The first factory manufacturing paper from stone was inaugurated by the minister of cooperative, labour, and social welfare in Iran a while ago.
According to Tasnim News Agency from Yazd, Green Industry Pioneers Cooperative Company, the first stone paper making mill in Iran, was inaugurated in a ceremony attended by Ali Rabiei, the Minister of Cooperatives, Labor, and Social Welfare in Yazd Special Economic Zone today evening.
Green Industry Pioneers Cooperative Company, the first stone paper making company in Iran, is a member company of Pioneers of Infrastructure Affairs Union which has become operational in a ceremony attended by Dr. Rabiei today coinciding the Cooperative Week.
After the inauguration ceremony, the minister of cooperative, labor, and social welfare visited different sections of the factory and was familiar with the activities and the production procedure of this type of paper.
Some of the advantages of the stone paper in comparison with the cellulose paper are high persistence in different environments, moisture resistance, strength and durability, reversibility to nature, environmental friendly, combustion resistance, corrosion resistance, and persistence against vermin and insect pests.