing of communications under contract for its customers. Moreover, TOPPAN FORMS seeks to enhance its competitiveness by bolstering its information security system and building a structure for a business continuity plan (BCP) with the Tokyo metropolitan area.

An image of the Osaka Sakurai Plant following its floor space expansion

Background and objectives

Demand for outsourcing in-house printing and other administrative operations is rising among customers, with the effects of negative interest rates and productivity-improvement initiatives for changing working styles in different industries. TOPPAN FORMS is also receiving a wide range of requests from its customers, among them the construction of a high-security area used exclusively for handling sensitive information, including personal information, associated with growing projects related to the Social Security and Tax Number System as they become widespread.
In the BCP of the TOPPAN FORMS Group, the Osaka Sakurai Plant of TOPPAN FORMS KANSAI CO., LTD. plays important roles by working together with manufacturing plants operating in the Tokyo metropolitan area to ensure business continuity at times of emergency.
TOPPAN FORMS performed this construction work for expanding the floor space and strengthend the TOPPAN FORMS Group’s system for contracting services as part of its efforts to expand its businesses in response to the customer requests described above.

Profile of the Osaka Sakurai Plant (following its floor space expansion)

  • Plant name: Osaka Sakurai Plant of TOPPAN FORMS KANSAI CO., LTD.
  • Location: 3-14-1 Sakurai, Shimamotocho, Mishima-gun, Osaka Prefecture
  • Ground area: approximately 18,000 ㎡
  • Total floor area: approximately 6,694㎡ for the expanded floor section, approximately 35,648㎡ for the entire floor area
  • *“Digital Hybrid” and “DPS” are registered trademarks of TOPPAN FORMS CO., LTD.
  • * Other product names and the like stated above are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective companies.
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