Oji Holdings Corporation (hereinafter “Oji Holdings”) hereby announces that in its considerations of constructing the optimum manufacturing system which responds to changes in demand structure of printing and communications paper, which were referred to in the press release entitled Announcement Regarding the Formation of the Business Alliance with Chuetsu Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. and the Executive of Subscription for the Third-party Stock Allocation, it has now decided to permanently close the No. 7 Machine at the Tomioka Mill of Oji Paper Co., Ltd.


Overview of facility to be shut down


No. 7 Machine
Tomioka Mill
Oji Paper Co., Ltd.

Major products

Converting paper and wood-free paper

Production capacity

44,000 tons/year

Time of closure (scheduled)

March 2016


In implementing the closure, Oji Holdings will make the utmost efforts to avoid inconveniencing customers and all concerned parties.