Unbleached Kraft Pulp (UKP) by Stora Enso

Unbleached kraft pulp (UKP) by Stora Enso – an all-natural alternative

Consumers are looking for products that enable them to lead more eco-friendly lives. They want to minimise waste, their carbon footprint and reduce their use of plastic. Strong brands can meet these demands and prove to consumers their ambitions and progress towards a circular economy. Consumers also want products with less chemicals, more natural products.

As consumption habits change and online retail grows, several companies are looking for ways to replace fossil-based materials with renewable solutions for instance in packaging. Stora Enso’s Unbleached Kraft Pulp is perfect for applications that require strength, stability and value a more natural alternative.

Stora Enso’s Unbleached Kraft Pulp (UKP) is:

 

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Environmentally conscious consumers today are interested in products that are natural and brown. Our UKP is a perfect choice. No bleaching, just nature.

Key benefits

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    Fossil-free, more natural alternative

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    Made from a renewable raw material

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    Available with FSC® and PEFC™ chain-of-custody certificates

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    Suitable for food contact (ISO 22000)

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    Stable and flexible pulp supply

End-use applications

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    Packaging

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    Corrugated board

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    Liners

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    Kraft papers (wrappings, sacks)

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    Specialty papers (filters, vacuums, electric paper, laminates)

Going more natural, one customer at a time

Stora Enso has extensive experience in providing UKP to specialty paper and packaging customers, as well as to various service providers. Over the years, many of our customers have praised our UKP pulp for its great strength properties, quality consistency and our supply reliability.

Our dedicated sales team supports UKP customers by providing technical service, market insights and general sales administration support. Through our cooperation with customers, we aim to continuously improve and achieve a win-win model highly based on open and transparent communication.

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Certified wood from sustainably managed forests

Stora Enso’s UKP is made of pine and spruce that come from sustainably managed Nordic forests. It is available with both FSC® and PEFC™ chain-of-custody certificates upon request. They guarantee that Stora Enso’s UKP complies with the highest environmental and social standards on the market.

Sustainable forest management help us secure the long-term availability of wood – our renewable raw material. We always ensure that the forests we harvest wood from are regenerated. We also know the origin of all the wood we use: 100% comes from sustainable sources.

Read more about Stora Enso’s sustainable forest management here.