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China National Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CNPPRI) was founded in 1956, formerly named Paper Industrial Research Institute of Ministry of Light Industry.  It was a non-profit organization originally, and was then transformed into a technology enterprise in 1999.  It is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Sinolight Corporation which is under the direct supervision of SASAC (State-owned Assets Supervision & Administration Commission).
CNPPRI is a national research institution that owns abundant scientific and technological resources.  It consists of a National Engineering Laboratory for Pulp and Paper, National Technical Committee for Standardization of the Paper Industry, National Paper Quality Supervision and Testing Center, China Pulp and Paper Magazine Publisher, National Productivity Promotion Center for the Paper Industry, and National Information Center for the Paper Industry.  The main business of CNPPRI includes technology research & development of the industry, technical consulting and services, pilot and engineering scale-ups, and technology commercialization for the entire pulp & paper industry.
CNPPRI  has experienced research professionals and state-of-the-art laboratory equipment and pilot facilities of all types.  Over the years it has achieved many great technological achievements covering almost all areas in the paper industry.  During the past 50 years, CNPPRI has completed over 1700 research projects, and among them over 180 projects have received national or provisional  awards,CNPPRI is also a strong promoter of international technical exchanger and cooperations for the paper industry in china. It has actively participated in various international pulp& paper conferences and symposiums and undertaken many international collaboration and foreign-aid projects. It has at the same time trained or educated a large number of high-level technical talents for the country.  
In 2012, CNPPRI moved to its new buildings located in Zhong Guan Cun Science Park in WangJing,Beijing. With the move, almost all laboratory equipment and facilities for R&D activities have been newly replaced or upgraded.  As the result, a state-of-the-art world-class R&D platform is now fully in place.  In the future, CNPPRI will continue to follow its philosophy of “Inheriting the Civilization & Pioneering the Innovation”, adhere to the growth strategy of strengthening the institution through scientific and technological development, and strive to develop and commercialize new technologies that are key to the structural transformation and upgrading of the paper industry in China.