Corporate Profile

Name I.Mer Co., Ltd.
Headquarters 112 Joshungamae-cho,
Shimotoba Fushimi-ku Kyoto, 612-8384, Japan
TEL +81-(0)75-603-3878
FAX +81-(0)75-603-3877
Established February 10th 1993
Capital 15 million yen
Number of employees 20
Major Banks ・MUFG Bank, Ltd.
・Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

・Development, planning, manufacturing and sales of printing machinery and related products
・Invention, designing and management of intellectual properties including patents, utility models and know-how
・Development, planning and sales of microcomputer-controlled devices

Main products ・IPC: Ink Preset Control System
・AFC: Automatic Fountain Cleaning System
・AR: Area Reading System
・ARC: Automatic Roller Cleaning System
・ACC: Automatic Cassette Changer System
・APC: Automatic Plate Changer System
Obtained patents IPC SYSTEM, AFC SYSTEM and other numbers of patents obtained, with numbers of patent pending, in and out of Japan.

Directors and Officers

as of January, 2022

Chairperson and CEO Hidekazu Tokuyama
President Daisaku Izume


  • 1991

    Established as patent administration, for printer relevants.
  • 1993

    I.Mer Co., Ltd. was established for engineering, manufacturing and sales, based on obtained patent.
    Deliver IPC SYSTEM to Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd., one of a leading can manufacturing company in Japan.
    Then continually installed IPC system to Toyo Seikan Kaisha and became a standard feature.
  • 1996

    Increased capital to 10 million yen, set to develop AFC SYSTEM.
  • 1997

    Started delivering IPC SYSTEM to a European company, Carnaud Metal Box. Obtained patent on AFC SYSTEM.
  • 1998

    Obtained patent on IPC SYSTEM. Start introducing AFC SYSTEM on the market.
  • 1999

    Standardized IPC SYSTEM on Lintec Corporation’s printing machine, LPM-300IP.
  • 2000

    Start developing ACC SYSTEM.
  • 2002

    Start installing IPC and AFC SYSTEM on Showa Aluminum Can Company Limited’s printing machines.
  • 2004

    Developed a prototype of ACC SYSTEM.
    Start delivering IPC, AFC, ARC and AR SYSTEM to Nihon National Seikan Co., Ltd.
  • 2005

    Exhibiting ACC SYSTEM at A-Pack & JGAS (Japan Graphic Arts Show)
  • 2007

    Exhibiting at IGAS2007 (International Graphic Arts Show).
  • 2008

    Commercialized APC SYSTEM (plate cylinder changer for 2 Piece Can).
  • 2010

    Developed and commercialized HAG; Anti-backlash gear. Almost 300 total sales result as of June, 2014.
  • 2011

    Developed and commercialized CIS (Can Inspection System).
    Co-developed and commercialized DAS (Density Adjustment System) with DAC Engineering Co.Ltd. as a new function of IPC.
    Developed Automatic plate registration system for 2PC can printing.
  • JCOLOR system
  • IPC SYSTEM-Ink Preset Control System
  • AR SYSTEM-Area Reading
  • AFC SYSTEM-Automatic Fountain Cleaning
  • ACC SYSTEM-Automatic Cassette Changer
  • 2PC decorator
  • APC SYSTEM-Automatic Plate Changer
  • HAG High Precision Anti-backlash gear
  • CIS Can Inspection System
  • Our Vision
  • Please contact us
  • I. Mer Co., Ltd. TEL:+81-(0)75-603-3878