The business owner’s background

Kurt Sirén

  • Kurt SirénStudies: Åbo Akademi, main subjects inorganic and analytical chemistry. M.Ph. 1979, Lic. Ph. 1984.
  • Technical Research Center of Finland (VTT) 1981-1985.
  • Finnish Pulp and Paper Research Institute (KCL) 1985-2008. The Department of Analytical Chemistry 1985-1996, as foreman of a laboratory group. Researcher and project leader in 1996-2008.
  • From 2008 onwards a business owner.

Research fields

  • Enclosing water circulation at the pulp mill
  • Scaling in the black liquor evaporator
  • Controlling sulphur balance
  • Removing potassium and chlorine
  • Soap separation

Presentations and posters in international conferences

Int. Chemical Recovery Conference, Tampa, Florida 1998: Poster: analytical methods for the determination of metals, silicon, and phosphorous in Kraft pulp mill samples

ABTCP-PI Conference (Associacao Brasileira Tecnica de Celulose e Papel and Paperi-insinööriyhdistys), Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2005: Presentation, calcium carbonate scaling in black liquor evaporation.

Int. Chemical Recovery Conference, Quebec, Canada, 2007: Presentation, calcium carbonate scaling in black liquor evaporation.