Press ReleasesNippon Paper Industries Announces Establishment of
Cellulose Nanofiber (CNF) Business Promotion Office
- Consisting of dedicated members to promote commercialization and develop applications -

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President; Yoshio Haga) has decided to build a new organization, the Cellulose Nanofiber (CNF) Business Promotion Office, to be established on April 1 within the Research & Development Division to develop the CNF business using pulp as materials. This is as announced in "Nippon Paper Industries Announces Plans to Build New Verification and Production Facilities for Cellulose Nanofibers" on February 26, 2013.
The new organization aims to commercialize the CNF business at an early stage by establishing CNF mass-production technology and promoting application development.

As a comprehensive biomass enterprise, the Nippon Paper Group plans to enhance its technology to encourage the overall use of forest resources, which are recyclable, and expand its business domains, through the development of the CNF business.