Test your paper IQ with WhatPackaging? quiz

India's growing appetite for paper. Today, it is the fourth largest national market worldwide, pegged at USD 48.2 billion. If you have been reading our bulletins, you will (you should!) know the answers to all the ten questions.

22 Feb 2024 | By Aditya Ghosalkar

Did you know: The per capita paper consumption in India will grow 1.5 times by 2030, to 28-30 kg!

Guess, guess and guess

1. Mumbai-based company which invested Rs 170-crore for 350 tonnes per day (TPD) production capacity of premium Kraft paper at Dhar, Madhya Pradesh?

2. Who's taking over the reigns of Servalakshmi's paper production?

3. The paper giant targeting Rs 1,000-crore turnover from the corrugated packaging business in 2024?

4. What is the consumption rate of the Indian packaging market?

5. Which champion is investing in a new tissue paper machine?

6. Delhi-based company eyeing at expanding its empire with a new writing and printing factory?

7. The paperboard manufacturer targets Rs 5000-cr by 2025. [ Hint: The mill has a greenfield multi-layer packaging board plant in Bharuch, Gujarat ]

8. Who's aiming to be the top producer of high-quality FBB and WLC?

9. Which company is a veteran in the market, expanding their capacity by 2,25,000 TPA with a Valmet boost?

10. Which Chennai-based company has plans to introduce a new 100 TPD tissue machine by investing 300-crore? [ Hint: In November 2023, the group extracted around 21,178 tonnes of the weed from Mudumalai Tiger Reserve and Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve, and converted to 6000 MT of printing and writing paper. ]

Bonus Q. Which segment of the paper industry needs the most reinforcements in terms of production capacity?

Get that check right

1. Amrit Papers

2. Seshasayee Paper & Boards

3. JK Paper

4. 6-7%

5. Kuantum Papers to extend the production capacity of 25% and introduce a new tissue paper machine of 100 TPD

6. Ruchira Paper is investing in a new writing and printing factory with a capacity of 100000 TPA

7. Emami Paper Mills, it rebuilt a new metering size press by Valmet

8. NR Agarwal Industries

9. ITC PSPD

10. TNPL

Bonus Q. Newsprint grade 6% (1.4 million tons) over writing & printing, speciality paper 35% (8.4 MT) and Kraft and packaging paper board 59% (14.16 MT)

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Which is the sustainable packaging product among MSMEs that is most popular?

Results

Which is the sustainable packaging product among MSMEs that is most popular?

Bagasse and biodegradable boxes

 

22.22%

Corrugated boxes

 

44.44%

Paper bags

 

33.33%

Recyclable plastic (bubble wraps, bio-plastic)

 

0%

Total Votes : 9

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