Hindustan Newsprint Limited (HNL), located at Velloor in Kottayam District in Kerala, is a Government of India (Central Public Sector) Enterprise under the administrative jurisdiction of the Department of Heavy Industry, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. HNL was incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hindustan Paper Corporation limited (HPC) on June 07, 1983.
HNL produces exceptional quality newsprint for the Indian and International market, which is comparable with the best in the global market. The company has an installed capacity of 1,00,000 MT per annum for producing 49 & 45 GSM newsprint. HNL, with its state-of-the-art technology, has emerged as a company that is truly contemporary, within a short span of operation, and today, caters to the requirement of all major News Dailies in the country.
Quality & Recognition
In 1998, HNL became one of the first newsprint manufacturers in the country to achieve the coveted ISO-9002 certification. The Quality Management System has been recertified to ISO 9001: 2000 in November 2002. HNL is also certified to ISO 14001: 1996 in October 2000 for its Environment Management System. The EMS was recertified in 2003. HNL has been awarded with Occupational Health and safety Assessment System(OHSAS 18001:2007) certification from Bureau Veritas Certification (India) Private Limited in July 2008.