Press ReleasesNippon Paper Industries Sets Up Corrugated Board Laboratory- Strengthen Its Product Competitiveness through R&D Structure Development on October 1 -
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Fumio Manoshiro; hereinafter "the Company") created the Corrugated Board Laboratory in the Research Laboratory of the Research & Development Division on October 1.
In recent years, demand for corrugated board has increased in Japan and other countries. With the use of the latest and most eco-friendly manufacturing technologies, the Company has offered linerboard and corrugated media that excel in safety, sticking properties and workability in an effort to satisfy the diversifying needs of manufacturers of corrugated board sheets and boxes and end users of corrugated board. The company came to the conclusion that it must strive to continuously improve the function of linerboard and corrugated medium by reflecting these needs, in order to expand its business of linerboard and corrugated medium in step with the rise in demand for corrugated board.
To this end, the company set up the Corrugated Board Laboratory in the Research Laboratory (Kita-ku, Tokyo) of the Research & Development Division on October 1. The Laboratory will develop high-performance base paper applying our element technologies, while undertaking technical development of foreign substance analyses and box-making aptitude tests.