Paper Industry in India is the fastest growing market for paper globally, the paper industry in India provides direct or indirect employment to 500,000 to 1.5 million persons.
The demand for paper, paperboard, and newsprint has been on a steady rise and the domestic market has registered a growth of around 6% against the world average growth of 2.8%.
India paper is exported to neighboring countries like Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, and the Middle East countries and imports even less than 5% of its total demand of paper. We have curated a list of top 5 paper manufacturing companies in India
Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT) is a subsidiary of the Avantha Group. The company was incorporated on 26 April, 1945 and is located in Ballarpur, Maharashtra. Ballarpur Industries Limited has three directors – Rajeev Ranjan Vederah, Yashashree Padmakar Gurjar, and others.
The product portfolio of the company are Notebooks, Office Stationery, Student Stationery, paper, pulp, tissue products, soaps, detergents. BILT controls a larger portion of the high-end coated paper market in India compared to other paper companies. In addition, BILT is India’s largest exporter of coated paper.
CIN number: L21010MH1945PLC010337
JK Paper is one of the leading paper companies in India. It was founded on 04 July, 1960 and has its headquarter in Tapi, Gujarat.. Jk Paper Limited has 12 directors – Rajya Vardhan Kanoria, Amar Singh Mehta, and others.
It is the market leader in office paper, coated paper, and packaging boards. It has a total capacity of around 6 lakh tonnes per year.They have three plants: two big integrated Pulp and Paper; one in Rayagada (Odisha) and second in Songadh (Gujarat), and a third plant in Sirpur (Telengana).
CIN number: L21010GJ1960PLC018099
West Coast Paper Mills Limited (WCPM)
West Coast Paper Mills Limited (WCPM) is one of the well-known and oldest manufacturers of paper companies in India. The Mill, incorporated in 1955 on 25th March, it is located in Dandeli, Karnataka. West Coast Paper Mills Limited has ten directors – Shree Kumar Bangur, Shashi Bangur, and others.
The main products of the company are printing, writing, and packaging paper. The Company’s high-quality paper meets the needs of many industries in India, including printing, writing, publishing, stationery, notebooks, and packaging, and contributing to the country’s development.
CIN number: L02101KA1955PLC001936
Century Pulp and Paper (CPP)
Century Pulp and Paper is a part of Century Textiles and Industries Limited, which is incorporated on 20 October, 1897 and based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Century Textiles And Industries Limited has seven directors – Kumar Mangalam Birla, Rajashree Birla, and others.
It is India’s largest single-location maker of paper, board, tissue, and pulp. Century pulp & paper has a capacity of 1450 MT per day. It has been in business since 1984 and Century Pulp and Paper is one of the most environmentally conscious companies in the country. The Aditya Birla Group is a proud partner of Century Pulp and Paper.
CIN number: L17120MH1897PLC000163
Tamilnadu Newsprint and Papers Limited
Tamilnadu Newsprint & Papers Limited is a listed public company incorporated on 16 April, 1979, located in Chennai, Tamilnadu.
It was started by the Government of Tamil Nadu to produce newsprint and writing paper from bagasse, a sugarcane byproduct. Under the Companies Act of 1956, the Tamil Nadu government designated the paper mill as one of the world’s most environmentally friendly paper mills. Tamilnadu Newsprint & Papers Limited has nine directors – Sundaradevan Nanjiah, Muruganandam Narayanaswamy, and others.
It is manufacturer & distributor os Copy Crown, Tnpl Copier, Elegant Maplitho Paper, Hi-Tech Maplitho, Pigment Paper, Radiant Printing (Platinum), Offset Printing.
CIN number: L22121TN1979PLC007799
Emami Paper Mills Limited, part of the Emami Group of Industries and operates paper mills in Balasore Odisha and Dakshineswar, W.B., Kolkata. It was incorporated on 26 September, 1981. Emami Paper Mills Limited has 11 directors – Aditya Vardhan Agarwal, Sumit Banerjee, and others.
It is another environmentally friendly mills in eastern India with a capacity of 1.50 lakh tpa. The company is India’s largest newsprint factory, producing high-quality newsprint that rivals foreign newsprint.
CIN number: L21019WB1981PLC034161