Testing and expertise in pulp and board manufacturing processes


  • Laboratory and pilot simulation (in partnership with the CTP) of chemical and mechanical pulp manufacturing processes
  • Study of the impact of wood blends on processes and products
  • Simulation of the manufacturing processes of process panels and insulation materials
  • Density characterisation of process and insulation boards
  • Microscopic observation of the produced fibres and the surface of the produced materials with optical and electron microscopy
  • Evaluation and preparation of biobased adhesives for the production of boards


  • Process evaluation and troubleshooting
  • Modelling the impact of wood blends on processes
  • Optimisation of existing processes to reduce production costs and environmental impact
  • Development of new processes
  • Evaluation of new fibre resources for pulp and board production