Corporate Data

On October 2012, due to Oji Paper Co., Ltd. (Oji Paper) splitting the company to become a new holding company for the aim to enhance Oji Group’s competitiveness and profitability, Oji Imaging Media Co., Ltd. (Oji IM) has been established as an independent company

Oji IM is established between former Oji Paper Imaging Media Business Division and Oji Paper Kanzaki Mill which is located in the Kansai area. Not only in Japan, OJI IM also has four locations overseas the United States, Germany, Thailand and Brazil.

Company Name Oji Imaging Media Co.,Ltd.
Head Office 1Oji Holdings No.1 Bldg., 12-8, Ginza 5-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
Establishment
(split effective date)
October, 2012
Paid-in Capital 350,000,000 yen
President Kohei Michikawa
Major Business
  • Manufacture, processing and sale of Thermal Paper, Thermal film and Inkjet Paper
President Message
Kohei Michikawa

 

Growing sustainably in the dynamically changing market, as a pioneer of thermal recording technology

We, Oji Imaging Media, supply various media to print on-demand digital information, which are mainly thermal paper, inkjet paper as a core company of the Functional Company in the Oji Holdings Corporation Group.

Thermal paper is used for various ways, such as receipts at the supermarkets, convenience stores and many other place, tickets, labels, medical imaging diagnostic, etc. There are a lot of opportunities to touch in your life.

We have 20% shares in the world thermal paper market with overseas business base in U.S., Germany, Thailand, Malaysia and Brazil, other than in Japan. We are establishing theses worldwide networks to support our valued customer and meet global demands from them promptly and properly. Although the thermal recording technology is almost matured, we are making continuous effort to improve the technology continuously and find new applications of our products. We are also working on changing our raw materials and manufacturing process more eco-friendly.

The global market is changing dynamically nowadays and the severe market situation will continue. Despite the circumstance, thermal paper demand in South America is increasing with spreading POS and new logistic system in the region. To meet the demand and expand the market share in South America, we decided to invest in Oji Papéis Especiais, Brazil to increase the capacity. We will continue expanding our capacity by efficient investment in the world, with capturing market trends adequately.

To contribute sustainable development society, all members of Oji Imaging Media are working with placing top priority to the concern for the safety and environment and compliance. Human resources are the most important and indispensable for sustainable growing company. I am focusing on work style reforms and diversity promotions to respect each staff’s personality and difference and create workplace culture which all employees can fully exercise their ability. I will never tolerate harassing conduct, prevent it and create comfortable work circumstance to seek work place that all people, which are not only our employee but all people related to our company, can respect each other and work safety and healthy.

I am planning that we continue living up to expectations from all stakeholders including our valued customer and all employees by contributing to the society with supplying high quality products and service to our valued customer.

I sincerely appreciate your continuous support.

Thermal media technology is in a maturity stage, but our company as a leading innovator in this field and one of the leading manufactures, will continue to search for new technology and applications. Today is economic conditions are drastically changing and becoming difficult day by day. But our company has production sites / sales locations in United States, Germany, Thailand, Brazil and Malaysia. So we will be able to support customeris global strategy from various areas of the world on time.