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Astron Paper & Board Enters into Strategic Partnership With China's ABC Paper

ABC Paper will improve the company’s operating efficiency and also assist to export in China. December 16, 2019 Astron Paper & Board has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Shandong Zhonghui Supply Chain Management, China (ABC Paper). Under the agreement, ABC Paper will transfer technical knowledge and experience for......

India’s Paper Industry Likely to Acquire 25 Percent Market Share of Single Use Plastics By 2025

The study said about a third of new paper comes from recycled paper and an equivalent amount from waste such as sawdust and scrap from lumber mills. December 8, 2019 “Paper industry is going through the transformation phase and now the paper industry uses less power and water due to......

First European Recyclability Guidelines for Optimal Paper Packaging Design

The recent guidelines developed by CEPI, CITPA, ACE and FEFCO focuses on the sustainable future of paper-based products. December 7, 2019 The use of paper for packaging purposes is growing every year, due to its excellent environmental performance but also to the increasing demand related to e-commerce and delivery services.......

Archroma Completes Acquisition of BASF India’s OBA Business for Paper and Powder Detergent Applications

BASF India and Archroma entered into an agreement to divest BASF’s OBA Business in July 2019 for about INR 33.50 crore. December 7, 2019 Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has announced that Archroma India Private Limited has completed the acquisition from BASF India......
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Top Paper Companies In India 2019

According to a report released by Indian Paper Manufacturers Association (IPMA), the Indian paper industry accounts for about 3.7 percent of the world’s production of paper. The estimated turnover of the industry is Rs 60,000 crore ($8.5 billion, approximately) and its contribution to the exchequer is around Rs 4,500 crore.......

Metso to Display Smart and Reliable Valve Solutions at Paperex 2019

Metso has solid experience in delivering engineered performance and reliability to customers through its leading product brands Neles® and Jamesbury®. Additionally, Metso is one of the leading suppliers of intelligent valve controllers. November 29, 2019 Metso’s valve business, future Neles Corporation, will showcase the latest valve solutions for a sustainable......
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Paper Industry Concerned as Imports Rises 30 Percent in H1

Increased import of paper and paperboard is severely impacting the economic viability of many paper mills especially small and medium paper mills in India. According to Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI) data, out of 861 paper mills in the country, only 497 are currently operational. November 19, 2019......
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UNIDO: Enhancing the Productivity and Competitiveness of the Indian Pulp and Paper Industry

The Indian pulp and paper market is one of the world’s fastest growing pulp and paper markets. While the demand for paper is growing rapidly, the industry faces several supply-related challenges. These include, inter alia, limited availability of good quality raw materials, high cost of basic inputs, traditional technology, limited......

The Indian Paper Industry: Responding to Challenges

The 58th Annual General Meeting of Federation of Paper Traders Associations of India, which was held during September 21 – 23, saw eminent dignitaries focusing on how to respond to the challenges that the industry currently faces. Sajjan Kumar Goenka, President, FPTA, said that he was pleased with the Federation......