What does DIC do?
“What does DIC do?” “DIC? It's a printing ink company, right?” These pages present an easy-to-understand introduction to DIC that answers questions such as these.
DIC is well known as a manufacturer of printing inks and of the DIC Color Guide, an indispensable tool for determining colors. In fact, DIC enjoys a top share of the global markets for printing inks and organic pigments. One of the first Japanese companies to establish a strategic presence overseas, DIC has evolved into a comprehensive chemicals manufacturer with approximately 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in more than 60 countries and territories around the world.
DIC products are found in every aspect of modern life. In addition to its renowned finished products, DIC manufactures outstanding intermediate materials that are crucial to the performance of a wide range of other products. DIC is an indispensable partner to manufacturers of digital products, including cellular phones and liquid crystal displays (LCDs), and of automobiles, which demand superb durability and heat resistance. A noted manufacturer of packaging materials for food, DIC's portfolio also extends to raw materials for food products.
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This section introduces DIC's four business segments
This section introduces the core technologies that support DIC's product development efforts
DIC is focusing considerable efforts on the development of products that are environment friendly. This section introduces examples of such products.
In 2008, DIC celebrated its 100th anniversary. This section introduces key episodes in DIC's history.