At PaperWeek Canada 2015, keynote Balázs Tolnai, General Manager of Technology for the industrial products division of Kruger gave the industry an update on the startup and application development of cellulose filaments (CF) produced by the $ 43.1 million 5 t/d pilot plant at Kruger's mill in Trois Rivières, QC.
The tradename for the product is FiloCell. The venture is a strategic alliance between Kruger and FPInnovations. After the announcement of the plant's construction early last year it produced the first CF in June, 2014. Quite a remarkable fast track accomplishment!
Here is the interview conducted by our journalist Mark Williamson at the conference: