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Chinese Pulp and Paper Producers Plans to Consolidate, Invest Overseas Amid Economic Slowdown

Manik Seth
China Pulp and Paper Factbook, a new publication from RISI, provides much-needed detail about this vital sector is the November 7, 2016 As China’s economic boom has slowed in recent years, its pulp and paper sector has responded with significant shifts in strategy. Mergers, overseas expansion, deleveraging and new product...

Deepak Nitrite Limited: Plans for Broader Chemical Portfolio through Set-up of New Plants

Manik Seth
As a leading provider of optical brightening agents and other niche chemicals to the paper industry, Deepak Nitrite Limited has recently announced setting-up of a 200,000 MTPA phenol and 120,000 MTPA acetone manufacturing plant at Dahej, expected to be on-stream by end-2017. Deepak Nitrite Limited deals in a comprehensive range...

CII Conference on Water Management Strategies: Sustainable Expansion of Industry to Result From Contraction in Water Usage

Manik Seth
The well-themed conference juxtaposed fine speakers and even finer subjects on one of the most pressing issues worldwide, more so for the pulp and paper industry, i.e. water management and conservation through adoption of innovations and technologies. As a large water consumer, the Indian pulp and paper industry has been...

KEMIRA: Consolidation of All Chemicals for Maximum Resource & Operational Efficiency

Manik Seth
Kemira’s Total Chemistry Management concept brings together the full scope of chemicals, applications, and technologies meant to impart greater operational efficiency and resource optimization for pulp and paper mills. Kemira’s chemicals, application know-how and expertise have been widely acknowledged by the pulp and paper industry for improving resource efficiency and...

USD 2.9 Bn Sinar Mas Pulp and Paper Mill to Commence Production by Mid-2016

Manik Seth
The mill is touted to be the largest in Asia, boasting up to two million tons of pulp in annual capacity January 12, 2016 Sinar Mas Group, one of the Indonesia’s largest conglomerates, is on track to complete its Rp 40 trillion (USD 2.9 billion) pulp and paper mill by...

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...

Japan’s Paper Mills Exploring Options to Diversify, Expand Abroad

Manik Seth
The move is to fight off shrinking domestic demands for traditional paper-based products March 17, 2015 The nation’s paper manufacturers are branching out into sectors such power generation and battery components as well as expanding operations elsewhere in Asia as demand for traditional paper-based products shrinks at home. Demand for...

The W-O-W- factor

Manik Seth
The success of a recycling initiative known as the WOW programme was the driving force for ITC of India to install a FibreFlow drum pulper. The drum, which processes a wide variety of wastepaper types, has been called “a game changer” by mill management. This is a story of success...

ANDRITZ to upgrade deinking line for Danalakshmi Paper Mills

Manik Seth
July 15, 2014 International technology Group ANDRITZ received an order from Danalakshmi Paper Mills to rebuild an existing pulp deinking line in Tamil Nadu, India. The upgrade aims at improving the quality of the waste paper stock used for paper production. Start-up is scheduled for April 2015. The scope of...

Sun Paper to buy three paper machines from Voith

Manik Seth
July 7, 2014 Sun Paper has commissioned Voith with the delivery of three paper machines for production of packaging and graphic paper. With a wire width of 7.3 m, the two medium-sized packaging paper machines convince with high efficiency and low investment and operating costs. After some orders for medium-sized...
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