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Bioner students visited Chemigate

Some merry representatives from the Bioner student organization (technology students from the Tampere University of Technology) visited Chemigate on a frigid March Tuesday. They were acquainted with Chemigate’s production and product portfolio as well as…

In Papermaking Land

Introduction Allow me to take you on an imaginary tour for a change. Assume that we could enlarge the world of papermaking with all its components by some 1000ds of magnitudes. This only to help…

In the World of Volleyball

Imagine that you are in a locker room with your teammates. The atmosphere is calm and focused, perhaps also with slight nervousness. The coach sketches last-minute tactical instructions on the board, and your team captain…

Tarmon Pulma
the Potato-Field Fence

Mr. Harrinen is performing another test for his potato field. He is planning to cultivate potatoes in 10 square mounds, all of which are different sizes (1 × 1 m, 2 × 2 m, 3…

Starch in papermaking

Introduction The Production Manager of PM 1 parks his hybrid car, nods to the lady guard at the gate and dons his helmet with goggles before inspecting his machine. Yes, this is his paper machine,…

Solution for Heikki Harrinen’s potatoes

DILEMMA: Master potato farmer Heikki Harrinen has ordered a new variety of potato for his farm in Lapua, and now he wants to determine the effect of the cultivation area on the variety’s growth rate.…

Our daily starch

Our daily starch ((C6H10O5)n, CAS nr. 9005-25-8) aka amylum that has been used for millennia for everyday energy to enjoy at our tables and for centuries to strengthen our garments, paper, board and magazines, was…

Development

Three years ago, we published an article about Kyrö Distillery Company. A lot can happen in three years. In this case, what has taken place is considerable and wide-ranging development – although, since we’re talking…

Custom-fitted luxury

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image source="featured_image" img_size="full"][vc_column_text 0=""]The media industry has faced radical changes in recent years. Busy lifestyles and digitalization have paved the way for new players in the field.  But paper still holds its own as a…

Key factors in avoiding dust explosions

When we are dealing with a fine powdered material or product in a gas phase, some precautions are required in order to ensure safe processing and handling. The smaller the particles, the lighter will a…