Advances in the Value Creation of the Fuji Seal Group Changing along with changes
The Fuji Seal Group was founded as a wooden products manufacturer 124 years ago. As the container trends in society shifted from wooden barrels to bottles, cans, and plastic bottles, we switched our business to a packaging business, including the development of shrink sleeve labels, in the 1950s.
Our corporate philosophy is that we are always attentive to the voices of our customers, so that we can package their important products, addressing their needs and challenges, and propose and develop possible solutions in accordance with changes in the times and containers. We have maintained this philosophy since our establishment.
History of Our Business
The value required of packaging material has changed with the changes in logistics and containers. Soy sauce, Japanese sake, and wine used to be distributed in barrels, and then in glass bottles. Currently, more convenient containers, such as PET bottles and flexible containers, are used for their logistics.
Our mission is not only to ensure product quality and safety through packaging, but also to provide product descriptions, including the necessary legal descriptions, with the use of packaging. Our mission also includes expressing the attractiveness of products with excellent designs and delivering the important messages of our customers' products. We also believe that it is our mission to offer a variety of valuable packaging materials to our customers and consumers and for logistics. The basis of our business activities is to continue to respond quickly to market and social trends and "changing along with changes."
Establishment - Change of business
Established as a manufacturer of wooden faucets for barrels.
Change of business
Manufacture and sale of Shrink Capseals
(marks Company's move from wooden products to packaging industry)1958
Manufacture and sale of Shrink Capseals.
Began system sales through the design and manufacture of automatic label applicators, which formed the basis of our business activities.
Fuji Tack, Inc. established.
(starts manufacture and sale of tack labels.)1975
Overseas expansion / Expansion of domestic business bases
American Fuji Seal, Inc. established to manufacture and sell shrink sleeve labels
Fuji Seal Verpackungssysteme GmbH. established in West Germany to manufacture and sell shrink sleeve labels1979
Nabari factory starts operations in Japan
Tsukuba Factory established in Japan1986
Fuji Seal Europe, Ltd. established in UK for production and sale of shrink sleeve labels
Intersleeve B.V.(present Fuji Seal Europe B.V.) in the Netherlands joined Fuji Seal Group1993
Fuji Ace Co., Ltd. (joint venture) established in Thailand;
Technical Center established in Japan2001
Yuki Factory established in Japan
Fuji Buriot S.A.
Fuji Flex Inc. established
American Fuji Technical Services, Inc. established in USA to strengthen Group's capabilities in technical support, sale of components, and maintenance services for automatic packaging machinery and related equipment.2003
Transition into a holding company structure
Shares of Fuji Seal, Inc. listed on the First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange. This move was aimed at procuring funds from the capital markets to finance the Group's further growth, as well as facilitating the hiring of qualified personnel.
Adopted the Committee System in place of the statutory auditor system to improve corporate governance and increase management transparency
Adopted the holding company structure (holding company is named Fuji Seal International), for purpose of speeding up management decision-making in all operating regions (Japan, U.S., Europe, ASEAN) and strengthening global management strategy.2004
Expansion of businesses and business bases in Japan, the Americas, Europe, and ASEAN
Fuji Seal Poland Sp.zo.o. established in Poland to increase shrink sleeve label production in Europe to meet growing demand in the region.
Fuji Tack East, Inc. established in Japan to expand self-adhesive label operations and raise competitiveness.2007
Fuji Seal Packaging de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. established to increase production in response to the expansion of the shrink sleeve label market in Mexico.
Fuji Seal Iberia S.L.U. established to strengthen marketing and sales promotion in Spain.2009
Fuji Seal B.V. (regional holding company) established in the Netherlands
Fuji Seal Southeast Asia, Inc. established in Japan
PT. Fuji Seal Indonesia established in Indonesia
Fuji Seal Vietnam Co., Ltd. established in Vietnam2011
Pago Holding AG joined Fuji Seal Group to accelerate the expansion of self-adhesive label business in the global market
SxS Center (Amagasaki, Hyogo pref.) established to integrate the packaging development site and Machine production site2013
Fuji Seal West,Inc. established in Japan
American Fuji Seal, Inc. Indiana factory in IN established
PT. Fuji Seal Packaging Indonesia established in Indonesia to expand the business of self-adhesive labels in ASEAN region
Fuji Seal Engineering Co., Ltd. established in Thailand to provide the machinery services in ASEAN region2015
Fuji Seal India Pvt Ltd. established in India to start marketing and sales promotion in India.
Fuji Ace Co., Ltd. (joint venture in Thailand) dissolved, and Fuji Seal Packaging (Thailand) Co., Ltd. was established as a new subsidiary.2020
Fuji Seal Packaging de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico) absorbs Fuji Seal Personnel Services, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico)
Transfer of the Pressure sensitive label business of Pago AG (currently Fuji Seal Switzerland AG) (Switzerland) to Helvetikett AG for the purpose of reviewing the business portfolio.
Fuji Seal Business Associe, Inc. is established to provide administrative services to domestic group companies.
Pago Etikettiersysteme GmbH (Germany), Pago S.r.l. (Italy) and Pago AG (Switzerland) change their trade names to Fuji Seal Germany GmbH, Fuji Seal Italy S.r.l. and Fuji Seal Switzerland AG2022