Company Overview

Toyochem Specialty Chemical (TSC) always work together with headquarter Toyo Ink Japan for development to achieve high quality printing inks and well prepared for future trends. TSC Malaysia has many high technology facilities & equipment such as pilot printing machine, FTIR, Gas Chromatography, Microscope, Autoclave, Blocking Tester and etc. Hence, TSC are able to provide good technical support to our customers. Furthermore, TSC has well-trained technical personal to provide good technical service and support to customers.


The Toyo Ink Group's Corporate Philosophy System, which consists of three parts corporate philosophy, corporate policies, and guiding principles was established in April 1993.The system shows the base of the brand of the corporate group and the guidelines that each employee of the Group should keep in mind and should act on as a businessperson. In April 2014, we revised the guiding principles by adding "improving stakeholder satisfaction" to the existing principles. This means improving customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and society satisfaction. At the Toyo Ink Group, we will use this revision as an opportunity to redouble our efforts to evolve into a corporate group that satisfies all of its stakeholders.

People - Oriented Management

We, the Toyo Ink Group, endeavor to be a company that contributes to the enrichment of life and culture throughout the world.


Contribute to the affluence and culture of people worldwide.Create lifestyle value for the new age. Provide advanced technology and quality products and services.

Provide knowledge that enhances customer trust and satisfaction.Respect the realization of all employees' ambitions.Act as a responsible corporate citizen in harmony with society and the environment. Respect shareholders' rights, improve shareholder value and enhance market valuation.

About us

Toyochem Specialty Chemical Sdn. Bhd. (TSC) Malaysia is principally engaged in manufacturing and trading of printing inks, printing chemicals and pressure sensitive adhesives with corporate office located in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia and manufacturing plants in Selangor & Negeri Sembilan respectively for printing inks, printing chemicals, resin and pressure sensitive adhesives. In addition, TSC also provides services to the graphic art industry and act as agents of graphic art film and other related printing products. TSC was previously established in 1996 under the name of Toyo Ink Pan Pacific (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (TIPPM in short) focusing in manufacturing of resins and pressure sensitive adhesives in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. In September 2009, TIPPM renamed itself to TSC as part of the corporate exercise to merge with two related companies – Toyochem Sdn. Bhd. (TSB) and Toyochem Printing Chemical Sdn. Bhd. (TPC) – via take-over and subsequent delisting of Toyochem Corporation Berhad from the Second Board of the Bursa Malaysia. Consequently, TSB and TPC had been absorbed into TSC on 1st October 2009. Subsequently in year 2011 Toyochem Graphics Sdn Bhd (TG) was also absorbed into TSC.

History of company

A brief history of Toyochem Specialty Chemical Sdn. Bhd. (TSC) founded.

Transition to the Prime Market of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Dissolved capital alliance with Sakata Inx Corporation (business alliance continues)

Introduced a "corporate fellow system" for technical research positions.
Held the online event "Value Showcase."
Released the Toyo Ink Group Integrated Report 2021.

Satoru Takashima became the 14th president.
Toyochem Co., Ltd. absorbed Toyo ADL Corporation.
Capital participation in R Plus Japan, Ltd., a new company devoted to the recycling of used plastics.
Declared support for recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

Introduced a shareholder special benefit plan.
Established Toyo Ink North Africa S.A.R.L. in Casablanca, Morocco.

Adopted the "SIC-27" long-term vision.
Adopted the tagline "For a Vibrant World."
Established Toyo Visual Solutions Co., Ltd., which then absorbed the Display Materials Related Business of Toyocolor Co., Ltd.
Developed the new "Web Dry LEO-X EZ" series of web offset inks.

Developsed completely VOC-free EB-curable flexo inks.
Renamed Zhuhai Toyochem Co., Ltd. to Zhuhai Toyocolor Co., Ltd.

The 120th anniversary since the Company's establishment.
Acquired shares of Turkey-based DYO Printing Inks and renamed it Toyo Printing Inks Inc.
Turned Jiangsu Toyo Yabang Pigment Co., Ltd. into a consolidated subsidiary and renamed it Jiangsu Toyo Renxin Pigment Co., Ltd.
Established Toyo Ink Mexico, S.A. de C.V. in Jalisco, Mexico.
Acquired the transdermal medical patch business from Sekisui Medical Co., Ltd..
Began the cultivation of premium fruits under the Amamigoe brand.
Toyo Ink Europe Specialty Chemicals S.A.S. absorbed two other consolidated subsidiaries of the Group, Toyo Ink Europe and Toyo Ink Europe Plastic Colorant.

Established a sales office Toyo Ink Turkey Kimya Sanayi A.Ş. (presently Toyo Printing Inks) in Istanbul, Turkey.
Toyochem began sales of a one-component acrylic adhesive for industrial use, under the "Oribain" brand.

Reorganized Japan's R&D system and set up the Innovation Laboratory, the Polymer Design Laboratory, the Material Science Laboratory and the Analysis Technology Laboratory.
Toyo Ink America released "REXTA," a solvent-based flexo lamination ink for retort packaging.

Develops multi-walled carbon nanotubes material and its dispersing element.
Established Heubach Toyo Colour Pvt. Ltd. as a joint venture company with Heubach Colour Pvt. Ltd. in Gujarat, India.
Acquired Arets International NV of Belgium and renamed it to Toyo-Arets International NV.

"TOYO KING NEX NV100 Rice," a sheetfed offset ink using rice bran oil, received three awards: Special Award of Good Design Awards 2011, Excellence Award of 8th Eco-Products Awards and METI Minister Award of 21st Global Environment Awards.
Released "LIOACCUM," a slurry electrode material for secondary batteries.
Started distribution of two application software for smartphone: "TUBUCOLOR" color communicating tool and "UDing tool," a color universal designing support tool.
Merged Oriental Kasei Co., Ltd., Toyo Plax Co., Ltd. and the Colorants & Functional Materials related business division of Toyochem Co., Ltd. and launched the new company as Toyocolor Co., Ltd.
Established Jiangsu Toyo Yabang Pigment Co., Ltd. (presently Jiangsu Toyo Renxin Pigment Co., Ltd.) as a joint venture company in Changzhou, Jiangsu, China.
Toyo Ink America, LLC absorbed Toyo Ink Mfg. America, LLC.

Released "Vantean Eco Lio," the highly concentrated newspaper process ink.
Toyo ADL Corporation (presently Toyochem Co., Ltd.) absorbed Toyonex Co., Ltd.
Katsumi Kitagawa became the 13th president.
The Toyo Ink Group adopted a holding company system.
Toyo Ink Mfg. Co., Ltd. was renamed to Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co., Ltd. and executed a corporate split to establish Toyo Ink Co., Ltd. and Toyochem Co., Ltd. as the core operating companies.
Implemented a corporate identity revamp and adopted the tagline "Visible Science for Life."
Renamed Aichi Toyo Ink Co., Ltd. to Toyo Plax Co., Ltd. (presently Toyocolor Co., Ltd.).
Toyo Ink Korea Co., Ltd. absorbed Toyo-Morton Korea Co., Ltd.
Established Toyo SC Trading Co., Ltd.

Established Toyo Ink Brasil LTDA. in São Paulo, Brazil.
Dissolved Toyo Ink (Shanghai) RHQ Co., Ltd.
Acquired Fluid Ink Technologies Inc. of the United States of America and established Toyo Ink Technologies, LLC.
Toyo Prepress Co., Ltd. absorbed Fukuju Sangyo Co., Ltd. and launched the new company as Toyo FPP Co., Ltd.
Toyo Ink Engineering Co., Ltd. absorbed Toyo Inspections Co., Ltd.
Toyo-Morton, Ltd., the joint venture with Rohm and Haas Co. (formerly Morton-Norwich Products, Inc. and presently Dow Chemical Co.) of the United States of America, was dissolved and become a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Toyo Ink America, LLC absorbed Toyo Ink Technologies, LLC.

Toyo Prepress Co., Ltd. (presently Toyo FPP Co., Ltd.) absorbed Toyo Seihan Co., Ltd.
Developed a laser ablation-applied digital plate making workflow for screen printing.
Started sales of "Lioduras EFC200" series a UV-curable, anti-fingerprint hard coat agent.

Released "Aqua Pure," a highly transparent marking film.
Released "Flash Dry LED," a UV-curable offset ink using LED lamps.
Adopted the "SCC2017" long-term vision.
Renamed Toyo Petrolite Co., Ltd. to Toyo ADL Corporation (presently Toyochem Co., Ltd.).
Established Toyo Ink Europe Plastic Colorants S.A.S. (presently Toyo Ink Europe Specialty Chemicals S.A.S.) in Villers-Saint-Paul, France.
Introduced measures against large-scale buying of shares (takeover defense measures).
Dissolved Toyo Ink Europe Holding S.A.S.
Toyo Ink Joto Hanbai Co., Ltd. absorbed Toyo Ink Tokyo Hanbai Co., Ltd. and launched the new company as Toyo Ink Graphics Co., Ltd.
Renamed Toyo Color America, LLC to Toyo Ink Mfg. America, LLC (presently Toyo Ink America, LLC).
Released a line of teas and beauty soap from the Sasa veitchii extract-related product brand "Lionature".
Released "EcoVALUE," the collecting and cyclically reuse system for gravure solvents.
Developed the "Rice Ink" series, a CFP (Carbon Footprint)-conscious offset ink using rice bran oil.
Developed "Palm Eco," a sheetfed offset ink using palm oil in Malaysia.

The 100th anniversary since the Company's establishment.
Opened the "Toyo Ink Academy" as the human resource development organization for employees of the Toyo Ink Group.
Toyo Petrolite Co., Ltd.(presently Toyochem Co., Ltd.), the joint venture with Baker Hughes Incorporated (formerly Petrolite Co.) of the United States of America, was dissolved and become a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Established Toyo Ink India Pvt. Ltd. in Delhi, India.
Established Technova Toyo Ink Pvt. Ltd. as a joint venture company in Delhi, India.
Introduced the defined contribution pension plan system.
Released "Elbima," a laser marking system for food packaging.
Established Sumika Polymer Compounds Europe Ltd. as a joint venture with Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited and ITOCHU Corporation.
Renamed Francolor Pigments S.A. to Toyo Ink Europe Specialty Chemicals S.A.S.
Developed "TSS," an electromagnetic wave shield film for flexible printed circuits (FPC).

Established Toyo Ink Compounds Vietnam Co., Ltd. in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Reorganized the R&D system and opened the Business Development Research Laboratory, the Colorants & Media Materials Research Laboratory, the Polymer Materials Research Laboratory and the Optoelectronics Material Research Laboratory.
Established Toyo Ink Korea Co., Ltd. in Seoul, South Korea.
Took on the functions of the formerly Toyo FCC Co., Ltd. and established Toyonex Co., Ltd. (presently Toyochem Co., Ltd.).
Renamed Toyo Europe Network S.A.S. to Toyo Ink Europe Holding S.A.S.
Established Toyo Ink Europe (Paris) S.A.S. (presently Toyo Ink Europe Specialty Chemicals S.A.S.) in Paris, France.

Started the Group CSR promotion system and adopted the CSR Charter and Action Guidelines.
Established Zhuhai Sumika Polymer Compounds Co., Ltd. as a joint venture company with Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited.
Formed a business alliance involving on-demand printers with Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd.

Released "SasaMask," an antibacterial and antivirus functional mask based on Sasa Extract.
Jointly developed an automatic color correction technology for color universal design with Toyohashi University of Technology.
Released "UDing," the unique universal design concept.
Established Toyo Ink (Shanghai) RHQ Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China.
Established Zhuhai Toyo Plastic Colorants Co., Ltd. (presently Zhuhai Toyocolor Co., Ltd.) in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China.
Transferred all functions of the Aoto Plant to the Saitama Factory and other sites and terminated its production operations.
First independent exhibition at drupa 2004, International Graphic Arts Show (Düsseldorf, Germany).
Released the "REXALPHA" conductive silver paste ink.
Developed dye sensitized solar cells.
Introduced the operating officer system.
Ceremonially transferred the Toyo Inari Shrine to the site of the Saitama Factory.
Dissolved i&i Inc. and partially transferred its operations to Fukuju Sangyo Co., Ltd. (presently Toyo FPP Co., Ltd.).
Dissolved Toyo Ink Nagoya Hanbai Co., Ltd.
Dissolved Toyo FCC Co., Ltd. and absorbed its functions into Toyo Ink Mfg. Co., Ltd.
Released "TK HighUnity SOY Kaleido" (Kaleido series), a sheetfed offset process ink capable of reproducing a wide-range of colors.

Released the environment-harmonized gravure inks "FINESTAR," etc.
Established Shanghai Toyo Ink Mfg. Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China.
Established Toyo-Morton Korea, Ltd. in Seoul, South Korea.
Developed "Sasa Extract," a natural antibacterial agent based on Sasa veitchii (bamboo grass) extract.
Opened the Compliance Office.
Established Toyo Ink Vietnam Co., Ltd. in Bien Hoa City, Vietnam.
Adopted the business concept: "Value You Can See."

Constructed a plant for a resist ink for LCD color filters in the Moriyama Factory.
Started production of a resist ink for LCD color filters at Toyo Ink Chemicals Taiwan Co., Ltd.
Developed "Liosphere," functional particulates for LCD light-scattering films.

Toyo Ink America, LLC absorbed Web-Prestige Inks, Ltd.
Established Toyo Color America, LLC (presently Toyo Ink America, LLC) in New Jersey, United States of America.
Dissolved the joint venture Toyo-Toa Coating Co., Ltd. with Toa Paint Co., Ltd. and launched Toyo Ink Coating (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (presently Toyo Ink (Thailand) Co., Ltd.).
Terminated the joint venture agreement with Kawasaki Kasei Chemical Ltd. and dissolved the joint venture Toyo Kasei Chemical Co., Ltd.
Renamed Toyo Powerful Partner Co., Ltd. to Toyo Human Assets Co., Ltd.
Released "Flash Dry Hybrid Echo," a UV hybrid ink equipped with both drying functions of UV curing and oxidation polymerization.
Renamed Doumen Toyo Chemical Co., Ltd. to Zhuhai Toyo Ink Co., Ltd. (presently Zhuhai Toyocolor Co., Ltd.).
Established Toyo Ink Chemicals Taiwan Co., Ltd. in Tainan, Taiwan.
Released "DYNACAL ECOSIGN," an environment-harmonized marking film applicable to non-vinyl chloride.
Released "PlateFront," a printing plate imposition system.

Established Logi Co-Net Corp. as a joint venture company with Sakata Inx Corporation.
Formed a capital alliance with Sakata Inx Corporation.
Dissolved the joint venture Nihon Creo Scitex Co., Ltd. (formerly Nihon Scitex Co., Ltd.) with Creo Scitex Corporation Ltd. (formerly Scitex Corporation Ltd. and presently Eastman Kodak Co.).
Kunio Sakuma became the 12th president.
Established Toyo Ink (Middle East) Fze. in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Developed "CI Agent," the soil purification agent that applies reductive reaction of colloidal iron.
Developed an organic electroluminescence (EL) material for flat panel displays.
Established ga city Corp. as a joint venture company with Sakata Inx Corporation.

Launched the Ecology Center (presently Environmental Safety Promotion Department and Chemicals Management Department of Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co., Ltd.).
Integrated Toyo Ink Chuo Hanbai Co., Ltd. with Toyo Ink Josai Hanbai Co., Ltd. and set up a new company Toyo Ink Tokyo Hanbai Co., Ltd. (presently Toyo Ink Graphics Co., Ltd.).
Released "Tamago Jet Printer," an inkjet printing system to print consume-by freshness date of eggs.
Enhanced the domestic office network and established Toyo Ink Hokkaido Co., Ltd., Toyo Ink Tohoku Co., Ltd., Toyo Ink Chushikoku Co., Ltd. and Toyo Ink Kyushu Co., Ltd. as regional branches.
Issued the Environmental Report (presently Social & Environmental Report). value and enhance market valuation.

Web Inks, Ltd. merged with Prestige Color Inc. of the United States of America and launched the new company as Web-Prestige Inks Ltd.
Started information disclosure on the corporate website.
Established Toyo Ink Chushikoku Hanbai Co., Ltd.
Absorbed COM System Co, Ltd. and established Toyo Inspections Co., Ltd. (presently Toyo Ink Engineering Co., Ltd.).
Established Toyo Ink System Service Co., Ltd. (presently Toyo Management Service Co., Ltd.).
Established Toyo Colortech Co., Ltd.
Acquired Budacolor Kft. in Budapest, Hungary.
Established Toyo Ink Customer Service Co., Ltd.
Released the "LABELMELT" water-peeling-type hot-melt adhesive.

Established Ftalmex, S.A. de C.V. in Monterrey, Mexico.
Commercialized "T-Color," a neural network-applied image color conversion technology.
The Kawagoe Plant and the Fuji Plant obtained ISO14001 certification.
Acquired Web Inks, Ltd. in the United States of America.
Established Toyo-Ink Compounds Corporation (presently Toyo Ink Compounds Corporation) in Laguna, Philippines.
Established Toyo Europe Network S.A.S. in Paris, France.
Established Toyochem Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (presently Toyochem Specialty Chemical Sdn. Bhd.) in Malaysia and listed the company in the Second Section of the Malaysia Stock Exchange.
Released "NEWSKING Echo" and "Vantean Eco," the first newspaper inks using aroma-free solvents in Japan (the first newspaper inks authorized with the Eco Mark).
Released the "Liocure System" of ultra-compact EB (electron beam) curing equipment.
Established Toyo Ink Nagoya Hanbai Co., Ltd.
Established Toyo-SCI LLC as a joint venture company in New Jersey, United States of America.
Toyo Ink America, LLC absorbed Toyo Ink North America Inc.

Established Toyo Logitec Co., Ltd. (presently Logi Co-Net Corp.).
Established the Expression Technology Research Laboratory.
Adopted the Environmental & Safety Basic Principles and Action Policies.
Renamed Doumen Daewoo Chemical Co., Ltd. to Doumen Toyo Chemical Co., Ltd. (presently Zhuhai Toyocolor Co., Ltd.).
Established T.I.P.P. Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (presently Toyochem Specialty Chemical Sdn. Bhd.) in Seremban, Malaysia.
Merged Toyo Gravure Seihan Center Co., Ltd. and Kyushu Toyo Seihan Co., Ltd. to launch Toyo Prepress Co., Ltd. (presently Toyo FPP Co., Ltd.).