Announcement of the transfer of “Tomoe River” paper products

October 28, 2021

As part of the structural reform of Functional Paper business, we have decided to discontinue manufacturing and sales of "Tomoe River" paper products (Ultra-light weight printing paper “Tomoe River mat” and notebook paper “Tomoe River notebook”) on November 28, 2021 (planned).

As a result, we are pleased to inform you that the product sales contract, trademark rights and inventory will be transferred to Sanzen Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and "Tomoe River" products manufacturing and sales will be taken over and continued by Sanzen Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Regarding this transfer, we will make best effort to ensure a smooth transfer and not to cause any inconvenience to our customers, business partners, and other concerned parties.

We, Sanzen Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd., or our distributors will inform our customers and business partners about the procedures involved in the transfer in order to make sure transfer this procedures.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this transfer and the procedures of this transfer, please contact the person in charge of our company or Sanzen Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd. as mentioned below.

Thank you very much for your patronage of our "Tomoe River" products and for dealing with us for many years. We will be very much appreciated if you could extend same degree of continued patronage of “Tomoe River” products assumed by Sanzen Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

【Outline of the transfer】

Applicable products:“Tomoe River" Ultra-light weight printing paper (Tomoe River mat), notebook paper (Tomoe River notebook)

Transfer date:November 28, 2021 (planned)

Transferee:Sanzen Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Location:3-1-1, Kanaiwakita, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0338 Japan

Representative:Toshinori Hoshino, President and CEO


Shouji Higuchi

Manager, iCas Company Functional Paper Division Sales & Marketing Group


Tel:+81 3-3516-3410

Katsurou Tanaka

Director, Sales Group

Sanzen Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Tel:+81 3-6811-2915

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