Nippon Paper Group
Nippon Paper Group, Inc., formerly known as Nippon Unipac Holding, is a Japanese company. It is listed on the Nikkei 225. Its subsidiaries include Nippon Daishowa Paperboard Co,. Ltd. and Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.: the company has 146 subsidiaries and 51 associate companies.
It is listed under the world's top 10 pulp and paper industry companies year-over-year.
- 1949 - Jujo Paper Co., Ltd. is founded
- 1968 - Jujo Paper merges with Tohoku Pulp Co., Ltd.
- April 1, 1993 - Upon merger of Jujo Paper Co., Ltd. and Sanyo‐Kokusaku Pulp Co., Ltd., the company is renamed to Nippon Paper Industries
- 2001 - Nippon Unipac Holding is formed by the merger of Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. and Daishowa Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
- 2003 - Both companies' paperboard divisions are merged to form Nippon Daishowa Paperboard
- 2004 - Nippon Unipac Holding is renamed to Nippon Paper Group, Inc.
- 2009 - Acquired Australian Paper for $700 million.
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