RAJAHMUNDRY: International Paper-APP Mills president W Michael Amick has said that they are looking forward to the next 50 years to script history, but with the commitment and dedication of the employees. Necessary steps have been taken to avoid pollution from the paper mill even as the IP-APPM is putting its best endeavour in developing the city. The mill crossed the `1,000 cr mark and is clocking a turnover of `1,091 cr by producing 2.12 lakh metric tonnes of paper.
The company has received two rare distinctions related to environment protection and planting of 50,858 saplings in a day. The IP took over the APPM during the year 2011 and marching ahead with good growth, said Michael Amick during the golden jubilee celebrations of the IP-APPM here Friday.
IP-APPM managing director Rampraveen Swaminathan said that the paper mill boasts of `100 crore worth state-of-the-art sheeter with German technology and produces premium HP branded copier paper, a first in India. The company also launched India’s largest Casuarina Clonal Propagation centre.
Later, Michael Amick, Rampraveen Swaminathan, MLAs Akula Satayanrayana and Gorantla Buchaiah Choudary released a book titled as Eastern Musings. IP-APPM chief (Rajahmundry unit) VVB Vasantha Rao, general manager Srinivasa Rao and communication manager Priyadarshini Vadrevu were present.