Pulp and Paper Services, LLC
Pulp and Paper Services, LLC
Est. 1996
Fiber Analysis

FTIR Services

Analytical Services


Pulp & Paper Analysis

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Metals Analysis


Analysis Services for the Paper, Pulp, Polymer, Chemical, and Legal Industries.
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Pulp and Paper Services' analysis expertise, delivered with high quality, meticulous, and precise results help our customers come to conclusions related to their projects.

Identification Services

• FTIR Spectroscopy
• Microphotography
• Product Development
• Reverse Engineering
• Litigation Support
• Defect Identification
• Coating Analysis
• Polymer, Chemical Analysis
Service Highlights

Fiber Analysis Services

• Morphi Automated Fiber Analysis
• Fiber Coarseness
• Fiber Species Analysis
• Wood Chip Species
• Pulping Process ID
• Hardwood %/Softwood %
• Refining Evaluation
• Synthetic Fiber ID
• Recycled Fiber Content

Analytical Testing 

 • Pulp Viscosity, Kappa #
 • Total Reducible Sulfur
 • Total Sulfur & Nitrogen
 • FDA Extractables
 • % Starch
 • Library of Congress Std
 • Alpha, Beta, Gamma Cellulose
 • Felt Analysis
 • See Analytical Services Page

Pulp & Paper Analysis

• Sheet Splitting, Z-plane
• Tensile, BL, TEA, Stretch
• Tear, Burst, Caliper, Fold
• COF, Stiffness
• Ring Crush, Porosity
• WVTR, Std., Tropical
• Optical Properties
• See Pulp & Paper Page
Phillip and Pamela Sirois
Phillip & Pamela Sirois
Phillip Sirois
Pulp and Paper Services, LLC has served industry for over 20 years. Not only have we provided services for the pulp and paper industry, but we have also provided services for other industries such as chemical, consultants, outside laboratories, law firms, oil, food, general manufacturing, and government. We have helped over 150 companies solve problems with their products, quality issues, manufacturing processes, complaint resolution, competitor analysis, product comparison, product certification, and advertising integrity. 

Pulp and Paper Services, LLC was established in 1996 by the husband and wife team of Phillip and Pamela Sirois. We first started by purchasing a microscope and providing fiber species identification analysis. Since that time we have expanded our capabilities that are mentioned in our website. 

Our testing laboratory enables us to help customers with FTIR analysis, product development, defect analysis, fiber identification, pulp and paper testing, and a variety of analytical testing. 

We take an individualistic approach to our projects. You are working directly with the owners of the company when you work with us. 

Thank you for visiting our website and we hope that we can help you with your needs. 
Analysis is Our Passion

About Us
"I hired PPS in relation to a legal case.  I found them to be very knowledgeable, truly stellar experts in the field of paper.  With their expert testing and reports we were able to easily achieve a meaningful victory in the case.  I highly recommend them".

Phillip Sirois
Pulp and Paper Services, LLC
PO Box 4582
378 Railroad Street - Suite 2
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont 05819
Analysis is Our Passion

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​• FTIR Spectroscopy
  ​• Material Identification
    ​• Deformulation
      ​• Sheet Splitting
​        • Fiber Analysis
​          • Z-Directional Studies
​            • Felt Analysis
              ​• Refining Assessment
                ​• Total Reducible Sulfur
                  ​• Total Nitrogen & Sulfur
​                    • Photomicroscopy
​                      • Physical Properties

Some of Our Specialties

Why Customers Like Pulp and Paper Services, LLC
"We have utilized Pulp and Paper Services, LLC for over 17 years. They have continuously provided extremely high quality work in the areas of used felt analysis and material identification by FTIR spectroscopy.  This work includes identifying deposits etc. in forming fabrics, wet felts, dryer fabrics as well as white water saveall sectors. They also have been extremely helpful assisting with process engineering type problems.  I have recommended their services to many over the years and continue to do so."

"Pulp & Paper Services has been a great problem solving resource for over 2 decades to myself and my employers.  Phil's great analytical skills have led to solutions in product development, operations improvement, and legal issues that I was challenged to design a path forward.  A number of these challenges required a quick response and Phil and his associates met the timetable".

"We've relied on Pulp and Paper Services to help us with our analytical needs including: competitive analysis, contamination qualification, performance failure analysis, verification of fibrous and chemical content, etc.  We can count on a timely and quality response to our requests for service with clear, concise written explanation of results.  I unreservedly, can recommend Pulp and Paper Services to provide analytical expertise to our industry."