Nitto Boseki

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Nitto Boseki Co., Ltd.
Native name
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 3110
Nikkei 225 Component
Industry Textile
Founded(April 1918;102 years ago (1918-04))
Headquarters2-4-1, Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8489, Japan
Key people
Katsumi Minamizono
(President and Chairman of the board)
Yoshitada Shiratori
RevenueIncrease2.svg US$ 826 million (FY 2013) (JPY 85.1 billion) (FY 2013)
Increase2.svg US$ 37.37 million (FY 2013) (JPY 3.85 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
2,530 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2014)
Website Official website
Footnotes /references
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Nitto Boseki Co., Ltd. (日東紡績株式会社, Nittō Bōseki Kabushiki-gaisha), known by its operating name Nittobo, is a Tokyo-based company mainly known by its textile and fiberglass products. [3]

Nittobo is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a component of the Nikkei 225 stock index. [4]

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