WhatPackaging? Quiz: In Paper's Trail

Paper has been humanity's constant companion. Aditya Ghosalkar traces paper's trail in recent times. If you love and admire its invention in China nearly two millennia ago, then take this quiz to find out how well you know about modern-day paper mills.

16 Apr 2024 | By WhatPackaging? Team


1. The European Commission approved the merger between these two groups. Clue: the twelve months’ adjusted annual revenue is approximately USD34bn as of 30 June 2023?

2. Which group is nestled at the foothills of the Himalayas in Lalkua, Uttarakhand? Clue: The sales turnover in Q3 FY24 increased by over 10% as compared to Rs 799-crore in Q2 FY24.

3. The industrial action organised by SAK has impacted the export of paper from the mills of which country?

4. In February, this group called for tenders to set up a new 34,000 tonnes per annum multi tissue paper plant near the SIPCOT Industrial Park?

5. What is the name of the Bielefeld-based speciality paper manufacturer who produce high-quality direct thermal, inkjet, carbonless, and barrier papers for flexible packaging?

6. Emami Paper is working to be a Rs 5,000-crore company by 2025.Currently what is Emami's production capacity?

7. DS Smith has launched a new trial in partnership with environmental research start-up Nafici Environmental Research (NER) to create packaging from ‘second harvest’ materials. What are these materials?

8. This packaging and speciality paper manufacturer will unveil its project at its Gratkorn site in Austria soon. Which company is this?

9. After SharpEnd in the UK and Arjowiggins China, this company has acquired the assets of Mohawk Fine Papers. Which company is this?

10. Times of India joined hands with which company to present the coveted Women AutHer Awards?


1. The Irish business Smurfit Kappa Group and US company WestRock. Smurfit Kappa operates across 36 countries globally and employs 47,000 people. WestRock employs around 50,000 staff and works in more than 30 countries.

2. Century Pulp and Paper.

3. Finland. The strike action has impacted Finland's port and freight network.

4. Tamil Nadu Newsprint & Papers Limited (TNPL). The project cost is Rs 300 crore.The tissue paper manufacturing plant has a production capacity of 100 MT per day.

5. Mitsubishi HiTec Paper. The brands include Giroform, Jetscript and Barricote.

6. Emami produces 350,000 tonnes of fibre-based products, 200,000 tonnes of which are packaging boards. The group is rebuilding a new metering size press by Valmet.

7. DS Smith has launched trials to make paper from straw and grains.

8. Sappi. The company has said the first batches of its new wet-strength and alkali-resistant Parade Label WS paper have now been produced and delivered to selected customers as part of a long-term validation programme.

9. Fedrigoni Group. Fedrigoni employs more than 5,000 people in 28 countries and offers 25,000 products. The group sells and distributes in 132 countries.

10. JK Paper.

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