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about this company


4-23-7, Omiya, Asahi-ku, Osaka 535-0002 Japan


Phone Number:

+81 6-6956-2240


Fax Number:

+81 6-6956-2715


Company Contact Email:

Please use “contact” in our website:



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1,422 (as of March, 2022)



1 billion yen



21.3 billion yen (FY2021)


Main Clients:

Automotive manufacturers, Steel manufacturers, Shipbuilding companies, Pulp and paper manufacturers,  Industrial machinery makers, Local municipalities


Introduction of your company & business:
Starlite Co., Ltd. was founded in 1936 as a venture business to develop original phenolic resin sliding materials. Since then, we have been committed to bringing joy and inspiration (useful functions) to people and societies around the world, which we consider as our social role, in a wide range of fields including steel, pulp and paper, shipbuilding, industrial machinery, automotive, telecommunications, and housing industries by utilizing various materials such as high-performance engineering plastics and our key and advanced tribology (friction, wear, lubrication engineering) technology.



We are a technology development-oriented creative group that supports the safety and security of people’s lives and provides solutions for social issues through Monozukuri and original technologies. It is Starlite’s mission to “provide support for an enriched life in harmony with nature,” and every moment we strive to fulfill this mission means growth for us. We do not merely pursue convenience and comfort, but provide experiences and services through our products that are truly necessary for the planet and society. In other words, we are working toward the creation of systems that do not place an excessive burden on the earth by deepening our understanding of usability and continuously improving products for longer use.



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Key Products or Services:

Aprons and wiper blades for rolling mills, rudder bearings for ships, clutches and brakes for various industrial equipment, peel off claws for printers, Active Grille Shutter (AGS), CFRP, eMET (helmet)


Technology / R&D activities:

Injection Molding/ Material Compounding


International Operations:

Thai Starlite Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Thailand)

Starlite Plastic Products (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. (China)

Starlite Mexico S.A. de C.V. (Mexico)

Starlite Automotive USA, Inc. (USA)


Company Goals & Objectives:

We believe that, before we pursue material wealth in human life, we need to do more to enhance greater harmony and spiritual richness in the earth and the natural world. Now is the time to face the crises and problems of the earth and society, and to pursue the truly necessary needs, so that we can help solve society's problems, even if only in a small way.

With that in mind, the role of manufacturing companies is not only to produce things (monozukuri), but also to consider what happens after the products are made (kotozukuri), including how to make them last longer, how to make them easier to use, and how to collect/recycle them. Companies that can take these actions will be regarded as members of society in the future.

Starlite will mobilize the power of the group to solve as many problems as possible for the future of the planet by approaching today’s social issues with our technologies and ideas, and by co-creating with like-minded people through flexible mindset and connections.