Technical Committee for Chemical Pulping (CHEP)


This technical committee sees itself as a platform for the exchange of views of the German-speaking chemical pulp industry and the relevant research work at institutes and universities. This technical committee deals with:

  • all current procedures, machines and plants for chemical pulp production, including possible by-products
  • all special environmental issues of the chemical pulp industry from a technological and technical point of view
  • chemical and physical testing of chemical pulps regarding their suitabilities for particular applications
  • the analytical definition of environmental parameters, their specification and questions of monitoring are tasks of the technical committee for environmental issues.

It works in close cooperation with the technical committees for

  • cellulose and cellulose derivatives
  • pulp and paper testing
  • environmental issues

Head of the technical committee
Dipl.-Holzw. Armin W. Reinhard
Essity Operations Mannheim GmbH
Sandhofer Str. 176
D-68305 Mannheim
Phone: +49 (6 21) 77 80