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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


  • Susumu Yajima

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

  • Toru Nozawa

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

  • Kiyoshi Otsubo

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

  • Sekio Kishimoto

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

  • Kunio Suzuki

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

  • Tsunehiro Ogawa

    President of JPA

  • Hirokazu Morii

    Managing Director of JPA

  • Tatsuyuki Okuda

    Managing Director of JPA

As of 23 Jul 2019