BIOFIBRE NEWS

Kelheim Fibres: First viscose fibre with permanently incorporated infrared-heat reflection

Kelheim Fibres is extending its range of speciality products by a newly developed viscose fibre that reflects infrared (IR) radiation.
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Kelheim Fibres: Expansion of production line 1

Kelheim Fibres, Bavarian manufacturer of viscose speciality fibres, steadily continues to implement their innovation strategy. This is further confirmed by the expansion of production line 1 for the production of wet tow and wet short cut fibres in addition to the current capability of dry tow and therefore dry short cut fibres.
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SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

FSC: Celebrating 20th anniversary

“We are proud of what we’ve accomplished in the last 20 years. We have come a long way, but we can achieve even more. And the World’s forests need that.” This statement was made by Kim Carstensen, Director General of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) ahead of the organization’s official celebration of its 20th anniversary, at its triennial General Assembly in Seville, Spain.
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Kimberly-Clark & Greenpeace: 5th anniversary of collaboration

August 5 marked the fifth anniversary of a milestone agreement between Kimberly-Clark Corporation and Greenpeace, which established a framework for collaboration towards long-term solutions to protect forests worldwide.
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BIOENERGY NEWS

Andritz: Waste-to-energy power plant to Riikinvoima Oy, Finland

Andritz was selected by the local utility, Riikinvoima Oy, to supply a waste-to-energy power plant to Leppävirta, Finland. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016.
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Valmet: Biomass power plant to Skövde Värmeverk AB, Sweden

Valmet will supply a complete biomass based power plant to Skövde Värmeverk AB in Skövde, Sweden. The new power plant will produce district heat to the local district heat network and electricity to the national grid. It is scheduled to start up in late 2016.
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