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Sekab and Praj Industries collaborates to produce sustainable biofuels and chemicals

Sekab E-technology AB and Praj industries, India have signed a collaboration agreement to develop and commercialize CelluAPP® technology platform developed by Sekab to produce biofuels and biochemicals. Praj Industries operates in over 75 countries and experienced in delivering ethanol production… Continue Reading →

Coperion supports RenCom in production of lignin-based biomaterial “Renol”

RenCom will be using Coperion’s twin screw extrusion system to produce RENOL®. Starting late 2020, RenCom aims to produce up to 1000 ton RENOL®. RenCom’s patented technology converts lignin into renewable and biodegradable biomaterial that can substitute fossil based plastics. Continue to original story…… Continue Reading →

Bloom Biorenewables secures 2.9M€ fundraising for pilot scale production and signs partnership agreement with Yokogawa

Lead investment from Yokogawa Electric Corporation, a worldwide leader in automation of industrial production processes,  brings Bloom Biorenewables seed funding round to a total of 2.9M€. Bloom’s patented technology prevents lignin from condensing during extraction. The investment will be used… Continue Reading →

Avantium awarded €0.5 million funding to develop lignin based asphalt

In the Netherlands, Avantium awarded €0.5 million through their participation in the CHAPLIN XL project funded by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency to develop lignin as a substitute for fossil-based bitumen in asphalt. Avantium’s Dawn technology converts agricultural and forestry residues… Continue Reading →

Canada launches EOI aiming for $1 million joint investment for lignin

In Canada, Nextfor launched a series of forums targeting lignin product development in Canada and Ontario. Industry leaders identified three lignin opportunity areas for commercialization: Polymers & Fine Chemicals, Resins & Adhesives and Thermoplastics & Composites. An EOI have been… Continue Reading →

Sekab and Peab Asfalt replaces a fraction of bitumen with softwood lignin

Sekab and Peab Asfalt replaced a fraction of the oil-based bitumen with softwood lignin on a road in Sweden. Peab Asfalt and Sekab are one of the eleven partners of the EU industrial development project Rewofuel. As part of the… 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 →

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 →

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 →

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