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International Paper India Announces Leadership Changes

Manik Seth
Mr. Rampraveen Swaminathan resigns as President – International Paper India and Chairman & Managing Director of International Paper APPM; International Paper announced the appointment of Mr. Don Devlin in place of Mr. Swaminathan. February 22, 2017 International Paper Co (IP) announced today that Mr. Rampraveen Swaminathan, President – International Paper...

Papers Companies Concerned Against More Dumping from China and Indonesia

Manik Seth
Domestic paper companies’ fear is due to high countervailing duty in the US, India-ASEAN FTA February 3, 2016 Paper companies fear a sharp increase in dumping from China and Indonesia after the United States imposed countervailing/anti subsidy duty of 5.82% -131.12% in June last year on import of paper from...

JP Acquires Remaining Share of Gould Paper Corporation

Manik Seth
The acquisition makes Gould a wholly owned subsidiary within the JP Group July 01, 2015 Japan Pulp and Paper Company Limited (JP) announces the acquisition of the remaining 49 percent of the outstanding shares of Gould Paper Corporation (Gould). The acquisition was effected through JP’s consolidated USA subsidiary, Japan Pulp...

Resolute to permanently close Laurentide Mill in Quebec

Manik Seth
September 2, 2014 Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the permanent closure of its Laurentide paper mill in Shawinigan, Quebec. The restart of a competitor’s mill at the end of 2012, the high cost of fiber, as well as higher transportation and fuel costs, have affected the mill’s competitiveness. “We made...

China’s Shandong Tranlin to invest USD 2 billion in U.S.

Manik Seth
June 18, 2014 Tranlin, Inc., the newly-formed U.S. subsidiary of a leading Chinese pulp and paper company, announced that the company will invest $2 billion over the next five years to build and operate the company’s first U.S. advanced manufacturing facility in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The company’s investment in this...

Packaging Actually Matters

Manik Seth
MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, launched Packaging Matters™, the company’s second annual study on the role packaging plays in consumer purchasing behavior, brand loyalty and overall product satisfaction. This year, the research has expanded to 10 markets, including Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan, Russia,...

Waste Paper Collection Mechanism in India: Current Status and Future Requirement

Manik Seth
There are 750 pulp and paper mills in India producing many varieties of paper, namely writing and printing paper, packaging paper, coated paper and some specialty grade paper. Currently, the paper, paperboard and newsprint production in the country is 10.11 million tons against an installed capacity of 12.70 million tons....

TNPL obtained Forest Stewardship Council – Forest Mangement & Chain of Custody Certificate

Manik Seth
August 20, 2012 TNPL is promoting pulpwood plantations through farm forestry and captive plantations schemes since 2004 in the degraded lands belonging to socially weaker sections, mainly small/marginal farmers. Since, these plantations fulfill the norms to obtain FSC Forest Management and Chain of Custody Certificate, TNPL engaged M/s Rainforest Alliance,...
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