Q.1006: How much paper is produced per year in the whole World?
Ans. About 406 Million Metric Ton paper is produced and consumed per year (2015).
- 57% of the paper and board produced globally is used for packaging.
- The second largest market for paper is printing and writing at 25%.
For country wise statistic on paper and paperboard production and consumption, please visit https://paperonweb.com/Country.htm
|S.N.||Particular||Time of Information||Source|
|03||Total Pulp/Paper/Paperboard Production||406.295||2015||FAO|
|03.3||Writing & printing||103.188|
|07||Per Capita Consumption (Kg./year/person)||55|
|08.0||Recovered Paper: Collection||225.106|
|09.0||Wood Pulp: Production||175.622|
|10||No. of Pulp/Paper Mills||>10,000|
|11||Main Raw Materials||Wood, Waste Paper, Bamboo, Straw|
|12||Major Companies||IP, APP|
All Production, Import, Export and Net Consumption numbers are in Million Metric Tons (1,000,000,000 Kg.)
Q1006_2: Which is the largest pulp/paper mill in the world?
The pulp and paper mill called; APRIL Indonesia, situated on a 1,750 hectare site near Pangkalan Kerinci in the Riau Province on Sumatra in Indonesia is the largest integrated pulp and paper mill APRIL operations include pulp and paper mills, an integrated chemical plant, and a power plant that generates all the energy for the complex, mostly from bio-fuel. The Kraft pulp mill is the biggest single-site pulp mill in the world with a capacity of 2 million tons per year.
Source: Aug 18, 2015 PDI World
Eldorado Brazil Starts up World's Largest Pulp Mill in Brazil
Eldorado Papel e Celulose Ltda, Eldorado Brazil, has started up the world's largest single-line pulp mill at its Três Lagoas mill in the Brazilian province of Mato Grosso do Sul. The new 1.5 million metric tpy bleached eucalyptus Kraft (BEK) pulp line reportedly came on-stream December 6, 2012. The estimated investment for the new line is BRL$6.2 billion (approximately $2.9 billion). Eldorado Brazil is said to be satisfied with the line, which was initially scheduled to start up in the third quarter of this year
The new line's raw material is wood from planted eucalyptus forests. Production is to be exported to paper producing markets in South America, North America, Europe, and Asia. The new plant will be responsible for 20% of all Brazil's exports, with revenue estimated at $1 billion a year.
After a little more than one year of operation, the greenfield pulp mill of Eldorado Brasil in Três Lagoas, Brazil, set three consecutive world records for daily pulp production in March 2014. On March 30, 2014, Eldorado produced 5,156 tons in a single day, breaking its own previous world records set on March 20, 2014 (5,056 tons) and March 19, 2014 (4,990 tons).
Largest Paper Machine in the world
Hainan Jinhai Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. (JHPP) - a subsidiary of APP - is the largest pulp manufacturer in China and among the largest in the world. Since November 1994, JHPP has been producing on an area of 4 km2 and employs 1,600 workers. Production covers not only pulp and tissue, but also art paper and brochure paper of the highest level, as well as high quality packaging, folding boxes and calendars up to a basis weight of 250 g/m2.
DIP 355 t/day NBKP 710 t/day LBKP 1,655 t/day BCTMP 1,185 t/day PCC 700 t/day
Paper machine PM2
Uncoated paper weight: 151.1 g/m2 Finished paper weight: 255.3 g/m2 Wire width: 11,800 mm Maximum operating speed: 1,700 m/min Design speed: 2,000 m/min Speed of Janus: 1,500 m/min Speed of VariPlus: 2,500 m/min Parent roll diameter: 3,500 mm Maximum production: 4,537 t/day
The world's largest Yankee Cylinder (drying cylinder)
New Paper machine in Pöls: the world's largest Yankee Cylinder (drying cylinder) delivered.
Europe's largest Kraft paper machine is currently being built in Pöls, Austria. This represents an investment totalling over 115 million Euros. On Monday the 11th March the huge "Yankee Cylinder", the heart of the new paper machine, arrived by special transport in Pöls. The cylinder has a diameter of 6.7 meters and is the largest welded, high precision drying cylinder in the world.
The transportation to Pöls presented a challenge to both the Zellstoff Pöls as well as for Andritz AG, who delivered the machine. The cylinder with its 6.7 meters diameter, with a fully assembled weight of 150 tons was delivered in 2 parts.
The market leader in Steel Yankee Technology, Toscotec will rebuild the dry-end section and redesign the F-5 machine to convert it to dry crepe tissue.
The current paper machine configuration, consisting in a forming section, nip-press section, dryers section and Reel drum, will be converted to dry crepe tissue machine keeping the existing fourdrinier and redesigning the nip-press section to felt run arrangement which includes new Toscotec dry end equipment. Toscotec scope of supply includes TT SuctionPressRoll-SPR1045, an under machine broke pulper TT MachineBrokePulper-MBP75, and a TT SYD-12FT x 257" face width (6530 mm), the widest Steel Yankee Dryer ever manufactured.
The TT SYD-12FT, second generation rib design, fits the customer needs thanks to the high drying capacity performance and energy saving concept which includes Toscotec's Patented Head Insulation.