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the Indian pulp and paper industry• Ranks at no. 15 in the world• consumption at around 9.1 million tonnes/yr• Highly fragmented• 600 separate production units with capacities ranging from 5 tonnes/day to 1,000 tonnes/day.• 28 mills based on wood fiber, 200 agro-based, (bagasse and straw) and 360 on recovered paper
Major players in india• ITC• TNPL• JK• BILT• SESHAYEE• WEST COST
TNPL• production capacity – 4,00,000 tonnes• Largest bagasse based Paper Mill in the world.• consumes more than 1 million tones of bagasse every year.• Environmental Strategy of the Year Award• Sales turn over - 1,184.45
• FSC certification by the Smart Wood Programme of the Rain Forest Alliance, USA• Permission to use the Panda Logo on some TNPL brands from WWF’s Indian division• Cost of note - Rs - 30
Itc classmates• Unit of itc• Sales over 2000 crores• 4 units at Badrachalam, Kovai , Tribeni etc.• Cost of note – RS 35
JK• Headquarters: New Delhi• Branch location: New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai• No. of employees: close to 300 employees• Turnover: RS. 1300 Cr• Growth rate: 10%
BILT• Headquarter: Ballarpur.• Branch Location: Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi• No. of employees: 2476• Turnover: Rs.4498.1 Cr• Growth Rate: 18.2%• A4 size Bilt Copier is Rs. 140.00• Note book cost - RS 33
Parameters• Raw material efficiency• Clean Technology• Energy• Effluent management• Forestry
Raw materials• Tnpl – 80 % bagasse based and 20 % wood pulp . Few products are 100 % baggasse based• 55 kL water / MTBILT - 2,88,293 hectares of forest timber available for bilt. 70% of wood is from FSC controlled forestry. Most of the procurement is from its own plantation in malaysia and from farm forestry in India.
ITC – ITC uses raw materials like Waste papers and Pulps, Hardwood and mesta, bamboo, lime burnt and rosins. – 50 KL / MTJK – JK papers uses Hard wood, Pulp and Bamboo as it raw materials for production.
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Technology TNPL• process of implementing a 600 tpd Cement plant for converting mill wastes namely lime and fly ash to cement• Pulp expansion - bagasse and deinking• Bio-methanation plant for generation of methane gas from bagasse wash water subsequently augmented
• ♦ “Energy Efficiency Improvement in Chemical Recovery boiler.• • Projects under Validation:• ♦ 13.75 MW – Grid connected wind electricity generation project at Devarkulam by TNPL.• • Project under Planning:• ♦ Installation of Energy Efficient Boiler for Higher Steam and Power Generation.
ITC• India’s first company to adopt chlorine free technology and upgraded to light ECF with ozone treatment.• Its manufacturing unit in bhadrachalam was rated the “greenest unit” with 46% while the industry average was only 29%.JK• ECF bleaching not yet adoptedBILTInformation not available
ITC - energy• ITC is 98% self sufficient through co- generation of energy from bio-mass waste from wood pulp plantations.• ITC has been carbon positive four years in a row sequestering /storing twice the amount of CO2 that the company emits.• ITC ventured into wind energy generation with 14 MW capacity and solar heaters.
TNPL• 35 MW OF Green energy• 20 MW of bio energy produced BILT• Only 9% of the energy used is from bio mass and remaining conventional energy is still used.• But many energy saving measures are being taken. JK• Only conventional energy is mostly used.
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EffluentsTNPL – TNPL Effluent Water Lift Irrigation Society(TEWLIS) "Activated Sludge Process". – Around 1700 acres of arid land are irrigated with the treated effluent water under TEWLIS scheme.ITC – ITC has been Water Positive for seven years in a row - creating two times more Rainwater Harvesting Potential than ITCs net consumption. – ZERO SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT – fly ash, chipper dust, and plastic 100%recycled.
Bilt– Bilt’s plant bhigwan mill is certifies zero waste water discharge mill.– At Bhigwan, an extensive effluent treatment plant to 88% percent of treated effluent.– Participatory Water Management - Water User Association (WUA) and Water User Group (WUG) JK– Activated sludge treatment process used. Lime kiln plant to regenerate line from lime sludge.– Minimization of water consumption in different process through reuse and minimize waste water discharge upto 17%
Water effluent dischargeefluent Bod COD Total treated suspended effleunt solids dischargeTnpl < 10 180 - 200 40 – 45 ppm 40 KL / MTitc 23 172 60 44 KL / MTjk not availablebilt Not availbale