BIOFIBRE NEWS

Lenzing: Start-up of world’s largest Tencel production plant

The Lenzing Group has successfully initiated production at its new Tencel jumbo production facility, the largest in the world, at the Lenzing site in Upper Austria. The plant is in the midst of a stable ramp-up phase.
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BBI: € 3.7 billion investment in Renewable Bio-based Economy

EU and industry leaders have launched a new European Joint Undertaking on Bio-based Industries (BBI). The aim is to trigger investments and create a competitive market for bio-based products and materials sourced locally and "Made in Europe", tackling some of Europe’s biggest societal challenges.
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SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

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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Iggesund: Testing the limits

Iggesund Paperboard wanted to test the limits of what is possible and decided to create a large cup with a double-walled construction that is fairly common on the market.
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BIOENERGY NEWS

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Pöyry: EPCM services assignment for bioenergy project

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) services for an anaerobic bioenergy project at its Whitecourt pulp mill in Alberta, Canada.
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UPM: BioVerno wins EU Sustainable Energy Europe Award

The UPM Biofuels has received the European Union’s Sustainable Energy Europe Award 2014 in the “Travelling” category for its renewable crude tall oil based UPM BioVerno diesel in Brussels, Belgium.
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