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Oji Imaging Media Corporate Profile

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Kohei Michikawa

President
Kohei Michikawa

Growing sustainably in the dynamically changing market, as a pioneer of thermal recording technology

We, Oji Imaging Media, supply various media to print on-demand digital information, which are mainly thermal paper, inkjet paper as a core company of the Functional Company in the Oji Holdings Corporation Group.

Thermal paper is used for various ways, such as receipts at the supermarkets, convenience stores and many other place, tickets, labels, medical imaging diagnostic, etc. There are a lot of opportunities to touch in your life.

We have 20% shares in the world thermal paper market with overseas business base in U.S., Germany, Thailand, Malaysia and Brazil, other than in Japan. We are establishing theses worldwide networks to support our valued customer and meet global demands from them promptly and properly. Although the thermal recording technology is almost matured, we are making continuous effort to improve the technology continuously and find new applications of our products. We are also working on changing our raw materials and manufacturing process more eco-friendly.

The global market is changing dynamically nowadays and the severe market situation will continue. Despite the circumstance, thermal paper demand in South America is increasing with spreading POS and new logistic system in the region. To meet the demand and expand the market share in South America, we decided to invest in Oji Papéis Especiais, Brazil to increase the capacity. We will continue expanding our capacity by efficient investment in the world, with capturing market trends adequately.

To contribute sustainable development society, all members of Oji Imaging Media are working with placing top priority to the concern for the safety and environment and compliance. Human resources are the most important and indispensable for sustainable growing company. I am focusing on work style reforms and diversity promotions to respect each staff’s personality and difference and create workplace culture which all employees can fully exercise their ability. I will never tolerate harassing conduct, prevent it and create comfortable work circumstance to seek work place that all people, which are not only our employee but all people related to our company, can respect each other and work safety and healthy.

I am planning that we continue living up to expectations from all stakeholders including our valued customer and all employees by contributing to the society with supplying high quality products and service to our valued customer.

I sincerely appreciate your continuous support.

Corporate Information

Profile

Company Name Oji Imaging Media Co.,Ltd.
Established October 1, 2012
Paid-in Capital 350,000,000 yen
Shareholder Oji Holdings Corporation 100%
Main Business Manufacture, processing and sale of Thermal Paper, Thermal film and Inkjet Paper
Head Office Oji Holdings No.1 Bldg., 12-8, Ginza 5-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan

History

April, 1894 Majima Paper started the paper manufacturing company in Amagasaki.
November, 1915 Fuji Paper acquired Majima Paper and became Kanzaki Mill of Fuji Paper.
May, 1933 Oji, Fuji and Karafuto merged to form a new company and became Kanzaki Mill of Oji Paper.
After World War 2, Oji Paper was splited into 3 companies under Excess Economic Power Decentralization Act
September, 1948 Kanzaki Paper Co., Ltd. have been established.
October, 1993 Merged with Oji Paper and became New Oji Paper Co., Ltd.
October, 1996 Merged with Honshu Paper and became Oji Paper Co., Ltd.
October, 2012 Transit to pure holding company system and became Oji Imaging Media Co., Ltd
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Overseas Activities

America

USA

Kanzaki Specialty Papers Inc. (KSP)
Business Lines Manufacturing and Sales of Communications Papers
Head Office 20 Cummings Street, Ware, MA 01082-2002 USA
[TEL] 1-413-967-6204 [FAX] 1-413-967-5723
Established November. 1986
Website http://www.kanzakiusa.com/

Brazil

Oji Papéis Especiais Ltda. (OPE)
Business Lines Production and Sales of Communications Papers
Head Office Via Comendador Pedro Morganti, 3393, bairro Monte Alegre, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil CEP13415-900
[TEL] 55-19-2106-9609 [FAX] 55-19-2106-9619
Established September, 2011
Website http://ojipapeis.com.br/
Europe

Germany

Kanzan Spezialpapiere GmbH (KANZAN)
Business Lines Manufacturing and Sales of Communications Papers
Head Office Nippes Strasse 5, D-52349 Dueren, Germany
[TEL] 49-2421-5924-611 [FAX] 49-2421-5924-19
Established September. 1990
Website http://www.kanzan.de/
Asia

Thailand

Oji Paper (Thailand) Ltd. (OPT)
Oji Label (Thailand) Ltd. (OLT)
Business Lines OPT   Manufacturing and Sales of Carbonless Paper and Thermal Paper
OLT   Manufacturing and Sales of Self Adhesive Paper & Film and Release Paper
Head Office 130-132 Sindhorn Building, Tower3,12th Floor, Wireless Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
[TEL] 66-2-263-2600 [FAX] 66-2-263-2628 and +66-2-263-2629
Established November, 1996
Website http://www.ojipaper.co.th/
http://www.ojilabel.com/en/home/index.php

Malaysia

Hyper-Region Labels Sdn Bhd (HRL)
Business Lines Manufacturing and Sales of Labels, Cartons and Brochures
Head Office 18, Jalan Istimewa 5, Taman. Perindustrian Cemerlang 81800 Ulu Tiram, Johor, Malaysia
[TEL] 60-7-863-1988 [FAX] 60-7-863-1911
Established June, 2003
Website http://www.hyper-region.com.my/
Tele-Paper (M) Sdn. Bhd.
Business Lines We have various slitting machines and printing presses.From thermal paper and NCR paper, we manufacture and sell recording papers for business machines such as till receipts.
Head Office Lot 2C, Jalan Keluli 15/16, Section 15, 40200 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
[TEL] 60-3-5525-6777/6778 [FAX]  60-3-5525-6680
Established April, 1994
Website http://www.telepaper.com/

Product Information

Thermal Paper

Thermal paper is a characteristic paper that develops color image by melting reaction of chemicals coated on paper surface after heated at the printhead.
A structure of thermal printer is relatively simple and suitable for printing of variable information. Also, it keeps running costs low because the required consumable goods is thermal paper only.
Additionally, this paper is used in various fields and necessary by its user-friendliness characteristic of maintenance-free.
Based on theses advantages, thermal paper is used in various situations of daily life. You can see receipts, labels, tickets of thermal papers.

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Applications

■Point of Sales (POS)

These products are used for mainly receipts (convenience store, supermarket, department store, retail store etc.).
In addition, we provide lineups of thermal paper products colored on the surface.

Required
performances
image durability and high-speed printing suitability
Product Applications, Features Caliper (μm)
PD150R POS (standard image durability) 75±5
PD190R POS (medium image durability) 75±5
PD170R POS (high image durability) 75±5
PD170R-63 POS (high image durability) 63±5
PD160R POS (very high image durability) 75±5
PD160R-63 POS (very high image durability) 63±5
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■ATM receipt, ATM journal

These products are used for bank ATM receipt as the record for customers and ATM journal as the record for banks.
These products shall have good image durability, because especially ATM receipts needs to be kept for a long time.

Required
performances
image durability and printing suitability for various printing methods
Product Applications, Features Caliper (μm)
PD200N ATM receipt (very high image durability) 61±5
PD401 ATM journal paper (standard image durability) 62±5
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■Printer and portable printer usages

We have products for various printer usage such as for ticket, process control, kitchen printer, label etc.

Required
performances
image durability, printing suitability for various printing methods and high-speed printing suitability
Product Applications, Features Caliper (μm)
PD350 Various printers (standard image durability) 65±5
PD350-80 Various printers (standard image durability) 78±5
PD450 Various printers (high sensitivity, standard image durability) 62±5
NT100-55 Various printers (high sensitivity, high image durability), offset-printable 55±5
NT100-65 Various printers (high sensitivity, high image durability), offset-printable 63±5
NT100 Various printers (high sensitivity, high image durability), offset-printable 85±5
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■Label

These products are used for labels such as food packaging at the convenient store and supermarket, package delivery services, logistics management process etc.
Additionally, we provide linerless label products without separate paper.

Required
performances
image durability, microwave-safe (especially for food packaging label), water blocking resistance etc.
Product Applications, Features Caliper (μm)
KLT50-1H Labels (standard) 82±5
KLT30-1H Labels (high image durability) 80±5
KPT58-5H Labels (good light resistance) 82±5
KLT43-1H Linerless labels 80±5
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■Ticket, tag and airline boarding pass

These thicker products are suitable for usage such as tickets for sporting and concert events, food vouchers, baggage tags, airline boarding pass and so on.

Required
performances
image durability, abrasion-resistant, printing suitability for various printing methods etc.
Product Applications, Features Caliper (μm)
KP50-HEAM Tickets (standard), Non top coated 105±5
KP50-HEAN Tickets (standard), Non top coated 125±5
KP50-HEAQ Tickets (standard), Non top coated 150±5
PD450-100 Tickets (high sensitivity), Non top coated 100±5
PD450-145 Tickets (high sensitivity), Non top coated 145±5
PDC110-100 Tickets (high sensitivity) 100±10
PDC110-120 Tickets (high sensitivity) 120±10
PDC700-118 Tickets (very high sensitivity, high image durability) 120±10
PDC700-145 Tickets (very high sensitivity, high image durability) 150±15
KPT58-5Q Tags (good light resistance) 150±10
KPT75-1R Airline boarding pass (IATA standard) 185±5
KPT75-2R Airline boarding Pass 185±5
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**We hope you understand that we are producer of jumbo rolls. So we may introduce some converters if you are looking for small finished rolls.

Thermal film

We have film thermal products which have superior image quality, gray scale expression, durability with BOPP synthetic base and PET base films.
It is used for food, process control, medical labels, ultrasound medical diagnosis and X-ray thermal films.

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Applications

■Label for food packaging and medical supplies

We succeeded in commercialization of the media with unique characteristics.
One item is transparent label for food packaging to enable to see the content of clear plastic package through the attached label.
Second item is high alcohol resistance label for food packaging and medical usage.

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■Ultrasound thermal film

The print media shall have the property that high resolution, delicate gradation expression and gloss such as photographs usage by medical service needs. We established the highest quality level in the manufacturing by its proprietary technology and formed a quality control framework to meet customer needs.

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■X-ray blue thermal film

We developed the X-ray blue thermal film, which may be used with X-rays, CT scans, MRI, or other imaging tests, making full use of innovative and proprietary technology. We provide various products to support socially essential medical services.

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Product Applications, Features Caliper (μm)
T8-G TLabels (PET base) 59
T8-I Labels & tickets (PP base) 78
T8-J Labels & tickets (PP base) 88
T8-K Labels, tickets & wristbands (PP base) 110
T8-P Labels & tickets (PP base) 150
KPT3370 Labels & tickets (PP base) 78
KPT3380 Labels & tickets (PP base) 88
KPT33100 Labels & tickets (PP base) 110
KPT13150 Labels & tickets (PP base) 160
PC33180TR Labels, tickets & baggage tags (PP base) 186
PC33250TR Labels, tickets & baggage tags (PP base) 265
PC62100XTR Tags & tickets (PE base) 114
PC62150XTR Tags & tickets (PE base) 163
KPL2370 Translucent labels (PP base) 79
KPL3270 Transparent labels (PP base) 75
MWL Transparent labels (PET base), microwave-safe 55

**We hope you understand that we are producer of jumbo rolls. So we may introduce some converters if you are looking for small finished rolls.

Inkjet Paper

Inkjet paper is a suitable product for various usage such as photo printing at home, oversize prints like posters, and postcard printing. And its characteristic is classy finished images with excellent image clarity.
We successfully achieve excellent characteristics such as smudge resistant and instantly-dry by coating excellent ink absorption porous silica and highly polymerized compound
This product is environmentally friendly medium with its excellent recyclability because of usage of paper for base material.

We provide various inkjet papers such as high glossy paper, semi glossy paper, matte paper and plain paper according to applications.

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Applications

■High glossy paper

There are various lineups such as products with exclusive usage for just dye ink, and products available for both inks (dye ink and pigment ink).
This product is environmentally friendly medium with its excellent recyclability because of usage of paper for base material.
It is suitable for photo printing at home, oversize prints, and postcards printing due to its calm and soft finished image characteristics.

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■Semi glossy paper

It is suitable for proof-printing and oversize prints due to its easily folding characteristics.
In addition, we succeeded in commercialization of the less cockling (rippling) products using paper basis.

■Matte paper

There are various lineups such as products with limited usage for just dye ink, and products available for both inks (dye ink and pigment ink). This product is an environmentally friendly medium with its excellent recyclability because of usage of paper for base material.
It is suitable for photo printing at home, oversize prints and postcards printing due to its calm and soft finished image characteristics.

Product lineup
Type Product Reference data
(not guaranteed specifications)
Appearance
Basis weight
g/㎡
Caliper
μm
Brightness
%
Pigment ink suitability
Resin Coated(RC) PL5000L-260 255±15 262±15 91±5 good glossy
PL5000L-200 200±15 205±15 91±5 good glossy
SL5000L-200 200±15 205±15 91±5 good semi glossy
High glossy GB690P-230 186±10 224±10 98±5 good  
GB690P-190 155±10 189±10 98±5 good  
GB690P-150 120±8 145±10 97±4 good  
GS690P-230 192±10 235±10 97±5
(102±7)
good front side: glossy back side: matte
GB690P-110 94±10 112±10 96±5 good  
GB510P-210 176±10 207±10 98±5 fair  
GB510P-180 146±10 174±10 98±5 fair  
GB510P-110 87±10 104±10 98±5 fair  
Semi glossy DB700P-170 140±10 170±10 84±5 good semi glossy for graphic usage
DB700P-130 114±10 126±10 91±5 good semi glossy for graphic usage
Matte MB550P-230 194±10 230±10 102±8 fair  
MB550P-190 145±10 190±10 99±5 fair  
MB550P-120 92±10 120±10 94±5 fair  
MM550P-225 144±10 202±10 94±5 fair front side: matte back side: matte
MM550P-130 95±5 130±10 94±5 fair front side: matte back side: matte
MB450P-200 152±10 200±10 97±5 good  
MB450P-130 96±10 125±10 93±5 good  
Plain paper IJW70 72.5±10 91±10 98±5 good  

**We hope you understand that we are producer of jumbo rolls. So we may introduce some converters if you are looking for small finished rolls.