YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1929
Yamashita Fumitaka, president; Yoshinori Hirotani, executive officer, manager of general paint division, president of subsidiary.
Dai Nippon Toryo Co., Ltd. operates in the paint industry primarily in Japan. DNT’s coatings revenue in 2009 was $743 million. It offers various coating products, which include heavy duty, industrial, automobile, refinishing, marine, home use paints, plastics and powder. The company also provides machines and equipment for paints manufacturing and coating applications. In addition, it offers its products in various fields, including electrical home appliances, housing, automobiles and information-related equipment, as well as for infrastructures, including high-rise buildings and largescale bridge construction. Dai Nippon Toryo Co., Ltd. was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan. On August 29, 2008, Dai Nippon Toryo acquired a 67% state in Tokyo-based Daia Keiko Co., Ltd.