January 2000

 New Year's Speech                                   Yasuhiko Kurosawa...(1)

 The Special Issue of JAPAN TAPPI 1999 Annual Meeting at Morioka・Hachinohe
 General Review of JAPAN TAPPI 1999 Annual Meeting at Morioka・Hachinohe
                                    Planning Subcommittee, JAPAN TAPPI...(5)

 Keynote Address                                    Yasuhiko Kurosawa...(13)

 Lecture by Winner of 1998 JAPAN TAPPI Prize                             ...(20)

 A Visit to Hachinohe Mill-Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited-                      ...(25)

Technical Report

 An Effective Method for Waste Paper Treatment Using a New Kneading Action
  -TAIZEN Washer has a Concentration System to Extract Fiber within the White
        Water and Awarded the Sasaki Prize in 1999 for this Innovative Technolog-
                                                Hideaki Matsukura...(31)

 JW-U Roll Wrapping Machine -Fully Automatic, Large Wrapping Capacity and
   Processing of Random Various Kinds of Rolls-               Takeshi Ogasawara...(39)

 Recycling of Forests:Overseas Forest Plantation Projects of Oji Paper Co., Ltd.
                                                    Kenji Kanda...(45)

 How We Use Recycled Fiber in Kitakami Paper Co                   .Ken Otsuka...(49)

 New Process Producing Highly Concentrated Polysulfide Liquor
                          Yasunori Nanri, Keigo Watanabe, Masahiro Shimizu,
                                    Tatsuya Andoh and Tetsuji Shimohira...(52)

 The Experience of New Pulping Plant Operation                  Ryuuichi Suzumi...(58)

 Operating Experience of Our New Recausticizing System           Makoto Horiguchi...(64)

 Operating Experience of YONAGO N-1 Paper Machine and N-1 Coater    Junichi Tomita...(70)

 The Operational Experience of The SymFlo-D Headbox              Hiroshi Ozawa...(75)

 Operational Experience of PM7                           Chikashi Kawaragi...(83)

 Operating Experience of N 2 PM                             Shinya Monma...(89)

 The Application of New Forming Concept at Linerboard Machine         Sigeru Ishida...(94)

 Application of Electron Beam Curing Technology for Paper Products     Takaharu Miura...(99)

 Operating Experience of No.1 Coater Machine                 Shigemi Miyawaki...(104)

 The Experience of High Temperature and Pressure Recovery Boiler Operation
                                                  Kenji Ohtomo...(109)

Committee report                                                ...(03)

Essay on Intellectual Property                                       ...(115)

Coffee break                                                  ...(116)

Papyrus                                                     ...(117)

Industry News(Domestic and International)                               ...(119)

List of Titles in Foreign Journals Received by JAPAN TAPPI                   ...(127)

List of Patents issued and Laid-open Publication                           ...(130)

Price list of Domestic Logs and Wood Chips by District                       ...(140)

Wholesale Price list of Papers at Tokyo Trade Center                        ...(141)

Other Monthly Statistics                                           ...(143)

News from the Association                                         ...(145)