Oji Holdings plans increase thermal paper capacity in Brazil

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Oji Holdings Corporation plans to expand thermal paper output at its Brazilian subsidiary Oji Papéis Especiais Ltda.

The company has earmarked JPY13bn (~€110m) to upgrade existing coating facilities and install a new coater at its mill in Piracicaba, according to Euwid.  This will increase total production capacity at the mill by 70,000 tpy to 150,000 tpy of paper.

The upgrade is scheduled to be concluded in December 2021.The mill's portfolio comprises thermal and carbonless paper.