Matthias Koops

(c. 1769—1810) paper manufacturer

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He ran Neckinger Mill in Bermondsey, London, from 1800 to 1801, where he pioneered the commercial manufacture of paper from straw, and developed ways to de-ink and recycle waste paper. In 1801 he launched the Straw Paper Manufacturing Company, but was declared bankrupt in 1802, leaving several patents and a book describing his methods.

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