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About Us

About Us

We are the association formed by major paper companies with the aim to promote development of the Japanese paper industry and are engaged in the following activities through the committee members:

  • *Exchange of views and information among members
  • *Research for production of paper, paperboard and pulp at home and abroad
  • *Collection, preparation and announcement of information, data and statistics of the industry
  • *Publicity activities
  • *Others that are necessary to achieve the aim


  • Fumio Manoshiro

    Chairman of JPA, Chairman of General Affairs Committee & Pulpwood Committee
    (President of Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.)

  • Susumu Yajima

    Vice Chairman of JPA, Chairman of Paper Committee
    (President of Oji Holdings Corporation)

  • Kiyoshi Otsubo

    Vice-Chairman of JPA, Chairman of Paperboard Committee
    (Cairman, President of Rengo Co., Ltd.)

  • Sekio Kishimoto

    Vice Chairman of JPA, Chairman of Pulp and Wastepaper Committee
    (President of Hokuetsu Kishu Paper Co., Ltd.)

  • Kunio Suzuki

    Vice Chairman of JPA, Chairman of Environment Committee & Labor Committee
    (President of Mitsubishi Paper Mills Ltd.)

  • Masataka Hayama

    President of JPA

  • Kiyoshi Kamikawa

    Managing Director of JPA

  • Shun Saito

    Managing Director of JPA

  • Hirokazu Morii

    Managing Director of JPA

As of 20 May 2016