Kauttua, Finland 07 April 2015 -- Last year Jujo Thermal invested over 4 million euros and this year the company invests 7 million euros in its Kauttua mill in Finland.
The focus of the investments is on productivity improvement as well as on novel technologies to enable manufacturing of new types of products. Special emphasis is given to quality enhancement to be able to meet the ever growing market demands. The environmental impact will be reduced and the overall energy efficiency will be improved resulting from the investments.
With these investments the company guarantees its competitiveness in the future.
"We are a part of our customers value chain and thus committed to continuously deliver competitive solutions for our customers' businesses. As we work closely with our customers in terms of product development and quality improvement, they have been heard in our process of improving factory operations," says Mr. Jens Remmer, Vice-President Sales at Jujo Thermal Ltd.
"Jujo Thermal's owner Nippon Paper Group strongly believes in the Kauttua mill. The thermal paper produced here is an important part of the Group's portfolio. The investments support our focus on supplying competitive, eco-friendly, and highly functional products and solutions. This is also in line with our strategy of bridging the tehcnical and cultural cooperation between Finland and Japan," says Mr. Yoshihide Kimura, President of Jujo Thermal Ltd.
The investments are also good news for the mill personnel, the neighbouring community, and the paper industy of Finland. It ensures that the paper making traditions continue and thrive.
Jujo Thermal is one of the world's leading suppliers of durable direct thermal papers for labels, tickets & tags and point-of-sales use. It is also a remarkable producer of one-side-coated self-adhesive label face stock. The company was established in 1992 and its production and R&D are located in Kauttua, Finland. Jujo Thermal employs 200 people and its turnover is ca. 100 million euros. The company and its products are represented globally via an extensive sales and customer service network. The company has been owned by Nippon Paper Industries since 2014 - one of the largest and most experienced paper manufacturing companies in the world. Jujo Thermal is known for its consistent product quality, product innovation and excellent service. Jujo Thermal is certified by the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards as well as the FSC and PEFC chains of custody.