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A History Like No Other Company

kao-chemicals-apac-map-of-asia-pacificAs a leading supplier of inkjet inks across Asia, Kao Chemicals was among the region’s first industrial ink manufacturing companies. Companies in these manufacturing centers rely on Kao Chemicals for their industrial inks:

  • Japan
  • China
  • Philippines
  • Indonesia
  • Thailand
  • Singapore

Coupled with distribution partners, we serve customers in the remotest regions of Asia.

Innovation Drives Success

We devote maximum resources to Research and Development to deliver the innovative inks our customers expect and demand. We deliver nothing less than excellence. R&D fuels our success. Our teams created LUNAJET, the first water-based nanodispersion ink for printing on plastics, thin films, and other non-porous substrates. Chemists and engineers all but eliminated downtime for users of HP 45SI technology with SIGMA, an ink with a 12-hour decap time.

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Fulfilling Customer Needs and Expectations

kao-chemicals-chemist-in-labKao Chemicals offers inkjet products and services for various applications and substrates to achieve unique solutions. 

Some of our top-notch products and services

  • Industrial inks for thermal, piezo, and continuous printing technology
  • Bulk Dispensing Systems
  • Technical consulting and color control
  • Ink and substrate testing
  • Controller repair
  • Custom ink formulation
  • Color matching
  • White Label – Private Label Packaging for OEMs

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Certifications For Delivering Quality Everyday

illustration-featuring-iso-14001-for-kao-chemicalsKao Chemicals is committed to ensuring environmental sustainability in Asia, Pacific Rim, and the entire planet through a safe and healthy society. We adhere to strict production controls to meet our internal quality and regulatory requirements. We maintain certifications that demonstrate our commitment to quality and a sustainable world. The certifications reflect our sound and transparent corporate governance, environmental consciousness, and contribution principles.

Sustainability For Customers and the Planet

circular-arrows-illustration-using-trees-for sustainabilityWe support our customers’ efforts to offer eco-friendly products that satisfy the increasing demands of customers and meet regulatory compliance. One of Kao Chemicals’ meaningful goals is to pursue a healthy, safe, quality environment and society. We manufacture environmentally-friendly solutions safe for your customers and employees.

Our three pillars of sustainability

  • Conservation – Zero environmental impact
  • Community – A society in which everyone can live life to the fullest
  • Corporate culture – A trusted company that acts with integrity

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