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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...

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...

Sharing knowledge and experiences

Manik Seth
Paper Mart interviewed Mr. KS Kasi Viswanathan, Chairman, PaperTech 2014, and Managing Director, Seshasayee Paper and Boards Limited, on the sidelines of PaperTech 2014. This brief but interesting interaction focused on PaperTech 2014, the challenges pulp and paper industry currently faces and the future of the industry. Here are some...

Khanna Paper Mills Limited: Soaring on waste-paper wings for sustainable paper business

Manik Seth
Starting in a small way in 1965 with the dream of one man, Khanna Paper Mills Ltd (KPM) has grown into a reputed company with the hard work and vision of many. In its earliest days, it manufactured 200 kg of paper per day; it currently manufactures 330 tons of...

ABB: Expanding its Global Presence

Manik Seth
A global leader in power and automation technologies, ABB currently employs 145,000 people, operates in approximately 100 countries and has 12 manufacturing sites on the subcontinent. One of its seven corporate research centres around the world is based in India; and many of the technologies the company employ today were...

Trends to Watch, Strategies to Consider

Manik Seth
In July Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) & IPMA jointly organized a conference on the theme “Making Indian Pulp & Paper Industry World Class”. This initiative addressed some of the key issues relating to performance of Indian Pulp & Paper Industry in general and particularly improving the energy efficiency, which...

Achieving the World Class Standards

Manik Seth
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… The Indian pulp and paper sector is one of the energy & water intensive sectors. The sector offers tremendous scope for improvement in environmental performance. Hence, the pulp & paper manufacturers are increasingly on the look-out for technologies and best practices for improving their performance and reduce the ecological...

‘Go Paperless in 2013’ campaign by Google encountered by Two Sides

Manik Seth
The following open letter has been sent to Mr. Eric Schmidt, Chairman & CEO of Google and highlights Two Sides’ concerns that Google and others are trying to promote their services as environmentally preferable to print and paper whereas there is significant evidence that electronic communication, and Google’s activities in...

TNPL: Winning Accolades

Manik Seth
How adopting the best practices can win you the recognition of “Mill of the year”? Mr. A Velliangiri, Deputy Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited gave the significant points during the conversation with Team Paper Mart. Excerpts Paper Mart: How do you feel after receiving such a prestigious...

“Neither gloom nor bloom. Outlook is inspiring long-term but skeptical short-term”

Manik Seth
Expertise comes from understanding and understanding comes from detailing and this is how Mr Basantt Khaitan, MD, Wires & Fabriks (S.A) Ltd., Jaipur has attained his proficiency in the paper industry. His penchant for the industry is well known among his peers and colleagues. To share his understanding and to...
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