The paper industry: technical and economical challenges, production and distribution of paper for graphic use

After giving the historical background, the author of the article presents the different stages of paper making and goes on to propose some of the elements of the economics of French paper production. He finishes by addressing the question of respect for the environment: recycling of salvaged paper and cardboard; long term management of forests; reduction in the consummation of water and its waste and the optimization of the use of energy.