Established in 1995, Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited ("ND Paper" or the "Company") (Stock Code: 2689)
is the largest producer of containerboard products in China and one of the largest in the world in terms of capacity. ND Paper and its subsidiaries (the "Group") primarily produce linerboard, including kraftlinerboard, testlinerboard and white top linerboard, 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 are currently located in two locations in China, including Dongguan, Guangdong Province in the Pearl River Delta and Taicang, Jiangsu Province in the Yangtze River Delta region. The Company's third and fourth production bases in Chongqing and Tianjin will commence production in mid-2008 and 2009 respectively. The Group is also engaged in the production of unbleached kraft pulp through a joint venture in Inner Mongolia and the production of high value specialty paper and pulp (bamboo and wood) in Leshan, Sichuan.
In May 2008, ND Paper entered Vietnam by acquiring 60% controlling interest in an existing mill in Vietnam, expediting the Company's entry into the ASEAN markets such as Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
ND Paper always aims to be a world-class packaging paperboard manufacturer. Our staff at all levels have been striving diligently to reach this goal. The Company continuously puts significant resources into implementing advanced machineries and technologies, improving product quality and incubating technical and management personnel. Furthermore, we adopt advanced management techniques and implement enterprise resource planning (ERP) system in order to further improve our operation and management.
In ND Paper, we always consider people as one of our critical success factors. Therefore, we never hesitate to improve on our staff benefits. In order to incubate our people, we arrange different kinds of internal and external training programmes. Our staff and workers always have opportunities to develop and continuously leverage on their abilities.
ND Paper believes that social responsibility comes with corporate development. Therefore, from the very beginning, we have been investing huge amounts into environmental protection facilities, aiming at minimizing our impact to the environment. Moreover, we always support various kinds of district affairs and participate in poverty and relief activities.
ND Paper was successfully listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 3 March 2006.