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West Coast Paper Mills Completes Mill Expansion Program

May 11, 2010 - India's West Coast Paper Mills Ltd. said that it has completed an Rs.1375 crores (approx. USD 306.2 million) expansion program at its existing pulp and paper mill at Dandeli in Karnataka, India.

Primarily, the program includes the replacement of an existing pulp line with a new pulp line, which produces 725 tons per day of Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF) pulp, the installation of a new paper machine for the production of printing & writing grade papers, and ancillary equipment in the mill's chemical recovery and utility areas.

The new paper machine boosts the company's paper capacity from 180,000 tpy to 320,000 tpy.

SOURCE: West Coast Paper Mills Ltd.




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