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                                                   Producing Paper Today

Paper is made from pulp. However, this pulp can be made in a couple of different ways.

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Making Pulp from Wood

Making Pulp from Waste

Manufacturing Paper from Pulp

Over 80 million tons of world wide paper is produced in the United States each year, making it the highest paper manufacturer in the world.

For more statistical Information regarding the production of paper world wide and it's different products click here.

More than 5,000 products are made from paper and papermaking by-products. In the U.S., most paper is made from trees, and because wood is a renewable resource which is wisely managed by U.S. timber companies, we will always have plenty of trees - and paper - for future generations to enjoy. Paper products are categorized into five main categories:

  • Newsprint and magazine papers

  • Printing and writing papers

  • Sanitary and household

  • Paper-based packaging materials and products

  • Other - Specialized paper

The following document shows just a few of the many important products made from paper, and the wood chemicals derived from the papermaking process: Click here


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