Kuantum Papers Ltd was set up in 1980 at Village Saila Khurd, Distt. Hoshiarpur, Punjab, to manufacture Writing and Printing Paper from wild grasses and waste agro-residues viz wheat straw and rice straw. Started with a very humble capacity of 30 Tonnes per day TPD , the company has attained a capacity to produce 148500 tonnes paper per annum or 450 TPD of writing & printing paper.
Today, Kuantum Papers ltd is one of the large, professionally managed, progressive and environment conscious Paper mill of the Country.
Kuantum primarily produces Writing and Printing Paper, Creamwove paper ranging from 49 Grams Per Square Meter GSM to 140 GSM and SS Maplitho paper in the range of 60 GSM to 130 GSM. The company has created strong brands and differentiates its products based on quality. Some of the brands are K-Gold, Kappa G and Krest for Writing and Printing Paper, Kroma for Colour Printing Paper, and Keon for Copier paper.
Kuantum Papers Ltd is also involved in the production of Soda Ash, Caustic, Lignin, ETP Sludge Board, Fly ash bricks, as by-products from various effluent and solid waste streams to minimize environmental impact of paper making operations.
Research and Innovation with special reference to Environment is another key focus area of the mill which have resulted in development of various environment friendly products and processes in the past. Ligno-cellulosic Bio-refinery is the current focus of the mill to prevent burning of the crop residues by the farmers by converting these residues to cellulosic ethanol.
Name and contact details of Chairperson/Managing director
Mr. Pavan Khaitan
Writing & Printing Paper, Soda Ash & Caustic, Ethanol, Lignin, Environmental Research
Kuantum Papers Ltd, SCO 18-19, Ist Floor, Madhya Marg, Sector 8-C, Chandigarh-160009