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UPM invests 550 MEUR to develop sustainable solutions

UPM enters the biochemicals business by investing in a biorefinery at Leuna, Germany. The refinery will focus on producing wood-based biochemicals including bio-monoetyhlene glycol (MEG) and lignin-based functional fillers. In addition, the biorefinery will produce bio-monopropylene glycol (BioMPG) and industrial… Continue Reading →

Frost & Sullivan awards MetGen for its enzyme technologies

Frost & Sullivan has awarded MetGen with the 2019 European Technology Innovation Awards for its enzyme technologies. The award goes to MetGen’s METNIN™ and ENZINE® .  METNIN™ facilitates complete lignin valorisation while  ENZINE®  can be used to improve any enzyme during… Continue Reading →

CH-Bioforce’s new article emphasizes lignin as a climate-neutral raw material

CH-Bioforce, a Lignin Club member, has released a new article emphasizing the increasing focus from the industry towards renewable and biodegradable raw materials. The company with their fractionation technology produces dissolving pulp, polymeric hemicellulose and sulphur-free lignin from biomass close to their natural… Continue Reading →

Borregaard’s Dustex is verified for USDA certified Biobased Product Label

Borregaard’s Dustex, binder for road and soil dust control, has received  U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product Label, with 100% biobased content. Borregaard’s Dustex replaces oil-based alternatives for dust suppression and reduces the need for watering by up to… Continue Reading →

Stora Enso to build a pilot facility for production of lignin-based carbon materials

Stora Enso is investing EUR 10 million to build a pilot facility that will produce lignin-based carbon materials. The company is producing lignin at their Sunila Mill undee the brand name Lineo™ which is used as a renewable alternative for… Continue Reading →

Segezha Group is opening a new industrial facility to produce dry lignosulphonate at Sokolsky PPM in Vologda, Russia

Segezha Group (part of Sistema JSFC), plans to install a drier for the production of dry lignosulphonate at Sokolsky PPM PJSC in Vologda Region. The design process of the new industrial facility is in its last stages. The equipment is expected… Continue Reading →

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors and Prisma Renewable Composites Collaborate utilise lignin-based material in automotive interiors

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) and Prisma Renewable Composites announced that the companies have signed an agreement that gives YFAI exclusive use of Prisma’s lignin-based material to develop automotive interiors. Prisma’s  BioLAN is based on lignin and it is a sustainable… Continue Reading →

CH-Bioforce receives over €2 million grant from EU’s horizon 2020

European Union’s Horizon 2020 SME programme has granted significant funding to CH-Bioforce for further development of the company’s sulphur-free biomass fractionation technology. The project has been allocated a total budget of over €3 million and will run from March 2019 to February 2021… Continue Reading →

Attis Industries partners with Iowa State University to research lignin-based carbon fiber

Attis Industries has partnered with Iowa State University to develop carbon fibers from its melt-flowable lignin. The funded research program will focus on laboratory and pilot testing of Attis’s lignin aiming to meet the industry standard carbon fiber requirements in… Continue Reading →

Research from FFPRI shows that lignin lightens the load in thermoset composites

A research consortium in Japan, headed by  Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI) is developing lignin based applications; hybrid films, flexible electronic devices, gasket materials and carbon fiber. Miyagi Kasei Co, a consortium member has teamed up with Mitsuoka Motor… Continue Reading →

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