Metsä Fibre is one of the world’s leading producers of pine-based biochemicals. We provide Botnia-branded Crude Tall Oil (CTO) and Crude Turpentine (CST), for use in a wide range of end use applications and industries. Botnia Biochemicals are produced at all of Metsä Fibre’s mills in Finland (Joutseno, Kemi, Rauma and Äänekoski) for use in customers’ production around the world.
The biochemicals extracted from high-quality Nordic pine, spruce and birch are important natural raw materials that replace fossil-based products in many industrial processes. They can be used in everything from industrial grade performance chemicals to detergents, and even consumer edibles.
Botnia Nordic CTO
Botnia Nordic CTO Crude Tall Oil is typically utilized as a raw material in the production of everything from adhesives, rubbers and inks to biofuels. CTO is also used as a binder in cement and asphalt.
Botnia Nordic CST
Botnia Nordic CST Crude Sulphate Turpentineis a compound, which in its numerous further processing states is typically found as aroma chemicals in fragrances and cosmetics as well as in industrial and household cleaners.