JK Paper expects to commission 17B-rupee expansion in Rayagada, Odisha, India, by August, enabling it to consoldiate its specialty paper business; the project adds 165,000 tonnes/year of paper, 215,000 tonnes/year of pulp production capacities

India , June 11, 2013 () – JK Paper is likely to commission its Rs 1,700-crore expansion project in Rayagada, Odisha by August. With this initiative, the company plans to gear up to consolidate its specialty paper business. The JK Singhania Group company will be able to increase Rs 800-850 crore in revenues in a full year of operation, with this expansion project, which adds a capacity of 1.65 lakh tonnes of paper a year, and pulping capacity of 2.15 lakh tonnes. JK Paper is India's largest producer of branded paper and is a leading player in the printing and writing segment. It is also engaged in outsourcing activity wherein it contracts the capacities of other mills in India and abroad to manufacture various grades of paper, maintaining the same quality and service assurance. Published by HT Syndication with permission from Accord Fintech. For any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement, please contact Editor at htsyndication@hindustantimes.com

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IndustryIntel editor's note: JK Paper planned a 165,000 tonnes/year paper expansion at its existing mill in Rayagada to be online by the first quarter of its fiscal year 2013-2014, increasing that mill's production capacity to 465,000 tonnes/year, according to a Nov. 2, 2012 report by Accord Finteh (India), which was carried on IndustryIntel the same day.

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