5th International Exhibition & Conference on
Pulp, Paper & Allied Industries
15-17 November, 2018
Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam Chennai, India


5th International Technical Conference on
“Recycling and Packaging”
November 15-17, 2018 at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, India
Conference Programme (tentative)
1st Day (Thursday, 15th November 2018)

Registration                        :              8:30 am to 9:30 am
Inaugural Function              :              9:30 am to 11:00 am
Welcome Address by :-           
  • Chairman, Organising Committee and                                                                                Vice President, Indian Agro and Recycled Paper Mills Association (IARPMA).
 Keynote address by :-
  • Status of Paper and Packaging Industry in India                                                                  Dr. B.P. Thapliyal, Director, Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur, U.P.
Address by Guest of  Honour:-
  • Thiru S. Sivashanmugaraja, IAS,                                                                              Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd., Chennai
Inaugural Address by Chief Guest
Tea/Coffee break :                          11:00 am to 11:30 am
Indian Paper Industry: Trends and Challenges in Recycling and Packaging (11:30 am to 1:00 pm)
  • Mr. S R Rabinder, Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Association
  • Mr. M Rajagopalan, South India Kraft Paper Mills Association
  • Mr. Paul Sharma, Hyderabad Paper Mills Association
  • President, Karnataka Paper Mills Association
  • Mr. Thomas A Kunnath, Kerala Paper Mills Association
>>>> Visit to Exhibition by Paper Mills Associations along with members
2nd Day (Friday, 16th November 2018)

Technical Session-II:               10:00 am to 11:00 am
Innovations in Packaging & Corrugate Technology
  • Novel Longitudinal Corrugate by Novel Paper Technology                                                    By Marion Sterner, Head of R & D, company Gruppo X di X Gruppo srl, Venice,  Italy.
  • New Innovative Packaging for Liquids                                                                                By Timo Kronqvist Veijo Aikio; CEO, NWB Finland Oy NWB Finland Oy.
Tea/Coffee Break                             11:00 am to 11:30 am
Technical Session-III:                    11:30 am to 1:15 pm
Increasing Paper Recycling and Efficiency Improvement in Paper Industry
  • Trade flow of recovered paper in India and its impact on the Paper Sector                            By Arun Kumar, SRF & Zarka Afroz, Project Assistant; Dr. Kawaljeet Singh, Sc. E-II and Dr. B.P. Thapliyal, Director, Central Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Modern Concepts of Recycling for Small and Medium Sized Kraft Paper Mills                S.Ravishankar; Director- Business Development; Parason Machinery India P Ltd., Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
  • State-of-the-art DIP Plant: Optimising Efficiency and Environmental Protection using Recycled  Fibre                                                                                                                F. Amjath Khan, Officer (R&D), E. Loganathan, Deputy Manager (Deinking Plant),                Dr. S. Subramanian, Deputy General Manager (R&D and QC), K. Thangaraju, General Manger (Paper/Production); Tamilnadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd, Kagithapuram, Tamilnadu.
  • Optimum  Refining  of Recycled Fibre: Challenges and  Success                                          Chandrakant B. Naik, Head– Marketing – PEW, Engineered Wear Products; Andritz Technologies Pvt Ltd,                                                                                                      and Meissel Roberto; Andritz AG, Austria.
  • Efficiency Improvement in Paper Industry - from Integrated Business Planning to Industry 4.0                                                                                                                            Abder Guezour, Global Head for Business Development, Greycon, London.
Lunch Break                                        1:15 pm to 2:15 pm

Technical Session-VI:                        2:15 pm to 4:00 pm
Experience in Water Management and Technologies for Waste Water Treatment and Automation                           
  • Environmental management practices to overcome the challenges of water crises in Recycled Fibre and Paper Mill                                                                                                        Dr. S. Arockiasamy, Chief Manager (Env ., QC & QA); V. Sunderesan, General Manager (Operations)                                                                                                                      and R V Krishnan, President; Seshasayee Paper and Boards Ltd (Unit- Tirunvelli), Tamil Nadu.
  • Diagnostic Assessment and Strategic Approach Adopting Advanced  Technologies for Wastewater Management in Indian Paper Industry                                                              Dr. Rakesh Kumar Jain - Technical Expert and Mr. Vikas Kumar, Deputy Director, UNIDO IC-ISID New Delhi                                                                                                                & Dr.  Anders Isaksson, Senior Industrial Development Officer, Business Environment, Cluster and Innovation Division, Dept. of Trade, Investment and Innovation, UNIDO, Vienna, Austria.
  • Experience with closed circuit biological water treatment in a zero discharge recycled paper mill                                                                                                                              Leo Habets and Michel Noordink, Paques Technology BV, Balk, the Netherlands                  and  Dr. Jozef Herberz and Wolfgang Bahn;  Smurfit Kappa Zülpich Papier, Zülpich, Germany.
  • Automation on Paper reel & sheets handling, wrapping and storage                              Jagannathan Rajagopalan, Managing Director, Pesmel South Asia and J.S. Srikumar, Dy Director, Pesmel India.
  • Rice Straw- A Potential Raw Material for Packaging Grade Paper                                          Dr. A.K. Dixit, Scientist; Kumar Anupam, Sr. Sci. Asst. and Dr.B.P.Thapliyal, Director,      Central Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur, U.P. 
  • Performance Evaluation of Packaging Paper using Short Compression Test                            Dr. Sanjay Singh, Scientist; Dr. R.D. Godiyal, Scientist and Dr. B.P. Thapliyal, Director, Central Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur, U. P.

3rd Day (Saturday, 17th November 2018)

Technical Session-V: 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Pollution Control in Pulp and Paper Mills
  • Utilisation of Plastic Waste from Waste Papers through Pyrolysis                                        Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, Managing Director, Bindlas Duplex Ltd., Muzaffarnagar, U.P.
  • New Norms for Pollution Control in Pulp & Paper Industry                                                Central Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, New Delhi**.
  • Initiatives and efforts to comply Environmental norms and water conservation measures     Mr. B. Vivek, A.M. (Environment), Seshasayee Paper & Boards Ltd., Erode.
VALEDICTORY SESSION          11:00 am to 11:30 am
Tea/Coffee Break                             11:30  onwards
Visit to Exhibition by conference delegated & speakers 

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