BIOFIBRE NEWS

Sappi launches Verve – sustainable dissolving wood pulp for a thriving world

Building on its reputation for quality, service and responsibility, Sappi today moved to strengthen its leadership in the dissolving wood pulp (DWP) market with the launch of the Sappi Verve brand.
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The European Biopolymer Summit 2019

The 6th Edition of ACI's The European Biopolymer Summit will be taking place in Ghent, Belgium on the 13th – 14th February 2019. The two day event will give you an insight into the latest updates on the environmental projects, the feedstock’s landscape, and the role of biopolymers in the circular economy, application, new technologies and many more.
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SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

Environmental Impact Assessment for UPM's possible Kotka Biorefinery is ready

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for UPM's possible Kotka Biorefinery in Finland has been completed and given to the authorities for their final conclusions. The UPM Kotka Biorefinery would produce approximately 500,000 tonnes of advanced biofuels made from sustainable raw materials for use in the road transport, marine and aviation sectors. The biorefinery's products could also be used for replacing fossil raw materials in the chemical industry.
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Metsä Wood’s birch plywood mill inaugurated in Pärnu

The new birch plywood mill of Metsä Wood, the Wood Products Industry segment of Metsä Group, was inaugurated in Pärnu today, 3 October 2018. Formal addresses were given at the event by Rene Tammist, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology of Estonia, and Ilkka Hämälä, President and CEO of Metsä Group. The investment in the birch plywood mill in Pärnu is worth EUR 55 million. It enables Metsä Wood to respond to the growing demand for birch plywood in the global market.
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BIOENERGY NEWS

Valmet to supply a biomass boiler to Greenalia's new power plant in Teixeiro, Spain

Valmet will supply a biomass boiler to Greenalia's new Curtis-Teixeiro biomass power plant in Teixeiro, Spain. With Valmet's boiler technology, the plant will be able to supply power in an efficient and sustainable way. The order is included in Valmet's third quarter of 2018 orders received. It was placed by ACCIONA Industrial and Imasa, a Spanish EPC contractor joint venture for the plant. The biomass power plant's takeover is scheduled for January 2020.
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ANDRITZ to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to AB Hilmer Andersson

Andritz received an order from AB Hilmer Andersson to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to their saw mill in Lässerud, Sweden. The FRP shredder will process wood waste and offcuts from the saw mill to be finally used as biomass for heat generation.
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