UPM takes a step change as a pulp supplier investing in a world-class mill in Uruguay

US$2.7bn mill investment and a US$350m boost to port and local logistics will increase pulp production capacity by more than 50%. By Sari Hörkkö, director, stakeholder relations, UPM Pulp. By Sari Hörkkö Director, stakeholder relations, UPM Pulp At the end of July UPM made the decision to invest in a 2.1 million tonne greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill...

A pilot machine partnership fine tunes the furnish mix to optimise quality and costs

As the quest for cost efficiency without compromise on performance continues, how far can tissue producers be engaging their suppliers to help them find the right balance? By Södra Cell’s technical product manager Peter Carlsson. By Peter Carlsson Technical product manager, Södra Over the past year, Södra has started to be involved supplying softwood...

Canfor’s circular economy initiatives driving its ‘more value, less impact’ strategy

High tensile strength pulp, major reforest planting, a bio-crude oil program, and a commitment to maintain premium output with reduced carbon footprint is driving a sustainable future. By Paul Bicho, PhD, manager, optimisation and innovation, Canfor Pulp Innovation. By Paul Bicho, PhD Manager, optimisation and innovation, Canfor Pulp...

Sustainable Product Sales Growing Three Times Faster Than Consumer-packaged Goods Market as a Whole

As awareness of the climate crisis increases across the world – especially among millennials – environmentally-friendly production and delivery expected to grow to $140.5bn market by 2023. Report by Richard Cho, global marketing director, Solenis. By Richard Cho Global marketing director, Solenis For today’s consumers, purchase decisions reflect...

Kemira KemView™ Gen II Sheet Structure Analyser for tissue

By Kemira’s Clay Campbell, global business development, senior mgr. Kemira, and Lucyna Pawlowska, tissue process application specialist, Kemira Clay Campbell Senior manager, Global business development A great deal of information can be ascertained through in-depth diagnostics of the structure of the parent roll and/or converted finished sheet. Some of...