What kind of company is Ichikawa?
Ichikawa helps make possible the notebooks
used in classrooms and the corrugated cardboard boxes
that protect mail order deliveries. The following is a simple
introduction to Ichikawa’s manufacturing.
The following is an introduction to the strengths of our company,
one of the few suppliers of papermaking products anywhere in the world.
A pioneer in papermaking
press section technology
As a pioneer in papermaking press section technology in Japan, Ichikawa has stayed ahead of the needs of the times to lead the industry. We offer combinations of papermaking equipment that yield maximum benefit in the operation of the papermaking press section.
Industrial felt that
creates new value
Our industrial felt is used on a variety of production lines, including production of ultra-high-tension steel materials for automobiles, and production of the cutting-edge printed circuit boards used in next-generation communication standards (5G), the IoT, automated driving, and other areas of rapidly advancing technological innovation.
Creating products with
consideration for the
global environment and
As a comprehensive solutions company for the press section of papermaking, we provide optimal combinations of products that maximize the capabilities of customers’ papermaking machinery press section, thereby contributing to energy conservation and environmentally friendly papermaking.
About papermaking press section technology
Moisture removal technology
—What is the papermaking
The papermaking press section constitutes an important process that affects the finish of the paper. Wet paper is carried, pressed, and smoothed as it passes through numerous rolls, after which it is sent to the dryer section.
The following introduces our lineup of basic press felt products for papermaking.
The following introduces our Zimo Series of next-generation felt that achieves high functionality and cost savings.
Since developing the first process belt in Japan in 1988, Ichikawa has responded agilely to changes in the times, continuously innovating process belts through our unique technologies.
Shoe press belt
We meet customers’ needs through original technology development and manufacturing equipment that can adapt to any size.
The transfer belt performs functions for paper surface smoothness and high-speed transport, contributing to stable operation.
Ichikawa brings new value to industrial felt through its innovative press felt manufacturing technology for papermaking. Our industrial felt supports advanced production sites in Japan and around the world.