Cost-efficiency gains and production increases are easily within your grasp via actions as simple as cleaner water systems around your paper machine. We have extensive experience in enabling better machine stability, resulting in more saleable tons and lower cost per ton.
Substitution of expensive softwood fibers with cheaper hardwood, mechanical, or recycled grades is also an area where money is often left on the table. Use of new strength aids and binder chemistries allows you to use cheaper fibers or higher levels of fillers, without negative impact on quality.
Dewatering and strength enhancement via functional chemicals has also been proven to save big money by reducing both refining energy and steam needed for drying.
Kemira Total Chemistry Management (TCM) offers a holistic approach for operational efficiency, sharpened competitive edge, and reduced costs. Within the TCM program, we can supply everything your mill needs, from products to know-how and smart process management.