We will further increase our earning capacity by consciously operating business with our “customer-first” motto. We will also aim to further improve our presence, aim to becoming the No. 1 manufacturer in Japan, and further expand businesses overseas.
President, Household and Consumer Products COMPANY
President, Industrial Materials COMPANY
The Industrial Materials Company provides "wrapping" solutions for a wide variety of situations, while the Household and Consumer Products Company mainly provides "wiping" solutions through our paper products closely connected to customers' daily lives.
Industrial Materials Business
Boxboard, Packaging Papers, and Containerboard Business
The Oji Group is proud to have the top share of the domestic market for packaging used for food products and confectionaries, boxboard used in covers for published items, wrapping paper used in shopping bags, envelopes, grain sacks, and cement bags, in addition to containerboard. Our customers rely on us considerably for these diverse products.
Packaging paper (unbleached craft)
paper machine (Oji Materia Kure Mill)
Boxboard Products, Bag Processing, and Corrugated Container Business
Product packages have evolved with the times. In addition to the fundamental role of "wrapping," products now are called upon to deliver design, functional, and environmental features. As a total packing company that comprehensively handles everything from material production to planning, design, and processing, we have a thorough understanding of our customers and offer better products with speedy responses from our nationwide network of companies.
Household and Consumer Products Business
Household Products Business
Under the Nepia brand, this business handles familiar household products such as tissue, toilet paper, and disposable diapers. Our goals are to develop products well-loved by consumers from various age groups, and to assist in bringing about comfortable living through all of our products. "Kind Heart Nepia" is the slogan that expresses these feelings toward our consumers.
Nepia tissue boxes, toilet paper rolls,
and disposable diapers (Oji Nepia)
Domestic Business Strategy
In the Industrial Materials Business, We will pursue the “material-and-converting-integrated business model”, and through thorough understanding of customers’ needs, establish ourselves as the No. 1 total packaging manufacturer. In addition, we will promote and expand our total packaging business by reinforcing the foundations of existing businesses, and strengthen collaborations within the Group to establish a support system to better offer our wide range of products to our customers. Regarding the paper-bag and boxboard business alliance with Chuetsu Pulp & Paper, we will seek to identify the early positive effects.
In the Household and Consumer Products Business, we are aiming for three types of unparalleled quality so that "nepia Quality" = living, environment, and social quality. While working to improve the brand value of "Nepia" (household paper products), "Nepia Genki!" (baby disposable diapers), and "Nepia Tender" (adult disposable diapers), we are actively pushing forward business expansion with integrated sales, marketing, and manufacturing.
Overseas Business Strategy
In the Industrial Materials business, each of our sites cooperate within the region and build an optimal sales and supply network by effectively utilize our management asset in South East Asia, India and Oceania. At the same time, we promote the expansion of business which complements existing business (folding cartons, label printing, flexible packaging, etc.) and entering new markets. We aim to provide a total packaging service with in the region.
In the disposable diapers business, we have joined with a local partner in Indonesia, in addition to starting operations of a disposable diaper plant in Malaysia, and will continue expanding our business mainly in Asian countries expected to see demand growth. Furthermore, we are strengthening our overseas sales structure by increasing our production capacity in Japan in response to heightened demand overseas for made-in-Japan disposable diapers.