Oji Nepia and Mitsubishi Paper to form a tissue producing JV in Japan
30 May 2017
Oji Nepia Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oji Holdings Corporation, and Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited have agreed to form a new joint venture for the purpose of producing household tissue products in the area of Mitsubishi's Hachinohe mill in Aomori prefecture, Japan.
The new company will install 18,000 tonnes/year tissue paper machine and tissue converting plant. Start of operation is expected in April 2019. The new company’s name is MPM Oji Home Products Co., Ltd.