Rottneros develops and produces chemical and mechanical pulps including groundwood pulp
, CTMP, sulphate and sulphite pulps.
The name of the company Nokia came from the company set up on the banks of the river Nokiavirta in the town of Nokia in 1868 by Knut Fredrik Idestam as a second groundwood pulp
mill in his new business established in 1865.
The pulp will entirely replace groundwood pulp
and will be used to produce value-added papers with recycled fibre content.
Of the remaining plants, nine produced kraft (sulfate) pulp exclusively and three produced only stone groundwood pulp
. The three remaining plants produced a combination of kraft, stone groundwood, and/or refiner mechanical pulp (Smith et al.
Myllykoski Group, Helsinki, Finland has contracted Metso Paper to deliver equipment for groundwood pulp
and paper making processes to Myllykoski's paper mills in Germany, Finland, and the United States.
Bowater will replace East Millinocket's stone groundwood pulp
mill with a thermomechanical mill, will modernize its two paper machines and improve its energy and electrical systems.
The patent holder told E&P in March 1933 that the deinked pulp would average $5 to $10 less per ton than groundwood pulp
, with only 3% to 4% fiber loss.
As part of its 2002 program, the company shut down its PM 12 and its groundwood pulp
mill in Kimberly, Wisconsin, USA.
* Closure of the groundwood pulp
mill at Kimberly by the end of 2002.