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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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FSC Certification for Paper Industry in India

Manik Seth
It has been well established that eco friendly and certified paper consumption globally has increased by twenty times in the last few years. Leads provided by the subject of 'Global Warming' have generated an unimaginable awareness for the common man. Spurred on by growing consumer demand, the pulp and paper industry is offering more and more environmental friendly - "GO
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Packaging Companies: Serving the masses of all the classes

Manik Seth
Today the term “packaging” has become synonymous with brand distinctiveness, value, and communication. Due to rise in the product range and the demand for high quality, the companies are focusing more on this division. With the improvisation in the printing technology, the packaging is used as a tool to lure the desired audience by the companies. Just as an individual
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Enduring Lessons from Finest Minds

Manik Seth
It was that innate understanding of Indian paper industry behavior that prompted us to showcase the art of marketing in the industry. So, it is a small stride taken by the team of Paper Mart to make people aware about the need and importance of the marketing to make it “icing on the cake” for the growing Indian paper industry.
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Publication Increased even when Economy Recede

Manik Seth
Publishing is an activity of making the information available to the masses through books, periodicals, magazines etc. Being one of the biggest consumer's of paper publication industry is an integral part of the paper industry. The Indian publishing industry is nurturing and emerging mightily in the global scenario. Envisioning this, we took an opportunity to interact with the experts of
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Shifting State of Affairs in Notebook Industry

Manik Seth
The notebook industry is the real indication of a country’s industriousness. More notebooks sold means more people are reading, writing and learning. Ironically, India’s notebook industry, though pressing forward in a tide of education, lacks order within its own ranks. Government’s thrust on education is giving push to the growth in the notebook industry. A demographic of small and regional
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Two outlooks on the safeguard duty

Manik Seth
The domestic paper producers may have cause for cheer, whereas the printers, publishers and paper buyers are at distress. The Government intends to impose safeguard duty of 20% on paper in order to protect domestic manufacturers from a surge in paper imports.
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Custom duty scrapped on newsprint similar move is envisaged on wastepaper

Manik Seth
The bottom-line of all newsprint manufacturers in the country is already affected following a substantial fall in the price of newsprint in the international market during the last couple of months. The situation may worsen with the further 3% cut in the custom duty on the imported newsprint announced by the Union Government. Recently the finance ministry has exempted newsprint,
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Paper Converters: Too Early to Comment on Recession

Manik Seth
Another valuable perspective to include in this issue is that of the paper converters. The converters (printers, publishers, packaging companies etc.) presented views which arose from their own individual markets, and how they perceived changes in their demand structure. This is what they had to say.
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