Press ReleasesNippon Paper Industries to Fire Boiler 6 at Ishinomaki Mill

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

On August 10, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Yoshio Haga) fires the heavy fuel oil Boiler 6 at its Ishinomaki Mill (Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture), which was badly damaged in the Great East Japan Earthquake.

At Ishinomaki Mill, with the commencement of the operation of Boiler 6, it will be confirmed that all the steam piping in each of the processes has returned to an appropriately maintained state. In addition, the continuous operation of biomass Boiler 1 is scheduled to commence in late August, and the turbine generator installed in parallel will be operated and power will be supplied to the premises.

Once the privately owned power generation has resumed as scheduled above, Paper Machine 8 will commence operations by mid-September, and the production of printing paper will resume.