Business Areas

DNP’s business consists of the Smart Communication, Life & Healthcare, and Electronics segments.

Net sales income by segment

Pie chart showing net sales income by segment for fiscal year ended March 2023. Smart Communication segment account for 52.3% of total sales at 720.2 billion yen, the Life & Healthcare segment account for 32.9% at 451.3 billion yen, and Electronics segment account for 14.8% at 203.5 billion yen.

Net sales income by region

Pie chart showing net sales income by region for fiscal year ended March 2023. Japan account for 77.0% of total sales at 1,057.4 billion yen, Asia account for 16.5% at 225.9 billion yen, and other areas account for 6.5% at 89.8 billion yen.


Business image of Electronics segment

The main businesses in the Electronics segment are first related to digital interfaces, including optical films for displays and metal masks for manufacturing OLED displays, both of which boast the world's top market share. Second, they are also closely related to the semiconductor field, including photomasks for manufacturing semiconductors and lead frames for semiconductor packaging materials.

In addition to DNP's unique large-area functionalization technology, we will develop cutting-edge products for the electronics industry in the future by making full use of micro / nano modeling technology, which was developed from the microfabrication technology for making rubber stamps, and light control technology, which enables us to adjust colors and control the reflection and refraction of light.

Solution / Products and services (by field)

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    Functional films

    Our functional films for controlling light, heat, water and other elements provide new value to fields including packaging, electronics, automobiles, energy and life sciences.

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    Industrial materials

    We work to solve our customers’ manufacturing challenges, provide highly functional industrial materials that reduce impact on the environment and boost manufacturing efficiency.

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    Display components

    Since the dawn of this industry, we have been involved in developing shadow masks for cathode-ray tubes, color filters and optical films for liquid crystal panels, and other technologies in this field. Staying a step ahead, we have developed components for displays including flexible liquid crystal displays, OLED displays and electronic paper in a field that continues to evolve.

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    Precision devices and components

    We provide microfabrication technology for semiconductors as well as precision devices and components in areas including electronics, vehicles, energy and life science, using circuit formation and electronic component mounting technology.

Life & Healthcare

Business image of Life & Healthcare segment

The main businesses of the Life & Healthcare segment include the mobility and industrial high-performance materials business represented by the world’s top share of battery pouches for lithium-ion batteries and mobility interior and exterior decorative materials; the medical & healthcare business, which encompasses bulk pharmaceutical manufacturing and medical packaging; and the packaging, living spaces and beverages businesses, which encompass aseptic filling systems for PET bottles for which we have top domestic market share, and products for household interior and exterior decoration.

We will continue to provide the essential values of safety, security, health, comfort, and the environment by developing new products utilizing our large surface area functionalization technology that enables thin and uniform adhesion of functional materials. We will also promote collaboration with both internal and external companies while considering how we can develop new and important services.

Solutions / Products and services (by field)

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    To date, we have developed a range of lifestyle-changing packaging. Based on this experience and our expertise, we add new value to meet the needs of society, within markets and for our consumers.

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    Decorative printed materials

    We have been providing materials and parts to create spaces for over 60 years. We offer products for all six surfaces (four walls, ceiling and floor). We can also help with collaborative product development, planning and coordination. We help realize diverse lifestyle scenarios through our product variation.

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    Mobility solutions

    We support the advancement of mobility environment by providing products and technologies as well as digital solutions.

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    Healthcare and life science

    We are developing new business fields in the life science by adding new technologies, including biotechnology, to the basic technology of its printing business and derived technologies. By doing so, we will help to improve people’s quality of life (QOL) and help them live each day to the fullest.

Smart Communication

Business image of Smart Communication segment

The main businesses of the Smart Communication segment include imaging communication, where we boast the top global market share in dye-sublimation thermal transfer printing media; information security, where we offer solutions such as Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and authentication security; content and XR communication, a new area; and other domains such as marketing, publishing and education.

In addition to high-definition image processing technology, we will leverage expertise cultivated through BPO (Business Process Outsourcing), such as the ability to securely distribute large volumes of data and integrate and optimize complicated and extensive business processes. This will allow us to promote new service development in cooperation with domestic and overseas companies.

Solutions / Products and services (by field)

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    Printing and processing

    We leverage our networks in Japan to provide consistent, high-quality services comprising everything from large-lot manufacturing to planning and design, DTP, printing, processing and delivery.

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    Photo imaging

    We are expanding the supply of high-quality dye-sublimation thermal transfer media and printers at the global level. Secure systems are used for products and services related to the handling of image data, including filming, processing and output sales, as well as cloud-based image sales.

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    Business solutions

    We use our strengths stemming from the integration of printing and information (P&I) technology to provide solutions corresponding to our customers’ business problems, from clarification of the issue at hand, specification of products and services, product manufacture and service development.