DNP Selected as Noteworthy DX Company at DX Stocks 2022

Recognised for efforts with digital textbook marketing and distribution business

Tokyo, June 8, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) is pleased to announce that the Company has been selected as a Noteworthy DX Company under the Digital Transformation Stock Selection 2022 Program. 

The Program is jointly organized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) to select and publicise the efforts of companied engaged in digital transformation (DX). 

DX Stocks are companies selected for their efforts in leveraging advanced digital technologies and data, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and fifth-generation communication technologies (5G), to develop innovative services and business models and radically transform business processes leading to new growth and enhancements. The program commenced in 2015 and each year has selected companies that actively promote IT usage as Competitive IT Strategy Company Stocks. From 2020 the selection has been more closely focused on DX, and the name has been changed to DX Stocks. 

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Recognition for DNP

DNP was recognised for its efforts contributing to the development of a new learning environment that supports remote learning. We are collaborating with partners, such as distribution and marketing companies, education system vendors and local governments,  as well as publishers and bookstores, to build a platform for the marketing and distribution of digital textbooks for higher education via high-speed, large capacity networks. 

DNP regards DX as one of the mega trends related to environmental, social and economic changes, and is promoting efforts to maximise DX effects under such themes as, New Business Creation, Existing Business Transformation, Productivity Revolution, and Internal System Infrastructure Innovation. 

DX Promotion Set-up

Under the Company President’s leadership, DNP has built a system under the control of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO), and is strongly promoting Company-wide DX initiatives. The executives in charge of digital data, IT and cyber-security are deepening cooperation with the CDO, and are promoting DX-related measures effectively, and in a format with enhanced security. 

In addition, head office and each business divisions are strengthening cooperation to promote DX while building a system to energize a variety of activities. By cutting across organizations on a Group-wide basis, we are boosting our comprehensive strengths, and accelerating the provision of new value. This has been achieved by integrating departments with strengths in the creation of tangible value, manufacturing for example, or with those that are strong in the creation of intangible value that enhances digital-related services and the experience-based value for consumers. 

Looking Ahead

DNP is promoting efforts to combine our proprietary strengths in Printing and Information (P&I) and deepen cooperation with a variety of partners to resolve social issues. At the same time, we are promoting efforts to create new value that meets the expectations of people. In particular, at this point in time, we are endeavouring to realize a sustainable and better society, and more comfortable lives for people. We aim to achieve this by building DX-driven new business models in various DNP business areas centered on Data Distribution-related, IoT and Next-Generation Communications-related, Mobility-related and Environment-related businesses that we have established as focus business areas. 

*Product specification and service contents mentioned in this news release are current as of the date of publication. They may be changed at any time without notice.

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