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Who we are

In 1918, YTC was founded as “Yamamoto Shoten” in Chuo Ward, Osaka. The company began by selling dyes as colouring agents to the textile industry.

In the 100 years since its foundation, YTC has always been committed to the creation of a colourful and vibrant society, with the vision of becoming a company that creates a colourful society. And today, YTC is known as the premier supplier of a comprehensive range of colour materials, from inks and plastics to pigments for the IT and electronics sectors.

YTC’s sales team has the expertise and know-how to discuss and provide total solutions to our customers. In addition, our back-up team provides specialist services for stock management, distribution and other miscellaneous requirements from customers and suppliers.

Through our business, we will continue to contribute to society and our stakeholders through SDGs management.



Colorful imagination

We give vitality to our customers and society through color and light that harmonize and complement knowledge and experience, and ideas and passion that accept diversity and respect individuality.

We will strive to continue shining brightly.



We aim to be a company that creates a colorful society. (A colorful society is vibrant with a wealth of color, accepts diversity, and shines with individuality.)




We offer the world ideas that impact the future through networks and teamwork.

We pledge to increase the sense of well-being of our employees.




・ Bright Tone: Expertise that generates innovation

・ Pale Tone : Responsiveness that cultivates a sense of security

・Vivid Tone: Speedy ability to take action