Annual Sports Campaign 2019

Chemigate’s annual sports campaign here. I hope you’ve sharpened your skates and upgraded your sweatband because in just a week we are going go hunting for exercise points. About a dozen companies are taking part…

Chemigate Sports Campaign 2018 results

The results from the Chemigate Sports Campaign are in. For those of you who are not familiar with our yearly campaign can read an interesting article about it in the last issue of the Bridge…

Chemigate will have a new CEO

Seppo Lamminmäki’s (age 62) term as CEO of Chemigate Oy is drawing to its end. Tom Schauman (46) is nominated by the board to begin as the company’s new CEO on October 1st 2018. To…

With great powder comes great responsibility

Back in the day we used to have plenty of people at the mill to do all kinds of nifty stuff. For instance, if a big-bag wouldn’t empty you had your choice of burly men…

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…

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,…

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…