Sustainable eucalyptus plantations - Ensuring natural biodiversity

Long term commitment in sustainable eucalyptus plantations

Sari Hörkkö, Director, stakeholder relations In Uruguay UPM today operates a eucalyptus pulp mill in the southwestern town of Fray Bentos, as well as a...
Efficient single-line operation UPM eucalyptus pulp mill Uruguay

UPM Euca pulp for versatile tissue products

Sari Hörkkö, Director, stakeholder relations The Fray Bentos pulp mill started operations in 2007. Its annual production capacity is 1.3 million tonnes of eucalyptus pulp,...
Pilot partnership: Time-share arrangement allows customers to optimise production costs by varying softwood/ hardwood recipes

A PILOT MACHINE PARTNERSHIP FINE TUNES THE FURNISH MIX TO OPTIMISE QUALITY AND...

Peter Carlsson, Technical product manager, Södra As the quest for cost efficiency without compromise on performance continues, how far can tissue producers be engaging their...

The right chemistry to lower your pulp costs

By Mark Christopher, global market development manager – Tissue, Buckman, Daniel Glover, innovation director – Pulp & Paper, Buckman Daniel Glover Innovation director – Pulp...
Tissue World Magazine

Metsä Fibre’s most recent ambitious development project aims to increase its competences in the...

The Northern softwood pulp supplied by Metsä Fibre in its Botnia-branded products are used as raw material for a range of fibre-based paper and board products, and products based on refined wood-based...
Tissue World Magazine

Driving home the message – products from sustainable forests do make sense for consumers...

In October, Södra was awarded the “Best Sustainable Project/Social Category” at the Sofidel Suppliers Sustainability Award. The award acknowledged the pulp supplier’s “Act of a hero” marketing campaign, which encourages the conscious...
Tissue World Magazine

TISSUE MARKET ANALYSIS 2018

By Knut Omholt, Södra’s market research manager There are now several events within the pulp and paper business that are influencing the softwood pulp market globally and in Europe specifically. Firstly, we have the...
Tissue World Magazine

High quality NBSK for premium tissue

By Paul Bicho, Ph.D., manager, optimisation and innovation, Canfor Pulp Innovation The makers of premium bathroom and facial tissue strive to maximise softness and bulk while maintaining tensile strength to ensure runnability and...
Tissue World Magazine

Pulp: signs that prices are finally levelling

Pulp price is the single most important driver of tissue profitability. Currently at a record high, analysts point towards a temporarily more static market, and even a modest decrease. Report for TWM...
Tissue World Magazine

‘The right fibres – treated correctly – gets the optimal fibre furnish’

In the last few years UPM has expanded its pulp production intensively. Due to its recent investments UPM Pulp has established a strong position on the pulp market through developing a versatile...
Tissue World Magazine

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...
Tissue World Magazine

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...

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...
Tissue World Magazine

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...
Tissue World Magazine

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...
Tissue World Magazine

NBSK… keeping the industry’s benchmark pulp at the highest grade

From the mighty pines and spruce of British Columbia to the tiny crill from wood chip particles - Canfor Pulp’s Innovation director Paul Watson and scientist Paul Bichot tell TWM about...
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A half billion Euro investment with tissue at its core

Södra’s expansion at Värö has the needs of tissue makers at heart. A TW report. On 24 February 2014, Södra’s board of directors gave the green light to invest SEK 4 billion...

High quality NBSK fibre for premium tissue paper grades

By Paul Watson, director of Canfor Pulp Innovation and Wlad Janssen, specialist on tissue for Canfor Pulp Fibre is the highest single cost element of a finished tissue product, typically more than...