1920

1924

Daido Yoshiten Ltd. was founded.
capitalized at \2,000,000.
Head Office: Osaka
Branch Office: Kyoto, Nagoya, Tokyo

1926

Kyusyu Branch Office opened.

1940

1948

Sapporo Sub-Branch Office opened.

1956

Singapore Representative Office opened.

1960

1968

Sapporo Sub-Branch Office promoted to Branch Office.

1968

Main office moved to Tokyo

1969

Melbourne Representative Office opened.

1970

1970

Jakarta Representative Office opened.

1971

Overseas subsidiary Daido Australasia established.

1972

Sendai Liaison Office opened.

1973

Daido Yoshiten Ltd. merged with Oji Group Trading Co., Ltd. to create DaiEi Papers Ltd. Capital increased to \800 million.

1973

Sendai Liaison Office promoted to Sales Office.

1973

Sendai Sales Office promoted to Branch Office.

1974

Capital increased to \1,200 million.

1975

DaiEi Papers merged with Taisei Papers Ltd. Capital increased to \1,320 million.

1976

Hong Kong Representative Office opened.

1976

Overseas subsidiary Tai Wing Papers (H.K.) Ltd. established.

1980

1980

Capital increased to \1,980 million.

1981

Beijing Representative Office opened.

1982

Capital increased to \2,178 million.

1982

Overseas subsidiary DaiEi Papers (USA) Corp. established.

1985

Taipei Representative Office of DaiEi Papers (H.K.) Ltd.opened.

1985

Singapore Representative Office promoted to Branch Office.

1990

1990

Capital increased to \2,228 million.

1991

Kuala Lumpur Representative Office opened.

1992

Shanghai Representative Office of DaiEi Papers (H.K.) Ltd. opened.

1994

Manlia Representative Office opened.

1996

Bangkok Representative Office opened.

1997

Overseas subsidiary DaiEi Singapore established.

1999

DaiEi Papers merged with Nichia Co., Ltd. to create Kokusai Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd.
Capital increased to \2,678 million.

2000

2002

DaiEi Papers International Corporation span off from Kokusai Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd.

2002

Johannesburg Representative Office opened.

2003

New Tokyo Head Office constructed

2006

Seoul Branch Office opened.

2006

KPP China established.

 2006

Kokusai Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. merged with Hattori Paper & Board Ltd.

2007

Kokusai Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. merged with Kashiwai Paper Mfg. Co., Ltd.
Capital increased to \3,442.78 million.

2010

2011

Ho Chi Minh City Office opened.

2013

Kokusai Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. merged with Sumisho Paper Co., Ltd.

2013

Overseas subsidiary DaiEi Korea established.

2013

Kokusai Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. merged with DaiEi Papers International Corporation.

2013

Guangzhou Office opened.

2014

Sapporo and Sendai Branch are integrated into Kita Nihon Branch.

2015

The Osaka Branch has been renamed the Kansai Branch.
The Kyoto Sales department has been newly established within Kansai Branch.
The Kyoto Branch has been abolished.

2015

KPP ASIA-PACIFIC PTE. LTD. established.

2017

HOKAN TOKYO BUSINESS SERVICE CO., LTD. established.

2018

Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Capital increased to \4,723.53 million.

2019

Acquired major Australian paper firm Spicers Limited as a subsidiary

 

2020

2020

Acquired major French paper firm Antalis S.A. as a subsidiary