In order to strengthen Metsos presence in the emerging Indian Pulp and paper market metso has established a new sales company in Gurgaon in New Delhi,in order to strengthen Metsos presence in the emerging Indian pulp and paper market.Metso Paper India pvt ltd,.will offer a full range of products and services including paper, board and tissue making lines,chemicals and mechanical pulping lines,rebuilds,process improvements and after market services. Since the late 1908s metso paper has supplied paper machine rebuilds,components and fibre systems to a number of producers in India since the late 1980s. The new sales office will be located in the same premises as Metso Automation and Metso Minerals. In addition to Gurgaon Metso Automation and Metso Minerals have sales and service companies in Mumbai ,Chennai,Kolkatta, and Banglore. The first Metso office was establoished in India in 1992. In 2004, the total output of the Indian Paper and board industry was 6.6 million tons and consumption was 7.2 million tons.By 2015, production and consumption will grow at an annual average of 6%.The major challenges of the Indian Pulp and paper industry regarding growth in demand are related to the ineffeciency of the installed amchine base and low capacity utilization. The annual capacity of an average paper machine in India is currently approximately 14,000 tons.