Double A to Add Paper Machine at Prachinburi Mill in Thailand

March 21, 2012 (Press Release) - To meet increased global demand for Double A copy paper brand, a new paper mill (Paper Mill 3 or PM3) will be added to Double A's Prachinburi mill in Thailand. The new paper mill with 250,000 ton paper capacity per year will be the first in Asia to run on 100% short fiber pulp from Double A Paper-Tree, sustains the recognized unique qualities of Double A paper from customers all over the world and builds up the sustainable source of income to farmers.

Double A's new paper mill will begin operations in 3rd Quarter of 2012. The new paper mill is ideal for Double A's unique Paper from Farmed Trees (PFFT) pulp with its 30 million fibers thereby producing higher quality paper for two sided use, improved paper formation and paper with reduced roughness for both top and bottom.

Mr. Thirawit Leetavorn, Double A senior executive VP revealed that the capacity expansion is to sustain the growing global demand for Double A paper especially in new markets in African and Eastern European countries where Double A's quality is gaining much recognition from consumers.

SOURCE: Double A