Pulp & Paper

Innovation-driven. Mill-focused.

Whether you produce pulp, packaging, tissue or printing and writing papers, KBG Technologies can offer ways to improve your operation. From breakthrough enzymatic technologies for pulp modification and brightening to greener microbicides, KBG Technologies can match your needs with Buckman’s advanced chemistries and application expertise to keep your mill cleaner, safer, more productive and more profitable—all while providing a superior level of personal service.

Packaging

Packaging mills producing containerboard, linerboard and corrugated material turn to KBG Technologies for comprehensive support at every stage of the process to improve fiber cost, product strength, energy and water efficiency, and profitability. Solutions include:

  • Calcium carbonate and starch stabilization
  • Dry strength
  • Basis weight reduction
  • Stickies control
  • Retention, drainage and formation
  • Sizing
  • Microbicides
  • Enzymatic refining
  • Defoamers
  • Wet end management
  • Smart technologies such as Buckman OnSite® and ECHOWISE™

Tissue

Tissue and towel mills wanting optimum softness, strength and absorbency can rely on KBG Technologies for advanced solutions that enhance both the tissue and the bottom line. KBG Technologies can help with:

  • Yankee coatings
  • Adhesion and release
  • TAD solutions
  • NTT solutions
  • ATMOS
  • Structured tissue solutions
  • Temporary wet strength
  • Softeners
  • Stickies control
  • Creping
  • Defoamers
  • Smart technologies such as Buckman OnSite® and ECHOWISE™

Pulp

KBG Technologies can help virgin pulp and recycled pulp mills improve efficiency as well as fiber performance and quality. Look to us for:

  • Brightness aids
  • BSW defoamers
  • BSW optimization
  • Oxygen delignification
  • Cooking aids
  • Pulp drainage
  • Deinking
  • Stickies control
  • Smart technologies such as Buckman OnSite® and ECHOWISE™

Recycled Fiber

Using recycled in your fiber production presents difficult challenges, from stickies to declining fiber quality. KBG Technologies offers the solutions you need to streamline fiber processing and retain fiber integrity, including enzymatic technologies for stickies control and fiber conditioning. We can help you speed up production, minimize mechanical refining, enhance quality and improve return on investment. Solutions include:

  • Deinking
  • Stickies control
  • Floatation and washing
  • Metals management
  • Starch and calcium carbonate stabilization ·
  • Repulping
  • Water clarification
  • Defoamers

Water Treatment and Utilities

KBG Technologies represents the world’s most effective water treatment solutions to manage microbiological growth, scale and corrosion and keep equipment running at peak performance. We’re especially proud to offer the Oxamine® program, a safer, greener, more stable microbicide alternative to bleach, chlorine gas and bromide treatments. You can also look to us for:

  • Monochloramine solutions (such as Oxamine)
  • Boiler water treatment
  • Cooling water treatment
  • Recovery boiler leak detection
  • Monitoring technologies, including Buckman OnSite
  • Influent treatment
  • Effluent treatment
  • Membrane treatment and protection
  • Odor control
  • Scale control
  • Water recovery and reuse

Printing & Writing

Mills around the world depend on technologies we can provide to streamline pulp recycling, save time and energy, minimize waste, improve paper attributes and operating efficiency, and reduce their environmental footprint. Rely on KBG Technologies for:

  • Wet end management
  • Retention, drainage and formation
  • Sizing
  • Dry strength chemistries
  • Defoamers
  • Microbicides
  • Deinking
  • Smart technologies such as Buckman OnSite® and ECHOWISE™
  • Deposit control
  • Enzymatic refining