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Lifting the Lid on Coffee Cup Recycling

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Coffee culture is thriving, with many of us purchasing multiple on-the-go drinks of our favourite caffeine pick-me-up each day, leading to an estimated 3 billion coffee cups being used annually, but only a fraction of these being recycled. Britain’s use of take-out coffee cups and how consumers dispose of them...
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Packaging as Pure as Its Content

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Packaging with organic appearance is seen as the new premium – to such wide extent that some brands are copying the organic look also for products that are not organic Don’t judge the book by its cover, they say – but is that really marketable when it comes to packaging?...

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...

International Paper APPM Limited marks 50 years of leadership in Paper Industry

Manik Seth
July 4 2014 International Paper APPM Limited (IP-APPM), a group company of International Paper in India, celebrated the completion of its 50 years thus cementing a significant place in the Indian Paper industry. Established in 1964 as the erstwhile ‘The Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Limited’, the company has achieved significant...

Wires & Fabriks Limited: A Step Ahead

Manik Seth
Paper machine clothing (PMC) plays an important role in paper-making. To gather the latest information about PMC products and value-added services, the Paper Mart team spoke with Mr. Alok Maheshwari, Senior Manager –Technical Services, Wires & Fabriks (S.A.) Limited – a knowledgeable paper-maker with more than 20 years of experience...

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...

Technologies & Best Practices for Improving Paper Industry Performance

Manik Seth
IPMA and CII have partnered to facilitate continuous improvement in energy, water and environmental performance of Indian paper industry and help them in achieving the world class standards. With the same deliberation they organized 6th edition of Papertech at Hyderabad. We present here the excerpts of the views shared during...

Performance of the European Pulp and Paper Industry in 2010

Manik Seth
CEPI represents 95% of the European pulp and paper industry in terms of production. Through its member associations, CEPI also represents some 550 pulp, paper and board producing companies across Europe, ranging from small and medium-sized enterprises, to multinationals. Members of CEPI in 2010 included Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic,
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