When you need superior tear and tensile strength, sheet smoothness and uniformity
Southern Bleached Softwood Kraft (SBSK)
Fully bleached Southern kraft pulp is manufactured at International Paper mills in Riegelwood, NC and Columbus, Miss. These grades of Southern pine fibers have high brightness, an excellent balance of tear and tensile strength, and provide bulk, making them suitable for a variety of tissue, paper and packaging applications. They are FDA compliant for food contact.
Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (NBSK)
Northern grade softwood pulp is produced at the International Paper mill in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada. The Grande Prairie mill has access to spruce and pine, producing pulp with superior tensile strength, surface smoothness, cleanliness and uniformity with low refining energy requirements. It is especially suited for premium tissue and towel applications, as well as premium paper and specialty applications.