We are located in Osaka, Japan and have more than 30 years of experience in the surface decoration industry supplying 100% Custom-made Heat transfer and Hot-stamping foils.
Throughout the course of history, we have been working with World-leading companies in the fields of Personal care, Writing instrument, Electric home appliance, Cosmetic packaging...etc. building know-how and confidence in color matching, state-of-the-art die-making, printing and back-up services.
Our goal is to be your decoration consultant. We would like to assist you to make your idea real by finding the best solutions together considering ideal finished image, production quantity, lead-time and price.


1972 :

Preco Corporation founded

Preco Corporation was founded by Yoshihisa Ishikawa (father of current CEO, Kazuhisa Ishikawa). At the time, our main business was to export plastic- related raw materials and Hot-stamping foils to North America, Asia and Europe.

1980 :

Preco started export of heat transfer foils to Germany

Gravure printed Heat Transfer Film was developed in 1980 and firstly introduced to a pen company in Germany, then spread rapidly in the stationery market all over in Europe. Subsequently, Heat Transfer Film has become one of Preco’s flagships up to now.


Preco’s Decoration technology is now globally used in multiple markets

We are always willing to develop new technologies and challenge on new techniques together with our customers. Today, we offer not only Gravure printing heat transfer films, but also various decoration options.

Decoration options we offer today:

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We believe all the service and actions have to be taken based on following philosophy:


Customer satisfaction is our satisfaction. We always fully endorse efforts of finding the best possible way to realize what our customer desires.


Our products are “Custom-Made products” and made considering - designs, colors, required resistance / durability, production condition, capability of machines, production quantity, project budget..etc.
We try our best to meet customer's requirements. In other word, our products are - made For You.


Any hazardous substances listed in Negative list by Japan Printing Ink Association under instructions of Japan Ministry of Health and Welfare and SVHC classification under REACH regulations are not intentionally used or added in the manufacturing of our products. In addition, all of our foils are in conformity with EN-71 Part 3. We supply only safe and environment friendly products.


We consider it is our mission to introduce Japanese state-of-the-art decoration techniques worldwide. To be so true and proud to “MADE IN JAPAN” name, we would like to continue supplying high quality products with high quality personalized services.


All of our products are printed environmentally friendly facilities and we pursue “Green” production process. We consider it is our responsibility to choose environmentally conscious decoration process thinking for the next generations.
Our objective is to offer solutions to replace spray coating, lacquer or “wet” decoration process which sometimes contains hazardous substances. Our decorations are all “Dry” process by safe substances, which does not require liquid waste disposal.


Years of global activities have given us opportunities to work on the surface decorations on multiple products in various industries. Our biggest strength is accumulated know-how from the various experiences of research and investigations over 30 years by our own chemists in-house. Delicate balance of multiple agents and inks are blended and made per each motif, and selections of high-tech plate making technology meet each customer's targets and requirements.

Main markets we are serving are:
Writing instruments
Cosmetic packaging
Personal care
Electric home appliance