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The paper industry is exposed to challenges like increased demands for customized products, customer delivery times and changes in customer schedules. All this has lead to an increased pressure on the prices as well as the margins. Over the years the paper industry is faced with the problem of high energy costs with a lot of energy getting consumed in drying the paper. Six Sigma tools like DOE have been used to reduce the energy costs by identifying, optimizing and controlling the input variables like temperature of the heaters, speed of the fan and the distance of the fan from the paper. Once