Borregaard honored with sustainability award

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The Biorenewable Deployment Consortium (BDC) honored Borregaard LignoTech with the organization’s Spring 2019 Achievement Award for their outstanding achievements and continuous contributions as the world leader in the development of lignin based renewable products.

“The Biorenewable Deployment Consortium is proud to honor Borregaard LignoTech with its Spring 2019 Achievement Award,” said BDC President and Co-Founder Masood Akhtar. “Borregaard LignoTech is a great example of a company who can use renewable resources and produce a variety of specialty chemicals and products environmentally for customers worldwide.”

“Sustainability is an integral part of Borregaard’s business model. Therefore it is a special honor for us to to be recognized by the Biorenewable Deployment Consortium regarding this topic. We accept this award on behalf of our worldwide team who are dedicated to driving environmental progress by developing the global market for lignin-based renewable products,” said Jerry Gargulak, Business Development Manager, LignoTech USA Inc., who received the award on behalf of Borregaard.

About the Biorenewable Deployment Consortium (BDC)

BDC, since 2006, has worked to bring together like-minded companies to share ideas and partner to deploy bio-processes that can be economic in the long run without government subsidy, by investigating new processes, being a resource, brokering partnerships, and holding two forums a year for its members, where leading edge information from various bio-companies is shared and tours are made of bio-facilities. BDC recognizes the need for low cost feedstock, cost effective measures such as integration of processes, high value products, and good management to achieve the economics needed for success. For more information, visit BDC at

About Borregaard

Through its business unit LignoTech, Borregaard is the world leader in lignin-based products (lignins and lignosulfonates) and has 130 years of experience in biobased solutions. Active in nearly 110 countries, they trace their roots to the creation of the commercial lignosulphonate business over 70 years ago, and have been shaping that business for the last 20 years. Recognizing the need to create a global lignin company to supplement the numerous smaller regional companies then in existence, they have built that company through acquisitions as well as numerous green field expansions to serve a global business community. Employing nearly 1100 people, Borregaard continuously strive to develop wood based renewable products for new applications and alternatives for oil based synthetic products in a wide variety of industries. For general information on Borregaard, visit

Source: Borregaard