Establishment of overseas production base for plastics film

GUNZE LIMITED (Head office: Kita-ku, Osaka, President: Atsushi Hirochi) announced that it has established a new company in Socialist Republic of Vietnam to respond to the global demand centered on the ASEAN area where the growth of plastic films is remarkable. By increasing the production facility of plastic film in the ASEAN area, further sales expansion of differentiated products such as hybrid styrene film, which is growing mainly in toiletry applications, in the global market will be planned.

Rendering image of the facility

1.Purpose of establishment

  • (1) To establish local production and consumption system in the ASEAN area
  • (2) To enhance production capacity globally

2.Outline of the new company

Company name
Gunze Plastics & Engineering of Vietnam Co., Ltd.
12 million US dollars
Investment ratio
Socialist Republic of Vietnam
No. 9 VSIP II-A Hoa Binh Road, Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park II-A, Vinh Tan Commune, Tan Uyen Town, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam
(About 1 hour by car from Ho Chi Minh City, within VSIP II Expansion Industrial Park)
Business contents
Shrink film manufacturing and sales
Chairman-Takahiro Oka
Representative Director President- Akio Sato
Date of establishment
July 23, 2018
Operation start date
Scheduled for January 2020
Business plan
Sales approximately 1.5 billion yen in fiscal 2020


Inquiries from media
Gunze Limited
Public Relations IR Office
TEL: 81-6-6348-1314 (Yanagisawa · Nishimura )
Inquiries from general customers
Plastic Film Company
TEL: 81-3-3276-8712

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