January 24, 2008

External Experts to join the Investigation Committee

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. established on January 21, 2008 the Investigation Committee to identify the cause and responsibility concerning its products that falsified their recycled material content. The Company today announces that the external members to join the Committee, as mentioned in the earlier release, are following two persons:
Ms. Mizue Unno, Representative Director
So-Tech Consulting, Inc.
Mr. Hiroshi Akiyama, Attorney at Law
Law Offices Yanagida & Nomura