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Company name
Yoshino Gypsum Co.,Ltd.
Date Founded
March 2, 1937 (Founded 1901)
Head Office
3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005 (Shin-Tokyo Building)
TEL  03(3216)0951(main)  FAX 03(3214)5094
Main business field
  • Manufacture and sales of building materials made from gypsum (plaster), including the following
  • Tiger board (gypsum board)
  • YN plaster (gypsum plaster)
  • Tiger putty (various putties for drywall construction)
  • SL plaster (self-leveling floor coating material)
  • GL bond (adhesive for the direct laying construction using gypsum board)
  • Calcined gypsum, etc.
Main sales offices
  • Sapporo Sales Office
  • Sendai Sales Office
  • Niigata Sales Office
  • Hokuriku Sales Office
  • Kita-Kanto Sales Office
  • Tokyo Sales Office
  • Yokohama Sales Office
  • Nagoya Sales Office
  • Osaka Sales Office
  • Hiroshima Sales Office
  • Fukuoka Sales Office
Main production Bases
  • Tokyo Plant
  • Sohka Plant
  • Chiba I Plant
  • Chiba II Plant
  • Chiba III Plant
  • Mikawa Plant
  • Imabari Plant
  • Kitakyushu Plant
Research & Development Base
  • Technological research center
  • Total Quality Testing Center
  • Engineering Department
Exhibition training facility
  • Toranomon Building (Minato District, Tokyo)
  • Sendai Training Center (Sendai City, Miyagi)
  • Kobe Training Center (Kobe City, Hyogo)
  • Mikawa Training Center (Toyohashi City, Aichi)
  • Kitakyushu Training Center (Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka)
Related Companies, etc.
  • Asahi Fiber Glass Co., Ltd.
  • NBL Co., Ltd.
  • Tigerex Co., Ltd.
  • Nihon Solaton Co., Ltd.
  • Yoshino Gypsum Sales Co., Ltd.
  • Takasago Seishi Co., Ltd.

Production trends

Domestic production volumes of gypsum board (Unit: 100 million m²)

  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018

(Statistics provided by the Gypsum Board Industry Association statistics)

Market share

Tiger Board accounts for about 80% of the market in Japan.

Most Tiger Boards are used as walls and ceilings, with 75% for residential use, 20% for building use and 5% for industrial use.
Annual usage in Japan is higher than than 3m2 per capita.

Market Share About 80%


Our Production Methods are in Harmony with Global Environment
In Yoshino Gypsum, we have been actively engaged in "Global Environmental Conservation Issues" since our earliest days, and have successfully established various techniques and facilities which take the global environment into consideration. These include an efficient technology for using gypsum by-product as a raw material, a recycling system collecting waste gypsum board from construction sites and the reuse of it at our plants and a gypsum board liner production system using recycled paper. We always aim to continue developing our production systems with great consideration for the limited natural resources of the world, in order to maintain harmony within the global environment.
Our Products Create Healthy Living Environment
Our corporate mission is to provide our customers and consumers with products bringing Safety (Fire Resistance) and Comfort (Sound Insulation, Heat Insulation and Air Refreshment) to their living spaces. We provide a wide range of products including dental gypsum products, soil conditioner as well as building and construction products.
We Take Pride in Our Vibrant Human Resources
Yoshino Gypsum has grown into one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of gypsum building materials, with over 100 years of experience in the field. This has been achieved through the considerable ongoing support we receive from our customers. We aim to continue providing high-quality products and services with faithfulness and the spirit of challenge.

Technology proposals for the future

The performance capabilities required for buildings is becoming more diverse and sophisticated. At Yoshino Gypsum, we strive to quickly provides customers with information and data obtained from the latest research, product development, and manufacturing through a production base that itself acs as the provider of this latest technology and information, and by creating technology proposals for the future that will give our customers an abiding sense of safety, comfort, economy, and consideration for the environment.

Catalog of technology proposals for the future