MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 18, 2014 (RISI) -Daio Paper has started up a revamped PM at its Iwaki mill in Fukushima prefecture, Japan, which is now producing recycled containerboard.
In February, the firm closed a 300,000 tonne/yr fine paper machine at its Kani mill in Gifu prefecture, and relocated it to the Iwaki plant in Fukushima, rather than its Mishima mill as previously reported.
The PM recently started test runs, with the official launch of commercial production set for next month.Read more
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13, 2013 (RISI) - Daio Paper and Tokushu Tokai Paper in Japan plan to acquire 3% stakes in each other in a move to jointly develop disposable diapers, Jiji Press reported this week.
The companies will also pursue cost cutting measures in tissue paper and containerboard, reports added.Read more