Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd (APRIL) is one of the largest, most technologically advanced and efficient makers of pulp and paper products in the world. With state-of-the-art pulp and paper mills and plantation forests in the Riau province in Sumatra, Indonesia, APRIL directly employs 5,400 people and works with more than 90,000 people in businesses that supply to or support APRIL.
APRIL’s products make a difference to millions of lives everyday. The products range from liquid packaging, printing and writing paper, tissues, shopping bags, food packaging, or magazines and books. APRIL’s flagship brand of paper, PaperOne™, is sold in more than 70 countries worldwide.
APRIL's business is built on a Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP). The policy guides the management of one million hectares allocated to APRIL for forestry under government concession, of which 480,000 hectares are set aside for sustainable plantation. The remaining area of more than 500,000 hectares, is set aside for mandatory protection, community use, infrastructure as well as for conservation and eco-restoration.
APRIL has also been awarded a diverse portfolio of national and international certifications that provide end-to-end assurance – from the efficiency, quality and sustainability of mill and plantation operations to that of the end product.