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Lemit Paper engages elite paper technology suppliers for setting up a 450 TPD Duplex Board Mill in Morbi, Gujarat

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A new Mega Capacity in Packaging Board in Morbi, Gujarat India

Lemit Paper engages elite paper technology suppliers for setting up a 450 TPD Duplex Board Mill in Morbi, Gujarat

Lemit Papers will start commercial production by May 2022. 

Morbi | 23rd August 2021 | The Pulp and Paper Times:

Paperboard packaging continues to be a strong and growing segment within the Indian packaging market, a part of the paper and packaging industry The market for packaging board is likely to grow at 9% to 10% annually in India compared to around 4% the world over. This growth is catalysed by personal consumption and the growing substitution of plastic products.

“Environment-friendly packaging solutions have become a norm rather than an exception for the packaging companies worldwide. The profound change in corporate standards, governmental policies, trade regulations, and consumer tastes have led to a paradigm shift toward eco-friendly solutions in the packaging market,” Said Mr. Praful Patel, Managing Director of Lemit Papers LLP

Founded by a group of young entrepreneurs, Lemit Papers is probably one the largest duplex board plant ever set up in India, “we have planned to set up 450 TPD mega capacity of packaging board with huge investment of INR 200 Crore, ” Mr. Praful Patel, exclusively told to The Pulp and Paper Times

Lemit Papers’ vision is to serve the best quality duplex board paper to the packaging industry. With this vision, Lemit Papers will procure top grade technology and machinery from world’s renowned machine suppliers. Kadant Lamort S.A.S, France will supply Pulp mill and Approach flow machines. Paper Machine will be from QinyangPing’an light Industry machinery, China. Hot dispersion will be supplied by Cellwood Machinery, Sweden and IQ scanner will be from Valmet.

“This mega capacity packaging board plant is being founded by the business partners of L group of Companies, one of the major player in the Ceramic Industry in India. L group of companies having more than ten manufacturing plants of ceramic tiles, is diversifying its business and setting up a Duplex Board paper mill with 450 tonnes/day of production capacity,” Mr. Patel said.

The paper mill will manufacture LWC, HWC, Grey back and white back duplex boards in various thicknesses. Their deckle size will be 3750mm and product will be available in reel and ream form. The commercial production of board is expected to start by May 2022.

Lemit Papers will have GSM range of 150 to 450 GSM. “We are focusing on export of the packaging board to worldwide. Our quality is our ‘motto’ and will leave no stone unturned in achieving the best quality,” he said.

Lemit papers will need large quantities of various grades of local and imported paper scrap and will be a major player in the market for finished products. 


Paperboard can be produced from both raw and recycled materials and is actually the largest market for recycled paper worldwide. Very strong for its lightweight, that combination makes ideal for wide usage in food packaging. Additionally, the material is used in a vast array of other retail packaging as well as book and magazine production.

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