Press ReleasesNippon Paper Industries Integrates Soka Mill and Ashikaga MillTo be Called “Kanto Mill” after Integration: Integrating Management Resources and Strengthening Competitiveness

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Fumio Manoshiro) has decided to integrate Soka Mill in Soka, Saitama (4-3-39 Matsue, Soka) and Ashikaga Mill in Ashikaga, Tochigi (12-7 Miyakita-cho, Ashikaga) as of April 1 this year. The new name after the integration will be "Kanto Mill."

Soka Mill and Ashikaga Mill have been cooperating closely to conduct the paperboard business in the Tokyo metropolitan area. Taking the stringent business environment into consideration, we will strengthen the collaboration system centered on the back office section to further enhance the competitiveness and efficiency of the mills by integrating the two mills.

■Current organizational chart  

■New organizational chart after integration (as of April 1, 2016)

※The supervisory functions other than the Production Dept. will be integrated in Soka.