China’s Top 9 Paper Mill Manufacturer

Shanghai Custom Packaging Co., Ltd is a custom paper packaging manufacturer primary in custom printed paper boxes, custom rigid gift boxes, custom corrugated shipping boxes, and custom paper bags. But thanks to our raw material supplier’s support, they supply paper mill to us, and we made them to corrugated cardboard or other chipboard and duplex board, finally to boxes and paper packaging. Today we listed them out and made a ranking based on their sales, innovations, factory-scale, and other abilities.


1. Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP)

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As one of the world’s largest pulp and paper companies, Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) is responsible for delivering quality products to meet the growing global demand for tissue, packaging and paper. On any given day, our products find their way into the hands of consumers in various branded forms from all over the world. Started in 1972 with Tjiwi Kimia producing caustic soda, now we run operations across Indonesia and China with an annual combined pulp, paper, packaging product and converting capacity of over 19 million tons per annum. Today, APP markets its products in more than 120 countries across six continents. Over the years, we have expanded our operations significantly through the acquisition and expansion of several of our pulp and paper mills. It’s our commitment to customer satisfaction that enables us to grow our share in paper sales worldwide and broaden our presence through offices in many countries. We believe tradition and modernity go hand in hand- which means we value long-term relationships as part of our Eastern traditions, while we also are eager to embrace the modern values of innovation and efficiency.

2. UPM Group


UPM leads the integration of bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future. Our company consists of six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Paper ENA (Europe & North America) and UPM Plywood. Our products are made of responsibly sourced, renewable raw materials. They offer alternatives to replace non-renewable fossil-based materials. We develop new innovative and sustainable businesses. Biofuels, biocomposites and biochemicals are based on our extensive know-how and strong position in the forest biomass sourcing and processing value chain. We live by our values – trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage.

3. Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited


Founded in 1995, Nine Dragons Paper Group is the world’s largest in environmentally friendly recovered paper based paper manufacturing in terms of production capacity. Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited (ND Paper or the Company) (Stock Code: 2689) was successfully listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 3 March 2006. The Company and its subsidiaries (the Group) primarily produce liner board, high performance corrugating medium, and coated duplex board. Its operations enable it to serve as a one-stop-shop for a broad range of high-quality packaging paperboard products. The Group’s paper machines in China are located across several manufacturing hubs, including Dongguan, Guangdong Province in the Pearl River Delta, Taicang, Jiangsu Province in the Yangtze River Delta region, Chongqing, regional hub for the Central-Western Provinces, Tianjin, at the center of the Bohai Economic Rim and Quanzhou, Fujian Province on the west coast of the Taiwan Strait and Shenyang for the North-eastern markets. The Group has also acquired 78.13% controlling equity interest in Hebei Yongxin Paper Co., Ltd. (Hebei Yongxin). In addition to packaging paperboard, the Group is also engaged in the production of printing and writing a paper in Dongguan and Taicang and the development of packaging paperboard and high-value specialty paper production in Leshan, Sichuan Province.



Chenming Group is a Chinese papermaking industry-leading enterprise. Company since founded in 1958, after more than half a century of innovation and entrepreneurship, the development has become of paper, finance, yarn, forestry, real estate sector and the five major industries as the main body, also set foot in the field of mineral, energy, logistics, building materials, hotels, and other largescale comprehensive modern enterprise group, is the only A, B, Hof listed companies, and the paper industry the first to have financial companies and Finance Leasing Company CBIF Enterprises. Group in Shandong, Guangdong, Hubei, Jiangxi, Jilin were built production base, more than 80 billion yuan of the total assets of the enterprise, annual pulp, and paper capacity of 8.5 million tons, main indicators of economic benefit for 20 consecutive years in the same industry maintain leading position, comprehensive strength ranked one of the world paper ten strong, Chinese enterprises 500 No. 234, Chinese listed company revenue hundred light manufacturing industries list first, and China’s most competitive 50 blue-chip companies. Chenming now has the world’s largest pulp and paper production base and dozens of the international advanced level of pulp and paper production line, The product gradually formed in printing paper, packaging paper, office paper, industrial paper, paper five-category system,To high-grade cultural paper, coated paper, white cardboard, newsprint, light coated paper, copy paper, industrial paper, specialty paper, life paper ,nine series of products structure. Enterprises have countries level technology center, postdoctoral scientific research workstations and nationally certified CNAs pulp and paper testing center and other research institutions, authorized access to national patent more than 150 items, including 9 invention patents, 7 products have been rated as national new product, 29 products fill the domestic blank, won 21 at or above the provincial level science and technology progress award, commitment to national science and technology projects for the five, provincial technology innovation project 26. Chenming trademark was identified as well-known trademarks in China, in the same industry-first passed ISO9001 quality system certification, ISO14001 environmental management system certification and -COC system certification (license Code: FSCC020261), the enterprise also has won the national labor awards, the Chinese enterprise management outstanding contribution award, the construction of spiritual civilization advanced units of national and provincial honorary title more than 200 items.



Founded in 1982, Shandong Sun Holdings Group is a leading cross-national papermaking group integrating forestry, pulp, and papermaking. Located in Yanzhou District, Jining of Shandong Province, the Group engages in such business areas as investment, papermaking, and hotel and has the following subsidiaries: Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock (stock code: 002078), International Paper & Sun Cartonboard, Shandong International Paper Sun Paperboard.

6. Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd


Established in 1994, Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd (Lee & Man Paper) has grown from a small company into a world-leading paper and pulp manufacturer. On 26 September 2003, the Group was listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock code: 02314). The Group manufactures liner-board of various grades and corrugating mediums of different specifications used for different industrial packaging purposes. Over the years, in addition to boosting production scale, the Group has been relentless in pushing to form a vertically integrated operation that covers pulp making and recovered paper collection to assure it has a stable raw material supply. At present, the Group has five plants in China strategically located in Dongguan Huangyong, Guangdong Hongmei, Jiangsu Changshu, Chongqing Yongchuan, and Jiangxi Jiujiang. It will also have production facilities in Vietnam. Dedicated to offering the best quality products at reasonable prices, the Group sees the need to continuously invest in machinery and R&D. The Group can produce up to 6.05 million tons of paper and 180,000 tons of pulp in 2012 and expects production capacity for the paper to increase to 7.05 million tons in 2014. In addition to building an effective and viable business, Lee & Man Paper also sees that it has a responsibility towards society, particularly in protecting the environment. Thus, it has continually invested in implementing appropriate measures, and these efforts have not gone unnoticed. Its plants have received many international quality and environmental management certifications.

7. Anhui Shanying Paper Industry Co., Ltd


Anhui Shanying Paper Industry Co., Ltd. is one of the large industrial papermaking enterprises and extra-large packaging board manufacturers in China. In 2001, the Company was successfully listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock abbreviation: Shanying Paper Industry; stock code:600567). In 2013, the Company was restructured with Ji’an Group Co., Ltd., realizing great-leap-forward development through a powerful combination. After restructuring, the Company’s main business enjoys sound development. It has successively established subsidiaries in Anhui Province, Zhejiang Province, Jiangsu Province, Fujian Province, Hubei Province, Tianjin, etc.; set up wholly-owned companies in the USA, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, etc.; built the domestic and foreign regenerated fiber recycling network, water transport terminals, private power station, industrial wastewater treatment facilities, and other supporting systems; and boasted an annual yield of 3,050,000t paper and 1 billion m2 cardboard and paper carton, ranking top within the industry in terms of scale. In the future, the Company will continue to give full play to its superiorities in the conglomerate, follow market-oriented policies, survive on quality based on innovation by means of effective management in pursuit of the maximum benefits, strive to build a modern, environment-friendly, sustainable and internationally competitive papermaking & packaging enterprise, and make an effort to implement the vision of Leading recycling economy, Promoting paper culture.

8. Shandong Bohui paper group co., Ltd


Shandong Bohui paper group co., Ltd was founded in 1944 and has a large-scale enterprise consisting of paper research and development, and production sales, with a total asset of RMB 0.504576 billion and 5000 employees. Leading products are Folding boxboard, Printing, and writing paper, Testliner board, Gypsum board, Kraftliner board, production, and sale of pulp. By December 2009, the company has owned total assets of 58 billion yuan and achieved sales earnings of 31 billion yuan, and the overall economic efficiency ranked fifth in the same industry of China. The company has set up distributing offices in 30 provinces, cities, municipalities all over the country, and sold products to Europe, America, the Middle East, Australia, and Southeast Asia, etc.

9. GHY Group


Primary in Specialty paper manufacturing, China’s leading paper manufacturer.

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