News Release

November 10, 2017
Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Taiho Pharmaceutical Constructs Otsuka Group's Kitajima Plant Welfare and Office Building

Sets Up New Company Cafeteria with the Concept of “Mentally and Physically Beautiful”

Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announced today that it held a dedication ceremony on November 9, 2017, for the construction of the Otsuka group’s new Kitajima Plant Welfare and Office Building in Tokushima prefecture. This new facility was built in order to utilize asset of Otsuka group effectively and to enrich welfare benefit of employees.

Several of the Otsuka group’s welfare and administrative functions, such as the Otsuka Business Support Center1 and Heartful Kawauchi,2 will be moved into the facility. A company cafeteria with a scenic terrace will be set up on the third floor of the facility. “Mentally and Physically Beautiful” is the concept for the cafeteria. As a pharmaceutical company, Taiho Pharmaceutical is paying great attention to the health of employees. Employees can have a healthy meal, such as a calorie-controlled, colorful, healthy lunch with balanced nutrition, or a trip to the salad bar, in the cafeteria. The new facility will offer employees an even more pleasant working environment.

While improving the welfare and benefits of employees, Taiho Pharmaceutical strives to improve human health and contribute to a society enriched by smiles.

1A center for shared services of the Otsuka group, which belongs to Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd.

2In October 2011, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. established Heartful Kawauchi as a special subsidiary to provide challenging opportunities persons with disabilities who have had difficulty finding a job due to their disability.

Overview of Kitajima Plant Welfare and Office Building

Location 1-1, Inai, Takabo Kitajima-cho, Itano-gun, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan
Floor area 6,210.77 m2
Structure Three-story building

Information in this news release was current as of the original release date.

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