DIC Corporation manufactures and sells printing inks, organic pigments, and polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) compounds worldwide. It operates through three segments: Packaging & Graphic, Color & Display, and Functional Products. The Packaging & Graphic segment offers printing materials, including gravure, flexo, metal decoration, security, jet, offset, and other inks; printing supplies; packaging adhesives; coextruded multilayer films; and polystyrene, as well as other products and solutions for packaging applications. The Color & Display segment provides color material products, such as organic pigments, pigments for color filters, effect pigments, pigments for cosmetics, health foods, and natural colorants; and display materials comprising thin-film transistor, nano-pase separated, and polymer-network liquid crystal materials. The Functional Products segment offers performance materials that include waterborne, ultraviolet-curable, acrylic, epoxy, phenolic, polyurethane, polyester, and unsaturated polyester resins, as well as fluorochemicals, plasticizers, alkylphenols, metal carboxylates, and sulphur chemicals. It also provides PPS compounds, firefighting foam, leather colorants, coatings, industrial adhesive tapes, magnetic tapes, hollow-fiber membrane modules, decorative boards and interior housing products, decorative sheets and decorative films, coatings for building materials, processed sheet molding compounds, and molded plastic products. The company offers its products and services to packaging, housing, automotive, cosmetics, electronics, and healthcare industries. DIC Corporation has an agreement with Debut Biotechnology, Inc. to develop and bio-manufacture natural pigments for food colorants and cosmetics. The company was formerly known as Dainippon Ink and Chemicals, Incorporated and changed its name to DIC Corporation in April 2008. DIC Corporation was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.