Paper is believed to have originated in China sometime around A.D. 105. Its invention is credited to a Chinese artisan by the name of Tsai-Lun. Tsai Lun created the first type of paper by mixing macerated cellulose fiber with water. His method was simple. He beat rags to a pulp and diluted this with lots of water. He then drained the resultant mixture through a form of a sieve. The fibers matted together and, when it dried, formed what we know now as paper. This papermaking process was kept secret in China for several centuries. However, in the eighth century, Arab invaders were able to learn of the technique from Chinese prisoners. In the eleventh century, the Moors brought the craft to Europe through Spain. At about the same time, returning Crusaders introduced papermaking to Italy. Over the years, various refinements were added to the papermaking techniques. In the early 1800's, manufacturing paper became mechanized thanks to a machine invented by the Fourdrinier brothers. Also at this time, there was an increased demand in printed matter. The demand for pulp likewise grew but the sources of rags diminished. There was now a need for an alternative source of abundant and cheap cellulose fiber. In 1800, an Englishman named Koops started producing paper made entirely from wood fibers. Paper made from wood came into full swing in 1839 when a German named Keller invented a machine which efficiently ground wood to a pulp. The use of woodpulp was further popularized when another Englishman named Burgess, invented a chemical method of producing wood fiber by boiling in soda. These advancements made paper manufacturing more efficient and cost-effective and readily available to just about anyone.
Today, increasing technology allows for the availability of paper is different shapes, sizes, weights, colors and textures. Paper is now used for a variety of things -- from writing, printing and packaging to creating innovative art decors and crafts.
1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Management and Personnel Feasibility
The organizational structure of CRASPER Manufacturing Incorporated will be from the partners; each proponent will be assigned and managed a specific function. There will be fifteen (15) to twenty (20) workers who will be assigned and specialized for the different procedures during mass production. Marketing Feasibility
The demand for the carabao grass paper is projected to continuously increase for the succeeding years through innovations and improvements to be conceptualized. The presently available products offered in markets are usually poor in quality and not sufficient to satisfy the needs of the consumers. Quality paper products at an affordable price, cheaper than the existing goods, are what the Crasper Manufacturing Incorporated intended to promote in the market. As of date, the demand for papers is just enough for the current supply. Given that it’s indispensable in many expertise areas; its establishment will augment the level of demand and endow with these necessities. Production and Technical Feasibility
The establishment will follow a standard operating process to have an organized business and to achieve its goals effectively and efficiency. Crasper Manufacturing Incorporated will have the cheaper prices yet high quality unlike those existing ones in the natural public market to attract customers. The structure is expected to expand or to form more branches if ever their sales will be good enough to start a new one. Financial and Financing Feasibility
The business has an initial capital of P8,000,000. The owners of the business will contribute according to their agreed capital contribution. Based on the measures of project, the proposed business is worth pursuing as it satisfies all the decision rules stated in project planning and management. All of the funds will be provided by the business proponents themselves. In the case of insufficient funds, the owners will...