Tag : raw materials

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Water Usage in Recycled Paper Mills in India and the World

Manik Seth
By Subhash Deodhar Water is absolutely essential for papermaking. Not only is it needed to move all papermaking raw materials within the paper mill, but it is also critical for the paper forming process itself. During drying of paper, water brings the fibers close enough to form bonds between the......

Valmet to Supply for Sun Paper's New Dissolving Pulp Mill in Laos

Manik Seth
The mill in Laos is Sun Paper’s first international investment outside China; the value of the order is around EUR 20 million. December 21, 2016 Valmet will deliver key technology for a new green field dissolving pulp mill to Sun Paper`s new investment in Laos. The mill site, Muang Phin,......

Centre Proposes Revamping Nagaon Paper Mill and Reviving Cachar Paper Mill

Manik Seth
A budget of Rs. 800 crore has been prepared for the proposal for reviving Cachar Paper Mill and revamping Nagaon Paper Mill September 22, 2016 A per the official statement by the state government, the secretary of the heavy industries and public enterprise ministry informed Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal......

New Paper Mills Give Boom to Domestic Paper Production in Bangladesh

Manik Seth
Around 18 to 20 new paper manufacturing units commenced production in last five years which has helped mitigate the country’s import dependence, strengthening the sector. October 24, 2016 Substantial increase in domestic production of paper due to setting up of new factories has resulted in gradual decline in import dependence.......

HIGH-QUALITY FIBER: Perfect for Top Layer

Manik Seth
Until late 2015, Dongguan Jianhui Paper imported virgin fiber to produce the top layer of its high-quality coated board products. Today, recycled fiber has been substituted for costly virgin fiber, thanks to a new 3-loop deinking plant supplied by ANDRITZ. The lower-cost fiber meets all expectations of customers and mill......
Industry Watch

From Lignin to Bio-based Fuels & Chemicals – A Path Much Sought-after!

Manik Seth
BioLi2.0 – a strategic innovation project by BioInnovation, Sweden will initiate the development of chosen processes to extract lignin and use in various industries as an alternative fuel which may further reduce carbon emissions. Led by Marie Anheden, the third strategic innovation project BioLi2.0 has been granted approval. This project......

IPPTA: Paper Industry's Footsteps Towards Cutting-Edge Technology

Manik Seth
The Indian paper industry seems to have understood that key growth drivers are sustainability and competitiveness through technology and proper investment decision making. IPPTA’s zonal seminar on the theme ‘Technological Advancement in Pulp/Paper Making Using Agro, Recycled and Other Raw Materials’ was conducted on the 4th and 5th August, 2016......

European Paper Industry Exhibits Overall Positive Performance with Continued Structural Change: CEPI

Manik Seth
CEPI members produced 90.9 million tonnes of paper and board in 2015; Graphic grades (newsprint, writing and printing paper) represented 38.8% of all paper and board produced in Europe in 2015, packaging grades 49.0%, sanitary and household papers 7.9% and speciality grades 4.3%. July 4, 2016 In 2015, the European......

ITC-PSPD: WrapWell, 100 Percent Food Grade OBA-free Paper from Virgin Fibres

Manik Seth
The recent offering from ITC-PSPD is another feather added in specialty paper cap, befitting a wide variety of applications in the food industry. ITC’s Paperboards and Specialty Papers business caters to a wide spectrum of packaging, graphic, communication, writing, printing and specialty paper requirements through its four world-class manufacturing units.......

Stora Enso Inaugurates New Innovation Centre for Biomaterials

Manik Seth
Stora Enso’s Biomaterials division is a provider of pulp grades to meet the demands of various paper, board and tissue producer December 17, 2015 Stora Enso recently inaugurated its new Innovation Centre for Bio materials. Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Mikael Damberg, joined Stora Enso CEO, Karl-Henrik Sundström, at......