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Latest Results (Consolidated)

<Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2018 (January 1 to December 31, 2018)>

During the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2018, the Company and its group companies (collectively, the “Group”) recorded consolidated net sales of JPY 622,987 million, an increase of 2.9% from the previous year. Consolidated operating income decreased by 11.6% from the previous year to JPY 66,231 million, due to an increase in the cost of raw materials. However, subsidy income related to the removal of certain factories under environmental regulations in China as well as other positive factors reduced the decrease in consolidated ordinary income to 5.9% from the previous year to JPY 7,234 million. Profit attributable to owners of parent decreased by 7.9% from the previous year to JPY 34,195 million, due to the impact of US tax reform in the previous year, and the profit on the sale of fixed assets following the closure of the Neyagawa office.

Net sales

(Million yen)

FY2017 FY2018

(Million yen)

  1Q 2Q 3Q Full-year
FY2018 148,171 310,996 471,078 622,987
FY2017 135,780 291,748 452,772 605,252

*:Forecast

Operating income

(Million yen)

FY2017 FY2018

(Million yen)

  1Q 2Q 3Q Full-year
FY2018 15,417 34,597 50,810 66,231
FY2017 16,074 35,493 56,467 74,957

*:Forecast