Category Lignin Club Members – Recent activities

Recent news and activities by Lignin Club members

Valmet to supply technology for Spinnova-Suzano joint venture textile fibre factory in Finland

Valmet will supply drying technology to Spinnova-Suzano joint venture textile fibre factory in Jyväskylä, Finland. The facility, producing SPINNOVA® fibre, is the first step towards scaling production volumes to one million tonnes annually within ten years. Spinnova’s annual capacity could… Continue Reading →

Avantium and Roelofs construct the world’s first test road with lignin produced in the Netherlands

Infrastructure company Roelofs today starts the construction of the world’s first test road made from bio-asphalt with Dutch lignin. This lignin is produced by Avantium, a leading technology company in renewable chemistry. The fully plant-based lignin is used as a… Continue Reading →

Peab continues its journey towards climate-improved asphalt with Stora Enso’s lignin

In collaboration with Järfälla municipality close to Stockholm in Sweden, Peab Asfalt is paving another test section with lignin on Viksjöleden road. Lignin is wood’s natural binder. It can be used to partially replace oil-based bitumen, with significant environmental and… Continue Reading →

Sekab and Vertoro to build large-scale demonstration plant to produce a new platform for sustainable fuels, chemicals, and materials

Sekab and Vertoro have begun the construction of a demonstration facility in Örnsköldsvik. In the plant, biomass, lignin or residues from the paper and pulp and forestry industry will be converted into Goldilocks®, a proprietary blend of ethanol and soluble… Continue Reading →

Stora Enso partners with Vogue Scandinavia for eco-friendly fashion media

Stora Enso and Vogue Scandinavia have formed a strategic partnership to replace plastics in magazine packaging. As a part of the partnership, Stora Enso will provide Vogue Scandinavia with sustainability and packaging design expertise. A renewable, carbon neutral eco-package concept… Continue Reading →

Stora Enso launches bio-based binder for safe and healthy everyday living

Stora Enso is today launching its latest lignin-based innovation, NeoLigno® by Stora Enso. NeoLigno is a fully bio-based binder system without formaldehyde and isocyanates, thus, providing healthier indoor and working environments. Continue to original story…

Montinutra got an industrial anchor investor Metsä Spring on board.

Metsä Spring invests in Montinutra, a startup that commercialises wood extracts. Continue to original story…

SWEETWOODS delivers first tons of high purity lignin and wood sugars

The flagship of SWEETWOODS has reached its first milestones with industrially representative samples of high purity lignin and wood sugars available at the ton scale for testing at novel value chains. Continue to original story…

Straw-based textile fibre by Fortum Bio2X debuts in an international fashion event

A fashion collection made of Bio2™Textile, the straw-based textile fibre developed by Fortum Bio2X, will premiere in the online event of one of the most significant fashion weeks for men, Pitti Uomo. The collection was designed by an award-winning Finnish… Continue Reading →

LignoPure secures € 2.2 Million seed round with High-Tech Gründerfonds, Innovationsstarter Fonds Hamburg GmbH (IFH) and Swiss Holding Tanovis AG

LignoPure invented a unique approach to replace plastics through utilization of wood waste and the team just closed its seed round with HTGF, IFH and Tanovis AG to scale its own technology for the transformation of lignin – a byproduct… Continue Reading →

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