South India Paper Mills (SIPM) was incorporated in 1959 and promoted by the South India Paper group. The company is engaged in paper business. It manufactures paper and paperboards such as cartons. The company caters to the needs of various segments of paper-based industries such as newsprint, writing paper, packaging, etc. SIPM is also engaged in power cogeneration. It generates steam process requirements as well as power generation by fluidised bed combustion (FBC) boilers. The plant is located at Chikkayanachatra (Mysore) in Karnataka. The total installed capacity of the company is 56,000 MT of paper and paper boards per annum. SIPM is a 47-year old public limited company listed on BSE. SIPM primarily manufactures corrugating raw material (Kraft, Liner board, Test Liner & Fluting).
SIPM's clientele includes top FMCG companies and several EOUs. The company has stake on a box manufacturing company as well. Future plans include installation of a state-of-the-art sheet plant to cater to the box manufacturer's requirement. South India Paper Mills Limited is an India-based company.
1959 - The company was incorporated and acquired a paper mill for a consideration of Rs 7.16 lakh.
1968- 1970 - The company increased its capacity to 24 TPD.
1982 - SIPM's capacity was further enhanced to 45 TPD. The company's object is to manufacture paper and paper boards.
1996- The high pressure power boiler became operational from February. This is expected to insulate the cost of fuel by virtue of supply shortages and off season scarcities.
1998 - The company undertook an expansion project for setting up (i) Electro static precipitator system (ii) High pressure boiler of 25 tph capacity (iii) New paper machine (iv)Turbo generating set of 3.5 MW capacity.
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The company is engaged in the manufacture of paper and paper products. It is also engaged in the generation of power. The company operates in two segments: Paper & Paper Products and Power. Its products include Kraft liners / Test liners, MG Kraft Paper, MF Printing and Writing & Newsprint.