Welcome to the 11th Top 50 Power List.
For the first time, we feature an institution, rather than an individual, at the top of the list. Yet there is no doubting the influence the Peoples’ Republic of China has had on the industry, dating back a couple of decades but intensifying recently, particularly with its ban on many grades of recovered paper.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, April 4, 2017 (Press Release) -Toscotec has received in total 8 (eight) Tissue Machine order from APP. Two of the Tissue Machines are scheduled to come on stream in Q4 2017 and Q1 2018, respectively. In the meantime, the Italian supplier is manufacturing other 6 tissue machines which are planned for delivery between the Q3 2017 and the first half of 2018. Each tissue machine is capable of producing, among other tissue grades, 300 tpd or about 100,000 tpa of high gsm tissue.Read more
ECLEPENS, Switzerland, Sept. 16, 2016 (Press Release) -PT OKI is installing the innovative BTG's inline sensors and analyzers at their world-class new fiberline in Indonesia. “BTG is proud to partner with PT OKI for this significant project and we are committed to the delivery of results by supplementing our cutting edge measurement technology with best in class service and support”, said Brian Pahl, President, BTG Group.Read more
BOSTON, May 14, 2015 (PRNewswire) - RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, is excited to have Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) and Rainforest Alliance come together to discuss APP's Progress on Zero Deforestation.Read more
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is expected to obtain more loans from Chinese banks to fund expansion projects in Indonesia.
The company's parent group, Sinar Mas, has secured a $1.5 billion loan from the China Development Bank (CDB) and ICBC Financial Leasing to fund the conglomerate's expansion in the power, pulp and telecommunication industries in Indonesia.
The loan agreement was signed in Beijing on March 27, witnessed by Indonesian president Joko Widodo and China's prime minister Li Keqiang, according to media reports.Read more
(APP) has decided to build the cooking plant for a planned 2 million tonne/yr bleached hardwood kraft (BHK) pulp mill in South Sumatra, Indonesia, by itself.
"Such a move is unprecedented in the world and it is probably not going to be followed by any other pulp and paper producer in the future," said a senior executive at the company.
The firm is looking at building the world's biggest digester, capable of churning out 6,000 tonnes/day of output in its cooking process.
SINGAPORE, Oct 23, 2014 (RISI) - Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) group has brought a total of eight tissue paper machines on stream at its mills in China and Indonesia this year.
However, that is just a fraction of the expansion it aims to carry out.
According to a senior APP executive, APP China has commissioned six 2.8 m wide tissue machines at its pulp and paper complex on the Chinese island of Hainan, each having a capacity of 27,000 tonnes/yr.
An independent study by the Forest Trust (TFT) has confirmed that Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has sufficient plantation resource to meet the pulp requirements of its existing mills as well as its future mill in OKI, South Sumatra.Read more
Asia Pulp & PaperGroup (APP) has added graphic and speciality paper capacity to its 10,000sqm logistical and warehousing hub at the Port of Antwerp, Belgium. APP will now be able to provide a range of graphic paper solutions to customers across Northern Europe, with lead times of just 7-10 days in order ranges of 5-25 tonnes.
The development will build on the facility's existing capacity in packaging grade products.Read more