Bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp

Challenges

What are the problems faced by the industry in this area?
Rising cost of carbon and related emissions due to federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (GGPPA)
Global competition from international markets such as Asia, South America, and Oceania
Maintain and increase competitiveness (economic sustainability) through digital transformation
Rise of alternative markets and development of new products

Actions

What does FPInnovations do to address the challenges?
Improve the efficiency of BCTMP for production of low-cost grades
Implement digital solutions to develop specific quality and performance prediction tools for process improvement and optimization
Address the rising cost of carbon and related emissions due to GGPPA

Goals & Impacts

What are the goals to reach and what are the impacts on members?
Low-fines bleached TMP process for cost reduction
Leverage data analytics to optimize CTMP bleaching
Roadmap towards reducing GHG emissions in BCTMP mills
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