Nippon Paper Industries

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Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Type Public (K.K)
TYO: 3863
Nikkei 225 Component
Industry Pulp and paper
Founded(August 1, 1949 (1949-08-01))
Headquarters4-6, Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0062, Japan
Area served
Key people
Yoshio Haga, (CEO and President)
RevenueIncrease2.svg $ 10.905 billion USD (FY 2012) (¥ 1,025 billion JPY) (FY 2012)
Increase2.svg $ 113.319 million USD (FY 2012) (¥ 10.652 billion JPY) (FY 2012)
Number of employees
13,052 (consolidated ) (as of March 31, 2013)
Website Official website
Footnotes /references
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Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (日本製紙グループ株式会社, Nihon Seishi Gurūpu Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese paper manufacturing company. The company's stock is listed on the Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchange and on the Osaka Securities Exchange. The stock is also constituent of the Nikkei 225 stock index. [3]


As of April 2013 the company has 33 subsidiaries and 11 associate companies.

It is listed as one of the world's top 10 pulp and paper industry companies year-over-year and in 2012 it was sixth in the aforementioned list. [4]


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