BIOFIBRE NEWS

Enhanced Filter Performance thanks to Viscose Speciality Fibres from Kelheim

At the world’s biggest filtration event, the FILTECH conference and exhibition, Dr. Philipp Wimmer from the R&D team of the German viscose speciality fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres will present a paper on how beer can be filtered in an environmentally friendly manner by using sustainable viscose speciality fibres and avoiding the use of potentially hazardous diatomite.
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UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery is in commercial production

The world’s first wood-based renewable diesel biorefinery has started commercial production in Lappeenranta, Finland. UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery is based on a hydrotreatment process developed by UPM, and produces approximately 120 million litres of renewable UPM BioVerno diesel yearly.
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SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

UPM Industry Leader with Gold Class Distinction in RobecoSAM’s sustainability assessment

UPM has received Industry Leader position with Gold Class Distinction in the RobecoSAM’s annual Sustainability Yearbook.
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Holmen included in the UN's global stock index

United Nations Global Compact 100 is a global stock index that includes one hundred selected companies that shows a strong financial performance combined with a sustainable business. Holmen is one of five Swedish companies and the only Sweden-based forest industry company included in the index.
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BIOENERGY NEWS

ANDRITZ to deliver woodyard equipment to new Enviva biomass pellet plants, USA

ANDRITZ has received an order from Enviva, one of the leading producers of woody biomass pellets, to supply woodyard equipment, engineering, and field services for two biomass pellet plants, each with a capacity of 500,000 tons per year, to be built in North Carolina, USA.
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Valmet: Flue-gas cleaning and condensation plant to Fortum power plant

Valmet will supply a flue-gas cleaning and condensation plant to Fortum's combined heat and power plant in Joensuu, Finland. The new flue gas scrubber will increase the plant's energy efficiency and district heating production capacity and decrease the power plant's emissions.
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