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…

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…

Tom Lundin and Atte Leinonen joins Chemigate team

Tom Lundin D.Sc. (Tech.) joined our team in Mietoinen from 27.2.2017 and will support the Chemigate Sales and R&D functions. Coming from Kemira R&D and Technology he owns a background within industry and academia with cross-disciplinary…

Looking for good people!

Chemigate is looking for two paper and board professionals to join our expanding team. If you think you're up for the adventure get comfy, take a load off and keep on reading. SALES ENGINEER We…

When time and place matter

Logistics can be organized in a myriad of ways. The main thing is to deliver the goods to the right place at the right time safely and reliably. Sales and Logistics Manager Yrjö Lundell, in…

Product safety expert to Mietoinen

Raija Savolainen, D.Sc. (Tech.), has joined our team in Mietoinen as a product safety expert, starting in the position on 2 May 2016. Before this, Raija worked at Raisio Chemicals in product development for the…

Being ready for a swift replacement

When agriculture is plagued by drought or heavy rains, raw-material prices tend to skyrocket. Being prepared for rapid changes is critical – and the Swedish SCA is prepared. In dry summers, farming is at the…