Manufactures and distributes printing inks, organic pigments, thermosetting resins, and other fine chemical products
DIC Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of printing inks and supplies. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Printing Ink & Supplies, Neo-Graphic Arts Materials, Synthetic Resin, Chemical Solution Materials, and Other business. The Printing Inks and Supplies segment focuses on mainstay printing inks business, which includes printing inks and printed materials including gravure to specialized applications. The Neo-Graphic Arts Materials segment include organic pigments, which are used to create colors; Liquid Crystal materials, which are used in digital equipment to display colors, and jet inks. This segment also includes coating materials and adhesives for optical discs and other products that augur the future of printing inks. The Synthetic Resins segment includes a selection of synthetic resins, resin-related products, functional polymers and additives. This segment includes products that are used internally and supplied to manufacturers of, among others, coatings, building materials, automobiles, electrical and electronics equipment, and textiles. The Chemical Solution Materials segment includes composite products and solutions that integrate the company's core materials particularly synthetic resins and organic pigments, and related technologies. This segment includes products provided to customers in the electrical and electronics, automobile manufacturing, housing construction, and other industries. The Others segment includes operations other than the criteria of all the other segments. The company was founded on February 15, 1908 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.