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.

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.

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.

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. & BATON ROUGE, La.--Feb. 16, 2022--  Origin Materials, Inc. (“Origin” or “Origin Materials”) (“Origin” or “Origin Materials”)  (NASDAQ: ORGN, ORGNW), the world’s leading carbon negative materials company, and Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards today announced that, subject to finalization of economic incentives, the company has selected a site in Geismar, Louisiana, for the construction of its first world-scale manufacturing facility, Origin 2.

At Stora Enso, one of our main foundations and objectives is to provide renewable and circular solutions for all of our products. As a result, we set out to create cutlery and a circular solution for it that will change the way people use single-use cutlery.

At the end of 2021, Metsä Group’s Kuura textile fibre, which is still under development, was successful in the Finnish Quality Innovation Award competition and was thus invited to take part in the international competition organised by the global quality community.

Lignin Industries is one of the few selected companies among 232 proposals to be supported by the European Union Innovation Fund that will co-fund Lignin Industries by financing the expansion of the first-of-its-kind large-scale production site, located in Sweden.

Stora Enso is extending its packaging offering with a new portfolio of bio-based foams from wood. The products are fully recyclable and can be used for protective and thermal packaging. Lightweight wood foams address the need for climate-friendly, renewable and circular cushioning materials in inner packaging.

At Stora Enso, we believe that everything that is made from fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow. As another proof of this, we produce bio-based carbon called Lignode® by Stora Enso, used for sustainable electrification. Our aim is to meet the demands of the global battery market by developing renewable alternatives.

CelluForce recently completed an industrial scale up trial on LDPE packaging film. 1 GSM of CelluForce NCC® was coated on a 54.5’’ roll for 1400LFT.

A sustainable product is a mosaic of many individual building blocks – Kelheim Fibres, the world’s first viscose fibre producer with an EMAS-certified environmental management system, is constantly working to further improve every single one of these building blocks.

Norske Skog’s immense process industry experience combined with on-going innovation activities led to the development of nano-cellulose product CEBINA (CNF – cellulose nano fibrils or MFC - microfibrillated cellulose).

August 10, 2021 - Témiscamingue, Quebec - Innovation within Canada’s forest sector is critical to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. That is why Canada is investing in new and innovative technology to support the industry, protect the environment and strengthen our economy.

Stora Enso’s pilot facility for producing bio-based carbon materials from lignin has started operations. This follows the company’s EUR 10 million investment announced in 2019. Pilot production of Lignode® by Stora Enso, wood-based carbon for batteries, is currently being ramped up.

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