About us

We will continue to solve social issues and create value that meets people’s expectations based on our corporate philosophy: "The DNP Group connects individuals and society, and provides new value."

Company name
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
Yoshinari Kitajima
Head office
1-1-1, Ichigaya-Kagacho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo(Open Map)
Telephone number (main switchboard)
October 9, 1876
See Corporate History for the DNP backstory, from the birth of Shuseisha to the present day.
114,464 million yen
(as of March 31, 2023)
Annual sales
1,373,209 million yen (consolidated)
928,084 million yen (non-consolidated)
(as of March 31, 2023)
36,246 (consolidated)
10,107 (non-consolidated)
(as of March 31, 2023)

Corporate brochure PDF

Integrated reports (Annual reports)

Our business

Creating future standards

By combining our unique technologies cultivated from the print industry with the strengths of our partners, we open opportunities, reduce emissions, and create a more vibrant world for all.

Yoshinari Kitajima

DNP's four growth areas

DNP’s corporate philosophy is "Connecting individuals and society to provide new value." For example, we create value that connects "individuals with medical care," "individuals with education" and "individuals with clothing, food and housing." We also provide mechanisms for individuals to connect with family, friends and colleagues safely and securely.

  • Knowledge and Communication

    A future where people worldwide can expand opportunities for safe and secure communications and share and inherit knowledge

  • Lifestyle and Mobility

    A future that safely and securely protects all living spaces where people worldwide are mobile and lead their lives

  • Food and Healthcare

    A future where people around the world no longer have anxieties about their own lives and can lead lifelong safe, secure and high-quality lives

  • Environment and Energy

    A sustainable future that reduces environmental impacts and enables people worldwide to co-exist harmoniously with the earth

DNP products and services leading the global and domestic Japanese markets

Leveraging strengths that we have applied and developed from our printing and information (P&I) technologies, we provide "basic" value necessary in the daily lives of individual consumers.

Business areas

Since our founding in 1876, we have expanded our business domains by leveraging our strengths in printing and information (P&I) and have entered into new business areas including the environment, energy and life sciences.

Management foundation for value creation

The DNP Group connects individuals and society, and provides new value.

Leadership and governance

Deepening taiwa (dialogue) with society to become an increasingly trustworthy company

More about corporate information

Major recognition from society (as of June 2022)

Inclusion in ESG Indices

Examples of global ESG Indices in which DNP is included

FTSE4Good Global Index

MSCI ESG Leaders indexes

Euronext Vigeo Eiris World Index 120

Supplier Engagement Rating

DNP recognized as a global leader for the third consecutive year for engaging its supply chain on climate change



DNP seeks a wide range of partnerships with companies from which it can procure materials of superior quality at fair prices that can be delivered to meet its needs. Moreover, we will, together with our suppliers, endeavor to fulfill our corporate social responsibility (CSR) through activities including complying with laws, engaging in efforts to preserve the environment, and providing proper labor conditions for our employees.

DNP’s history and cultural activities

We have been creating new value for more than 140 years.

Our unique cultural program centered on the visual arts shares many common traits with our own field of business.