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Whitefield Paper Mills to Build P&W Paper Mill in India

Sept. 6, 2006 - Whitefield Paper Mills in India has been given the green light to proceed with its plans to build a 600 ton per day paper mill at Bayyaram village near Kovvuru in West Godavari district. A 40 MW cogenaration power plant will also be built on the site.

At a press conference, T. Srinivisa Rao, Whitefield Paper Mills' chairman, said the Union Ministry of Commerce has cleared the project.

The proposed mill will produce printing and writing papers, Rao siad.

Elof Hansson (Sweden) has been contracted to supply imported pulp to the mill. The Swedish group is also under agreement to buy-back paper produced by the mill, Rao added.

The mill is scheduled to start-up by 2008.

SOURCE: Hindu Business Line, Industry News Reports




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