Pulp & Paper
Efficient, economic and eco-friendly – the future of pulp & paper is here.
The pulp and paper industry is one of the largest industries in the world, with North American, Northern European and East Asian countries dominating the scene. The industry has been growing rapidly in Asia, which produces a majority of the world’s supply, and total global production is expected to continue to grow in the near future. However, the industry faces increasing environmental, political and economic pressures to reduce the effluent volume, toxic by-products and waste that result from its processes. As companies and mills work towards minimum-impact possibilities, a new world of opportunities has appeared for environmentally friendly and natural solutions.
Behn Meyer, together with our principals, supplies a wide range of processing chemicals, including eco-friendly additives, for the pulp and paper industry.
Our specialty solutions are designed to minimally impact the environment. By focusing on economically viable natural solutions, our products help our customers achieve compliance with regulatory standards as well as profitability. Our customers benefit from our excellent capabilities stemming from our full-service portfolio which covers a comprehensive after-sales service. Coupled with the unique products offered through our principals, the end result is a complete solutions package tailored to meet their needs.

Our products include:

Biocides
Used to disinfect water and remove unwanted tastes and odours.

Coagulants and Flocculants
Used to remove suspended solids from the water.

Defoamers
Controls foam in aerobic and anaerobic wastewater treatment systems.

De-inking Agents
Materials that can be added during the process to strip unwanted colours from the pulp.

Dry / Wet Strength Agents
Agents that can be added during the process to modify the dry or wet strength of the resulting paper or paperboard.

Enzymes
Natural high-performance alternatives to chemicals that are environmentally friendly and can save energy costs while reducing chemical usage. It can also increase refiner capacity, improve product strength and increase the use of recycled pulp.

Felt Control
Helps to remove water from paper web while imparting smoothness and conveying it to the dryer section.

Fillers
A broad range of minerals that can be added to paper to alter the characteristics and surface chemical behaviour of the resulting paper.

Lab Equipment
Various laboratory equipment for testing and processing purposes before moving on to large scale production.

Modified Guar Gum
A thickening, emulsifying and stabilising additive that can help modify pulp and paper to one’s desired thickness and feel.

Pigments
Materials that can impart a desired colour onto the final paper with auxiliary capabilities such as colour fastness and weather resistance.

Wire & Fabrics
Specialty wires and fabrics that are instrumental in the paper-making process.
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