Product benchmarking programs / Proficiency Testing Round Robins

Benchmark your products against other producers.


Know where your laboratory stands, by validating your testing instruments against several others. These programs are commonly used as a means to validate quality control and are completely confidential. In FPInnovations’ 3 Interlaboratory testing Programs:

  • Identity of participants is totally confidentiale
  • Your report from us has data from all participants
  • We help you resolve inconsistencies in your test data
Bleached Pulp (Kraft) Monitor Program
  • Participants across Canada, U.S., and overseas
  • Alternates between softwood and hardwood bleached kraft pulps
  • Data include CSF, caliper, burst, tensile, and tear at various PFI beating levels
  • The program will provide three tests per year
Mechanical Pulp Monitor Program
  • Participants across Canada, U.S., and overseas
  • Uses mechanical pulp furnish
  • Data include CSF, Somerville and Pulmac rejects, BauerMcNett fractions, caliper, burst, tensile, a
  • nd tear
  • The program will provide three tests per year
Paper Monitor Program
  • Participants across Canada, U.S., and overseas
  • Uses newsprint, fine paper, and groundwood specialties
  • Data include caliper, burst, tear, tensile, optical properties, PPS, and Sheffield roughness
  • The program will provide four tests per year
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