Tag Archives: Japanese paper company

Andritz to supply the first methanol liquefaction plant to Japanese pulp industry

Andritz will supply a methanol liquefaction plant to Japanese unbleached kraft pulp producer Hyogo Pulp Industries Ltd. The plant will be installed at the Tanigawa mill to replace fossil-based support fuel with renewable liquid methanol, a by-product of the chemical recovery process. This is the first plant of its kind in the Japanese pulp industry. […]

One Equity Partners to sell Walki to Japan’s Oji Group

One Equity Partners announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Walki Holding Oy, a pan-European supplier of sustainable and high-performing packaging and engineered materials solutions, to Oji Holdings Corporation, a Japanese paper products technology company.   Founded in 1930 and headquartered in Espoo, Finland, Walki is a specialty packaging materials manufacturer, […]

PulPac signs a strategic sales partner deal for Japan with Correns Corporation

Swedish packaging tech company PulPac is ready to launch Dry Molded Fiber on the Japanese market. Recently, PulPac signed a deal with Correns Corporation, making the Japanese based company with German roots their dedicated sales partner in the Japanese market. Dry Molded Fiber is a game-changing fiber-forming technology invented and licensed by PulPac to replace […]

Nippon Paper Crecia continues its collaboration with Körber Business Area Tissue

 Nippon Paper Crecia Co., Ltd. – leading manufacturer of tissue paper products for the Asia-Pacific area, part of the Nippon Paper Group – continues in its collaboration with Körber Business Area Tissue as a reliable partner to further strengthen its competitive position in the Family Care sector in Japan. Nippon Paper Crecia, active in family, […]

Daio Paper to reconstruct damaged boiler

Japanese Daio Paper Corp. will spend approximately 19 billion yen to reconstruct the boiler at its subsidiary, Iwaki Daio Paper Corp., based in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, according to a press release from the company. The accident occurred on September 6, 2022. Daio’s Board of Directors, at its meeting held recently, voted to approve a […]

Nippon Paper starts cooperative marine transport with Daio Paper

Nippon Paper Industries started cooperative marine transport between the capital region and the Kansai area, Japan, in cooperation with Daio Paper Corporation. Nippon Paper Industries has provided long distance truck transport to supply the business communication paper produced at the Nakoso Mill to the Kansai region. Daio Paper uses the RORO ships of Daio Kaiun […]

Voith Opens New OnPerformance.Lab in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Voith announced the opening of a new OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) site in Sao Paulo, Brazil. According to Voith, the new OPL site is specifically designed to support paper manufacturers in automation, digitalization and achieving their sustainability goals. “With the new location in São Paulo, we want to offer our customers even greater proximity and support,” said […]

Rengo to achieve zero use of coal at manufacturing sites by 2027

The Rengo Group will achieve zero use of coal at manufacturing sites in Japan by 2027. Currently, the Paperboard Production Group’s Kanazu Mill and Marusan Paper Mfg. Co., Ltd. use a total of approximately 125,000 tons of coal each year. Kanazu Mill will convert to the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for fuel in […]

Three companies collaborate on bioethanol commercial plant in Japan

Nippon Paper Industries, Sumitomo Corporation and Green Earth Institute (“GEI”) agreed to begin trilateral consideration of the first commercial production of cellulosic bioethanol from woody biomass in Japan and its development into bio-chemical products. Bioethanol is currently attracting attention in countries worldwide striving for carbon-neutral societies as a renewable energy source and as feedstock for […]

Nippon Paper Announces Price Increase for Its Liquid Packaging Carton in Japan

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. has announced a price increase for its Liquid Packaging Carton in Japan. Prices will increase 18% or more for shipments on and after the 1st of April, 2023. In a press release, Nippon Paper said, “The increase is necessitated by the rapid decline in the exchange rate in addition to […]