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Easy to Assemble !! Enabling Cycle Transportation of Large Heavy Load Using Paper Container
50% Cost Reduction Compared to One Way Transporation

September 25, 2013

Information Management Solution Provider Toppan Forms Co., Ltd. (Toppan Forms hereunder) will start marketing foldable paper packing material to efficiently transport largeheavy loads between companies. The "Paper Container" technology using cardboard paper that is 6 times stronger than the conventional corrugated cardboard can be reused over 100 times allowing it to be easily assembled and disassembled, and reduce total transportation cost to 50% maximum compared to the conventional one way method.

Normally, when transporating a large heavy load good, it is fixed to the wooden structure and packaged manually by assembling a corrugated cardboard carton. Furthermore, most transportation is one way that requires the sender to keep a large stock and various kinds of corrugated carton boxes. On the other hand, the receiver needs to do extra work for disassembling and sorting (for recycling) large corrugated carton box. The "Paper Container" can reduce the volume by 1/10 by folding them, significantly saving packaging material cost, disassembly time, collection transportation cost, and storage space.

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Future Roadmap

Within this year, Toppan Forms expects to provide "Paper Container" with RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) that adds traceability function to the use history. The company will market the "Paper Container" to companies planning to reduce logistic cost and with strong consciousness towards the environment, and expect to sell 3 billion yen including related solutions.

Paper Container

Toppan Forms formed a business partnership with Starway Co., Ltd. (Minato-ku, Tokyo. Starway hereunder) to overtake all services related to cycle package material previously sold by Starway under the brand name "E-Starpack". The licence covers all aspects from manufacturing to sales. The current service is called "Paper Container" which is already being used to transport toner for copy machine, PC, server, and POS register. Also, combining unique urethane film cushion material makes it optimal for transporting products that require shock and vibration resistance such as precision machine, medical equipment, communication equipment, electronic component, and art object.

Over of Starway

  • 1. Company Name : Starway Co., Ltd.
  • 2. Main Business : Planning, development, sales of "Paper Container" and development & operation of environmentally friendly logistic system.
  • 3. Representative Representative Director and President : Naofumi Takemoto
  • 4. Address : Doruje ShibaKoen 3F 2-9-11 Shibakoen Minato-ku, Tokyo. 105-0011
  • 5. Capital : 1,000 million yen
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