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Finally – a plastic-free blister pack

Finally – a plastic-free blister pack

One of the world's most widely used forms of packaging – the blister pack – can now be made totally in paperboard. Two major benefits are reduced environmental impact and less consumer rage and self-injury. Blister packs are made to hang on a holder in the retail store and often consist of a paperboard backing plus a moulded transparent plastic front section to display the product to the consumer. The Norwegian converter Moltzaus's ingeniously designed Cefapac improves both the pack's environmental performance and its openability, and has already won awards.

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Forestry Innovations - Biomaterials

Ultraclean eDNA laboratory inaugurated at MoRe Research

Ultraclean eDNA laboratory inaugurated at MoRe Research

MoRe Research in Sweden has invested in a new ultraclean laboratory specially designed for eDNA extractions. This is one step in a cooperation between AquaBiota, Stockhol...

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UPGRADE AND INCREASED SPECIALISATION OF LIGNIN OPERATION IN NORWAY

UPGRADE AND INCREASED SPECIALISATION OF LIGNIN OPERATION IN NORWAY

Borregaard will invest NOK 500 million in a programme to upgrade and specialise the production facilities for lignin products at the Sarpsborg site in Norway.

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Norske Skog Saugbrugs develops new technology to produce biocarbon for the alloy industry

Norske Skog Saugbrugs develops new technology to produce biocarbon for the alloy industry

Norske Skog has been granted NOK 15.7 million over four years
from the Research Council of Norway to further develop the
production of biogas fuel at the Norske Skog Saugbr...

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A Valmet supplied demonstration scale plant for second generation sugar extraction officially opened at Sappi Ngodwana Mill in South Africa

A Valmet supplied demonstration scale plant for second generation sugar extraction officially opened at Sappi Ngodwana Mill in South Africa

In 2016 Sappi and Valmet agreed on a joint development project to deliver a demonstration plant to Sappi Ngodwana Mill in South Africa in order to explore and optimize th...

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PFI central research partner in new innovation project

PFI central research partner in new innovation project

The project «PyroGass» aims at developing new technology for combined production of biogas fuels and bio-based reductants for the ferro-alloy industry, based on side stre...

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Sappi - Lignin

Sappi - Lignin

Sappi's lignosulphonate interests:

  • Sappi Biotech's lignin activities date back almost 100 years, and
  • Today Sappi Biotech has operations in Europe and South Africa.
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Long-term economic instruments for liquid biofuels welcome - but avoid price increases

Long-term economic instruments for liquid biofuels welcome - but avoid price increases

Two directions are now available for liquid biofuels in Sweden; a fast track and a track for the future. The government's proposals for a new system of taxation for fuels...

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Rainbow trout to taste fish feed from the forest industry in a Swedish project

Rainbow trout to taste fish feed from the forest industry in a Swedish project

SALMONAID is a new Swedish project initiated by RISE Bioscience and Materials, Processum, SLU and Domsjö Fabriker and financed by Vinnova. With microorganisms cultivated ...

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