Nippon Paper completes construction of demonstration plant at its Fuji mill in Japan
October 24, 2018
JAPAN (News release) -- Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. has completed constructing a demonstration plant at Fuji Mill in Japan for new functional materials, "MinerPa®" which is a hybrid material composed of wood pulp and particulate minerals using our own unique pulp-modification technologies, as scheduled.
The Company has developed "MinerPa®", which is a cellulose fiber densely covered with mineral particles by using our proprietary technology. "MinerPa®" shows both the high formability of wood pulp and the functional properties derived from various mineral particles.
The new demonstration plant will start up operation with an annual production capacity of more than 450 tons. The Company has already developed "MinerPa®" with not only deodorizing/antibacterial properties but also new functionalities such as antiviral properties to meet the customer's demands.