Pulp Green Tech Holding (PGT) Announces the Completion of the Pulp Manufacturing Technology
from Palm Oil Waste Material – the Empty Fruit Bunch
January 27, 2014 11:19 PM Eastern Standard Time
TRIESENBERG, Liechtenstein–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pulp Green Tech Holding (PGT), an R&D focused company which owns Thai Gorilla Pulp Ltd. (located and registered in Thailand), announces that it has successfully achieved a high-grade quality paper pulp, made of 100% palm oil waste material – the Empty Fruit Bunch (EFB). The technology is highly cost efficient and it enables investors, palm oil producers, and paper pulp mills to achieve ROI of over 100% in the first year of operation, assuming the pulp is sold at a price of comparable non-wood materials. Through the Thai Gorilla Pulp Ltd., it currently sells the palm pulp (or the end product made of palm pulp) to Europe, Malaysia, and locally in Thailand. Currently over 95% of raw material EFB are disposed, and its estimated disposal weigh over 300 million tons a year.
The CEO of Thai Gorilla Pulp Ltd, Ryosuke Tanaka, says, “We are very excited to announce the news, as our technology has proven to work in many paper products, and it opens the door for all kinds of investors to tap on the additional source of revenue, which are highly profitable and green. We believe it can ultimately change the landscape of the pricing structure of the recycled pulp, as our technology outperforms the other materials available in the market on cost.”
PGT is aiming to expand its technology to Malaysia and Indonesia in the coming 12 months, and also preparing to form a partnership with paper mills/palm oil producers in the region.
Thai Gorilla Pulp says Thailand is a Home for the Innovation for Non-Tree Pulp
August 22, 2013 01:34 AM Eastern Daylight Time RAYONG, Thailand–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thai Gorilla Pulp Ltd. (“TGP”), Rayong Thailand the leading non-tree pulp manufacturer in Thailand and Asia has received an order of several million in-flight boxes by the Thai Airways International Public Company Ltd. These boxes are delivered with the carton boxes made of palm pulp kraft liner.
The TGP CEO Mr. Ryosuke Tanaka states “Thailand is one of the best places in Asia for Innovation, like Non Tree Pulp. Last year our company received the Environmental Award by the Governor of Bangkok and now we welcome the Thai Airways as a new customer. Being recognized by the prestigious company as Thai Airways is not only a major step forward for our business, but it also shows that highly innovative companies are accepted in Thailand. Being green, environmental and sustainable does not necessarily mean more expensive. We continue to focus on achieving our goal to protect the rainforests and forests of our earth.”
Since 2008, TGP has invented and continuously improved the new non-tree pulp manufacturing technology, made from the palm oil waste – the Empty Fruit Bunch (EFB). TGP’s technology, if widely used, can save more than 50% of the trees cut for the global paper production a year. The entire manufacturing process done in Thailand and the material suppliers being the local Thai companies, TGP continues to focus its goal to protect the forests with the highest gratitude to the King of Thailand and his government.
About Thai Gorilla Pulp Ltd.: Thai Gorilla Pulp Ltd., (TGP) is a company founded in Thailand in 2008 as part of the TGI Investment Group. TGP have successfully developed the advanced methods to transform a Palm Oil EFB (Empty Fruit Bunch) into valuable paper resources. The Thai Gorilla Pulp Ltd. is a one hundred per cent subsidiary of the Pulp GreenTech Holding AG in Liechtenstein.
Founder of TGP, Count Markus interviewed at the 5th Save Our Planet Conference, speaking about TGP and its contribution in reducing deforestation on January 5, 2012
Count Markus interviewed at the 5th Save Our Press Conference where a panel debate took place following the recent flood situation in Thailand titled “What do we do now?” on December 8, 2011.
Article in the Asean Affairs Magazine on Count Markus about TGP, November 2011.
Article in WIRTSCHAFT REGIONAL, October 17, 2009
Thai Gorilla Pulp Increases Treeless Paper Production by 250 Per Cent
Efficiency Increasing Technology Reduces Electric Power Consumption by 30 Per Cent
September 24, 2009 05:24 AM Eastern Daylight Time
TRIESENBERG, Liechtenstein & RAYONG, Thailand–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With another technological improvement Thai Gorilla Pulp Ltd. (TGP) increases its volume of production by 250 per cent and reduces its electric power consumption by 30 per cent just the same. With its new technology TGP meets the enormous demand for treeless paper pulp in Asia and assures a lasting improvement of the ecological balance of its pilot factory in Rayong.
“Because our paper pulp waives the commodity wood completely, we now save 7.5 million square meters rain forest per year only with our single pilot factory in Rayong.”
As the first company worldwide TGP produces treeless paper pulp that is, as it has been proved regarding to quality and price, of the same standard as paper pulp made of wood. For this treeless paper pulp TGP uses the waste fibres of existing palm-oil plantations, a commodity which comes with harvesting palm-oil trees. This natural and renewable source could cover twelve per cent of the worldwide demand on paper.
This latest technological development allows TGP to increase its volume of production by 250 per cent to 40 tons of treeless paper pulp per day. At the same time the new plant reduces the electric power consumption of the factory by 30 per cent and avoids thousands of tons of carbon dioxide emissions per day because less and less green waste is burned unused. “We again have invested 600.000 dollars to make our factory even more efficient and ecological”, explains the CEO of Thai Gorilla Pulp, Markus Count Matuschka de Greiffenclau. “The demand for our treeless paper pulp is overwhelming; therefore this development was very important. Now we will be able to increase the production of treeless paper pulp continuously by building and licensing new factories.”
Until now, TGP has converted 25 tons of green waste into 16 tons of treeless paper pulp in its pilot factory in Rayong per day. The latest upgrade allows TGP to convert 60 tons of green waste into 40 tons of treeless paper pulp per day. “To produce just these 40 tons of paper pulp one normally would have to cut down more than 2.5 hectares of rain forest a day”, demonstrates de Greiffenclau. “Because our paper pulp waives the commodity wood completely, we now save 7.5 million square meters rain forest per year only with our single pilot factory in Rayong.”
Information about Thai Gorilla Pulp Ltd.:The Thai Gorilla Pulp Ltd. has developed a process to make paper pulp out of the waste fibres of palm-oil plantations that completely waives the commodity wood. Since 2009 the TGP owns the first and only factory in the world in Rayong/Thailand. The Thai Gorilla Pulp Ltd. is a hundred per cent subsidiary of the Pulp GreenTec Holding AG in Liechtenstein.
Article in the Prima-Klima: People featuring Count Markus.