Each issue of PaperMoney is approximately 500 fact filled pages.
Logout
Click here for Pulp & Paper Radio International
Items just for you
New publication added! Advertising Arguments 2015 book
Free Downloads
Search
My Profile
Login
Management Side
Technical Side
Nippon Paper Industries Resumes Paper Production at Ishinomaki Mill
Print

Ishinomaki, Miyagi Perfecture, Japan, 16 September 2011 -- Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. has moved forward with reconstruction efforts at its Ishinomaki mill in Miyagi Prefecture, which sustained damage as a result of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that struck eastern Japan, with paper machine 8 being brought back into service on 16 September. This is the first paper machine at the mill to resume operation as a result of reconstruction efforts during the six months since operations came to a complete halt after the mill was hit directly by the tsunami.

While Ishinomaki mill suffered severe inundation damage from the tsunami, the main body of the paper machines was largely undamaged. Work began in late March to remove the dirt and rubble that was deposited on the mill grounds with a view to resuming operations. Heavy equipment and personnel from the whole company were brought in to push forward with the restoration, setting up a temporary office in May, and restoring the mill's power source by bringing the in-house generator back into operation in August. Work toward resuming operation of the paper machines continued, with the full-scale operation of paper machine 8, which produces printing paper, commencing on 16 September. Currently, production is progressing smoothly.

The company plans to steadily resume operation of paper machines by continuing with the restoration work based on its plan for paper business revitalization announced on 03 August.



Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: