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The Stone Paper Company

Posted: May 30, 2016 3:33 pm EDT Updated: January 25, 2017 3:33 pm EDT The Stone Paper Company

The Stone Paper Company does just what the name says:  they make paper out of stone. Alan Good and Robert Fenwick set up the company in 2012, and since then have perfected the way to make a sustainable, no-tree super-paper out of waste rock that can last forever. As well as being environmentally awesome, their RockStock paper is super-strong, which makes it perfect for a whole range of applications from cary bags to labels. Genius!

Business Name: The Stone Paper Company Limited

Hometown: Auckland.

What's the name of the business owner(s)? Alan Good and Robert Fenwick

Years in operation:  Five.

What do you love about Auckland? 
A vibrant city with so many attractions.

What does your business do better then anyone else?
We have the most environmentally friendly paper in the world made from waste stone. No Airborne, waterborne or solid waste. low energy, no water, recyclable, photo-degradable and will decompose but will last indefinitely if left indoors. Waterproof, strong, grease-proof, waterproof, food-grade, moth and insect resistant and uses no trees.

Tell us about your team. Who does what?
We have distributors B&F papers who distribute Rockstock and Rocktak to printers and converters.

What's your top tip for business success?
Be honest and work hard and smart.

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