In 1918, Nitto was founded in Osaki, Tokyo,
paving the way for domestic production of electrical insulating materials.
Nitto Group continues to work with customers,
offering various products and developing business globally.
Nitto will continually challenge to inspire the world
and create values that a society recognizes,
taking the changes of the society as an opportunity.
Nitto has continued its challenges with
the near future in mind in areas no one else has ever challenged.
Nitto provides products in various industries from light controlling films indispensable for smartphone and TV displays to industrial adhesives, automobile parts, and medical supplies.
Nitto has a rich lineup of products, providing automobiles and various other transport machines with an abundance of useful materials. We currently have sales offices established in more than 26 countries around the world.
We are working hard to provide new types of added value to meet the recent needs of various fields, especially the automobile field, through technologies such as automotive lightening that aims to further increase fuel efficiency in the future, the evolution of power modules for environmental vehicles and electrical equipment developed in pursuit of safety and amenity.
The housing industry is increasingly faced with a greater demand for enhanced housing functions, being represented by such concepts as the "100-year home" and the "smart house". Some of these highly demanded functions include advanced living functions, solar cells, storage batteries, and an integrated management system for household appliances.
Nitto is doing its best to meet these advanced requirements by providing its customers with not only stand-alone materials, but by also meeting their own individual material and parts needs. In addition, by utilizing its evaluation facilities, Nitto is providing numerous solutions for improving durability, comfort, and environmental friendliness.
Nitto offers products and technical services from over 20 locations around the world.
These include filtration films that help protect water resources through seawater desalination and reuse of drainage water.
In addition, Nitto has been advancing research and development in the field of new energy, providing materials for wind power generation and developing materials for solar panels.
Beginning with surface protection films, Nitto provides a diverse lineup of products in the material processing field for metal plates, resin substrates, glass sheets, etc.
In addition to continuing to develop adhesive technologies such as "firm adhesive strength" and "clean peeling", Nitto is also continuously meeting the needs of customers via a global network, which includes 3 production and processing centers.
Nitto offers a diverse lineup of products for various applications, ranging from major household appliances to AV, mobile, office automation equipment, and LED lights. This wide variation includes ultra-thin sealant materials, which are practically free of impure substances that can contaminate devices, as well as double-sided tapes, which has properties similar to fixing screws.
Nitto is able to meet customer needs through its network of more than 70 offices and production centers worldwide.
Nitto responds to customers’ requirements by offering them valuable solutions that incorporate its unique technologies and products, including the know-how for producing high-definition, durable, thin, and lightweight technologies in various types of optical and adhesive film for displays and touch panel devices.
Furthermore, Nitto has been continuously supplying the world with high-grade display peripheral materials that utilize the latest technologies.
Nitto provides a wide range of products for manufacturing processes and parts, including semiconductor and electronic component manufacturing process materials, optical device sealing materials, and HDD peripheral materials.
In particular, we have developed a system for supplying the world with various unique and feature-rich materials (such as tape that can be peeled off after heating it), thus contributing to the rationalization of production processes.
Nitto has secured the global top share in the synthesis of nucleic acid medicines through its fully equipped facilities and systems, which are capable of carrying out all stages of development from initial research of the smallest scale to final clinical testing.
Nitto’s transdermal adsorption drugs that apply its adhesive technology have been highly acclaimed for their reliable production technology based on long-standing experience.
Nitto has also developed and manufactured a diverse line of hygienic goods from bandages gentle to the skin to injury-preventing sports tape./p>
Nitto provides a wide range of tape products that can be used in various applications. Some of the products include tape for cardboard packaging, temporary adhesion tape that doesn't leave any glue residue when removed, and security tape that makes it possible to know when the tape was tampered with. Furthermore, Nitto has a lineup of tape applicators that facilitate labor savings and a reduction in man-hours.
Nitto offers a high-quality packaging system via its rich arrangement of technologies and products for adhesion, peeling, and display.
In addition to Nitto technologies being used in businesses and various technologies, its products are also widely utilized in the markets of consumer goods. Nitto has been able to supply the consumer market with various materials from housewares to materials used in hygienic goods such as diapers, helping customers achieve a more comfortable way of life.
Nitto’s adhesive cleaner "COLOCOLO" series provides a wide variety of products that can be used in diverse applications from picking up pet hair to sebum removal.
Nitto has focused on the needs of the society
and has produced many innovations with
its solid technology and ideas.
Since its establishment in 1918, Nitto has created products based on its core technologies and
has contributed to customer’ value creation with innovative ideas.
The adhesive technology of tapes are used in a wide variety of applications due to their convenience. Unlike glue, tapes become fixed upon application. Under many different environmental conditions, Nitto has designed adhesive agents that will stick firmly.
Nitto also develops adhesive control technology that allows adhesives to stick firmly when necessary and remove easily without damage to objects.
Other adhesive technology includes products with various features such as “capturing,” “protecting,” and “enduring.”
Coating technology allows for the application of various materials over base materials/supports to give them different qualities. Nitto specializes in adding layers with different features to films and sheets by utilizing methods such as submicron-thin coating, picture coating, lamination, etching and porous membrane formation.
In addition, Nitto employs its polymerization, dispersion and mixing technologies to form thin layers. Nitto also utilizes its film-handling and laminating technologies to develop adhesive sheets and highly functional films.
In order to offer products with a variety of functions, Nitto integrates its techniques to create and process polymer materials. Through organic/inorganic hybrid, alloy and blend technologies, Nitto is able to create functional polymers through synthesis and polymerization as well as design highly functional polymers. By processing the polymers with stretching, porosity forming and surface modification technologies, Nitto is able to invent a variety of functional materials.
*The animation is an example of light controlling technology. In addition, Nitto is developing various technologies, including one that allows air to pass through but not water and one that allows light to pass through but not heat.
By looking at causes to outcome projections, Nitto delivers outstanding performance and reliability to forge a path forward into the future. Nitto incorporates its analyzation, evaluation and simulation techniques into product design to deliver highly reliable products. This is achieved by carrying out extensive performance evaluation and durability analysis on all finished products. In addition, by evaluating actual applications, Nitto is able to suggest the best products, optimal use and conditions for use.
*The animation is an acoustic evaluation of a car
As times and places change, needs diversify.
Nitto has expanded its global market share through its Global Niche Top® and Area Niche Top® strategies,
continuing its challenge to create new values all around the world.
*As of April, 2020
Societies and industries surrounding people change on a daily basis.
Foreseeing a great change in the future environment,
Nitto continues to create new businesses,
strategically focusing on and strengthening 3 areas.
Contributing to Safer Transport
The demand for electronic car products is on the rise as the auto industry is currently developing more electronic vehicle and self-driving technologies. To keep with this trend, Nitto is developing visible-light blocking material to avoid sunlight concentration as well as products to improve motor performance and promote safety. Nitto is also developing products for other transportation equipment beyond automobiles.
Contributing to People’s Health
The core of Nitto’s life science business, Oligonucleotide medicine, consists of contract manufacturing and drug discovery.
Within contract manufacturing, Nitto is working with Bristol-Myers Squibb to develop medicines that cure cirrhosis. In addition, Nitto is pursuing technological applications to cancer treatment drugs.
Drug discovery offers a one-stop support system for the development of oligonucleotide medicines which covers everything from creation to analysis to aseptic packaging.
Supporting the Information Society
As the world transitions to a highly networked information society based on high-speed, large-capacity communications, Nitto is entering the field of plastic optical cables which are suitable for short distance communications. Plastic optical cables are expected to be applied in various areas such as 8k resolution broadcasting, remote healthcare, data centers and electronic vehicles.
Displays for smartphones have evolved as seen in flexible, wearable devices. Nitto is developing new products together with clients by capitalizing on its expertise in comprehensive designing.
Nitto Group hopes to maintain an attitude of
relentlessly pursuing products, systems, and ideas that customers may find useful.
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