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Interviews Paper People

“APP wants to capture some percentage of growth in the Indian market, without displacing the local industry”

Manik Seth
During Paperex 2011 team Paper Mart visited the APP stand and had a candid chat with Mr. Suresh Kilam who gave us a brief synopsis of APP, his thoughts on over capacity, a market outline, APP plans for the Indian market and lastly his thoughts on the Indian market and...
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“It’s a marathon, not a sprint”

Manik Seth
On October 14, 2011 International Paper (IP) announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 75 percent stake in Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills (APPM). IP purchased 53.5 percent of the APPM shares from Mr. L.N. Bangur and related family members and affiliates for approximately US$226 million in cash. They have also entered into a not to compete agreement, for
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APRIL: “Our business will grow and evolve if we achieve strong results for our triple bottom line – People, Planet and Profit”

Manik Seth
APRIL started up its biggest single pulp line in the world to produce 1.5 million ton per annum of bleached kraft pulp in Rizhao, Shandong Province of China during mid-2010. In addition to featuring some of the most advanced environmental protection technology, facilities, and control & management systems in the world. The mill is smell-free and the effluent is almost
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In Person with Mr. Harshpati Singhania

Manik Seth
Mr. Harsh Pati Singhania, Managing Director, JK Paper Ltd, talks to Team Paper Mart on the company's recently-announced Rs 1650-crore expansion plan giving the general picture of the Indian paper industry with regards to the different subjects like future consolidation in the industry, challenge of raw material and manpower and how India can become truly global. Excerpts.
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Voith: A Partner & Pioneer

Manik Seth
Voith Paper being a partner and pioneer in the technological innovations for the paper industry has always developed custom-made solutions which offer its customers a clear added value. They have always focused on setting their own standards in fiber, energy & water consumption and to deliver nothing but the best of services. Voith contribution to the Indian paper Industry has
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Bindal Papers: The Un Bon Voyage

Manik Seth
Started in the year 1989 by Mr. Rakesh Kumar with a small capacity of 30 TPD to produce kraft paper, Bindal Group has notched up great heights with group production of over 1200 TPD. With the investment of over Rs. 300 crores Bindal Paper has ventured into a new orbit of high quality writing & printing paper with pretty decent
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Rendezvous with Mr. R.N. Agarwal

Manik Seth
Having climbed the ladder of success with hard work, brilliance & excellent execution, Shri N.R. Agarwal, a chemical engineer began his entrepreneurial journey in 1975 by setting up a 10 TPD Kraft Paper manufacturing unit. Brewing with confidence, he set up a second unit in 1979. With considerable experience and understanding of the Duplex Board market, he went on to
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The Visionaries…

Manik Seth
In June, executives from ANDRITZ hosted a press conference during the PulPaper 2010 exhibition in Helsinki. Present for ANDRITZ were Humbert Köfler, Member of the Executive Board responsible for Service and Units, and Karl Hornhofer, Member of the Executive Board responsible for Capital Systems. Following the press conference, PAPER MART had the opportunity to speak with these two gentlemen privately.
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