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Domtar has commenced commercial scale production of lignin [Registered]

Domtar Corporation recently announced that it has successfully installed a commercial-scale lignin separation plant at its Plymouth, North Carolina mill in USA. The production of BioChoice lignin began in February, with a targeted rate of 75 tons a day, destined for a wide range of industrial applications as a biobased alternative to the use of petrochemicals. Domtar receiving funding for this project, launched in 2010, from U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Energy. “The possibilities for making a real difference in terms of offering manufacturers a biobased alternative to the use of petro-chemicals is truly exciting,” said…

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