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DIC Corporation manufactures and sells printing inks, organic pigments, and synthetic resins worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Printing Inks, Fine Chemicals, Polymers, and Application Materials. The Printing Inks segment manufactures printing inks, such as offset inks, gravure inks, flexo inks, can coatings, news inks, packaging adhesives, and printing supplies. The Fine Chemicals segment offers organic pigments for printing inks, color filters, and coatings and plastics; and thin-film transistor liquid crystals (LCs), supertwisted nematic LCs, alkylphenols, metal carboxylates, and sulphur chemicals, such as lubricant additives. The Polymers segment provides synthetic resins and resin-related products, including alkyd, polyester, unsaturated polyester, waterborne, acrylic, methacrylate, amino, phenolic, epoxy, ultraviolet -curable, and polyurethane resins, as well as plasticizers, polystyrene, fluorochemicals, and processed sheet-molding compounds. The Application Materials segment offers liquid compounds consisting of ultraviolet-curable coatings and bonding adhesives for optical discs, and jet inks and wood finishes; and solid compounds, such as plastic colorants, polyphenylene sulfide compounds, high-performance optical materials, high-performance compounds, coextruded multilayer films, and toners. This segment also provides processed products consisting of decorative boards, interior housing products, industrial adhesive tapes, labels, stickers, label stock for printing, specialty magnetic foils, plastic pallets, containers, hollow-fiber membrane modules, bathtubs and bath units, synthetic marbles, and sheet molding compounds. DIC Corporation also provides real estate brokerage activities. The company was formerly known as Dainippon Ink and Chemicals, Incorporated and changed its name to DIC Corporation in April 2008. DIC Corporation was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

20,411 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/27/15
Founded in 1908

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DIC Corporation Announces Dividend for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2015, Payable on September 1, 2015; Provides Dividend Guidance for the Full Year of Fiscal 2015

DIC Corporation announced dividend of JPY 4.00 per share against JPY 3.00 per share paid a year ago, for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. The dividend is payable on September 1, 2015. For the full year of fiscal 2015, the company expects to pay year-end dividend of JPY 4 per share and annual dividend of JPY 8 per share compared to paid year-end dividend of JPY 3 per share and annual dividend of JPY 6 per share a year ago.

DIC Corporation Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Consolidated Earnings Guidance for the Year Ending December 31, 2015

DIC Corporation reported consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported net sales of JPY 409,620 million against JPY 408,385 million a year ago. Operating income was JPY 22,570 million against JPY 19,807 million a year ago. Income before income taxes and minority interests was JPY 22,120 million against JPY 14,931 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 15,285 million or JPY 15.89 per basic share against JPY 10,319 million or JPY 11.23 per basic share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was JPY 2,683 million against net cash used in operating activities of JPY 3,915 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was JPY 15,177 million against JPY 14,490 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was JPY 481 million against JPY 772 million a year ago. The company provided consolidated earnings guidance for the year ending December 31, 2015. For the year, the company expected net sales of JPY 840,000 million, operating income of JPY 50,000 million and net income of JPY 34,000 million or JPY 35.35 per basic share.

DIC Corporation to Establish Europe PPS Technical Center

DIC Corporation announced it will establish a new polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) product technical facility in Europe with the aim of reinforcing its ability to address the expanding and diverse technical requirements of its European customers. The European PPS Technical Center, total investment in which is estimated at approximately EUR 2.7 million, will be located within the site occupied by Sun Chemical's Eurolab, in Karlstein, Germany. Doors are scheduled to open in November 2015, although analysis-related operations, which will use existing resources, are expected to begin in September 2015.


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