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  • August 29, 2014

    Rengo Announces the Opening of Subsidiary Yamato Shiki's Setouchi Plant

    Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that its consolidated subsidiary, Yamato Shiki Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Ibaraki-shi, Osaka Prefecture; President: Hideshi Kubota), opened its new Setouchi Plant (Setouchi-shi, Okayama Prefecture) in July 2014. A completion ceremony was held on August 28.

    The new Yamato Shiki Setouchi Plant was opened as an integration of the company's Okayama Plant (Minami-ku, Okayama-shi) and Himeji Plant (Taishi-cho, Ibo-gun, Hyogo Prefecture). This cutting-edge plant is designed to be environmentally friendly, utilizing photovoltaic power generation, and deploying LED lighting and other features.
    The Rengo Group aims to create high-quality products with more high-added value and that use fewer resources, while also further cutting energy consumption and CO2 emissions, based on its concept of “Less is more.” As a member of the Rengo Group, Yamato Shiki will work to respond to user needs at an even faster speed and further improve quality, as well as assist the Rengo Group to enhance its corrugated packaging business base for the Chugoku region.


    Overview of Setouchi Plant

    Location 1696, Haji, Osafune-cho, Setouchi-shi, Okayama Prefecture
    Total site area


    Total floor area  23,449m2
    Products Corrugated board, corrugated boxes

    External view of Setouchi Plant
    External view of Setouchi Plant


    Overview of Yamato Shiki Co., Ltd.

    Location 1-5, Nishigawarakita-machi, Ibaraki-shi, Osaka Prefecture

    Hideshi Kubota

    Capital JPY 806 million
    Shareholders Rengo Co., Ltd. (95.28%)
    Rengo Logistics Co., Ltd. (4.72%)
    Net sales JPY 26.437 billion (For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014)
    Number of employees 436