Home > About Us

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


  • YAJIMA Susumu

    Chairman of JPA, Chairman of General Affairs Committee & Pulpwood Committee
    (Chairman of Oji Holdings Corporation)

  • NOZAWA Toru

    Vice Chairman of JPA, Chairman of Paper Committee
    (President of Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.)

  • OTSUBO Kiyoshi

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


    Vice Chairman of JPA, Chairman of Pulp and Wastepaper Committee & Labor Committee
    (President of Hokuetsu Corporation)

  • SUZUKI Kunio

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

  • OGAWA Tsunehiro

    President of JPA

  • MORII Hirokazu

    Managing Director of JPA

  • OKUDA Tatsuyuki

    Managing Director of JPA

As of 23 Jul 2019