The Indian Paper Industry
Paper is human innovation & a wonderful product. It is hard to imagine what life would be like without paper. Despite the technological revolution leading to increased computerization of operations, paper still holds on to its instance and has become an essential commodity of our everyday life. India is the largest growing paper market in the world and globally the focus of foreign paper manufacturers. India’s share in world production of paper is about 3.7%, with estimated production of over 17-million tpa. The industry provides direct employment to 0.5-million people, and around 1.5-million indirectly.
Future looks more promising as the domestic demand is on the rise. The per capita paper consumption in India is currently around 14-kgs, while the global average is 57-kgs. This is projected to increase to at least 17-kgs by 2024-25 (IPMA). The annual turnover of the paper industry is estimated to be US$ 8.6 bn. to $ 13.4 billion by 2024, exhibiting a CAGR of 7.8% during 2019-2024.
The paper industry is changing, undergoing and developing with exciting prospects for new growth. The industry is going through the most substantial transformation it has seen in many decades. Packaging is growing all over the world, along with tissue papers, and pulp for hygiene products.
The Paper Industry - Cultivating More Trees for Sustainable Growth
The focus of paper industry is now shifting towards more Eco-friendly Products & Technology.
The paper industry in India is not into mining, just cultivation of trees and No use the reserved forest. The paper industry seeks to maintain and grow its economic contribution to society, foster the well-being of our communities, and utilize sustainable manufacturing practices and fiber procurement measures that protect the environment and ensure that our resources will be as available for future generations as they are today.
Indian Paper mills are contributing over 70% of total country’s production by manufacturing an Eco-friendly paper from agro residues such as wheat straw, rice straw, bagasse, sarkanda, otherwise waste, waste paper etc. as such converting ‘Waste into Wealth’ and conserving forest resources to an extent to 20 million trees per year.
Paper Industry in India is not a forest-based industry, but an agro-based industry, providing jobs and income to lakhs of farmers involved in cultivating trees. Today companies are adhering to strict environmental principles and work to maintain and improve the natural resources used to make their products to assure their availability for future generations:
- Paper Recycling
- Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions
- Combined Heat and Power Production
- Preserve Water Resources
Paperex is the largest paper industry event in the world organized by Hyve in India and it takes place in New Delhi, India.
It is “A Unified Business Platform for Paper Industry” for new business opportunities, joint ventures, investments and technology transfer in paper and allied industries.
The event will be inaugurated by: Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India on Dec 3, 2019 in presence of the various eminent personalities of the paper industry from world over.
The 14th edition of Paperex 2019, World’s Largest Paper Show is ready to repeat the success story and showcase:
• 608 Exhibitors from 28 countries including
Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Philippines, Poland, Republic of Korea, Scotland, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, The Netherlands, UAE, United Kingdom, USA
• International Group Participation from China, Taiwan, Germany etc.
All Top brands are displaying their invocations and products at the show like Andritz, APP, Bashundhara Paper Mill, BILT, Bindals Paper Mills, Buckman, Century, International Paper, JK Paper, Kuantum Paper, Orient Paper, TNPL, Trident, Valmet, Voith, West Cost, Yash Paper etc.
Few highlights of the event
- The event will be inaugurated by: Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India on Dec 3, 2019 in presence of the various eminent personalities of the paper industry from world over.
- A High-Level Technical conference on “Paper Industry in the coming Decade” by IARPMA
- Open Seminar on “Corrugated Packaging Industry- A SWOT for Future” By leaders of Corrugated & allied industries
- Various Networking Meets by all leading Paper & allied industries
- Trade visitor from 75 + countries
- International Group Participation from China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Taiwan, etc
- Various New Launches and special offers by leading exhibitors
Supported by Industry
- IARPMA (Indian Agro & Recycled Paper Mills Association, India)
- Indian Paper Industry
- WPF- World Paper Forum