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What Is Dissolving Pulp?
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jun 24th, 2010
When Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc. (FSC) resumed pulp production ahead of schedule at it’s newly acquired mill in Thurso, Quebec in May, the Vancouver-based company put the wheels in motion to transition the mill into a world-class dissolving pulp manufacturer by mid-2011. Dissolving pulp is a major source of natural cellulose, a key ingredient used for the production of rayon. And with the demand for rayon at a tipping point around the...