HNL employs state-of-the-art technology and precision-driven processes to ensure that the end product is of superior quality. Some of the highlights are:

  • Continuous upgradation and improvisation in technology for cost minimization and quality improvements.
  • First Newsprint Manufacturer in India to integrate process automation covering all the plants.
  • E-practices in all functional areas viz. purchase, distribution, finance, stores, HR, process and maintenance, with ERP and other supporting infrastructure networks – to ensure quick response time.
  • Online Digital quality control system.
  • Incremental, significant technological improvements in all critical areas like pulping, paper machine and finishing areas.

In the forefront
HNL has always maintained an edge in technology. Following are a few instances of the use of modem technology by HNL.

  • Used Hydrogen Peroxide for bleaching which resulted in better bleaching and lesser pollution.
  • Installed and later upgraded the computer based Quality Control System for Paper machine.
  • FBC conversion of Boilers.
  • Introduction of DCS system for all mill process operations.
  • Lime sludge re-burning plant for recovery of chemicals.
  • Energy efficient Falling Film Evaporator and Finisher in Recovery plant.
  • Installed Fiber Optic LAN for mill-wide Computer networking.
  • Implemented Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, BaaN for all business activitives.


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