COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Asia Pulp and Paper Services & Subsidiaries

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Asia Pulp and Paper Services & Subsidiaries

Asia Pulp and Paper is one of the world’s biggest paper and pulp producers, offering a wide range of products like newsprint, tissue, kraft paper, and copy paper. 

The company has been in operation since 1938 when it was established by American businessman Alexander Smith Warmack, supplying high quality pulp and paper products to the global market, while also putting environmental responsibility and sustainability at the fore.

Headquartered in Singapore, Asia Pulp and Paper has operations across the globe, including in China and Indonesia, as well as the US, Canada, and Mexico. 

As one of the largest vertically-integrated pulp and paper producers in the world, Asia Pulp and Paper has numerous subsidiaries worldwide that offer a wide range of serves. 


Asia Pulp and Paper Subsidiaries and Services




Asia Pulp and Paper services and subsidiaries include:


1. Asia Pulp & Paper (AP&P)


AP&P is the largest subsidiary brand in Asia Pulp and Paper that is involved in several types of paper products, like newsprint, tissue, kraft paper, and copy paper. AP&P operates in more than 20 countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America.


2. Ascot Papers 


Ascot Papers is a subsidiary of Asia Pulp and Paper which produces kraft papers. The papers produced by Ascot are deliberately made to meet environmental standards as well as high quality standards, including being chlorine free as well as being non-bleached to reduce pollution of water systems by 5%. The company also uses sulphate and chlorine free bleaching.


3. China board


China board is a subsidiary of Asia Pulp and Paper and it produces kraft paper from China. The company has over a century of experience in producing high quality paper at low prices for customers in Singapore, Indonesia, and across the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. 

China board also exports its products to other countries outside Asia, including Australia, New Zealand, the US, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil.


4. Georgia Pressed Board


Georgia Pressed Board produces newsprint from Georgia which is a major supplier of newsprint to AP&P. The company has over 80 years of experience in producing paper for AP&P and uses the best practices, including recycled and renewable fibre sources.

5. Indonesia Paper


Indonesia Paper is a subsidiary of AP&P that produces textiles and paper products. The company also provides logistics services to its customers within Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. This includes air freight, sea freight, warehousing and shipping services on a global scale.


6. Japan Pressed Board


Japan Pressed Board is the second largest producer of newsprint in Asia after AP&P with the main product being kraft papers. 

The company produces 100% recycled newsprint, which is much greener than virgin wood sources. The printing and writing grade paper is produced from 100% recycled fibre.


7. Manila Wood Co


Manila Wood Co produces fine paper products such as kraft papers for Asia Pulp and Paper under the AP&P brand name. It does so by converting timber, a renewable resource into paper products for use in everyday life for consumers and businesses around the world.


8. Mecapak


Mecapak provides Asia Pulp and Paper with a door-to-door delivery service from its network of offices in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. The company delivers over 200,000 metric tons of paper products every year, which averages out to 100 trucks per day.


9. Palara Papers


Palara Papers is a subsidiary of Asia Pulp and Paper that produces kraft papers used in such applications as medical supplies, packaging, food, and pharmaceuticals. 

The company also sells products to customers outside its own country, ranging from Canada to China and Korea. It is based in the Philippines but has operations across Asia for AP&P.