Hardwood pulp

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Bleached Hardwood Kraft Pulp (BHKP) is commonly used in paperboard and specialty paper, as well as coated and uncoated papers and tissue. In many applications hardwood pulp provides excellent strength and surface properties.

Our hardwood pulp is used to make our Metsä Birch products. Metsä produces high-quality hardwood pulp at its pulp mills in Äänekoski and Husum.

Our hardwood Pulp consists of high-quality Nordic birch (betula verrucosa, betula pendula or betula pubescens) sustainably sourced and felled by Metsä Forest. Hardwood kraft pulp made from Nordic birch is ideal when high tensile strength and good formation is required. All of the wood raw materials Metsä Fibre uses are 100% traceable to their source.

Typical end uses:

Paperboard applications

  • Folding boxboard
  • Ivory board
  • Liquid packaging board
  • Liner board

Tissue products

  • Toilet and towel tissue
  • Facial tissue and hankies

Speciality products

  • Labels
  • Baking and cooking papers
  • Thermal / carbonless papers
  • Glassine
  • CMC

Wood free papers

  • Uncoated fine papers, WFU
  • Coated fine papers, WFC

Botnia pulp is now called Metsä Fibre pulp. In the past, our pulp was branded with the Botnia name. The same products are now branded Metsä.

Only the branding has changed. Our products and product range are exactly the same, with the same guaranteed Metsä Fibre quality.


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