Nippon Paper Restarts Paper Machine N2 and Coater at Ishinomaki Mill

Aug. 30, 2012 (Press Release) - After being affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. resumed operation of Paper Machine N2 and Coating Machine 2 at the Ishinomaki Mill (Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture) in Japan today.

As a result, the production capability at Ishinomaki Mill has recovered to around 850,000 tons/year, with all six paper machines and two coating machines at the mill having resumed operations based on the Plan for Paper Business Revitalization released in August 2011.

SOURCE: Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.