Company Information

To cherish the spirit of manufacturing

Our company was founded on February 18th, 1943 in Osaka, Japan under the name of Tokan Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. as a synthetic resin forming manufacturer under Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd.

The corporate name has been changed to the current one, Tokan Kogyo Co., Ltd. after commencing paper cup production. Corrugated and solid board conversion business also started, but the conversion business was split, and established a new company on October 1st, 2003.

We make every possible effort to contribute to society through research & development for functionality and economy of our packages as a leading packaging manufacturer by cherishing the importance of harmony with nature, community, and environment.

Company profile

ESTABLISHED February, 1943
NUMBER of EMPLOYEES 1,053 (As of Mar.31,2024)
CAPITAL JPY 1.53 Billion
Paper products
  • Cups for beverages, containers for ice cream, daily foods, etc.
Plastic products
  • Thermal formed, injection, and compression molded items
  • BIBs (Bag in Boxes)

Company history

1943 Established Tokan Chemical Industry Co., Ltd to produce plastic products in Osaka, Japan
1949 Started folding carton and paper cup productions
1950 Changed the corporate name to the current, Tokan Kogyo Co., Ltd.
1952 Launched a new folding carton plant in Setagaya, Tokyo followed by paper cups, plastic products, and corrugated board case productions
1959 Launched a corrugated board case plant in Yokohama, Kanagawa
1960 Launched a corrugated board case plant in Sendai followed by a paper cup forming plant in 1961 and a hollow-plastic board case production plant in 1969
1961 Launched a corrugated board case plant in Fukuoka followed by a plastic production plant in 1963 and a corrugated board case plant in 1966
1963 Head office moved into the Tokyo plant
1964 Launched a corrugated board case plant in Osaka followed by a plastic cup production plant in 1965, a folding carton plant in 1966, and a plant for other plastic items in 1976
1965 Launched a paper cup plant followed by a folding carton plant in 1968 and a hollow plastic board case plant in 1970
1973 Head office moved to Shinjuku, Tokyo
1974 Launched a new plastic production plant, and annexed a corrugated board case production plant in 1976
1979 Launched Komaki plant to produce paper cups followed by Lamicon products in 1983 and annexed a plastic product plant in 1988
1981 Relocated Head office to Saiwai Bldg., Chiyoda, Tokyo
1986 Launched Tochigi plant to produce corrugated board cases
1987 Launched Sapporo plant to produce corrugated board cases and plastic products
1990 Launched Shizuoka plant to produce paper cups
Annexed later a printing & folding carton plant
1993 Celebrated 50th anniversary
1995 Established Taiyo Plastic Corp. of the Philippines
1996 Opened R&D center
2000 Launched Fukuoka plant producing plastic containers
2003 Launched Itami plant to produce blow plastic bottles
Folding carton & corrugated board conversion divisions were split, and a new company, Nippon Tokan Package Co., Ltd was established
2006 Established Tokan (Changshu) High Technology Containers Co., Ltd.
2012 Relocated Head office to the present Osaki Forest Bldg., in Shinagawa, Tokyo
2013 Transited to Toyo Seikan Group Holdings system
2015 Established Taiwan Tokan Corp. and started paper cup production
2018 Plastic bottles and closures Divisions were integrated into Mebius Packaging Co., Ltd. in line with Toyo Seikan Group’s business integration

TOKAN KOGYO Group companies

Company Name Location Products
2-18-1 Higashigotanda,
Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo,
141-0022, Japan
Corrugated cartons
Folding cartons
TOKAN KOSAN CO., LTD. 1-2-14, Hamamatsu-cho,
Minato-ku, Tokyo,
105-0013, Japan
Agricultural films
TOKAN TAKAYAMA CO., LTD. 2466-1 Kitakata, Nyukawa-cho,
Takayama-shi, Gifu,
506-2133, Japan
Paper containers
Paper lids
TOKAN LOGITECH CO., LTD. Osakaki Forest Bldg.
2-18-1 Higashigotanda,
Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo,
141-0022, Japan
Logistics /warehouse
SUNNAP CO., LTD. 3-8-5 Asakusabashi,
Taito-ku, Tokyo,
111-0053, Japan
Paper cups
SHOSANDO CO., LTD. 2-18-8 Kiso-machi,
Machida-shi, Tokyo,
194-0033, Japan
Paper cups
Paper spoons
Taiyo Plastic Corporation of The Philippines(TPCP) Block 12, Lot2, Linares Street,
Gateway Business Park,
Javalera, Gen. Trias, Cavite,
4107, Philippines


Plastic products
(Injection molded products)
High Technology
Containers Co.,LTD.
No. 50 Xiangjiang-Road,
New&Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone,
Changshu, Jiangsu,
215533, China


Plastic products
(Sigle-layered and Multi-layered plastic products, etc.)
Taiwan Tokan Corporation No. 406, Sec. 2, Yuanshan Rd.,
Yuanshan Township,
Yilan County 264,


Paper Cups