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Paper and Pulp Products

Paper and paperboard products are made from pulp. Pulp is made predominately from wood, but in many cases, it is made from other plant fibers such as cotton, linen, and hemp and grasses such as straw, wheat, and kenaf. More recently, recycled paper has become a common material input. Chemical pulps are used to make shipping containers, paper bags, printing and writing papers, and other product categories that requiring strength. The kraft pulping process is the most common process used.