External Evaluations and Activities

Under its Quality First approach, the Group has obtained ISO 9001 and IATF certifications. The Group has received high evaluations from external parties for various aspects of its sustainability-related performance. We are also actively participating in external activities, such as international exhibitions.

ISO Certification

In 1995, the Group became the first domestic seal manufacturer to obtain ISO 9001 certification for its quality management system. The current certifying body is the Japan Quality Assurance Organization, while accreditation is provided by JAB (in Japan) and UKAS (the UK). (The head office and the Sanda and Fukuchiyama Factories have obtained ISO 9001 certification.)

IATF Certification

In 2019, products for automotive use produced at the following factory have obtained IATF 16949 certification, an international quality management system standard for the automobile industry. IATF 16949 was developed by Western automobile manufacturers and automobile industry-related organizations to prevent defects, reduce inconsistency and waste in the supply chain, and bring about continuous improvement by standardizing requirements for parts manufacturers. Based on ISO 9001, this quality management system incorporates a large number of unique requirements.
Registered site: Nippon Pillar Packing Co., Ltd. Sanda Factory
Scope of certification: Design and manufacturing of gaskets, packing, exhaust system molded products, and fluororesin substrates

Non-Use of Asbestos

Our products do not use asbestos.

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index uses TOPIX as its universe and determines the weighting of constituent stocks by focusing on the level of environmental information disclosure and carbon efficiency (carbon emissions per unit of sales). The Company has been continuously included in this index since 2018.

ESG/SDGs Assessment Loan

In the ESG/SDG Assessment Loan by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Nippon Pillar Packing was judged to be of a very high standard in environmental management, initiatives in environmentally friendly products and services, and integrity toward customers. In addition, the Company was recognized as having implemented excellent ESG initiatives and information disclosure in its corporate management and as having a high level of willingness to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs through our business.

Won the Plunkett Award

Our PILAFLON products “Super Fitting” gained global recognition and the Company has won the DuPont Plunkett Award three times.

Participated in International Exhibitions

Valve World Expo

We exhibit our products at the Valve World Expo, a global trade fair for valve products and technologies.


SEMICON Japan is a general exhibition for worldwide semiconductor-related industries. We publicize our products and also take the opportunity to gather the latest information.

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