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How Chemicals and Enzymes Became Critical for Papermaking

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Growing with the Indian paper industry, Anmol Polymers Pvt. Ltd. has evolved some of the most diverse chemical and enzymatic ranges aimed at complete processes of pulp and papermaking, starting from pulp making to paper manufacturing and water treatment. Joining hands with global leaders like Novozymes and others, the company...

Life Cycle of the U.S. Paper Industry

Manik Seth
___________________________________________________________ By Cathy Greenleaf, Senior Consultant, Fisher International While the first U.S. paper mill may have started operations way back in 1690 (in Pennsylvania), the industry as we know it today is still not as old and mature as many people believe it to be. It’s an important question because...

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...

Stora Enso acquires US-based biotechnology company

Manik Seth
June 23, 2014 Stora Enso has acquired 100% of the shares of the US-based company Virdia, a leading developer of extraction and separation technologies for conversion of cellulosic biomass into highly refined sugars and lignin. The upfront debt-free transaction value is approximately USD 33 million with additional potential payouts totalling...

Waiting for Economic Turnaround

Manik Seth
The previous year saw the Indian paper industry grappling with the global economic crisis. Does it mean that the industry witnessed no significant growth in the previous year? Paper manufacturers in India may not be in the best of moods, but quite a few of them are optimistic that the...

A New Way to Clean Dryer Fabrics – The ECOfficiency™ Concept

Manik Seth
Simon Taurer* Paper industry is no exception and is under continuous pressure of increment in costs of raw material and energy. Evolution of efficient production procedures, environmental friendly manufacturing methods, keeps our industry growing. Mills are forced to use recycled fibres, add more fillers that are cheaper replacement of fibre...
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