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Mounting on Mega Investments, Paper Packaging to Continue on High Growth Trajectory

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The mega projects announced recently by JK Paper, Emami, and Naini will add at least 500,000 tonnes of packaging board capacity in premium category, thus matching the pace of forecasted double-digit growth in packaging paper and board, where the demand is slated to reach at 9.7 million tonnes by FY19...
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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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Paswara Papers Begins Work on New 400 TPD Kraft Paper and Board Unit

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After commissioning its first 400 TPD multilayered kraft paper plant in 2016, Paswara Papers Ltd. started working on a new kraft paper and board unit, whose first phase of 40,000 tonnes to start commercial production in December 2018. The overall project of 140,000 tonnes annually is expected to be fully...
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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...
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Astron Paper & Board Mill Limited Commissions New Plant at Halvad, Morbi

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The company commenced commercial production of kraft paper on PM-2, located at Halvad (Morbi), Gujarat, and having installed capacity of 33000 tonnes/year. October 15, 2018 Astron Paper & Board Mill Limited is currently operating at almost 90% capacity utilization of its PM-1 located at Halvad, Gujarat with installed capacity of...
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Paperboard Packaging Market Size Likely to Surpass USD 240 Billion by 2024: Report

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The segment will grow at an exponential CAGR of over 8.5 percent from 2017 to 2024. October 10, 2018 Considering products, the paperboard packaging market is bifurcated into containerboard and boxboard. The manufacturing process of containerboard is done on modified paper machines as they have the ability to handle superior...
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Mondi to Invest EUR 340 Million in New 300,000 Tonne Kraft Top White Machine in Slovakia

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The start-up is expected towards the end of 2020. The machine will produce a new and unique environmentally sound containerboard grade, kraft top white. October 15, 2018 Having recently obtained the necessary permitting, Mondi is proceeding with the investment in a new 300,000 tonne per annum kraft top white machine...
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Ahlstrom-Munksjö Acquires Caieiras Specialty Paper Mill in Brazil

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EUR 98 million acquisition significantly strengthens Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s offering in South America and provides further growth opportunities. October 18, 2018 Ahlstrom-Munksjö has completed the acquisition of MD Papéis’ Caieiras specialty paper mill in Brazil for a debt free purchase price of about EUR 98 million. The acquisition significantly strengthens Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s offering...
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ND Paper Plans an Investment of USD 300 Million in US operations

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The company plans to build two Greenfield recycled pulp plants to support global fibre strategy. October 9, 2018 ND Paper plans to build two Greenfield recycled pulp plants to support global fibre strategy. The company will invest USD 300m into its newly acquired US mills in Biron, Wisconsin and Rumford,...
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Nippon Paper to Sell Its Interests in Daishowa-Marubeni International

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Nippon and DNAC have agreed to sell their 50% interest in Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. (“DMI”), to Mercer International Inc. October 8, 2018 Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. and Daishowa North America Corporation (“DNAC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, announced that they have agreed to sell their 50% interest...
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