The company had posted a standalone net loss of Rs 39.38 crore in the October-December period last fiscal, JK Paper said in a statement.
Net sales during the period under review increased by 16.80 percent to Rs 544.73 crore as against Rs 466.36 crore in the year-ago quarter.

Commenting on the improved performance, JK Paper President A S Mehta said: "This is because of capacity expansion as we have started a new plant in Odisha. The new plant has increased our volume, which has resulted in our topline growth and it is efficient on raw material and power consumption."
The company, which controls around 26 percent market share in the branded paper category, said it would continue to grow further.

"The Indian paper industry is growing between 6-8 percent and we are growing above 20 due to our brand strength. We see a higher degree of growth," Mehta added.
Shares of the company were trading 6.51 percent up at Rs 36.80 per scrip during afternoon session on the BSE.

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