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Sun Paper participated for the second time in the show and has announced the start of their new paper machine. Talking to PrintWeek MEA, CEO at JR Sun Paper Group MEA, Jamal Bekdache said: "This PM24 Voith machine is doing a coated paper of high quality but in low gramage, which is not much available in Asia. The current range is 80 to 150 gsm and later on we will go to lower gsm like 64 and 70. We have taken our first order from ME for this machine for 1,000 Mt from Lebanon. The speed of the machine is 1,800 m/min and capacity is 450k Mt per year with deckle of 7.38m. Our old machine PM20 will be producing 150 to 230 gsm so that we have all ranges."

Assistant to the president, Lina Li said: "We have 3 main products like primary coated packaging board, primary coated paper and primary coated WF paper. Our logistics have improved and now we are able to supply to ME region within 2 to 3 months. We are looking at Malaysia to have more plantation. We have invested over $200m over the last ten years in wastewater treatment. Our capacity has increased by six times in last ten years while our COD emissions have dropped by 80% to 60mg/lt," she said.