A new research hub based in Victoria that focuses on innovative ways to convert paper waste into sustainable products will create jobs and business opportunities for Australians.
Stora Enso acquires Swedish cellulose technology company
Stora Enso has increased its ownership up to 100% in the Sweden-based company Cellutech AB.
An extended trial of a fiber based ready meal packaging starts
Starting in October 2018 an extended trial version of a fiber-based, renewable, ready meal packaging will be piloted with customers in the UK.
World’s first biodegradable video – future bioproducts from Northern wood fibre
Sustainably grown renewable wood fibre is Finland's most significant natural resource.
Bioplastics sourced from wood
The shift from fossil-based industries to a bioeconomy is creating a growing demand for biobased chemicals, materials and fuels as sustainable and renewable alternatives.
Forest Industry Byproduct has Big Potential for Frost Control
Frost damage is always a challenge with tree fruit and vines.
New wood-metal hybrid for lightweight construction
Wood foam and metal sponge – can they be combined?
This startup wants your next T-shirt to be made from wood
In a new pilot factory in Jyväskylä, Finland–a city surrounded by forests and known in part for its lumber and paper industries–a startup will soon begin to turn wood pulp into something new: a type of fabric that could eventually compete with cotton.
Cheers! It’s the wooden beer bottle
BEER giant Carlsberg will next year launch a "greener" alternative to glass bottles made from wood fibres.
Worlds largest LBG factory in operation
Biokraft AS is successfully operationalizing the world´s largest factory for production of liquid biogas fuel (LBG).
Curing our plastic addiction - Substituting plastic with bio-based, bio-degradable solutions
We have an addiction. Plastic in itself is not the problem.
Talga and BillerudKorsnäs sign LOI over graphene packaging application
Australian advanced materials technology company, Talga Resources Ltd ("Talga" or "the Company")(ASX:TLG) is pleased to advise it has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with BillerudKorsnäs, a Swedish based multinational packaging company.
Making crude oil from paper pulp? Vertoro creates this ‘green gold’
Vertoro is Spanish for "Green Gold". The founders clearly had their end product in mind when they started thinking of a brand name.
Stora Enso invests in building a Competence Centre and diversifying the raw material base for biocomposites
In order to meet increasing customer demand, Stora Enso will broaden its biocomposites raw material base at the Hylte Mill, Sweden to provide more choice in technical properties and selection of fibres.
Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill has produced more than 1 million tonnes of pulp, reaching its full production capacity
Metsä Group's next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski reached its nominal capacity in August 2018, according to plan.
Stora Enso and Orthex combine wood fibre and bioplastic into durable consumer products
Stora Enso and Orthex together bring to the market a new range of kitchen utensils made from a new biocomposite which combines the best qualities of wood and plastic.
Rengo to Develop New Cellulose Nanofiber Through Application of Cellophane Production Technology
Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that it has applied cellulose production technology to develop Xanthated Cellulose Nanofiber (XCNF®), a new cellulose nanofiber.
Research Review June 2018: New Technology Is Being Created, and Cellulose Fibrils Is Participating
ASICS IS TAKING THE FIRST STEP (LITERALLY SPEAKING) – ARE RUNNING SHOES BECOMING INCREASINGLY BIO-BASED?
Biodegradable plastic made from 'tree glue' could be on shelves within five years
Biodegradable plastic that can be tossed out with food scraps could be on the shelves within five years after scientists found an ingenious way to turn 'tree glue' into packaging.
Domtar Takes Next Step in Lignin Development with Prisma
Domtar's Biomaterials team and research partners have been focusing time and resources on lignin development — specifically, developing lignin-based materials that could eventually serve as sustainable and biodegradable alternatives to petroleum and other fossil fuel–based products.
Cellulose-based fibres, the future of Finnish textile industry
A new Business Finland case study conducted by Gaia Consulting reveals that Finnish success stories of biobased textiles rest on strong R&D support.
LignoTech Florida Plant Officially Opened
JACKSONVILLE, Fla--Jun. 27, 2018 -- Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE: RYAM) and Borregaard ASA (BRG) announced today LignoTech Florida, owned 45 percent by RYAM and 55 percent by BRG, officially begun operations at the new lignin plant in Fernandina Beach.