VTT BioRuukki Pilot Centre (6 June)
UPM Kymi (6 June)
PulPaper 2022 includes option to join in for an excursion
You can choose between VTT BioRuukki Pilot Centre in Espoo and the Kymi mill in Kouvola. The excursions offer you a great insight to new solutions and innovations made in Finnish forest industry. There is a limited number of seats to excursions, so make your booking well in advance!
Excursion 1: VTT BioRuukki Pilot Centre
VTT Bioruukki is a piloting centre for new bio-based products and circular economy solutions with unique expertise, modelling and piloting capabilities under one roof. In the lab and pilot plant customers of any size can develop and scale-up innovations and processes and thus accelerate their product and process innovation cycles.
Departure from Helsinki 12.30 PM and arrival back to Helsinki 15.30 PM
Monday 6 June
Excursion 2: UPM Kymi
UPM Kymi brings together a modern pulp and paper mill producing coated and uncoated fine papers, specialty papers and bleached birch and softwood pulp. Since 2014 the Kymi mill has gone through a series of expansion investments. The expansion projects comprised drying, chemical recovery, screening and debarking as well as modernisation of the softwood fibre line and birch fibre line. There are also four new folio sheeters and one second hand cutsize line in the paper mill.
Departure from Helsinki 12 PM and arrival back to Helsinki 17.30 PM.
Monday 6 June