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International Exhibition on Paper, Printing, Packaging Publishing and Allied Industries   Book A Stand Visitors Registration
3 - 6 December 2025, Yashobhoomi, Dwarka, India International Convention & Expo Centre (IICC), New Delhi


18 October 2021
JK Paper Signs MoU with IIT Delhi to Set Up JK Paper Centre of Excellence in Paper and Packaging
New Delhi- JK Paper, the pioneer of branded paper in India, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Delhi, the country’s premier institution for higher education, for setting up JK Paper Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Paper and Packaging at the Institute.
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15 October 2021
Assam govt to acquire Hindustan Paper assets, provide Rs 570-cr package to employees
The Assam government will acquire the assets of the two closed mills of Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd, and provide a relief package of Rs 570 crore to its employees, as per an agreement reached in the early hours of Wednesday.
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13 October 2021
PKMB Packaging boasts capacity at its converting department
Sonipat based carton specialist RKMB Packaging has strengthened its converting department by adding a brand new diecutter and a folder gluer from Robus India the last six months. 
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08 October 2020

India's new paper Covid-19 test could be a ‘game changer’ 

A team of scientists in India has developed an inexpensive paper-based test for coronavirus that could give fast results similar to a pregnancy test. The BBC's Soutik Biswas and Krutika Pathi unpack how it works.

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13 August 2020

ITC Paperboards' Bhadrachalam Unit conferred GreenCo Platinum+ rating

Rating puts ITC's unit on a par with green standards of other world-class facilities
ITC's Paperboards & Specialty Papers Business (PSPD) integrated facility at Bhadrachalam has been conferred the GreenCo Platinum+ rating by Confederation of Indian Industry Green Business Centre



18 September 2019

Printed Tissue Paper Market is Growing at a Healthy CAGR Of +4% and Projected To Reach USD 891.9 Million By 2025  

The Printed Tissue Paper report covers a comprehensive overview of the crucial elements of the market and elements such as drivers, restraints, current trends of the past and present times, supervisory scenario, and technological growth

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06 September 2019

Paper industry urges consumers to make eco-friendly choices  

Indian Paper Manufacturers Association (IPMA) reached out to people in the capital with the message of using paper and enjoying freedom to choose green.

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23 July 2019

Tissue Paper Converting Machines Market Sales Revenue to Cross US$ 2 Billion by 2027 End  

Demand for tissue paper converting machines is directly dependent on the demand for tissue paper products. Global sales of tissue paper converting machines was valued at US$ 1,123.8 Mn by 2016, and is expected to reach US$ 1,912.6 Mn by the end of 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 5.0% during the forecast period. Investment in new machinery to support brand building and evolution of automation and technology are two primary reasons that are responsible for the growth of the global tissue paper converting machines market.

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27 June 2019

Global Away From Home Tissue and Hygiene Market Share | CAGR Status | Market Growth | Trends | Analysis and Forecast (2018 – 2023)   

The away from tissue and hygiene market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.57%, during the forecast period (2018 – 2023). 

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18 June 2019

World’s largest paper company exiting India by selling arm to SK Bangur Group  

International Paper Co., the world’s biggest producer of pulp and paper, is selling a majority stake in its Indian unit to West Coast Paper Mills Ltd for at least Rs 557 crore ($80 million), bidding adieu to the country eight years after becoming the only top-league paper company ever to enter India.  

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11 June 2019

Corrugated Boxes Market is Projected to Register at a Healthy CAGR of 4.3% During the Forecast Period 2018 – 2028  

Nearly 170 million tons of corrugated boxes were sold in 2018, equaling a market value worth US$ 112 billion. A new study by FMI estimates that the corrugated boxes market will grow at a 3.9% y-o-y in 2019  

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24 May 2019

Global Sack Kraft Paper Market Expected to Reach USD 41.80 Billion By 2024: Zion Market Research  

The Asia Pacific sack kraft paper market is projected to witness major growth in the upcoming years. The region leads the production and consumption of sack kraft paper by the construction industry. 

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22 May 2019

Paperboard packaging market exceeding at 7.5% CAGR to cross USD 240-bn by 202      

Paperboard packaging market size will likely surpass USD 240-billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights.

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17 May 2019
Indian paper industry growing at 7%: IPMA       

According to a report released by Indian Paper Manufacturers Association (IPMA) detailing the paper industry overview for 2017-2018, the per capita paper consumption in India is currently around 13-kgs, while the global average is 57-kgs. This is projected to increase to at least 17-kgs by 2024-25

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14 May 2019
Global Corrugated Box Making Machines Market To Develop Rapidly By 2028       

Corrugated Box Making Machines market report provides analysis of Corrugated Box Making Machines industry on the basis of popular market trends, types, top Organizations and variety of applications

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08 May 2019
Unexpected Growth Seen in Blister Packaging Machine Market from 2018 to 2023       

The report provides 360° analysis of Blister Packaging Machine Market from view of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. The research report analyses and provides the historical data along with current performance of the global Blister Packaging Machine market and estimates the future trend of Global Blister Packaging Machine industry on the basis of this detailed study.

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02 May 2019
Pulp Moulding Machines Market to Witness Increased Incremental Dollar Opportunity During the Forecast Period 2019 – 2027        

Due to the presence of emerging economies, increasing demand of environmentally-friendly packaging solutions, and rising disposable incomes, the Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) region will be highly attractive in terms of the growth rate of the pulp moulding machines market.

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03 April 2019
For Metso, India is turning into a manufacturing hub      

Finland-headquartered Metso Corporation, a €3.2-billion industrial equipment maker, is planning to boost its investments in India, eyeing both greenfield expansion and inorganic growth opportunities      

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28 March 2019
Tissue Paper Converting Machines Market Size Worth USD 1300 Million by 2024   

The worldwide market for Tissue Paper Converting Machines is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly 4.7% over the next five years, will reach 1300 million US$ in 2024, from 1030 million US$ in 2019, according to a new research study.

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19 March 2019
India’s packaging industry to touch US$ 72.6 billion by FY20     

The growth is driven by key factors such as rising population, increase in income levels and changing lifestyles

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07 March 2019
Increasing Demand for Uncoated Fine Paper Market to Fuel Revenue Growth Through 2028 

The increase in demand for printing paper due to the expansion of businesses across the world is boosting the uncoated fine paper market.

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25 Feb 2019
The world’s first mass-produced recycled paper bottles will be made here in Suffolk 

Machines that make a new kind of paper bottle which could revolutionise the packaging industry and help to purge the environment of plastic rubbish are being built in Suffolk

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19 Feb 2019
JK Paper expects Sirpur facility to add capacity by 1.4 lakh tonne post April 1, 2019 

In an interview to CNBC-TV18, AS Mehta, president and director, said the paper prices in India are in tandem with global pulp and paper prices   
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05 Feb 2019
Tissue Paper Converting Machines Market Poised to Expand at a Robust Pace of US$ 1,912.6 Mn Over 2027         

Demand for tissue paper converting machines is directly dependent on the demand for tissue paper products. Global sales of tissue paper converting machines was valued at US$ 1,123.8 Mn in 2016, and is expected to reach US$ 1,912.6 Mn by the end of 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 5.0% during the forecast period.    
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31 Jan 2019
India beats China in paper market growth          

India has emerged as the world’s fastest growing paper market with a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6-7%, cocking a snook at China, the biggest consumer of paper globally.    
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21 Jan 2019
A.Celli Paper to supply complete tissue line to Global Hygiène   

A.Celli Paper will supply a complete tissue production plant to the French company Global Hygiène. The plant will be installed in Charavines, in southeastern France.
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09 Jan 2019
Andhra to get India's largest paper mill: Know how many jobs will be created     

Indonesian pulp and paper giant Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) is setting up not just India's but probably the world's largest paper mill in Ramayapatnam in Andhra. This is one of the largest FDIs in a greenfield project in India at Rs 24,500 crore, reported Times of India on Sunday.     

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13 Nov 2018
Paper industry to transform biowaste with research hub      

A new research hub aims to help Australia's pulp and paper industries transform their production waste into marketable materials such as food packaging.     

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26 October 2018
New sustainable pulping technologies     
The vision of the pulp and paper industry is to significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions while improving energy and resource efficiency. Hence, a European initiative has developed a breakthrough technology for greener pulp production     

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17 October 2018
Greater demand for paper packaging in Japan as awareness of plastic pollution spreads   
Higher awareness of plastic pollution is increasing the demand for paper packaging in Japan’s food and beverage sector, but cost remains a key concern for manufacturers.         

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01 October 2018
Indian paper industry growing at 6-7pc, says industry official  
The Indian paper industry is expanding at a rate of 6-7 per cent which would drive the growth of Century Pulp and Paper, the company said Sunday.
The company, one of the largest paper manufacturing companies, is making a foray into retail tissue paper segment and is launching a campaign to create awareness among masses about benefit of using tissue paper mainly in tier II cities, Century Pulp and Paper CEO JP Narain said.  

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27 September 2018
KVIC develops carry bags made by mixing paper, plastic waste 
The KVIC has added another feather to its achievement by developing in-house paper carry bags by mixing plastic waste with paper pulp a major step towards environmental conservation, an official said on Sunday. Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena said a unique process has been adopted to make the hand bags.  
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24 September 2018
Brazil Boosting the Demand for Pulp & Paper Chemicals     
Brazil is the fourth largest producer of pulp and generates approximately 15 million metric tons of pulp, ranking behind Canada, China, and the United States. In terms of paper production, Brazil stands ninth in the world. There are around 220 paper & pulp manufacturing companies in Brazil. Among the pulp & paper industry players, the top three companies include - Klabin, Suzano Group, and Fibria (Votorantim). Europe and North America are the major importers of pulp and paper from Brazil. The demand for pulp & paper chemicals has increased in the recent times, with increasing exports and higher recycling activity. 
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20 August 2018
Chlorine Dioxide to Register Significant Growth    
Chlorine dioxide is widely used in modern pulp bleaching. It is produced from sodium chlorate at the site, in most cases. It functions via oxidative reactions, thus preventing the formation of chlorinated organic compounds. Its working mechanism provides superior strength to the pulp, as compared to other oxidants. In addition, it is the most preferred bleaching agent for the elemental chlorine-free (ECF) chemical pulp bleaching process, which has a strong demand, as it offers the highest product quality and causes the least amount of pollution among all oxidants.  
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07 August 2018
Increasing Recycling of Paper Driving the Market  
According to industry data, a paper can be recycled about three to five times, on an average. There are a significant number of paper mills and other established paper companies that are now recycling waste paper. Over time, the number of companies and volume of recycled paper has been increasing at significant rate. The increasing paper recycling is driving the demand for pulp and paper chemicals, as most of the companies rely on it. In the United States, about 70% of paper mills rely on recycled paper fiber, to produce their products at less cost and by save energy. In 2016, in the United States, about 69 % of paper products used were made from recycled paper. In China, more than 50% of the paper products are from recycled paper.
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02 August 2018
Paper industry on the upswing  
The country's paper industry has been on a positive growth trajectory as the demand for paper rising on both the local and international markets, insiders said. Only a few years back, imported paper met a large portion of domestic demand, but now the market share and the capacity of local manufacturers has grown significantly, they observed.
The number of paper mills has now increased to over 80 from around 50 five years ago, while 15 or 20 more units are set to go into operation soon, sources said. The industry, which is churning out around 1.5 million tonnes of paper a year, has generated 1.0 million direct and indirect employments.
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01 August 2018
Happy Paper Day

Think A day without Paper.*
No Toilet paper,
No Newspaper,
No Bus / Rail tickets,
No currency,
No Cheque Books,
No files to do work,
No Agreements,
No property paper etc,
No Invitation cards,
No Guarantee cards,
No Invoice bills,
No Visiting cards,
No Advertising material,
No certificates,
No Question papers,
No Answer sheets..& so on.
No one can avoid paper ..
सोचा क्या 🤔
सोचना क्या है।


Love Paper, Use Paper,
Make life easy.


17 July 2018
Andritz pulp drying plant achieves new world record at upm’s kymi mill, finland

The ANDRITZ pulp drying plant installed at UPM’s Kymi mill in Kouvola, Finland, achieved a new record production capacity of 2,452 tons per day on May 31, 2018. In terms of specific drying capacity, this equals 389.2 tons per day and meter of working width on the 6.3 meter wide sheet drying machine, which is a new world record for drying of bleached birch and pine kraft. The mill was started up successfully in 2015 and has achieved several production records since then

17 July 2018
Andritz pulp drying plant achieves new world record at upm’s kymi mill, finland

The ANDRITZ pulp drying plant installed at UPM’s Kymi mill in Kouvola, Finland, achieved a new record production capacity of 2,452 tons per day on May 31, 2018. In terms of specific drying capacity, this equals 389.2 tons per day and meter of working width on the 6.3 meter wide sheet drying machine, which is a new world record for drying of bleached birch and pine kraft. The mill was started up successfully in 2015 and has achieved several production records since then

6 July 2018
Indian paper industry poised touch 25 million tonnes in 2019-20

Manguluru India paper industry us poised to grow and touch 25 million tonnes from 20.37 million tonnes to 2019-20 from 2017-18 ath the rate of 10% per annum, according India (ASSOCHAM) recent paper.
India has emerged as the fastest growing market when it come to consumption, posting 10.6% growth in per capita consumption of paper in 2017-18, reveals the ASSOCHAM paper.

19 June 2018
Writing and printing paper to grow by 5-6%: J.P. Narain

India is the fastest growing paper market globally. The India Paper Industry is growing at over 6-7 percent. It is universal truth that wherever there is growth, new investment to capture the demand of India Paper Market.
Indian paper has huge potential to grow, since the per capita consumption of India is still low-around 13kgs as compared to 26 kgs in Asia 58 kgs globally.

22 May 2018

BASF and Solenis to Join Forces by Combining Paper and Water Chemicals Businesses

On May 2, 2018, BASF and Solenis have signed an agreement to join forces by combining BASF’s paper wet-end and water chemicals business with Solenis. The combined entity with pro-forma sales of around €2.4 billion and around 5,000 employees in 2017 aims to deliver additional value for paper and water treatment customers. The goal is to create a customer-focused global solutions provider for the industry. 

15 May 2018

Genus Paper Entered Into Two Non-binding MOU

Genus Paper & Boards Limited has entered into two non-binding Memorandums of Understanding (MOU), as follows: 
(a) A non-binding MOU with the Government of Maharashtra (GOM) to invest Rs.1050 crores for setting up of Kraft Paper manufacturing plant, and 
(b) A non-binding MOU with the Government of Uttar Pradesh to invest Rs. 600 crores for expansion of the current manufacturing facility.
The company will incur the investing amount within a period of 5 years from the date of application to the Directorate of Industries / relevant authorities after completion of all effective steps .

11 Oct 2017

GST, imports dampen paper manufacturing

Paper manufacturers are glad to have gotten past the second quarter, a lean season normally, but aggravated by the demands of a shift to a new tax regime, GST. The industry is also seeing significant imports of copier paper and maplitho, a major concern for the domestic industry, in addition to coated paper, a segment that is traditionally import-dependent. But towards the second half of September, the domestic trade has started settling down to the new tax regime and enquiries from bulk consumers have started ahead of the diary and calendar season.

03 Oct 2017

28% rise in paper imports

Import of paper and paper board saw a 28% rise in 2016-17. A year ago, the import was 14.17 lakh tonnes. The imports of paper and paperboard into India have been increasing steadily year after year. In the last six years, imports have risen at a CAGR of 15.8% in value terms and 17.6% in volume terms

26 Sep 2017

Making of Paper

Pulp is a mature industry, which uses trees to derive raw materials. A tree used in production of pulp has 25% as branches and 75% as trunk wood or logs). A wood log has 27% lignin (glue) and 73% fiber (that goes into paper). Every tree requires 130 gallons of water for growth and 50 gallons of water for being processed into paper. In an average 17 trees are required to produce one metric ton of paper. The production of white office paper requires around 24 trees and newsprint requires around 12 trees along with 25 metric cubes of water, 10,061 kWh of electricity, and 680 gallons of oil.

18 Sep 2017

Origin of chemical wood pulp

Chemical wood pulp is a lignocellulosic fibrous material, which is produced by separating cellulose fibers from wood. Softwood fibers are fibers generated from angiosperm trees. These trees have naked seeds that have flowers. They have long fibers without any pores and are 3 mm and 410 microns in length and breadth, respectively. This separates lignin from fibers. Hardwood comes from deciduous trees and has libriform fibers. They are 1 mm and 20 micrometers in length and breadth, respectively.

13 Sep 2017

Fluffy Pulp & Its growing Demand

The demand of using fluffy pulp has hiked in recent past due to its special feature of increased absorbency. Diapers (baby and adult) and hygiene sanitary pads for women have gained a great significance in the global market. This is due to the awareness of safety and health practices. These products are manufactured from fluffy pulp, which is a long fiber made of soft wood. Fluffy pulp increases the absorbency of liquid and semi-solids, which prevents leaking.”

11 Sep 2017

The Global Packaging Market

There is increasing demand for packaging due to a shift in consumption behavior across the glode as a result of a growing middle class as well as a growing elderly population. The global packaging market, valued at $589.9 Billion in 2015, will reach $770.5 Billion by 2020, with CAGR of 5.6%

07 September 2017

10 reasons to choose corrugated boxes for packaging

Corrugated boxes are used everywhere around us. We can find them in the packaging cover of our refrigerator to our smart phones. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons that make us choose them.

  1. The first point is obviously their low cost
  2. Corrugated boxes can be recycled with ease
  3. For making 30 Kg of box we hae to cut a full grown pine tree.
  4. The pressure handling capacity of the boxes is another important reason of its vast popularity
  5. These boxes will not have sharp edges that might harm us so this can also be an additional advantage of these boxes
  6. No harmful chemicals are used in the manufacturing of these boxes
  7. Corrugated boxes are much durable and will stay for years
  8. It is much easy to print the company’s logo and other details in the corrugated box
  9. The availability of corrugated box is another major advantages
  10. The corrugated boxes have 3 layers of cardboard and hence even delicate electronic gadgets can be placed inside them.

22 August 2017

Thermal Paper is very lucrative

Thermal paper is a small business that you may ignore but the fact is that it is very lucrative

17 August 2017

From retail stores to online markets

You can purchase thermal paper rolls everywhere. You simply have to look for the right supplier and then buy rolls in bulk to minimize its cost.

08 August 2017

Specialty coating known as BPA

Thermal paper uses a specialty coating known as BPA to enable inkless printing

04 August 2017

Thermal Paper has been around since 1964

The first thermal printer, invented by the Texas instruments, has been available in the market since 1960s.

01 August 2017

Researchers plumb the secrets of tissue paper

During tissue manufacture, pulp is dried on a chemical-coated rotating drum until it's 95 per cent dry. It's then pushed off at very high speeds by a sharp creping blade, creating hundreds of microscopic folds that give tissue its softness, flexibility, tearing resistance and strength.

31 July 2017

The Increasing demand of packaging boxes

Over 220,000 thousand tonnes of containerboard and boxboard are produced every year worldwide. Packaging paper and board helps companies safely deliver goods to end users, appeal to consumers, and differentiate their brand in crowded marketplaces. Packaging can be a major component of product costs and therefore it is critical for companies to monitor prices and anticipate changes throughout the supply chain.

28 July 2017

More paper price rises on the way

A month after paper price increases of up to 10% were implemented across the board, a number of mills have now announced subsequent increases for coated and uncoated woodfree grades.

24 July 2017

Researchers plumb the secrets of tissue paper

A team working with UBC mechanical engineering professors Sheldon Green and Srikanth Phani have created what is likely the first complete mathematical model of creping, the crinkling process that helps make tissue paper soft and resilient.

19 July 2017

Paper industry seeks safeguard duty 

Faced with rising cheaper imports, especially from the Asean nations due to nil duty regime, the domestic paper industry has urged the government to impose safeguard duty of 10-12 per cent on paper imports.

17 July 2017

Paper industry bracing for consolidation

Indian paper industry could witness a round of consolidation and co-operation among various players in the next few years to collectively leverage fast changing manufacturing technologies and smoothen backward integration for raw materials. Non-wood fibre new sources for paper manufacturing. According to industry experts, using agricultural residues instead of wood fibre is more sustainable for paper manufacturing. Agricultural-based paper is a guaranteed way to reduce the stress of paper production on endangered forests. 

14 July 2017

World Demand for Corrugated Boxes to Grow 3.7%

Low-cost, retail-ready and e-commerce packaging to drive demand to nearly 260 billion square meters in 2019. World demand for corrugated boxes is expected to increase 3.7% per year through 2019, approaching 260 billion square meters. In developed countries, box demand tends to track overall economic growth and industrial production trends and, as a result, will continue to be relatively slow growing. In developing economies, especially those in Asia and the Africa/Mideast region.

12 July 2017

India Paper Industry Forecast and Opportunities, 2017

The paper industry in India has become more promising as the domestic demand is on the rise. Increasing population and literacy rate, growth in GDP, improvement in manufacturing sector and lifestyle of individuals are expected to account for the growth in the paper industry of India. BILT and ITC are among the largest producers of paper and paperboard in India. 

10 July 2017

Corrugated Board Packaging Market to Hit $269 Billion in 2021

World demand for corrugated board packaging will increase steadily across the next five years according to the latest exclusive market data. The key drivers that shaping corrugated packaging segment shows that a market with an annual consumption value of $222 billion in 2016 will expand to be worth $269 billion in 2021, and consume 160 million tonnes of board in that year.

07 July 2017

AP recycled paper mills want GST waived or cut

The recycled paper mills in Andhra Pradesh have appealed to the Union Finance Minister and the GST council to either waive the GST (12 per cent) or reduce it drastically, as otherwise they will soon have to down the shutters.

05 July 2017

Chennai: Price of notebooks may shoot up in upcoming months

The severe water problem prevailing in the state has hit the paper production which has resulted in price hike of school notebooks from 15% to 20% this year. 

03 July 2017

The new precision for high-end metal printing & coating inspection

Manufacturers of printed packaging solutions are held to the highest standards of quality and reliability, especially in metal decorating. Perfect and clear printing is essential to satisfy their demanding customer standards. Metal Decorators reply on a total monitoring of the coating and printing process – to reduce costs and increase their production performance.

30 June 2017

Cosmo Films upgrade its anti-fog film for wider application

Cosmo Films, a leading manufacturer of specialty BOPP films, has come up with an improvised anti-fog film with excellent cold and hot anti-fog properties and high hot tack and low co-efficient of fiction which can deliver high speed over wrapping performance.

28 June 2017

Folding Boxes On Demand

There is a constant rise in demand for individually labelled and/or personalized packaging, short print runs and lead times, state-of-the-art printing presses and folders open up new avenues to packing produces for complete manufacturing processes from  the initial design through packaging to shipping. Especially folding box producers benefits from digital printing, which at times is one step ahead of offset printing when it comes to fulfilling customer requests for personalization and speed.

22 June 2017

Larger players may shift to use waste paper for raw material

Indian paper industry is struggling to get raw materials at effective price as there is no government policy to favour paper industry for forestation and also at importing pulp. Though quality of final product remained a concern till few years had been sorted out with advanced technology.

20 June 2017

Rising input costs, shrinking margins trigger ink hike fear 

The ink market size is valued at approximately Rs 5,000-crore, which is under 5% of the size of the Indian printing industry, which is pegged at approximately 1,90,000-crore. The Indian printing ink industry is bearing the brunt of the changing market scenarios, a major reason being rising cost of raw material, which the ink manufacturers say, are shrinking their margins. 

19 June 2017

Global raw material shortage hits paper mills in India

The Indian paper industry is in dire straits caught between global raw material shortage and rising prices of local wastepaper. Industry sources say that the situation took a turn for the worse after demonetisation, as old paper collection is largely dealt in cash and the waste paper collection is unorganised.

12 June 2017

23% rise in kraft paper price hits corrugated box manufacturers hard

In a major blow to corrugated box manufacturers, prices of kraft paper have risen by 23 per cent over the past three months due to short supply, following intermittent closure of production units. Trade sources said that kraft paper prices are likely to have surged the highest in any quarter. Trading currently at Rs 31 a kg, kraft paper prices have risen by Rs 7 a kg across all varieties since January and Rs 2-3 a kg in March alone.

10 June 2017

Domestic paper industry needs Rs 90k crore investment by 2030

The country's paper industry needs investments of Rs 90,000 crore by 2030 for adding new capacities to meet growing demand. 

09 June 2017

Paper industry hails move to keep school education out of GST

The government's move to continue to keep school education out of the service tax net under the new GST regime and to tax essential commodities at the lowest rate has been welcomed by the paper industry which expects a lower tax incidence in the upcoming new indirect tax regime.

07 June 2017

Celebrating the 1st World Paper Day @ Paperex 2017

Paper Industry plays a vital role in the economic growth of a country through revenue generation, foreign exchange, employment generation and many more. Paperex 2017 will attract the global paper industry under the same roof in New Delhi, India. On this occasion the potential and initiatives of paper industry will be highlighted amongst the mass audience and which will provide the right platform to mark the grand celebration of the 1st World Paper Day on November 1st and making the Paperex 2017 memorable.

Be a part of the Word Largest Paper Show and meet the leaders of Paper Industry and experience Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives of The Paper Industry. Making this World Paper Day more memorable it is suggested that every person should buy a Piece of Paper or Paper Products on November 1st.
It could be
·         Your Favorite Book
·         A simple notebook
·         Box of Tissue Paper
·         A Nice Poster
·         Packaging Paper
·         Paper Gift Box for your nears & dears
·         Small Envelope
What is Paper?
Paper is human innovation & a wonderful product and No replacement of paper for its usage in recording, storage and dissemination of information. The specialty paper provides a new Printing & Packaging options. The Tissue paper gives us unmatched hygiene and comfort. Despite the technological revolution leading to increased computerization of operations, paper still holds on to its existence and has become an essential commodity.
About Paperex - The Complete Business Platform
PAPEREX is world renowned series of International exhibitions focusing on the Paper and all allied Industry which held biennially in India. Paperex is a unique and a comprehensive business platform attended by a large gathering of Paper Manufacturers to explore the New Technology, Nachinery & Equipment and Raw Material for Paper & Board Manufacturing. Paperex is the only comprehensive platform for the Paper Manufacturers, Traders & Buyers and has also established itself as a “Business Festival of the Paper Industry”. 

06 June 2017

IPMA asks for softer loans for making technology leap in Paper sector

IPMA requested for levy of a concessional / merit rate of duty on paper and paperboard under the new GST regime. The Joint Secretary was also apprised of the high cost of installing equipment / systems for meeting the revised environmental norms / standards, and it was suggested that there should be some facility of concessional loans for this investment.

05 June 2017

Get Ready for the 2017 edition of Paperex

Paperex is getting bigger and better every year. So hurry up and register yourself for an internationally renowned series of exhibitions and conferences focusing on Paper, Pulp and all Allied Industries. Paperex is a unified business platform for paper industry and has always been a gratifying experience in terms of organization, participation, and generation of new business opportunities in the field of Paper, Pulp and allied industries.

03 June 2017

Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification & Maintenance

Whatever improvements on education front have been achieved so far in the country, 
it is mainly visible in the urban areas. But India is still only 30% urbanised. In most of the rural areas, education is still very low in the pecking order of household spending. Even in the urban areas, those belonging to the economically weaker sections, find it hard to sustain the spending on education / goods purchased for the purpose of education – books, journals, stationery, magazines, etc.
It is, therefore, very crucial to keep these products affordable that cater to the needs of the section of people who are very responsive to any changes in the costs.

02 June 2017

Concessional Rate of GST on Paper & Paperboard Industry
Whatever improvements on education front have been achieved so far in the country, 
it is mainly visible in the urban areas. But India is still only 30% urbanised. In most of the rural areas, education is still very low in the pecking order of household spending. Even in the urban areas, those belonging to the economically weaker sections, find it hard to sustain the spending on education / goods purchased for the purpose of education – books, journals, stationery, magazines, etc.
It is, therefore, very crucial to keep these products affordable that cater to the needs of the section of people who are very responsive to any changes in the costs.

Paper Printing Industry
The Indian Printing Industry, growing at a rate of 12% per annum, comprises more than 250,000 printing companies.The current annual turnover of Indian Printing Industry is more than USD 11 Billion. India is the country with largest number of printing presses in the world.In recent years, the printing industry in India has seen record levels of growth, owing to liberalised regimes, globalisation and progress in automation. The industry has grown leaps and bounds due to the latest technology and machinery, quality standards and production capacities. Also, when Indian government is encouraging foreign direct investment into this sector. Lot of global companies expected to invest in this sector due to favourable working conditions. Market POtential Paper printing is now one of the fastest growing sectors in India. It is said that since 1989 the growth of the Printing coupled with Packaging Printing industry is over 14%.India has 49,000 publications, but annual revenues total just $ 1.1 billion
Paper Publishing Industry
Today Indian publishing is one of the greatest in the world and the country is counted among the top seven publishing nations. Increasing number of printers are now adopting newer and modern technologies adapting to the changing trend of new style of working. It ensures that consumer get the optimum quality products at bare minimum price. Going forward the booming Indian economy will be backed by literate population on the rise, increasing consumerism, entry of global brands in the country and opening of the sector to foreign investors would drive the growth in print requirement. While the international publishing industry has almost peaked, book publishing in India is booming at a compound annual growth rate of 30 per cent, there are over 16,000 publishers in India publishing in 22 official languages.This robust growth in printing and publishing sector leaves a great opportunity for the Indian paper industry to grow at a pace which should be more than the GDP.Besides this the paper industry has also to match the needs of printing industry especially in terms of world class quality at competitive price and availability.
Paper Packaging Industry
According to the Packaging Industry Association of India (PIAI), packaging in India is one of the fastest growing sectors, partly because it spans almost every industry segment. Right from Packaging of food and beverages, fruits and vegetables, drugs and medicines, to highly dangerous products, packaging has led to greater specialization and sophistication over a period of years. The global paper packaging market was USD 213.8 billion in 2014 and is estimated to reach USD 306.73 billion by 2020 growing at a CAGR of 6.2%. Of the paper packaging market, paperboard is estimated to be the fastest growing market with a forecasted growth rate of 7.5% during the period 2014-2020. Moreover, it also leads the market having a share of 35% making it the point of focus for the Suppliers. With a turnover of USD 24.6 billion and a growth rate of 13% to 15% annually, the Indian packaging industry is expected to reach USD 32 billion by 2020 Packaging has an annual global turnover of about USD 550 billion, and India's share is about USD 16.5 billion per annum.