Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) was formed by the Government of Tamil Nadu
in April 1979 as a Public Limited Company under the provisions of the
Companies Act, 1956. The primary objective of the company is to produce
newsprint and printing & writing paper using bagasse, a sugarcane residue, as
the primary raw material.
is in the business of manufacturing and marketing of Newsprint and Printing &
Writing Papers. The products are being marketed throughout the country and
also being exported to 20 countries around the world.
is situated at Kagithapuram in Karur District of Tamil Nadu. The initial
capacity of the plant was 90,000 tpa of Newsprint and Printing & Writing paper
which commenced production in the year 1984. The capacity was doubled to
1,80,000 tpa in January 1996 after implementation of the first expansion
project. Recently, the capacity has been further enhanced to 2,30,000 tpa in
April 2003 through up-gradation of both the paper machines.
Some of the key features
of the Mill are listed below:
largest bagasse based plant in the World and a mill with largest
production capacity in India, at a single location.
Appropriate for India, which is one of the largest sugarcane producers in
only paper mill in India assisted by the World Bank.
the capacity within a period of 10 years from inception.
State-of-the-Art paper machines with built in flexibility for
manufacturing both newsprint and printing and writing papers in the same
arrangement with the sugar mills for sourcing the raw material in the form
of exchange of steam / fuel for bagasse.
"To be the market leader in the manufacture of world class eco-friendly
papers by adopting innovative technologies for sustainable development".
leadership in Paper Technology
usage of bagasse in the manufacture of Newsprint and Printing & Writing Paper.
environmental impact and become an environment friendly organisation.
OUR COMMITMENTS :
obtained the ISO 9001-2000 certification from RWTUV of Germany for
development, manufacture and supply of Newsprint and Printing & Writing Paper.
effluents completely comply with the norms set by Tamil Nadu Pollution Control
Board. TNPL is adopting state-of-the-art activated sludge treatment system.
Further the treated effluent water is being used to irrigate 1500 acres of
land abutting the factory. The farmers are cultivating cash crops such as
sugarcane, groundnut, etc, using TNPL effluent water.
obtained the prestigious ISO 14001 Certification from RMTUV, Germany for
"Successfully establishing and applying environmental management system for
development, manufacture and supply of paper.
100% self sufficient in power generation through the 61.18 MW Power Generation
Capacity (TG Sets) installed at the paper mill site. The surplus power
generated is being exported to the State Grid.
TNPL also generates green power through the 21.75 MW wind
farm installed at Devarkulam and Perungudi of Tirunelveli district. The entire
power generated at the wind farm (about 370 lakh units per annum) is being
exported to the State Grid.
Installed a Bio-methanation plant to generate about 20,000
m3/day of methane gas from the effluent water (bagasse wash water) and use it
as fuel as substitute for furnace oil in the lime kiln saving 10 KL of furnace
oil every day.
The broad product range of TNPL is given below:
TNPL OS 2000