Pulp and paper engineers from India visit Sweden

9 oktober 2015 A high-level group from India visited Sweden, September 27-30, 2015, invited by Swedish Pulp & Paper Technology Group, PPT, in cooperation with Business Sweden’s office in New Delhi. The purpose of the visit was to present Swedish technology for mill managers and other important decision makers in India and to give a chance for the Swedish technology suppliers to identify new business opportunities on the Indian market.

The delegation from India consisted of 20 persons representing 11 companies, among others the major producers of paper and pulp, such as Ballapur Industries, ITC, Seshasayee, Tamil Nadu Newsprint, Yash, Khanna Papers as well as the Indian Paper Manufacturers Association. The delegation met with ABB/Lorentzen & Wettre, Akzo Nobel Pulp & Performance, Alfa Laval, Andritz, BTG, Clean Combustion, Elof Hansson, Innventia, MoRe Research, SWECO, UMV Coating, Valmet and ÅF Industry. In connection with the study visits in Sweden, business meetings were arranged between the visitors from India and the Swedish technology companies.

”The members of Swedish Pulp & Paper Technology Group, PPT, supplying technology to the forest industry all around the world, have regular meetings in Sweden with focus on important issues for the sector. We also carry out targeted activities on interesting markets such as India, China, South East Asia, Brazil and Chile in order to identify business opportunities. The aim of PPT is to strengthen the Swedish technology suppliers’ business efforts”, says Ulf Frölander, chairman of PPT.

The industry in India is searching for technical solutions for increased productivity as they aim at modernising and expanding paper and pulp production as well as increasing environmental and energy measures. The world is aware that significant technological advancements have originated in Sweden and international producers attentively watch our new techniques for pulp and paper production.

For further information, please contact:
Ulf Frölander, Chairman of PPT, ulf.frolander@gmail.com, phone +46 70-257 2900

Åke Ryhagen, Project Manager, ake.ryhagen@telia.com, phone +46 70-883 8683

PPT, Swedish Pulp & Paper Technology Group, an independent economic association, was formed in 1989 by member companies and the Swedish Trade Council, now Business Sweden. Emphasising environmental concerns, energy conservation, productivity increases and quality control, the members are all dedicated to promoting Swedish pulp and paper technology around the world, www.pptgroup.se.

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