- TMP wood chips (for thermomechanical pulp) – species: fir and spruce (170 kT of dry chips per year)
- TMP roundwood (for thermomechanical pulp) – species: fir and spruce (100 kT of dry wood per year)
Douglas fir may possibly be accepted, subject to a maximum of 10 %
For the purposes of our boiler, we buy 140 kT of non-hazardous waste wood every year. The steam produced is particularly used by the paper making process and for generating green electricity after it goes through a 12.5 MW turbine.
As a responsible paper manufacturer, we make it necessary for our wood purchases to comply with our requirements in terms of quality and environment protection. Tests on the samples taken from the lorries bringing materials to our mill enable us to check that the products are conforming. Traceability is also required, so as to guarantee the origin of the wood (and certifications, where necessary), and certification of sustainability.
In future, depending on the diversification projects that will be initiated, particularly in the areas of plant chemistry, we will probably buy other species of woods, such as that from deciduous trees.