Asia pulp and paper is the largest consumer of bamboo in the world and according to experts, Asia pulp is leading the way in manufacturing eco-friendly papers, which are made from recycled newspaper and other sources that would otherwise be thrown away into the environment, thus reducing landfill space, cutting down on pollution and improving the natural balance of ecosystems across Asia. This article contains everything you need to know about Asia pulp and paper.
1. What is Asia Pulp?
Asia pulp is the largest producer of newspapers and magazines in Asia. In fact, it’s the largest producer of any printed material in the world.
As stated by the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Asia pulp produces 64% of all printed materials sold in the region. It is also a leading supplier of newspapers to other countries including China, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, and Vietnam.
The company has been producing Asian Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. branded products since 1992, but its history goes back to 1920 when it was established in Indonesia by the Oei Tiong Ham Group with a single production plant that processed kraft pulp from trees. It wasn’t until 1980 that the company started producing paper, and today the company owns over 300 production facilities across 18 countries, including China, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and India.
2. The Asia Pulp Group
The group consists of companies operating in various sectors including power generation, mining, pulp, and paper production as well as trading. It aims to remain a leading producer of high-quality products that are made from natural ingredients. The primary focus of the group is on printing and pulp & paper production, but it also includes:
The group is ranked number 3 among Indonesia’s biggest conglomerates.
3. What does it produce?
Asia Pulp produces many products, including but not limited to:
When it comes to quality control, the company is committed to maintaining an ISO 9001: 2008 certified system of quality management. According to the group’s senior vice president for corporate services, Mr. Asep Sinaga, the company has been committed to this standard continuously since 2000.
4. Asia Pulp & Paper’s Bamboo Policy
According to Asia Pulp, when the company uses bamboo in its paper products, it makes sure that it is sourced from a sustainable source. It states that it uses only bamboo that has been grown on land which is owned by Asian smallholder farmers. In addition to this, Asia Pulp and Paper also includes logs and trees from local Indonesian forests in its supply chain so as to ensure environmental sustainability.
5. Asia Pulp and Paper’s Bamboo Forest Park
Of all the things that Asia Pulp and Paper produces, its paper products are the most environmentally friendly. It uses a number of products made from recycled newspaper, while also using other forms of bamboo such as logs and trees. Its goal is to increase the use of natural products in order to reduce deforestation and to ensure environmental sustainability.
Asia Pulp and Paper is a leading producer and supplier of printing papers in the region. Its products are used for making everything from magazines to writing pads in the region, and it aims to be a leader in producing high-quality products made from natural ingredients.