BIOFIBRE NEWS

New €3.8 million SuperBIO project to support industrial innovation within the EU bioeconomy

SuperBIO is an innovation project supported through the EU Horizon2020 funding programme. The € 3.8 million project supports the development of promising industrial value chains in the bioeconomy. It therefore engages with the EU bio-based business community.
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Innventia starts project on 3D-printed prostheses based on forest raw materials

Vinnova has granted funding to Innventia for the AMPOFORM project. Together with four other companies, Innventia will develop technical solutions for printing 3D prostheses manufactured from forest raw materials.
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SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

Metso has set sustainability targets for its own operations for the years 2016-2018

Metso has revised its sustainability strategy and set targets related to its own approach to sustainability for the years 2016-2018. Our revised sustainability strategy consists of four focus areas, and all of them have measurable sub-categories concerning the company's own operations.
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Smurfit Kappa showcases its commitment to sustainable business growth in its 9th annual Sustainable Development Report, Sustainability in Every Fibre.

Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s leading providers of paper-based packaging solutions, today reports further progress in delivering value through sustainable business practices across all of its operations with its 9th annual Sustainable Development Report.
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BIOENERGY NEWS

Valmet enters into wastewater and biogas measurements partnership with Endress+Hauser in Sweden

Valmet has entered into a wastewater and bio-gas measurements partnership with Endress + Hauser AB based in Solna, Sweden. According to the agreement, Endress+ Hauser will become an official distributor for Valmet's wastewater and bio-gas measurement solutions and services in Sweden.
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Valmet to supply its first Waste to Energy boiler plant to China

Valmet and Zibo Green Energy New Energy Co., Ltd. have signed a contract regarding a delivery of a SRF (solid recovered fuel) -fired boiler plant to Zibo Green Energy's power plant in the city of Zibo located in the Shandong province in China. The new Waste to Energy power boiler plant will supply electricity for the national grid.
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