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Under our corporate motto, “Contribute to the society through producing the best products”, Daifuku has pursued development of innovative special papers by utilizing Mino-Washi‘s three uniqueness, “even, thin and strong”. Today our Washi based special papers are widely used in different applications for instance adhesive tapes, electric and electronics parts, clothes, cosmetics and so on. In the years ahead, we actively strive to be environmental friendly company and also enhance our technology platforms that ensure our growth and competitiveness for the long term and pave the way for entering new markets. Daifuku is a committed company exceeding expectation and we highly appreciate for your continuous supports and cooperation.

Toyotaro Matsuhisa
Daifuku Paper MFG. Co., Ltd CEO

Toyotaro Matsuhisa

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NAME DAIFUKU PAPER MFG. Co., Ltd
ADDRESS 422 MAENO, MINO-CITY, GIFU, 501-3716, JAPAN.
TEL/FAX +81-575-33-2131 / +81-575-33-2135
BUSINESS SALES, R&D, MANUFACTURING OF SPECIAL PAPER
ESTABLISED JANUARY IN 1934
CAPITAL 54 MILLION JPY
CEO TOYOTARO MATSUHISA
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES 100 (As of 2015.1.1)

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DAIFUKU SINCE 1934

The Early Years

Daifuku history begins when Mr. Eisuke Matsuhisa, the founder of Daifuku introduced the first machinery made Washi into Mino area in 1934. In the early years, Daifuku had to go through very difficult time but we made gradual growth as the advantages of machinery made Washi were recognized, particularly lower cost and stable quality compared to hand made Washi. Encouraged by the growth, Daifuku aggressively expanded the business and this aggressiveness brought a solid basis for our further growth. The base papers for Mimeograph and paper thread for Nishijin Kimono are some of our products in the early years.

Shifting to Special Paper Maker

From 1942 to 1949, Daifuku was appointed as a national paper currency plant by Japanese Ministry of Finance, National Printing Bureau. In 1949, announcement of discontinuity from its Bureau impacted Daifuku’s management seriously and this led Daifuku to take the helm toward a special paper maker. Development of electronic insulating paper using mica was our first success of special paper. Boosted by this success, Daifuku completely shifted from Washi maker to special paper maker who utilizes original uniqueness of Mino Washi. Since then, Daifuku has developed wide range of special paper products for medical, cosmetics, household, architecture, food and other industrial uses, and we are now one of recognized special paper companies in Japan.

For Our Further Growth

Utilizing Mino Washi’s sole originalities, we have successfully produced a number of unique products for many years. It is not exaggeration to say that both our employees and insatiable challenging spirit in Daifuku culture are the foundation of the success. So we foster our employees and the culture for our further growth and strengthen our position as a leading special paper maker by recognizing the needs and wishes of our customers and market trend.

Factory

office and factory in 1973
1934 Established with a capital of 50,000 yen. Constructed a plant at current location and started the operation of the Paper Machine No.1
1942 Operated as Ministry of Finance designated plant. Produced paper for bank note and check of the Bank of Japan until 1949
1945 Installed Paper Machine No.2
1964 Designated as a model factory of rationalization for small and middle sized companies
1966 Installed Paper Machine No.3
1973 Mr. Tatsuzo Matsuhisa became CEO and made transition to special paper maker
1973 Installed No.1 Paper Impregnation Machine
1978 Installed Paper Machine No.4
1982 Installed No.2 Paper Impregnation Machine
1991 Installed N-No.1 Paper Impregnation Machine
1995 Mr. Toyohiko Mizuno became CEO
1997 Installed No.5 Paper Machine
2003 Certified ISO9001:2000
2005 Certified ISO14001:2004
2009 Mr. Toyotaro Matsuhisa became CEO

ISO

ISO14001 : Certified in September 2005

Our Environmental Policy

We believe that good environment produces good product. We are committed to contribute our society through not only producing high quality product but also harmonizing with our local natural environment including Nagara River. We are very much aware that our primary role and responsibility in the business operations is environmental conservation in global level. Therefore we have established following environmental policies:

  • Promote reducing, recycling and reusing of waste, and enhance reduction of the natural resources and hazardous chemicals
  • Improve environmental performance, and operate sustainable management system
  • Meet customers’ expectation as well as legal or regulatory requirements.
  • Promote environmental conservation with the local community
  • Publish the environmental policy within and outside the company
  • ISO14001
  • ISO14001

ISO9001 : Certified in August 2003

Our Quality Policy
  • As a special paper maker, we ensure innovating unique products and leading-edge technologies as well as improving customer satisfaction. Also we are committed to foster diverse workforce, and to strive for creating company with high profit margin.
  • Innovate new products to meet customers' demands
    Promote continuous quality improvement to meet customers' needs
  • ISO9001
  • ISO9001