The future for fibres

The higher web strength that premium reinforced pulps bring the tissue maker improves tissue machine and converting efficiency, says Bill Adams, senior director at Canfor Pulp, the world’s fifth largest producer of market NBSK. Here, he talks bulk, absorbency and softness. A TWM report. Canfor Pulp produces 1.2 million tonnes of northern softwood market...

Investments mean more ECF pulp from Södra

Södra Cell has pioneered TCF pulp but with the evolution in the market and in ECF bleaching technology, the company has significantly boosted its growing position in ECF. Södra’s latest investments have included the new ECF bleaching line at Värö and customers are expected to receive their first ECFtrials by the second half of 2017. We remain the...

Fibre of the future

With substantially more softwood pulp capacity coming on stream, what are the benefits for the tissue maker?​ Södra Cell’s marketing director Marcus Hellberg talks to TWM. A TWM report. The steady growth in global tissue consumption creates a great opportunity for tissue producers. But bearing in mind that tissue is essentially made from wood fibre, can we...

Strength and softness – how NBSK pulp fibres deliver

Canfor Pulp, the world’s fifth largest supplier of softwood kraft pulps, planted 78 million trees in 2015 alone in British Colombia, Canada. Here, manager of innovation and optimisation Paul Bicho explains the latest technologies involved in structuring the tissue sheet to generate bulk, softness and absorption. A TWM report. Fibre is a major contributor to...

Södra invests to make its totally chlorine-free pulp stronger still

Latest developments at Södra’s Mönsterås mill in Sweden target tissue makers favouring TCF pulp. The company talks to TWM about responding to customer demand for an equally bright but even more durable fibre Ever since it was a pioneer of TCF (totally chlorine-free) bleaching in the 1990s, Södra Cell Mönsterås has been refining the process. TCF pulp...

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