Papermaking Science and Technology Bookseries

World’s most comprehensive book series on the bioforest industry

The Papermaking Science and Technology book series features 20 volumes that cover the entire paper manufacturing process from wood raw material to end product. The series is an excellent textbook resource for universities and an ideal reference guide for the industry. The volumes in the second edition are available in the traditional print form or as convenient PDF downloads. The PDF books are meant for personal use, and they can be downloaded either as entire volumes or as single book chapters.

Members of Forest Product Engineers get a 30% discount on the book series. Student members get a 50% discount. Read more at our members pages.

Read the book descriptions here and order books for personal use.



For companies, universities, and colleges we offer a practical e-book license that provides access to the book for the entire staff regardless of location or time of day. All you need is an Internet connection. With e-books, you can search information easily, you can bookmark sections that are important for you, and you can use the images and tables in the books in your presentations and training events (with appropriate references).

The e-books are priced according to the revenue of your company or the number of users at your university as well as to the license period (1, 3, or 5 years). The e-book price list.


Papermaking Science and Technology series includes following books:

  • Volume 1, Economics of the Pulp and Paper Industry (2007, edited by Magnus Diesen)
  • Volume 2, Forest Resources and Sustainable Management (2009, edited by Seppo Kellomäki)
  • Volume 3, Forest Products Chemistry (2000, edited by Per Stenius)
  • Volume 4, Papermaking Chemistry (2007, edited by Raimo Alén)
  • Volume 5, Mechanical Pulping (2009, edited by Bruno Lönnberg)
  • Volume 6 (Part 1), Chemical Pulping Part 1, Fibre Chemistry and Technology (2011, edited by Pedro Fardim)
  • Volume 6 (Part 2), Chemical Pulping Part 2, Recovery of Chemicals and Energy (2008, edited by Panu Tikka)
  • Volume 7, Recycled Fibre and Deinking (2010, edited by Ulrich Höke and Samuel Schabel)
  • Volume 8, Papermaking Part 1, Stock Preparation and Wet End (2008, edited by Hannu Paulapuro)
  • Volume 9, Papermaking Part 2, Drying (2010, edited by Markku Karlsson)
  • Volume 10, Papermaking Part 3, Finishing (2010, edited by Pentti Rautiainen)
  • Volume 11, Pigment Coating and Surface Sizing of Paper (2009, edited by Jouni Paltakari)
  • Volume 12, Paper and Paperboard Converting (2008, edited by Jurkka Kuusipalo)
  • Volume 13, Print Media - Principles, Processes and Quality (2009, edited by Pirkko Oittinen and Hannu Saarelma)
  • Volume 14, Process and Maintenance Management (2009, edited by Kauko Leiviskä)
  • Volume 15, Materials, Corrosion Prevention and Maintenance (1999, edited by Jari Aromaa and Anja Klarin)
  • Volume 16, Paper Physics (2008, edited by Kaarlo Niskanen)
  • Volume 17, Pulp and Paper Testing (1999, edited by Jan-Erik Levlin and Liva Söderhjelm)
  • Volume 18, Paper and Board Grades (2000, edited by Hannu Paulapuro)
  • Volume 19, Environmental Management and Control (2008, edited by Olli Dahl)
  • Volume 20, Biorefining of Forest Resources (2011, edited by Raimo Alén)

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