BIOFIBRE NEWS

10/05/2018

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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08/30/2018

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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08/15/2018

Stora Enso invests in building a Competence Centre and diversifying the raw material base for biocomposites

In order to meet increasing customer demand, Stora Enso will broaden its biocomposites raw material base at the Hylte Mill, Sweden to provide more choice in technical properties and selection of fibres.
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07/22/2018

Domtar Invests in Prisma Renewable Composites

With its investment, Domtar will help commercialize the process of using lignin to make engineered plastic compounds such as Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) and other high-value fiber and lignin applications.
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07/09/2018

Marco Lucisano new head of RISE Bioeconomy

RISE appoints Marco Lucisano as new head of the division Bioeconomy. Marco Lucisano will take office on August 1, 2018.
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07/05/2018

Rengo to Develop New Cellulose Nanofiber Through Application of Cellophane Production Technology

Rengo Co., Ltd. has applied cellulose production technology to develop Xanthated Cellulose Nanofiber (XCNF®), a new cellulose nanofiber. Cellulose nanofiber is a fibrous substance made by microfiberizing cellulose in wood cellulose fiber to the nanometer level* using chemical or mechanical processes. It is said to have one fifth the weight of steel but five times its strength.
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07/03/2018

Borregaard: LignoTech Florida plant officially opened

The 110 million USD investment represents a production capacity of 100,000 metric tonnes lignin measured as dry substance. In a planned second phase, the capacity can later be expanded by 50,000 tonnes. The plant has been in test operation for some time, and the facility is now producing saleable lignin. At the time of the opening ceremony 600 tonnes had been delivered to US customers in June.
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06/20/2018

Development of LignoCity to boost new businesses in bioeconomy

Using the testbed LignoCity in Kristinehamn, Sweden, RISE together with partners has shown how lignin can be used to produce both bioplastics, biocoatings, bioresins, biofuels as well as carbon fibre for lightweight applications and energy storage. Now a new project is being launched to further develop LignoCity and help startups and small and medium-sized companies develop new green businesses with lignin as a base.
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06/18/2018

Domsjö releases Cellulose Ultra, a cleaner cellulose product that can be used in high quality segments

Domsjö Fabrikers new cellulose product is now ready for the market. Domsjö Cellulose Ultra is a cleaner cellulose product that can be used in high quality segments. The product will be celebrated with an event on June 19th. ?
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05/29/2018

WOULDWOOD develops systems for environmentally friendly construction and vehicle manufacturing

Building in wood has become increasingly interesting from a climate perspective. Additive manufacturing means potential for near-production that reduces environmental impacts. Now the WOULDWOOD project is being launched aiming for a new 3D system for sustainable design and manufacturing in the construction and automotive industries.
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05/21/2018

BBI JU LAUNCHES 17 NEW PROJECTS THAT WILL VALIDATE THE POTENTIAL OF BIOMASS IN EUROPE

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) Grant Agreements of projects under the 2017 Call for proposals are now signed. These seventeen new projects include in their consortia a diverse range of actors, investors and organisations that will work towards creating value from waste, side streams, innovative new biomass like aquatic and bio-waste, and CO2.
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05/17/2018

Borregaard's Exilva nominate as Bio-Based Material Of The Year

Borregaard's Exilva is nominated as one of six companies for the Innovation Award “Bio-Based Material Of The Year 2018”. is a commercially available cellulose fibril, completely natural and sustainable three-dimensional network of cellulose fibrils, that improves rheology and stability, as well as enhancing structure in your product formulations.
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