Press ReleasesNippon Paper Industries' CNF "Cellenpia®" Used for Tires in World-First
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Toru Nozawa, hereinafter "the Company") is pleased to announced that its TEMPO oxidized CNF "Cellenpia®" has been used in the high performance tire "ENASAVE NEXTⅢ" newly released by Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.(President: Satoru Yamamoto, hereinafter "SRI",) , marking a world-first.
SRI has declared the "SMART TYRE CONCEPT" as a new technological development objective to developing distinctly new tires that achieve even greater safety performance and even better environmental performance to adapt to the new mobility-focused society with its increasing number of clean and convenient cars.
"ENASAVE NEXTⅢ" has been developed as a high-performance tire with greater environmental performance across the entire product lifecycle including raw materials and product usage. Since the Company's product Cellenpia®, made from wood, which is the renewable resource, comports with this concept, it was adopted for use after successful performance testing.
※This product is only available in Japan.
Product Information(CNF) https://www.nipponpapergroup.com/english/products/cnf/
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd Website http://www.srigroup.co.jp/english/