Enhance your performance with our hardwood pulps

Enhance your performance with our hardwood pulps

​Our bleached hardwood kraft pulp (BHKP) range offers the best of the south and the north. Nordic birch and eucalyptus from Uruguay provide you with a variety of fibre characteristics such as smoothness, bulk and opacity.

We have decades' of experience in using hardwood pulp ourselves, so don’t hesitate to discuss these with our experts and go for the best solution for your furnish.

To ensure global availability, we have made a strategic decision to offer the markets a steady supply of these popular grades. 

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​UPM Betula birch pulp is produced at our three Finnish mills KaukasKymi and Pietarsaari.

Easily and predictably refinable birch pulp provides good strength, structure and surface properties. Bright and clean, UPM Betula’s fibre structure helps you avoid any vessel picking problems that you might encounter when producing printed products with other hardwood fibres.

Thanks to its characteristics, UPM Betula has always been a highly sought-after raw material. It is an ECF (Elemental Chlorine Free) bleached pulp.

UPM Betula Kaukas technical data
UPM Betula Kymi technical data
UPM Betula Pietarsaari technical data

Use UPM Betula especially for:

  • Packaging and carton boards
  • Specialty papers
  • Woodfree uncoated and coated printing and writing papers
UPM Betula
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​UPM Betula TCF

Totally chlorine free birch pulp from our Pietarsaari mill.

 

The UPM Betula TCF is a totally chlorine free birch pulp grade. While it shares many of the characteristics of UPM Betula, it also offers good smoothness and strength.

UPM Betula TCF technical data

Use it especially for:

  • Tissue
  • Specialty papers
  • Woodfree uncoated and coated printing and writing papers
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​UPM Euca

​Plantation-based eucalyptus pulp from our Fray Bentos mill in Uruguay.

Made from eucalyptus, this versatile fibre is quick to refine. UPM Euca is used to create clean, soft and smooth tissue products but also provide good surface and optical properties for printing and writing end-uses. UPM Euca also provides good bulk when refined to required tensile strength.

UPM Euca technical data

Use it especially for:

  • Tissue
  • Specialty papers
  • Printing and writing papers

UPM Euca 

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