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Alexander Bachmann, Business Manager at Kelheim Fibres, will present a detectable viscose fibre with a unique fingerprint structure at this year’s Global Fiber Congress in Dornbirn.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches ParaFree™ Wax Alternative Papers, a new generation of eco-friendly food packaging papers, arming the quick service restaurant industry with a new fiber-based solution to meet the demanding sustainability needs of the food market.

Huhtamaki has launched its new compostable Bioware Impresso double walled hot cup. Adding to Huhtamaki’s existing Bioware compostable range, this new cup in a mixed sleeve of white and green designs utilizes the unique Impresso bubble emboss which provides enhanced insulation and a tactile touch for the holder.

In the spring Metsä Board – part of Metsä Group – announced that its modular takeaway packaging, targeted at restaurants' takeaway services, was one of the seven winning concept ideas in the Helsinki Wholesale market area's innovation competition.

Together with the Paper Straw Co, BillerudKorsnäs has developed the first functional 180° U-Bend straw, made out of paper.

 BillerudKorsnäs continues the development of the paper battery and has during the spring completed the world's first production on a paper machine. The project is thus a step closer to the commercialisation of both small and large-scale energy storage in a paper battery.

Filtering the salt from seawater can take a lot of energy or specialised engineering. A thin membrane made of porous wood may be able to fix that.

The 5G mobile network will revolutionise our everyday services and keep modern society running. For that reason it is vital to be able to guarantee the security of the operating environment.

The ecological bio-production of xylitol and cellulose nanofibers using modified yeast cells, from material produced by the paper industry has been achieved by a Japanese research team.

Insects are critical contributors to ecosystem functioning, and like most living organisms their co-evolution with microbes has been essential to support these functions.

A timeworn laboratory in Britain's Royal Botanic Gardens may not seem like the obvious epicentre of efforts to halt international illegal logging.

Compared to gene-edited babies in China and ambitious projects to rescue woolly mammoths from extinction, biotech trees might sound pretty tame.

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