Top 15 Paper Mill Industries in India

According to an estimate, organized paper mill industry in India worth around $2 to $3 billion. However, the demand for paper in India is growing, as more and publications are coming up.

In India, there are some of the best paper mills. These companies manufacture paper, boards, pulp etc.

We have ranked companies on the basis of their total revenue generated. We also look into other factors like number of employees and expansion of their business.

So here is the list of top 15 paper mill companies functioning in India

1. ITC Paper Boards and Specialty Paper Division

  • Established Year: 1979, ITC is the only organization in the world with Carbon Positive, Water Positive, and Solid Waste Recycling Positive.
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Turnover is Rs 2820/- to Rs 3000/- and Annual Profit is RsPaper Mill Industries in India 200 Crore to Rs 250 Crore
  • Core Business: Paperboard, Pulp etc
  • Major Products: Alfa zap, HiZine, Perma White, DigiArt,
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh with branches in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai
  • Number of Employees: 3800 to 4000
  • Website: www.itcpspd.com

2. Ballarpur Industries Limited

  • Established Year: 1945
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Turnover is Rs 2800 Crore to Rs 3000 Crore and Net profit is around Rs 655 Crore to Rs 700 Crore
  • Core Business: Coated Paper, Paperboard, pulp
  • Major Products: New shades in extensible sack craft paper, NSD premium paper, Colored matrix mixed grades, BCB 400 gsm, Ten on Ten, P3, LWC paper
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Head office in Gurgaon, Haryana, branches in Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi with 6 units all over India
  • Number of Employees: 2700 to 3000
  • Website: www.bilt.com

3. Abhishek Industries Limited

  • Established Year: Incorporated in 1990, new company is called Trident Industries Limited
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Rs 1800 Crore to Rs 1850 Crore in revenue and Net Profit is around Rs 55 Crore to Rs 60 Crore
  • Core Business: Home Textile, Yarn, Paper, Chemicals etc
  • Major Products: Spectra Copier Paper, My Choice Copier paper, LOTUS premium Copier paper, Crystal Line SSM Paper, Diamond Line SSM Paper, Nature Line shade paper, Prime Line writing paper
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Ludhiana, Punjab, branches in Chandigarh and New Delhi
  • Number of Employees: 12,000+ Direct Employees
  • Website:www.tridentindia.com

4. JK Paper Limited

  • Established Year: 1966
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Turnover is over Rs 1300 Crore and Net Profit around Rs 90 Crores to Rs 100 Crores
  • Core Business: Notebooks, Paperboards, Stationery items etc
  • Major Products: JK Paper launched products in 2008 like Branded Copier – Cedar, Packaging Board – JK Endura, JK IV Board, JK Pristine Cote, Stationery – Note Pal, JK Printblank
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Corporate Office in New Delhi with units in Orissa, Central Pulp in Gujarat etc
  • Number of Employees: 3000 to 3500
  • Website: www.jkpaper.com

5. Tamilnadu Newsprint and Papers Limited

  • Established Year: 1979
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Total Revenue is Rs 1000 Crores to Rs 1500 Crores and Net Profit is Rs 157 Crores to Rs 170 Crores
  • Core Business: Hardwood Pulp, Paperboard, Sheets etc
  • Major Products: Products was launched in 2008 like Commander A4 Size Paper, Perfect Copier (85 gsm), Ace Marvel
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Chennai, Tamilnadu, branches in Bangalore, Ahmadabad, Kolkata, Nagpur, New Delhi etc
  • Number of Employees: 1800 to 2000
  • Website: www.tnpl.com

6. Century Pulp and Paper

  • Established Year: 1984
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Total Turnover is over Rs 976 Crore to Rs 1000 Crore and Profit is Rs 47 Crore to Rs 50 Crore
  • Core Business: Printing and Writing Paper, Tissue Paper, RGP Products & Board
  • Major Products: Soft Tissues Grades – Facial, Napkin, Toilet and Kitchen Towel, Brand Names like Century Elanza, Century Green, etc
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Mumbai, It has one more unit in Uttarakhand and 2 branches in New Delhi and Kolkata
  • Number of Employees: 2700+
  • Website: www.centurypaperindia.com

7. The Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Limited

  • Established Year: 1964
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Turnover is Rs 650 Crore to Rs 700 Crore and Net Profit is Rs 55 Crores to Rs 60 Crores
  • Core Business: Paperboard and Pulp
  • Major Products: India’s first Copier with Color freeze technology – Copyrite, Premium Grade 70 GSM Copier, Andhra Starwhite, Primavera, Silk
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh with 2 units in AP and branches in 4 other cities of India
  • Number of Employees: Around 4000 to 5000 in 2 units
  • Website: www.andhrapaper.com

8. West Coast Paper Mills Limited

  • Established Year: 1955
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Turnover is Rs 635+ Crore and net profit is Rs 90 Crore is Rs 100 Crore
  • Core Business: Paper and Pulp etc
  • Major Products: Brand like Hi-Bright, Copier Papers etc
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Bangalore, Karnataka, 1 unit in Karnataka and branches in 3 other cities
  • Number of Employees: 2600+
  • Website: www.westcoastpaper.com

9. Murli Industries Limited

  • Established Year: 1991
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Turnover is Rs 500+ Crores and Net profit of Rs 40+ Crore
  • Core Business: Paperboard and Pulp
  • Major Products: Galaxy – Grey Back Duplex Board, Hi Bright Crystal, Star Grey Back and Star White Back in Duplex Board
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Corporate office in Nagpur and only one unit.
  • Number of Employees: 1000 to 1500
  • Website: www.murliindustries.com

10. Emami Paper Mills Limited

  • Established Year: 1982
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Turnover is Rs 400 Crore and Net profit is Rs 7 to 10 Crores
  • Core Business: Paperboard, Textile and Chemicals
  • Major Products: Tissue Paper, Printing and Writing Papers etc
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Kolkata, 2 mills in West Bengal and Orissa
  • Number of Employees: 2500+
  • Website: www.emamipaper.in

11. Rainbow Papers Limited

  • Established Year: 1981
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Turnover is Rs 250+ Crore and Net Profit is Rs 25+ Crore
  • Core Business: Paperboard, Coated Paper, Crepe Paper
  • Major Products: Newsprint, Red Maplitho, Indigo Newsprint, Green Creamwove, Bristol Paper etc
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Ahmadabad, Gujarat, 2 mills in Gujarat
  • Number of Employees: 900.000+ labors on contract basis
  • Website: www.rainbowpapers.com

12. ABC Paper Limited

  • Established Year: Incorporated in 1989
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Turnover is Rs 225+ Crore and Profit is Rs 10+ Crore
  • Core Business: Paper and Pulp
  • Major Products: Superprint and Maplitho grades and copier paper
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Headquarter in Chandigarh, with one unite in Punjab
  • Number of Employees: 870to 1000
  • Website: www.abcpaperltd.com

13. Orient Paper and Industries Limited

  • Established Year: 1939
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Net Profit is Rs 200+ Crore and Profit is around Rs 18 Crore
  • Core Business: Printing and Writing Paper
  • Major Products: Products for Niche Markets
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Kolkata and 3 more units
  • Number of Employees: 1900 to 2000
  • Website: www.orientpaperindia.com

14. Yash Paper Limited

  • Established Year: 1981 by KK Jhunjhunwala
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Turnover is Rs 88 to Rs 90 Crore and Net Profit is Rs 2 to 3 Crores
  • Core Business: Industrial Paperbaord
  • Major Products: Chrome Based Papers, Foil Lamination, SoapWrapper, Poster Orange Ribbed, Bleached Ribbed Paper, Anti Rust Paper etc
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Head office in Faizabad, UP with only one unit
  • Number of Employees: 450 to 500
  • Website: www.yash-papers.com

15. Seshasayee Paper and Boards Ltd

  • Established Year: 1960
  • Total Revenue and Profit: Unknown
  • Core Business: Pulp and Paperboard
  • Major Products: Printing and Writing Paper
  • Corporate Office and Branches: Erode, Tamilnadu
  • Number of Employees: 1000 to 1500
  • Website: www.spbltd.com

So these were list of top 15 paper mills in India. Visit their website and find more information about them.

2 Comments

  1. Ritul Gangwar on March 25, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    Hey Pritam,
    Really nice list and I think it will definitely help many business persons. Great job!

    Regards
    Ritul Gangwar

  2. anurita on July 15, 2015 at 11:06 am

    do these industry provide internship

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