Company Profile

Company Overview

Company name
Sumitomo Seimei Gotanda Bldg. 2F,
5-1-11, Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0032 Japan
Paid in capital
310 million yen
President & CEO
Keiji Inaba

(1) Manufacture and sale of straws

(2) Procurement and sale of drink cups, food containers, and packaging materials

Office & Factories
Fuji office and plant, Kumamoto plant
Chief products
Telescopic straws
Single straws
Drink cups (paper and plastic)
Food containers
Main business partners
Major dairy products manufacturers and beverage manufacturers
Banking relationship
MUFG Bank, Ltd.
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Mizuho Bank, Ltd.


1955 Jun. Established as a milk cap manufacturer at Fuji city in Shizuoka pref. (Capital 500,000 yen)
1969 Nov. Established Kyusyu Sanyo Co.,Ltd. in Kumamoto Pref.(Capital 30,000,000 yen)
1983 Jun. Started production and selling of terescopic straws
1995 Jun. Changed the company name as Sanyo Pax Co.,Ltd.
2001 May. Became a subsidiary of Solo Cup Company
2002 Nov. Acquired Kyushu Sanyo Co.,Ltd.
2003 Jun. Changed the company name as Solo Cup Japan/Solo Cup Asia Pacific Japan
2007 Nov. Bought by Phoenix Capital Co.,Ltd. named as Nippon Straw Co.,Ltd..
2010 Mar. Began manufacture and sale of PLA (polylactic acid) telescopic straws
Jul. Started manufacturing and selling single straws
2014 Feb. Became a subsidiary of Mitsui-Matsushima Holdings Co.,Ltd.
2016 Dec. Started manufacturing and selling bio straws
2017 May. Obtained FSC Forest Certification for paper cup importation and domestic distribution processes
2019 Oct. Began manufacture of marine-degradable straws
Dec. Started manufacturing and selling paper straws
2021 Sep. Kumamoto plant to receive FSSC 22000 certification


Head Office of Nippon Straw Co.,Ltd. is located in Tokyo. In addition, we have two plants and an office outside of Tokyo area. Both two plants have the same quality of facilities for technological development, operation and delivery service.

Fuji office and plants
Fuji office and plant

3-4-21,Kunikubo, Fuji-city, Shizuoka Pref.417-0071,Japan
TEL: +81(545)57-0505
FAX: +81(545)55-0107

Kumamoto plants
Kumamoto plant

7-4-8, Toshima-nishi, Higashi-ku, Kumamoto-city,
Kumamoto Pref.861-8043,Japan
TEL: +81(96)367-0001
FAX: +81(96)331-1134

Risk management

The two plants, one is mainly for the central Japan delivery, located in Shizuoka Pref., another is mainly for the west part of Japan delivery, located in Kumamoto Pref.

Delivery Service

Because of the locations of each plant, the constant and stable delivery is available. Also we can reduce the delivery cost by these operations.