ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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EPW Research Foundation BALLARPUR INDUSTRIES Expansion Programme THE year 1994-95 was the 50th year of operations for the LM Thapar group flagship, Ballarpur Industries. The company is India's largest producer of paper. Its fully integrated operations with long-term contract for raw material supply, chemical recovery system and captive availability of chemicals and power make it one of the most efficient players in the industry. The company has also diversified into hotels, exports, investment, building materials, leather and shipping. The company manufactures a wide variety of paper from executive board to sack kraft used in packaging besides manufacturing chemicals, vanaspati, glass containers, salt, soap, and health products. Paper constitutes 52.6 per cent of BILs turnover, with 5.5 per cent coming from edible oils and 15 per cent from chemicals. The company's manufacturing operations are at various places in Maharashtra, Haryana, Karnataka, UP, Gujarat, Orissa and West Bengal.

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