COMPANY PROFILE

Company Shinnihon Printing, Inc.
Established May 1959
Capital 45,600,000 yen
CEO Asami Sano
Businesses
  • Planning, production, and printing in general of mainly paper media:
    catalogues, pamphlets, posters, leaflets, packaging, furniture, store POP
    displays, clear files, prepaid cards, sales promotion novelties
  • Planning and production of digital media
  • Websites and homepages
Number of employees 217 employees
Offices Takamatsu, Tokyo, Haneda Tokyo Plant, Osaka, Hiroshima, Okayama
Affiliates CCS INC., KOYO ART PRINTING CO.,LTD.
Main banks 114Bank, The Kagawa Bank, Japan Finance Corporation

HISTORY

1959
  • Shigeo Sano, established Shinnihon Printing, Inc. at its present location.
1963
  • Installed the new Heidelberg kiku two-cut KSB type letterpress printing machine.
1965
  • Installed the new Heidelberg kiku two-cut Offset Printing Unit No. 1 “KORD".
1973
  • Installed the new kiku two-cut four-color printing machine, SOLNA425.
1976
  • Toshikazu Sano joined as Representative Director and as the Senior Managing Officer.
1978
  • Increased capital to 45.6 million yen.
  • Installed the new kikuzen four-color printing machine, DAIYA-II-4.
1983
  • Opened the Osaka Sales Office.
1985
  • Introduced Fujitsu's computers for the accounting department.
1986
  • Installed a new "A"-size color scanner, SG688.
  • Installed additional kiku two-cut five-color printing machine, DAIYA-1E-5.
  • Launched the printing for prepaid cards.
1987
  • Opened the Tokyo Sales Office (Aoyama 1-chome).
  • Launched sales of the telecard mail.
  • Established CCS Co., Ltd. .
  • Moved the Tokyo Sales Office to Ginza 3-chome.
1988
  • Installed a new computerized typesetting system by Sakuto of Shaken.
  • In-house magazine "SAITA SAITA" launched.
1989
  • Installed the new duodecimo four-color printing machine, DAIYA-4F-4.
  • Toshikazu Sano was titled as President and CEO.
  • 30th anniversary • New company building completed • foundation
    Triple party as office president held.

  • Installed a new Scitex response system.
1991
  • Installed the additional kikuzen four-color printing machine, DAIYA-3F-4.
  • Completed "IBM process management system" to make the entire company OA.
  • Installed a new Macintosh design system.
1992
  • Installed the new ISDN1500 optical communication system
    between Tokyo and Takamatsu.

1993
  • Installed additional five Cytex Assemblers.
1996
  • Installed the first Heidelberg QM DI-46 (digital printing press) to be imported into Japan.
  • Installed an additional Heidelberg kiku four-cut five-color UV printing machine, GTOF.
  • Promoted to the Osaka Sales Office (branch office).
1997
  • Completed construction of our own building in Tsukiji, Tokyo.
  • Promoted to the Tokyo branch, CCS also relocated.
  • Installed the new kiku two-cut four-color Heidelberg SM-66-4.
  • Installed the new kiku two-cut five-color Heidelberg SM-66-5.
  • Installed the new kiku four-cut four-color printing machine SM-52-4.
  • Installed the new offset inversion machine, Lithopia BT2-8000 at the Tokyo branch.
2000
  • Installed the new Luxel CTP (5 units), Luxel SPEEDPROOF8000 (DDCP 3 units)
    in Tokyo, Osaka, and Takamatsu.

  • Installed the new G-TRAX communication system between Tokyo, Osaka, and Takamatsu.
  • Installed the new DAIYA405 duodecimo five-color printing machine.
  • Installed the new Heidelberg SM-74-4L kiku two-cut four-color UV printing machine.
  • Installed the new Heidelberg SM-102-8 kikuzen eight-color printing machine.
  • Acquired quality management system accreditation ISO9001.
2001
  • Opened the Okayama Sales Office.
2002
  • Acquired environmental management system accreditation ISO14001.
2003
  • Installed the second new offset inversion machine LITHOPIA-MAX BT2-800SD.

2005
  • Completed the first-phase construction of the Haneda Tokyo Plant.
    Waterless printing started.
  • Installed an additional Heidelberg SM102-8-P(Waterless specification machine).
2006
  • Completed the construction of the Haneda Tokyo Plant.
  • Installed the new "A"-size landscape two-sided offset rotary press,
    SYSTEM38S(waterless specification machine) and
    "B"-size portrait half-cut two-sided offset rotary press,
    SYSTEM35S (waterless specification machine) .

  • Acquired the certification for Privacy Mark.
  • Exhibited at "Eco Products 2006”.
2007
  • Company-wide acquisition of COC (Processing Distribution Process)
    certification of FSC Forest Management Council.

2009
  • Acquired the environmental rating from the Development Bank of Japan Inc. .
  • Published the 50th anniversary magazine "I ran only dream".
2010
  • Introduced Dainippon Screen workflow RIP, Trueflow SE at three locations.
  • Exhibited at the New Environmental Exposition 2010 (Global Warming Prevention Pavilion).
  • Acquired the Green Printing Certification for the Haneda Tokyo Plant.
  • Moved to the Osaka branch office building (SNP Create Tower).
  • Installed the new Fuji Xerox Color 1000 Press at the Osaka branch.
2011
  • Installed the new Horizon cutting, folding, stitching, perfect binding machine
    at the Osaka branch.

  • Installed the new Heidelberg SM74 kiku two-cut four-color waterless UV printing machine
    at the Osaka branch.

  • The Haneda Tokyo Plant received the Minister of Economy,
    Trade and Industry Award for the 10th Printing Industry Environmental Excellence Plant Awards.

2013
  • Opened the Hiroshima branch.
  • Installed the new Komori LA-537 “A”-size five-color LED UV printing machine
    at the Tokyo banch.

  • Installed the new Heidelberg SMCX102 kikuzen five-color LED UV printing
    machine at the Haneda Tokyo Plant.

2014
  • Installed the new Heidelberg SMSX102 kikuzen eight-color LED UV printing
    machine in the head office (Takamatsu).

  • Won at the "Sunport Takamatsu triathlon" company counter-relay.
2015
  • Installed the new Heidelberg POLAR N115PLUS cutting machine
    at the Haneda Tokyo Plant.

2017
  • Introduced the SCREEN workflow RIP EQUIOS at three bases.
2018
  • Toshikazu Sano assumes the position of Representative Director and Chairman.
  • Asami Sano assumes the position of Representative Director and President.
  • Acquired 100% of the shares of Koyo Art Print Co., Ltd. to become a subsidiary.
  • SNP 60th anniversary and succession reception was held.