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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


  • KAKU Masatoshi

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

  • NOZAWA Toru

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

  • OTSUBO Kiyoshi

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


    Vice Chairman of JPA, Chairman of Pulp and Recovered Paper Committee
    (President of Hokuetsu Corporation)

  • KISAKA Ryuichi

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

  • OGAWA Tsunehiro

    President of JPA

  • KAWASAKI Masayuki

    Managing Director of JPA

  • AKIYAMA Tamio

    Managing Director of JPA

  • HARADA Takayuki

    Managing Director of JPA

As of 20 May 2022