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European biocomposite production reached 410,000 tonnes in 2017. Yearly growth rate is 3% – highest growth rate of 30% in new application fields

European biocomposite production reached 410,000 tonnes in 2017. Yearly growth rate is 3% – highest growth rate of 30% in new application fields

There is considerable interest in biocomposites from various parts of the industry. Special appearance and haptic, green image, weight savings, shorter cycle times, scratch resistance and, above all, a lower CO2 footprint are important factors for this development.

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Forestry Innovations - Biomaterials

Domtar’s Research in Biomaterials Science Leads to New Opportunities

Domtar’s Research in Biomaterials Science Leads to New Opportunities

As plastics continue to crowd landfills and pollute waters, global demand for renewable biomaterials is increasing. Through innovative biomaterials science, Domtar is lea...

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UPM moves forward in sustainable biochemicals business

UPM moves forward in sustainable biochemicals business

(UPM, Helsinki, 24 October 2017 at 08:45 EET) - UPM moves forward with the development of biochemicals business by evaluating the potential of building a biorefinery in t...

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Stora Enso invests EUR 94 million to grow in renewable materials

Stora Enso invests EUR 94 million to grow in renewable materials

Stora Enso will invest EUR 94 million to grow in renewable materials and to increase competitiveness in consumer board and biomaterials. EUR 52 million will be invested t...

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Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill inaugurated in Äänekoski

Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill inaugurated in Äänekoski

Metsä Group celebrated the inauguration of its next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, on 18 October 2017. The mill was inaugurated by the President of Fin...

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Pulp by product could be new source of revenue for forestry industry

Pulp by product could be new source of revenue for forestry industry

QUINNESEC, Mich. (WLUC) - Forestry and chemistry experts discuss a new source of profit for the forestry industry.

Executive Director for the Michigan Forest Biomaterials I...

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Swedish initiative on biocomposites to achieve sustainability goals

Swedish initiative on biocomposites to achieve sustainability goals

The Swedish research institute RISE will lead the new innovation project Biocomposites, which aims to promote Swedish biocomposite production. Cross-disciplinary skills a...

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UPM Plywood starts using a new sustainable WISA BioBond gluing technology

UPM Plywood starts using a new sustainable WISA BioBond gluing technology

UPM Plywood starts using a new sustainable lignin based WISA BioBond gluing technology in plywood manufacturing. In the new technology 50% of the fossil-based phenol has ...

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Cellulose in a circular economy – When will trash become cash?

Cellulose in a circular economy – When will trash become cash?

Boost your business with waste streams from textiles, packaging and construction wood

Can we find new affordable fibre raw materials from waste streams? How can technology...

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