Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, 103-0021 Japan
Paper and pulp are big business at Hokuetsu Kishu Paper. The company harnesses one of the largest paper machines in the world (N9) to produce mainly coated and noncoated paper, specialty papers, and white boxboard. Hokuetsu Kishu's six mills cross Japan's east to west girth. At the Kanto Plant, Hokuetsu Kishu operates a biomass boiler using a wood fuel made from demolished houses, for power generation which has a generation capacity of 42,900 kW. The company has a paper export capability with a capacity of 400,000 tons per year, although customers in Japan account for most of its sales. Hokuetsu Kishu also has timberland in South Africa.