Spearheading Growth Through Innovation


Effective April 1, 2008, Dainippon Ink and Chemicals, Incorporated (DIC) has changed its name to DIC Corporation .

Established in 1908 as a printing inks manufacturing and sales company, DIC celebrated its centennial anniversary on February 15, 2008.

Over the past 100 years, DIC has evolved into a leading manufacturer of fine chemicals with operations that include printing inks, organic pigments, synthetic resins, high-performance products, and electronics and information materials. Early to establish operations overseas, DIC has also grown into a multinational corporate group comprising approximately 200 affiliates in more than 60 countries and territories globally.

DIC's management vision, "Colour & Comfort by Chemistry," encapsulates its desire to capitalise on the unique characteristics of chemicals to help bring rich colours and comfortable spaces to people's lives. Through unceasing innovation, the DIC Group strives to contribute to sustainable development for its customers, society and the environment, and to create new value.