Paper Products

Paper and Tissue Pulp

Southern Bleached Softwood Kraft (SBSK)
Fully bleached Southern Kraft pulps are manufactured at International Paper’s Riegelwood, NC, Eastover, SC, and Saillat, France mills. These pulps have high brightness and excellent cleanliness. High tear and breaking length make these grades well suited for a variety of tissue, paper and packaging applications. They are FDA compliant for food contact.

Southern Bleached Hardwood Kraft (SBHK)
High brightness mixed hardwood kraft pulp is manufactured at International Paper’s Riegelwood, NC, Eastover, SC, and Saillat, France mills. These pulps are well-suited for use in a variety of printing and writing, tissue, and specialty grades of paper. They are FDA compliant for food contact.

Bleached Eucalyptus Kraft (BEK)
High brightness eucalyptus pulp is manufactured at International Paper's Mogi Guacu mill in Brazil. This pulp is indicated for use in a variety of papers. It is certified by Cerflor (the Brazillian Forestry Certification Program, coordinated by INMETRO) and comes from renewable forests.

Bleached Chemi-Thermomechanical Pulp (BCTMP)
Fully bleached Chemi-Thermomechanical Pulp is produced at International Paper's Svetogorsk, Russia mill. Prime BCTMP grades are manufactured from Aspen and Spruce with the latest technology. IP has a portfolio of products to address the needs of all paper and tissue manufacturers. These portfolios enable customers to achieve specific papermaking properties to enhance product quality. This is an environmental-friendly process delivering a true Total Chlorine Free (TCF) pulp.

Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (NBSK)
Northern grade softwood is produced at International Paper's Kwidzyn, Poland mill.

Northern Bleached Hardwood Kraft (NBHK)
Northern grade hardwood is produced at International Paper's Kwidzyn, Poland mill.

Southern Bleached Softwood Kraft (SBSK)

Brightness, ISO                                 88%

Dirt                                                   <3 ppm

Viscosity                                           14 cps

Ash                                                   0.3%

Fiber Length, LW                              3.1 mm

 

(Saillat, France)

Brightness, ISO                                 >88%

Dirt                                                   <3 ppm

Viscosity                                           >15 cps

 

Southern Bleached Hardwood Kraft (SBHK)

Brightness, ISO                                 88%

Dirt                                                   <3 ppm

Viscosity                                           15 cps

Ash                                                   0.3%

Fiber Length, LW                             1.3 mm


Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (NBSK)

 (Saillat, France)

Brightness, ISO                                 >88%

Dirt                                                   <3 ppm

Viscosity                                           >15 cps 

 

Bleached Eucalyptus Kraft (BEK)

Brightness, ISO                                 90+/-2%

Dirt                                                   2 mm2/m2

Viscosity                                           >18 cps

Moisture                                            Minimum 87% AD

Ash                                                   <0.7%

Opacity                                             Minimum 75%

Fluorescence                                     0.5%-4.0%

 

Bleached Chemi-Thermomechanical Pulp (BCTMP)

BCTMP Aspen: High Bulk                                        

Freeness, CSF                                   400

Brightness, ISO                                  70-85%

 

BCTMP Spruce

Freeness, CSF                                   400

Brightness, ISO                                  70-75%

For detailed information on specifications, please contact International Paper Pulp Business or your nearest sales office
The world has always looked to International Paper to set the standard in environmental stewardship. That legacy continues to this day. In fact, today’s commitment to responsible ecological practices is greater than ever before. Our pulp manufacturing facilities are proudly certified to the following:

- Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) Chain of Custody - for pulp facilities in U.S., Brazil, France, Poland and Russia  
- ISO 14001 - for U.S. and Mogi Guacu, Brazil wood procurement systems
- ISO 14001 - for France, Poland and Russia facilities
- Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) Chain of Custody - for pulp facilities in U.S., Brazil, France, Russia
- Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Wood Procurement System Certification - for U.S. pulp facilities 
- Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Chain of Custody - for U.S. pulp facilities 

Explore the links below to learn more about International Paper's sustainability initiatives:
 
International Paper Overall Sustainability Efforts
International Paper Forest Certification
International Paper Mill Certifications
Sustainability Efforts in Europe, Middle East and Africa

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