Mid-term Business Plan

New Challenge 2020 (NC2020)

Toward Achieving Long-term IK Vision 2030

In May 2017, we drew up a new mid-term business plan, New Challenge 2020 (NC2020), covering the four years concluding with the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, to succeed New Challenge 2016, which completed in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017 .

Prior to formulating the NC2020, we composed a long-term vision, IK Vision 2030, envisioning what kind of a company we want to in years around 2030.

Long-term Vision:IK Vision 2030

What Inabata envisions to be in years around 2030
Further enhancing multi-faceted capabilities such as manufacturing, logistics and finance, in addition to trading.
Scale of operation
Achieving more than 1 trillion JPY in consolidated sales in early stage.
Sales and operating income generated outside of Japan
70% or more
At least one-third of sales and operating income from business segments other than Information & Electronics and Plastics segments.

Mid-term Business Plan:NC2020

NC2020 is our four-year mid-term business plan which is the first stage en route to achieving the long-termIK Vision 2030.
Quantitative Targets
(Fiscal Year Ending March 2021)
  • Sales
    730 billion JPY
    Operating Income
    15.5 billion JPY
    Current Profit
    16 billion JPY
  • Net Income
    Attributable to owners of parent
    12 billion JPY
    Net D/E ratio
    0.4 X or less
※Assumed exchange rate 1USD=110 JPY
Key Strategies
Further broadening and deepening of business outside Japan
Focus on markets with growth potential and sectors that have yet to be developed
  • Continual development of the automotive, life science & medical, and environment & energy sectors
  • Launching new initiatives in the food business, including in the field of agriculture
Further enhancement of information infrastructure essential for global management
  • Setting priority on what is best as a group
  • Further enhancement of global business management and standardization
Stepping up investments to expand trading business
  • Making minority investments primarily to expand trading business
  • Considering majority investments but with limited risk and scale
Continual review of assets and enhancement of financial standing
Establishing global human resources management
Financial Results and Quantitative Targets
Financial Results and Quantitative Targets