Press ReleasesHokkaido Mill-Shiraoi Acquires ISO 9001 Certification for the Manufacture of Base Paper for Food Container by Shiraoi No.10 Paper MachineAims to Further Improve Food Safety and Security through International Certification

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Fumio Manoshiro) announced that Hokkaido Mill-Shiraoi (Shiraoi-cho, Shiraoi-gun, Hokkaido) acquired ISO 9001 certification: 2015, an international standard for quality management systems, for the manufacture of base paper for food container by Shiraoi No.10 paper machine.

Shiraoi No.10 machine is used to produce base paper for food container. Nippon Paper Industries acquired certification for the international standard ISO 9001 on April 15 in order to meet the expectations of customers inside and outside Japan, including food manufacturers and consumers who purchase base paper and those who demand better food safety and security. This certification helps us fulfill our aim of establishing better than ever quality control systems through continual improvement.

Nippon Paper Group stated its mission: contributes to better living and cultural progress everywhere it does business. We are determined to actively implement initiatives that deliver a sense of security to those who use our products.

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Registration Date April 15, 2016
Certificate Number

JQA - QMA15388

Scope of Registration

The Manufacture of wood pulp and paper for food container by Shiraoi No.10 paper machine

Audit Organization

Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA)