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ERI Eco Reserch Institute Ltd.


ERI is a research group applying polymer science, engineering (mostly paper grinding) and nano-technology.
We are also experts of product & new market development utilizing eco-friendly materials.
Since we are recycling post-industrial wastes (paper and plastics), we can help your problems of recycling.
Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Plastics Environmental Division kindly awarded us as a research organization with Emerging Technologies in Materials, Processing and Applications in 2010.
We have global contacts with foreign research institutes, governments, universities and financial organizations including Michigan Molecular Institute in Midland, Michigan, one of the oldest polymer research organizations in the States.

Another ERI's face is a manufacturer of bio-plastics pellets as well as paper powder production.
We have three factories of our own in Japan and one subsidiary factory in Midland, Michigan, U.S.A.
We also have a joint-venture in South Korea and there is one joint-venture plant in Okayama, Japan.
We are a material supplier and our customers produce end products using our pellets.

Corporate Profile

Company Name Eco Research Institute Ltd.
President & CEO Takamichi Matsushita
Establishment (Year) 1998
Capital Yen470,000,000 (US$4,700,000 @Yen100)
No. of Employees 181
Head Office Green Nampeidai Building 2F, 16-29 Nampeidai-cho
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0036 JAPAN
TEL: 81-3-5428-3123
FAX: 81-3-5428-3245

Business Overview

  • Manufacturing and sales of bio-plastic pellets, principally consisting of paper powder and polyolefin plastics, designed for injection molding, blow molding, extrusion, sheet and thermoforming applications
  • Manufacturing and sales of paper composites, principally consisting of paper powder and starch, designed for the manufacturing of steam foamed products
  • Manufacturing and sales of steam foamed products including heat insulation boards and transportation cushions, principally consisting of paper powder, starch and polyolefin plastics
  • Manufacturing and sales of equipment designed for the production of paper powder, bio-plastic pellets, steam foamed heat insulation boards and transportation cushions
  • Research & development of new eco-friendly products including market development consulting
  • Research & development of recycling of waste paper, plastics and other organic wastes
  • Consulting of paper grinding system and bio-plastic production


(ERI Factories in Japan)

ERI Sapporo Factory(Hokkaido) | ERI Ibaragi Factory(East Japan) | ERI Chiba Factory(East Japan)

(Joint Venture in Japan)

EIF Nishinihon(West Japan)


U.S.A. Eco Bio Plastics Midland, Inc. | South Korea BPK Korea