Memphis, Tennessee, USA 05 September 2013 -- The Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Ltd. (an International Paper Group Company in India), recently announced the inauguration of a new Bielomatick A4 sheeter at its Rajahmundry unit. The new equipment will enable the mill to increase the conversion capacity of branded copier paper.
The sheeting line installed at the new facility is designed to convert paper reels into A4, A3 and FS (Fullscape) size products. The automated process installed in the facility has advanced ream wrapping, carton packing and palletizing capabilities.
The conversion capacity of the new facility is 265 metric tons per day.
The extended facility was built in 13 months with an investment of over INR 100 crore.
"The new investment in the Rajahmundry Mill reiterates International Papers's commitment to India," said William Michael Amick, Jr., President, IP India and Chairman, APPM.
"The branded copier paper market has good growth potential in India. The advanced sheeter and IP's global leadership in the copier market will allow us to serve this market with world class products. We continue to be optimistic about the business potential which India offers," Amick said.