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Wood Pulp – The New Cotton for the Garment Industry?

By Pirita Huotari, Senior Consultant, Business Intelligence, Fisher International, Inc. Ecological trends and worry over pollution and climate change are putting more and more pressure on the textile market. Rated as one of the most carbon-polluting industries in the world, the textile market creates more CO2 emissions than international flights......

Fibremarx Papers Private Limited : Quality Infusion Into Recycled-Fiber- Based W&P Paper

Fibremarx Papers has taken some well-informed investment decisions to upgrade its recycled-fiber-based writing-printing paper facility at Kashipur, Uttarakhand. The company has recently installed a film press in PM section and has revamped its pulp section by adding a new disperser and a screening system. The crucial technology overhaul has paid......

Automation, a Thing Beyond Just Manufacturing Process Control

IPPTA conducted its zonal seminar in Hyderabad on November 23-24, 2018. The theme was ‘Automation for Process, Asset, Productivity, Quality, and Marketing Optimization.’ Most of the speakers agreed that process of automation and digitization has begun in the paper industry, but the industry is yet to take this whole experience......

Nine Dragons Paper Signs MoU to Set up Paper Unit in Maharashtra

The MoU was signed between the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation and Chinese paper manufacturing firm Nine Dragons in the presence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. March 2, 2019 Hong Kong-based Nine Dragons Paper Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian state of Maharashtra to invest approximately......

China's Paper Industry's Assets Exceed 1.46 Trillion Yuan

The revenue from the industry’s main sectors reached 1.48 trillion yuan in 2017, with the profit adding up to 101.6 billion yuan. February 22, 2019 The total assets of China’s paper-making industry in 2017 exceeded 1.46 trillion yuan (about USD 217.4 billion), according to a report issued recently. The report......

Valmet Strengthens Business by Acquiring Pulp and Paper Tech Supplier GL&V

The acquisition is estimated to be completed at the earliest on April 1, 2019. February 26, 2019 Valmet has entered into an agreement to acquire North American-based GL&V, a global provider of technologies and services to the pulp and paper industry. The enterprise value of the acquisition is approximately EUR......

India's Paper Import Declines 25 Percent in First Three Quarters of FY19

The sharp decline in import is set to help domestic paper mills further increase prices of their products ahead of the ensuing academic year. February 25, 2019 India’s import of paper and paperboard declined by 25 percent in the first nine months of the current financial year due to the......

Paper Companies Buoyed by Sales Improvement and Demand Pick-up

Market leader JK Paper posted a 72 per cent jump in December quarter profit to Rs 120.26 crore this year, compared to Rs 69.81 crore in the corresponding quarter last year. February 22, 2019 Improved market conditions have improved sales and profitability of paper mills in the December quarter with......

Kotkamills's Next-Gen Plastic-Free Barrier Board Solutions

The company is revolutionizing paper cup production and recycling with its plastic-free, next-generation barrier board solutions. February 26, 2019 The world is changing at a rapid pace towards a plastic free future. Development requires new and innovative solutions that can answer to new demands. Consumption and recycling are consumer’s choices,......