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The Special Feature is collated with our in-house stories  based upon the factory visits and interaction with the industry experts and pioneers.

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Better Forests Mean Better Business

Manik Seth
//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////Philip Tapsall The 21st of March marks International Day of Forests. For businesses, the day comes as a friendly reminder of the importance of forests and how paper companies can play a crucial role in contributing to the conservation of the world’s rapidly depleting forests. Global demand for paper is...
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Import of Wood Chips to Offset the Extra Need Generated by Expansion

Manik Seth
The West Coast Paper Mill has successfully completed over three years of importing chips with around forty shipments till date by setting up a sound ecosystem of infrastructure and manpower, dedicated only to import, handling and transportation of chips. Paper Mart recently visited WCPM and its chip handling facility at...
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GST: An Antidote for All Taxation Ailments?

Manik Seth
Would the amalgamation of various indirect taxes in one common tax really create a common market and relieve the tax payers from cascading effect of multiple taxes at multiple points without altering the ease of doing business and burdening the consumers’ pocket? Here is what the paper industry feels about...
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Top Paper Companies in INDIA – 2015

Manik Seth
Paper industry today is reeling under unimpressive growth both globally and domestically. While some of the factors behind the contracting growth globally may also be valid for India, the Indian paper industry has different set of growth impeding causes. The global pulp and paper industry has shrunk over the past...
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FINISHING CONVERTING & HANDLING : For Paper, Flawless and Safer

Manik Seth
Paper has many faces. Intricate processes of finishing and converting render the paper those many faces; handling ensures the faces reach the user intact. The ultimate usability of paper depends on a number of factors. The rolls of paper produced by the paper machine must still undergo a number of...
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Packaging On the Move

Manik Seth
Global packaging is getting driven by many visible, invisible factors and it’s moving for sure. Paper and board packaging is set to gulp the largest chunk; Indian pulp and paper industry may read many prolific omens in this. The packaging industry, as per almost all reports and market surveys, is...
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MAKE IN INDIA: A Supplier’s Take

Manik Seth
India’s manufacturing activity is poised for significant growth under ‘Make in India’. Would the paper industry and associated enterprises fall inside the catchment area of this national program? Make in India is a major new national program envisaged by the Govt. of India to build a self-reliant manufacturing base in...
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Let’s Make in India

Manik Seth
Make in India is a major new national program designed to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development, protect intellectual property, and build best-in-class manufacturing infrastructure. With this program India’s manufacturing infrastructure and capacity for innovation are poised for phenomenal growth. New smart cities and industrial clusters are being developed...
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Pulp: A Much Sought-After Raw Material

Manik Seth
Wood fibres are recyclable, renewable and biodegradable – that’s why they are regarded as a wonderful resource in today’s world. When processed into chemical pulp, they become an ideal sustainable raw material for paper production. Pulp producers, therefore, need to be completely transparent and ecologically responsible; they should never forget...
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Making Indian Pulp & Paper Industry World Class

Manik Seth
An energy and water intensive sector, the Indian pulp and paper sector has unlimited scope for improvement in its environmental performance. Pulp and paper manufacturers are therefore increasingly on the lookout for appropriate technologies and best practices for improving their performance and reducing their ecological footprint. With the support of...
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