Karnaphuli Paper Mills

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Karnaphuli Paper Mills Ltd.
TypeGovernment-owned corporation
IndustryPaper and forest products
Founded1953 (1953)
Headquarters,
ParentBangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation

Karnaphuli Paper Mills is a Government-owned paper pulp and paper manufacturer in Chittagong, Bangladesh established in 1953 by Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation. In 1964 it was sold to Dawood Group. After the Independence of Bangladesh the company was taken over by Bangladesh Industrial Development Corporation. It is the largest paper producing factory in Bangladesh and operates as a subsidiary of Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation. In 2016, it has faced criticism for not having an effluent treatment facility.

History[edit]

Karnaphuli Paper Mills is a Government-owned paper pulp and paper manufacturer in Chittagong, Bangladesh established in 1953 by Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation.

In 1964 it was sold to Dawood Group.[citation needed] After the Independence of Bangladesh the company was taken over by Bangladesh Industrial Development Corporation.[citation needed] As of 2016, it is the largest paper producing factory in Bangladesh and operates as a subsidiary of Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation.[1] In 2016, it faced criticism for not having an effluent treatment facility.[2][3]

CEOs[edit]

  • 1952–1953: Christian Kaijser[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Karnafuli Paper Mills". Banglapedia. Retrieved 2016-10-05.
  2. ^ "One mill killing Karnaphuli". 2016-06-05. Retrieved 2016-10-05.
  3. ^ "Most Chittagong industrial units do not have ETPs". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 2016-10-05.
  4. ^ Burling, Ingeborg, ed. (1956). Vem är det: svensk biografisk handbok. 1957 [Who is it: Swedish biographical handbook. 1957] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Norstedt. p. 500.