Pulp and Paper Industry

Pulp and Paper Industry


1st Edition - April 9, 2015

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  • Author: Pratima Bajpai
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128034088
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128034255

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Pulp and Paper Industry: Chemicals features in-depth and thorough coverage of Chemical additives in the Pulp and Paper Industry. It discusses use of Enzymes "Green Chemicals" that can improve operations in pulp and paper, describes Chemicals demanded by the end user and many key and niche players such as Akzo Nobel NV, Eka Chemicals AB, Ashland, Inc., BASF, Buckman Laboratories International, Inc., Clariant, Cytec Industries, Inc., Enzymatic Deinking Technologies, LLC, ERCO Worldwide, FMC Corporation, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC, Imerys SA, Momentive Specialty Chemicals, Inc., Novozymes, Kemira Chemicals, Nalco Holding Company, Omya AG, Solvay AG, and Solvay Chemicals, Inc.. Paper and pulp processing and additive chemicals are an integral part of the total papermaking process from pulp slurry, through sheet formation, to effluent disposal. Environmental concerns, increased use of recycled waste paper as a replacement for virgin pulp, changes in bleaching and pulping processes, increased efficiency requirements for the papermaking process, limits on effluent discharge as well as international competitiveness have greatly impacted the paper and pulp chemical additive market. This book features in-depth and thorough coverage of Chemical additives in Pulp and Paper Industry.

Key Features

  • Detailed and up-to-date coverage of Chemicals in Pulp and Paper Industry
  • Authoritative, thorough, and comprehensive content on a wide variety of Enzymes "Green Chemicals"
  • Comprehensive list of Paper and Pulp Related Chemicals
  • Comprehensive list of all Pulp and paper Suppliers
  • Comprehensive Indexing


Chemists, chemical engineers, Chemicals suppliers, Chemicals manufacturers, Pulp and Paper technologist/ Engineers, Paper manufacturers, Paper mill personnel, Senior Paper Scientists and R&D Professionals, Academics, Analysts and Consultants

Table of Contents

    • List of Tables
    • Preface
    • Abbreviations
    • Chapter 1. Introduction
      • 1.1. General Aspects
      • 1.2. Historical Perspectives
      • 1.3. Pulp and Paper Chemicals Market Overview
    • Chapter 2. Paper and Paperboard Industry
      • 2.1. General Background
      • 2.2. Pulp and Paper Manufacture
    • Chapter 3. Pulp and Paper Chemicals
      • 3.1. Pulping Chemicals
      • 3.2. Bleaching Chemicals
      • 3.3. Starch
      • 3.4. Aluminum Compounds
      • 3.5. Pigments As Fillers
      • 3.6. Coating Pigments
      • 3.7. Process Chemicals
      • 3.8. Functional Chemicals
      • 3.9. Chemicals Used in Paper Recycling
      • 3.10. Chemical Additives for Tissue and Towels
    • Chapter 4. Enzymes
      • 4.1. Xylanase
      • 4.2. Cellulase
      • 4.3. Pectinase
      • 4.4. Lipase
      • 4.5. Esterase
      • 4.6. Catalase
      • 4.7. Amylase
      • 4.8. Laccase and Peroxidase
    • Chapter 5. Major Pulp and Paper Chemical/Enzyme Suppliers
      • 5.1. Chemical Suppliers
      • 5.2. Enzyme Suppliers
    • Chapter 6. Future Trends
    • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 334
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2015
  • Published: April 9, 2015
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128034088
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128034255

About the Author

Pratima Bajpai

Dr. Pratima Bajpai is currently working as a Consultant in the field of Paper and Pulp. She has over 36 years of experience in research at the National Sugar Institute, University of Saskatchewan, the University of Western Ontario, in Canada, in addition to the Thapar Research and Industrial Development Centre, in India. She also worked as a visiting professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada, and as a visiting researcher at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. She has been named among the World’s Top 2% Scientists by Stanford University in the list published in October 2021. This is the second consecutive year that she has made it into the prestigious list. Dr. Bajpai's main areas of expertise are industrial biotechnology, pulp and paper, and environmental biotechnology. She has contributed immensely to the field of industrial biotechnology and is a recognized expert in the field. Dr. Bajpai has written several advanced level technical books on environmental and biotechnological aspects of pulp and paper which have been published by leading publishers in the United States and Europe. She has also contributed chapters to a number of books and encyclopedia, obtained 11 patents, written several technical reports, and has implemented several processes in Indian Paper mills. Dr. Bajpai is an active member of the American Society of Microbiologists and is a reviewer of many international research journals. She has also handled several Sponsored Research Projects from industry and government agencies. She is an active member of the New York Academy of Science, American Society for Microbiology, and many more.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant-Pulp and Paper, Kanpur, India

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