Welcome to WPF

Paper is human innovation & a wonderful product. It is a sustainable, recyclable & plant-based product that connects us in so many ways to the important things in life. It is hard to imagine what life would be like without paper. All of us use it, in one of its many forms, each and every day. From food packaging to recyclable newspapers and magazines, to office paper & printing paper, most people can't get through the day without it. Further, the specialty paper provides a new printing & packaging options. Paper may be made tough enough to withstand acid, or soft enough for a baby's skin. The Tissue paper has been providing unmatched hygiene, comfort and convenience to our society.
The Paper Industry has seen a phenomenal growth globally in terms of increase in demand and a significant growth in business transactions of Paper, Pulp and allied products. The industry today has evolved itself and has seen leading companies of the world getting into paper manufacturing business. The Paper Industry is contributing significantly towards the World economy.
As a fully developed industry, a need was felt for a business forum which can deliberate, debate and brainstorm on the key issues facing the industry.
The paper industry in India has become more promising as the domestic demand is on the rise. Despite the continued focus on digitization, Due to growth in literacy, change in lifestyle and increasing consciousness for personal hygiene, per capita consumption of paper and tissue in India is increasing day by day. The growth in GDP of India has led to the increase in manufacturing activities, increasing the demand for paper products especial the paper boards for carrying out wide range of activities ranging from packaging to storage, transportation and lot more. Encounter with new innovative technologies in paper industries

  • Amb. K. V. Rajan
    Former Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India
    & Past Chairman, ITEI
    The formation of World Paper Forum is in response to to a widely-felt need from the Indian paper industry as well as its global interlocutors, to bring together leaders, policy makers and thinkers to regularly review key issues as well as identify new opportunities for the overall growth of the paper and allied industries with a special focus on India.

  • D. Balachandar
    GM, Sharma Fabricators & Erectors (P) Ltd.
    I wish all the success for World Paper Forum.

  • Sonia Bernicchi
    ICP, Italy
    I feel honored to be a member of this prestigious international forum.

  • Pawan Agarwal
    Joint Managing Director, Naini Group Of Industries
    WPF will work for the overall growth and development of the paper industry. I welcome this noble initiative and hope that it will help the Indian paper industry to take up the numerous challenges it is encountering at present.

  • Khawaja Muhammad Ammar
    Lahore, Pakistan
    I appreciate the concept and ensure you of my best possible support.

  • Manohar Das Mool
    CEO, Kagaj Concern Pvt Ltd, Nepal
    I think this is a very good initiative you have taken.

  • Sami Ali Al Safran CEO, Middle East Paper Co , Jeddah Saudi Arabia
    I welcome the ideas to set up the World Paper Forum (WPF) in the line of global business achievements among the paper industries around the world.

Industry Updates

The paper industry is not into Mining, just cultivation of trees and No use the reserved forest
The paper industry seeks to maintain and grow its economic contribution to society, foster the well-being of our communities, and utilize sustainable manufacturing practices and fiber procurement measures that protect the environment and ensure that our resources will be as available for future generations as they are today. Today companies are adhering to strict environmental principles and work to maintain and improve the natural resources used to make their products to assure their availability for future generations:

The Indian Paper Industry is the 15th largest paper industry in the world. Paper Industry produces majority of the paper pulp by recycling Waste paper, Pulping agricultural residues like wheat straw, paddy straw and sugarcane bagasse. In India, 46% of the Paper is produced using Waste Paper – Recycling. Around 22% of the Paper is produced using Agricultural Residues like Wheat Straw, Paddy Straw and Bagasse. Only 32 % of the Indian Paper Industry uses Wood as the raw material for manufacturing Paper. Paper Industry provides employment to more than 0.5 million people directly and 1.5 million people indirectly. The per capita paper consumption in India at a little over 13 kg, is way behind the global average of 57 kg. The focus of paper industry is now shifting towards more eco-friendly products and technology. Moreover, the paper industry in India is not into Mining, just Cultivation of Trees and No use of the Reserved Forest.