UPM Biochemicals and URSA have partnered to develop eco-friendly building insulation, aiming to decrease energy consumption and CO2 emissions.
Resolute Inaugurates New Cellulose Filament Plant in Quebec
SAGUENAY, QC, April 24, 2023 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. today held a ceremony to inaugurate its new commercial-scale plant for the production of cellulose filaments at its Kénogami paper mill in Saguenay, Quebec.
Amcor, Nfinite enter into joint research agreement to leverage nanotechnology in recyclable and compostable packaging
ZURICH, March 22, 2023 – Amcor (NYSE:AMCR, ASX:AMC), a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, today announced a joint research project agreement with Nfinite Nanotechnology Inc. to validate the use of Nfinite’s nanocoating technology to enhance both recyclable and compostable packaging.
Resolute is Developing a Clear Future for Cellulose Filaments
As Resolute’s new cellulose filaments plant at our Kénogami (Saguenay, Quebec) paper mill nears completion, the company is focusing on bringing commercial volumes of this innovative biomaterial to the marketplace.
Stora Enso and Kolon Industries collaborate on bio-based materials
Stora Enso and Kolon Industries have signed a Joint Development Agreement to develop and industrialise bio-based polyesters and their applications, as well as renewable binder resin formulations.
New product area to strengthen Södra’s energy and chemicals business
The energy and chemicals business plays a key role in Södra’s strategy and is an area that will grow and further contribute to a fossil-free future.
Stora Enso and Valmet collaborate to develop next-generation lignin
Stora Enso and Valmet have started collaborating on next-generation lignin product and process development to drive Stora Enso’s lignin-based businesses and further improve the performance of the Valmet LignoBoost technology.
100% fossil-free structural boards and building elements with NeoLigno® by Stora Enso
Together with RISE, IsoTimber and Moelven, Stora Enso has been working on the most recent development of NeoLigno – 100% fossil-free structural boards and building elements.
Batteries from trees – enabling sustainable electrification
Increasing demands for electrification mean more and more batteries are needed. Societies are built around electrification. Batteries are everywhere.
B.C. scientists and First Nation create decomposing 'biofoam' packaging from wood waste
Styrofoam can take 500 years to decompose as it bloats landfills around the world, but new packing material called biofoam made of forestry waste can decompose in a matter of weeks, say scientists.
‘Revolutionary battery’ made from trees can power electric cars
Unlikely breakthrough comes from Europe’s largest forestry company
PEFC certification increases our recognition and reliability
Korean company Dongnam Realize found a sustainable alternative to plastic. Made from PEFC-certified wood, CXP can replace the plastic products we use in our daily lives.
Södra plans to add lignin within its range of forest-based materials and seeks partners to develop lignin-based sustainable alternatives to fossil materials in a range of applications.
Södra is the largest forest-owner association in Sweden and an international forest industry group.
Stora Enso and Peab Asfalt test wood-based binder in asphalt
Stora Enso and Peab Asfalt paved an area of the Sunila pulp mill in Kotka, Finland, with asphalt in which part of the fossil-based bitumen has been replaced with renewable lignin from wood.
Verra Releases Biochar Methodology
Methodology paves the way for new nature-based approaches to carbon removal.
Quesnel part of first lignin asphalt trial in BC
August 25, 2022 - The City of Quesnel will be the first location in British Columbia to trial a new lignin-based asphalt next week on Neighbour Road in South Quesnel.
UPM and Dongsung Chemical announce strategic partnership to develop renewable products using bio-based raw materials
UPM and Dongsung Chemical announce a development partnership that will accelerate the introduction of renewable, sustainable forest-sourced materials into the Asian market and reduce fossil resource consumption.
VTT develops transparent cellulose film to replace traditional plastic in food packaging
VTT is piloting a new transparent cellulose film that reduces microplastic.
UPM Plywood is taking another step with WISA BioBond to help builders meet sustainability targets
Starting from May 2022, the lignin-based WISA® BioBond bonding technology is being used in all UPM’s WISA spruce plywood products.
Tetra Pak tests an industry-first: a fibre-based barrier to replace the aluminium layer
Marking a breakthrough in the company’s journey towards a fully renewable aseptic package, this innovative fibre-based material substitutes the aluminium layer, with the ambition of reducing the carbon footprint while making the post-consumer cartons more attractive for recyclers.
RFF will be a real game-changer
With its new, 100% wood-based Renewable Functional Fillers (RFF), UPM aims to revolutionise the rubber and plastic industry. But how exactly? And what makes the new material so superior? Christian Hübsch, director Sales & Marketing at UPM Biochemicals, explains the details.
Lignin plant accessible from all over the world
Thanks to a digitization of LignoCity, the test and development facility for the forest raw material lignin, geographical boundaries are a thing of the past. It is now possible to tour the plant from all over the world and at the same time get an insight into the fantastic world of lignin.