Company Overview
Company Name
NichiRica Corporation
Head Office
3-1-1 Nakanogo, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture
March 1933
100 million yen
President and CEO
Akiyoshi Shima
Number of Employees
100 employees (as of the end of March 2024)
Paper and plastic processing and sales
2. Sales of tape applicators, automatic sealing machines, and their accessories
3. All business activities related to the aforementioned services
Banking Partners
Banking Partners
Shizuoka Bank
Mizuho Bank
Company History
March 1933
Nippon Rika Seishi Co., Ltd. was founded with a capital of 175,000 yen.
President: Mitsuji Inoue.
Head office: Shinogawamachi, Ushigome Ward, Tokyo.
Factory: Minamikasai-machi, Adachi Ward, Tokyo.
Began manufacturing parchment paper (sulfuric acid paper).
May 1945
Both the head office and factory were destroyed by war damage.
A temporary head office was set up at 8-9 Ginza, Kyobashi Ward, Tokyo.
April 1947
The head office moved to the Tomoegawa Paper Co., Ltd. Head Office Building in Ginza, Chuo Ward, Tokyo.
December 1947
Established a new factory in Mizuochi, Shizuoka City, and began manufacturing and selling speaker cone paper.
June 1951
Began manufacturing and selling gum tapes for plywood and packaging.
September 1955
Increased capital to 10,000,000 yen.
June 1959
Established a new factory in Nakano-go, Shimizu City, and relocated the gum tape division.
December 1960
Changed the company name to Japan Rika Seishi Corporation.
January 1961
Opened a new Osaka sales office.
March 1963
Head office moved to Kyobashi, Chuo Ward, Tokyo.
August 1964
Closed the Shizuoka factory and consolidated operations at the Kusanagi Factory.
Began manufacturing and selling Futotape.
June 1969
Installed a high-speed coating machine (No. 5) at the Sōnai Factory.
November 1979
Increased capital to 100,000,000 yen.
April 1995
Began manufacturing and selling Ricamail.
March 2005
Precision clean coater (No. 7)
August 2007
Precision clean coater (No. 8)
April 2009
Relocated the East Japan Sales Division to Nihonbashi Kodemmacho, Chuo Ward, Tokyo.
June 2009
Moved the head office to the Sōnai Factory in Nakano-go, Shimizu Ward, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture.
November 2018
Relocated the East Japan Sales Headquarters to Kyobashi, Chuo Ward, Tokyo.
October 2023
Changed the company name from Nippon Rika Seishi Corporation to NichiRica Co., Ltd.
Organization Chart
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List of Executives
Position Name
Chairman Yusuke Inoue
President and CEO Akiyoshi Shima
Director Shinichi Motoyoshi
Director Keiichirou Haji
Director Yoshikazu Sakakibara
Audit&Supervisory Board Member Naoto Yamamoto