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Company Capabilities

Unbleached Kraft Pulp

Port Townsend Paper’s Olympic brand unbleached kraft pulp is a blend of Northwest softwood fibers, predominantly Douglas fir and Western hemlock, designed for consistently high strengths, bulk, and uniformity.


  • Olympic 15 – designed for fiber reinforced cement applications
  • Olympic 16 – great for linerboard, sack kraft and speciality products
  • Olympic 16YB – a brighter version of our Olympic 16
  • Olympic 19 – a premium Douglas fir pulp

Our pulp is dried, sheeted, baled and unitized for convenient shipping and handling.

Pulp bale dimensions:

  • Approximately 500lb gross
  • 31″W x 32-33″L x 17-18″H
  • Packaging–bales wrapped with pulp sheet and 4 wires


  • 7 unitizing wires
  • Sold by Air Dry Weight (based on 10% moisture)

Company Capabilities

Unbleached Kraft Paper and Containerboard

Port Townsend Paper’s unbleached Kraft paper and Kraft containerboard is a blend of Northwest long fibers and OCC (recycled corrugated boxes), designed with high quality for efficient converting and end customer satisfaction.

Our paper machine is a Metso Fourdrinier singly-ply machine. We produce unbleached kraft paper, linerboard, and medium basis weights ranges of 17# to 42# (lb/1,000 sq ft). Kraft paper grades include general converting, wet strength and dyed grades.

Basis Weights:

  • 17#/msf – 42#/msf
  • 50 lb/3msf – 126 lb/3msf
  • 80gsm – 205gsm

Machine Trim:

  • Basis weight up to and including 18#/msf – 234″
  • Basis weight above 18#/msf – 236″

Roll Sizes:

  • Roll widths up to 122″
  • Roll diameter from 50″ to 60″

Order sizes:

  • Minimum order size for standard grades is 25 tons
  • Minimum order for specialty grades is 50 to 100 tons
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