Our Competitive Edge

Our strength lies in our in-house development of hardware and software, and our comprehensive support system for customers that includes consulting, design, production, installation and maintenance. Daifuku boasts a wealth of manufacturing and system integration experience, quickly responding to needs that include designing systems with complex requirements and making on-site adjustments when problems occur. We will establish these strengths at a global level toward achieving further success amid fierce market competition.

Strengths 1Total Solutions

With a wealth of experience as a manufacturer and integrator of automated systems, Daifuku delivers optimized problem-solving solutions. Our end-to-end approach means that we work closely with customers through all stages―consulting, design, manufacturing, installation, operation and after-sales service.

Total support
Daifuku provides total support encompassing consulting through to after-sales service and system renewals.
Skilled human capital
Employees (consolidated)
We invigorate our organization by employing diversified human resources.
  • *As of March 31, 2024
After-sales service
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Our preventive and corrective-maintenance services help ensure our customers’ facilities and operations continue to run smoothly.

Strengths 2Technical capabilities

Along with our own in-house development, Daifuku has actively been engaged in joint development with numerous organizations, including universities. Through its commitment to open innovation, Daifuku strives to discover new technologies that will strengthen its business and lead to the creation of new opportunities.

R&D expenditure
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With a focus on quality, the environment and safety, Daifuku continuously seeks to develop new products that will benefit stakeholders and help streamline its manufacturing operations.
  • *As of March 31, 2024
Patents held
Daifuku’s capacity for development is reflected in the numerous patents it holds around the world.
  • *As of March 31, 2023
DX squared
We seek to create new value for stakeholders through a digital and Daifuku Group transformation.
  • *AI, IoT and Sym3 are key

Strengths 3Responsiveness

We provide a variety of material handling systems to a wide range of industries around the world, including all types of manufacturing, transportation, warehousing, and other industries such as automobiles, electronics, pharmaceuticals, food, clothing, and daily necessities. We support the global supply chain.

World’s top system supplier (in terms of sales)
nine consecutive years
Ranked the world’s No. 1 in the material handling industry for nine consecutive years.
  • *Source: “Top 20 Material Handling Systems Suppliers 2023” survey by U.S.-based industry magazine Modern Materials Handling in May 2023.
Our business
Cleanroom, Automotive,
Airport, Auto Wash,
Our solutions streamline logistics operations and solve other challenges in a wide range of industries.
Eco-Products Certification Program
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The Daifuku Eco-Products Certification Program helps to ensure that our products factor in a variety of environmental concerns.
  • *As of May 2023

Strengths 4Global competitiveness

Daifuku is a global company, with operations outside Japan accounting for more than 67% of the Group’s total sales. With locations in 24 countries and regions around the world, Daifuku is a driving the localization of production to meets the needs of its customers globally.

Ratio of sales outside Japan
As of 2022, our operations outside Japan account for more than 67% of the Group's total sales.
  • *As of March 31, 2024
Global network
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Along with expanding the number of manufacturing sites, Daifuku operates through 61 subsidiaries around the world to respond to rising global demand.
  • *As of March 31, 2024
Ratio of employees outside Japan
A growing global organization, around 70% of Daifuku Group personnel are based outside Japan.
  • *As of March 31, 2024


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