Friends Agro Paper to Start 70 TPD Kraft Paper Plant, Friends Agro Paper Mills

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Read new paper mill news, Mill Name: Friends Agro Paper Mill, Location: Punjab, Paper quality: Kraft Paper ,Grammage: 100 to 280 GSM.

Friends Agro to Start 70 TPD Kraft Paper Plant

Chandigarh, 10 Feb. 18, TPPT: “Developing economies like India and China will drive the market for the paper packaging segment, with applications across industries like healthcare, personal care, homecare, retail, and others. With the focus now shifting towards eco-friendly and sustainability, we are planning to come up with a 70 TPD kraft paper plant by early 2019.” exclusively explained by Mr. Simranjit Singh, Managing Director of Friends Agro Pvt Ltd.

“We are coming up with a highly automatic 70 TPD Kraft Paper Plant by 2019 with the total outlay of Investment of Rs. 45 to 50 Cr. We have already purchased the land under the company name Friends Agro Pvt. Ltd. in Mehto near Chandigarh. We have got the environmental and pollution clearance from the concerned authorities. Construction work is in full swing at the site.” Mr. Singh told.

“FRIENDS" group is having five decades old legacy, and are engaged in the manufacturing of FRIENDS HEAVY DUTY CUTTING & CREASING PLATENS the company has emerged as the largest manufacturer of Die Cutting Machine. Not only in India to produce such quality & quantity machines to the international taste & standard, but are the only & first in the country to develop the machines totally standardized i.e. All parts are interchangeable.

“Initially, we are going to produce 100 to 280 GSM range paper with 18 to 24 BF.  Our deckle of the machine will be 3.2 metre (finished) speed is designed at 100 m/min. Based on imported waste paper as raw material, we won't leave any stone unturned to make our plant highly automatic, maintaining the high standard of paper making keeping in mind future course of action, especially for expansion. Ordering Size Press, Head Box, dryer, pulp mill and other plant and machinery to recognised suppliers like R.C. Paper Machine, Paptech Engineers and Honest Machinery, we are hopeful to achieve 60 TPD production level at initial commencement of plant next year.” Mr. Singh told The Pulp and Paper Times.

The packaging market is multifaceted and continuously morphing. Digital developments influence it both by stimulating demand for packaging used in e-commerce and by enabling the integration into packaging of sensors and other technology. E-commerce has highlighted new packaging topics such as improved product safety, the unboxing experience, counterfeiting measures, and optimizing for last-mile delivery. At the same time, the industry has to deal with increasing pressures around cost, resource conservancy, and sustainability, while plastic packaging continues to grow at a faster pace than fiber-based packaging. 

Contributing to 'Make in India' programme, Friends Agro is to generate 300 to 350 new employments in the region. “we may increase 30 TPD more capacity expansion after the commercial operation being started.” Mr. Singh further added.    

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