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Nippon Paper Industries

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Type Public KK
Traded as TYO: 3863
OSE: 3863
NAG: 3863
Nikkei 225 Component
Industry Pulp and paper
Founded (August 1, 1949 (1949-08-01))
Headquarters 4-6, Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0062, Japan
Area served Worldwide
Key people Yoshio Haga , (CEO and President)

Increase $ 10.905 billion USD (FY 2012)

(¥ 1,025 billion JPY) (FY 2012)
Net income

Increase $ 113.319 million USD (FY 2012)

(¥ 10.652 billion JPY) (FY 2012)
Employees 13,052 (consolidated ) (as of March 31, 2013)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (日本製紙グループ株式会社 Nihon Seishi Gurūpu Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese paper manufacturing company. The company's stock is listed on the Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchange and on the Osaka Securities Exchange. Also the stock is constituent of the Nikkei 225 stock index.[3]

As of April 2013 the company has 33 subsidiaries and 11 associate companies.

It is listed under the world's top 10 pulp and paper industry companies year-over-year and in 2012 it was sixth in the aforementioned top.[4]


  • 1949 - Jujo Paper Co., Ltd. is founded
  • 1968 - Jujo Paper merges with Tohoku Pulp Co., Ltd.
  • 1972 - Sanyo Pulp (established in 1946) merged with Kokusaku Pulp (established in 1938) into Sanyo-Kokusaku Pulp Co., Ltd.
  • 1993 - Upon merger of Jujo Paper Co., Ltd. and Sanyo-Kokusaku Pulp Co., Ltd., the company is renamed to Nippon Paper Industries
  • 2001 - Nippon Unipac Holding is formed by the merger of Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. and Daishowa Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (established in 1938)[5]
  • 2003 - Both companies' paperboard divisions are merged to form Nippon Daishowa Paperboard
  • 2004 - Nippon Unipac Holding is renamed to Nippon Paper Group, Inc.
  • 2009 - Acquired Australian Paper for $700 million.[6]
  • 2013 - Nippon Paper Group, Inc. merged with Nippon Paper Industries and started operation as Nippon Paper Industries.


  1. ^ "Nippon Paper Industries Annual Report 2013". Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Nippon Paper Industries Company Summary".  
  3. ^ "Components:Nikkei Stock Average".  
  4. ^ "Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Survey 2013 edition – survey of 2012 results".  
  5. ^ "The establishment of Nippon Unipac Holdings". March 30, 2001. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  6. ^ Ian McIlwraith (February 17, 2009). "Nippon buys Maryvale mill".  

External links

  • Official website (English)
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