BIOFIBRE NEWS

Kehlheim Fibres: Winner of ITMA Future Materials Award

Kelheim Fibres has been awarded with the coveted ITMA Future Materials Award in the category “Best innovation – Medical textiles”. With their forward-looking solution for incontinence products, Kelheim was able to finish ahead of the six other finalists.
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Plant Based Summit 2015

Adforum: New events for the pulp, paper and biobased industries

Adforum and Mentor Communications AB are together launching two new events for the pulp, paper and biobased industries: International Pulp & Paper Week and Bioeconomy Innovation Forum. The events will be held at Stockholm fairground, Sweden, on May 24-26th 2016.
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SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

UPM & WWF: Cooperation to promote wood-based biofuels

UPM and WWF Finland have engaged in a dialogue on the status of wood-based liquid biofuels in Finland and present a list of joint measures to be carried out to promote sustainability.
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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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BIOENERGY NEWS

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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Valmet & Nokianvirran Energia: LOI regarding boiler plant delivery

Valmet and Nokianvirran Energia Oy have signed a letter of intent for a delivery of a biomass-fired boiler plant to a new steam heating station in Nokia, Finland. The new heating station will supply process steam to SCA Hygiene Products' paper mill, Nokian Tyres' factory, and district heat to Leppäkosken Sähkö's customers.
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